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ACR Electronics: ACR Electronics Wins NMEA Award for GlobalFIX V4 EPIRB

Press Release   •   Oct 03, 2016 12:36 BST

ACR Electronics GlobalFIX V4 EPIRB has won a NMEA Product of Excellence Award

Leading electronics manufacturer honoured with Product of Excellence Award in the first year for Safety and Security Category

ACR Electronics,a Drew Marine Company, has received a Product of Excellence Award at the annual National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo for its GlobalFIX V4 EPIRB.

The leading electronics manufacturer was honored for its new professional grade design Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) in the new Safety and Security Category. NMEA members selected the award winners for 16 product categories through an on-line voting process.

The GlobalFIX V4 EPIRB offers the latest in marine electronic lifesaving technology and features high-efficiency electronics for reliable performance.

Gerry Angeli, President of ACR Electronics, said: “It is always special to receive an industry award because those that know voted us the best. We are particularly honored as this is the first year for the safety and security category. This recognition reflects our commitment to the product, the engineering, the features, the design, the manufacturing and the marketing, and we continue to strive to reach the highest standards in developing the best and most reliable safety products for our customers.”

More than 450 leading marine electronics manufacturers, dealers, distributors, media and others from across the world attended the three-day event.

ACR Electronics is celebrating its diamond anniversary this year. Over the past 60 years, ACR has had the honor of manufacturing lifesaving equipment for military forces, aviation and space programs, and for maritime and outdoor enthusiasts around the world.

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About ACR Electronics, Inc.

ACR designs and manufactures a complete line of safety and survival products under the ARTEX and ACR brand names including ELTs, EPIRBs, PLBs, AIS, SART, Strobe Lights, Life Jacket Lights, Search Lights and safety accessories. The quality management systems of this facility have been certified by TUV USA to AS9100C / ISO 9001:2008. Recognized as the world leader in safety and survival technologies, ACR and ARTEX have provided safety equipment to the aviation and marine industries as well as to the military since 1956. The company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and employs over 180 at its manufacturing facility.

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