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Qivliq to market Gatorz eyewear to French & Turkish Militaries

Aug '08
Gatorz Inc announced that it has signed a three-year re-seller agreement with TKC Global, LLC, a Qivliq LLC subsidiary, to market and distribute Gatorz eyewear to the U.S. military and government agencies including the DEA, FBI and Homeland Security. In a separate agreement Qivliq LLC will market Gatorz eyewear to the French and Turkish Militaries.

"We are extremely excited about our long-term relationship with Qivliq primarily because eyewear sales to global military and government agencies are estimated to be in excess of $150 million per year. Gatorz expects that over the next three years it will be able to capture 10% of this market" stated Kerry Lynch, Chief Executive Officer of Gatorz.

While TKC Global becomes the exclusive distributor for Gatorz sunglasses to the U.S. military and U.S. government agencies, Qivliq will be marketing to the French and Turkish militaries, In addition to the U.S Military and security forces, some of TKC Global's existing clients are: AT&T, Qwest, Korea Telecom Corp and Rapiscan Systems.

Constantin Loudiadis, VP, International of Qivliq said, "Qivliq's strong international ties are a natural fit to bring Gatorz to our overseas military clients." Roger Foote, Director, Business Development for TKC Global, added that "Gatorz unique and superior eyewear must be distributed to our Department of Defence and government agency customers. It's simply the best product around."

The Qivliq, LLC portfolio companies provide technology and security services and solutions in both the federal and commercial markets. The Qivliq companies provide over $275M in services to federal and commercial customers. Qivliq is owned by NANA Development Corporation, an Alaska Native Corporation representing the Inupiat people of Northwest Alaska.

TKC Global, subsidiary of Qivliq LLC, provides global marketing, operations and consulting services to help clients expand into the U.S. federal government and commercial markets.

Gatorz Inc designs and distributes aircraft aluminium and hand-made acetate action performance eyewear, including sunglasses and accessories targeted to the motorsports, outdoors (hunting, fishing and boating), travel retail and security/military markets. Gatorz Inc. products are proudly worn by race car drivers Marco and Michael Andretti (IRL), Kurt Busch and Sam Hornish Jr. (NASCAR), as well as other professional and amateur athletes.

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