|Original Press release|
13400 Danielson St.
Poway, CA, 92064
Kurt Kline Joins UK International as National Industrial Sales Manager
POWAY, CA - May 7, 2007 -- Underwater Kinetics (UK), a leading manufacturer of industrial lights, protective cases as well as scuba diving and outdoor recreational gear, announces that Kurt Kline has been named Industrial Sales Manager, responsible for all US domestic sales in the Industrial, Fire & Rescue, Law Enforcement, and Utility product divisions, effective immediately.
Kline most recently spent two years with Protective Industrial Products of Guilderland Center, NY, where he served as their Western Regional Manager.
Between 1998 and 2005, he was with Kappler- DuPont USA, where he was responsible for the sales growth, marketing and management of the company's $30 million Western territory.
"I am very excited about the opportunity to help increase the presence of UK products in the domestic market," said Kline. "Our innovative designs and patents are technologically superior to our competition, and even more new products are just on the horizon. I hope to return a competitive advantage to all of our UK distributors during the next year."
"We're extremely pleased to have Kurt Kline join Underwater Kinetics," said Alan Uke, Founder and Chairman of UK. "Kurt's background in the industrial and protective products will be an enormous asset to us as we look to maintain and continue to build upon our strong reputation in that marketplace for innovative designs and features," said Uke. "In addition to his management of our industrial business, we look forward to his guidance and direction in helping us to pioneer new product development and new product introduction into these markets."
For over a quarter century UK International, better known as UK, has been in the business of designing and manufacturing lights, protective cases and accessories for use in harsh or difficult environments. Our waterproof lights are the standard for scuba divers, fire fighters, utility workers and health and safety personnel. UK protective dry cases meet rigid standards set by OEMs to protect their products in challenging environments. For more information on UK International, please visit http://www.ukinternational.com