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SAM Medical Products Announces First Field Use of the SAM Junctional Tourniquet

WILSONVILLE, Ore., January, 2014 - The SAM Junctional Tourniquet (SJT) has been successfully deployed in a field setting.  The use of the SJT on a soldier in Afghanistan was the first documented use of the product since its release.  The injury occurred to an approximately 20-year old male in the Afghan National Army. The soldier had a gunshot wound to his left groin 5-6 cm distal to the inguinal fold, slightly lateral to midline of ... More

SAM Medical Products' Junctional Tourniquet Receives 510K Approval to Control Axilla Hemorrhage

July 30, 2013-- SAM Medical Products is pleased to announce it has received 510(k) regulatory clearance from the FDA to add an additional indication of use to the SAM Junctional Tourniquet (SJT).    The new 510K indication allows the SJT to be used to control difficult bleeds in the axilla area. The device now has three purposes – controlling inguinal hemorrhage, controlling axilla hemorrhage and pelvic frac ... More

GT Distributors Named No. 1 Law Enforcement Dealer for Sig Sauer

AUSTIN, Texas — America’s public safety specialists for 40 years, GT Distributors Inc announces it has been named as the No. 1 Law Enforcement Dealer for Sig Sauer® in the United States for 2012. GT Distributors received the honored designation for its leadership and excellence in representing the Sig Sauer brand. Sig Sauer’s world-renowned firearms are the weapons of choice for many premier global milit ... More

TAC-PACK Medical Kits Improve Survival of Critical Victims

theEMSstore.com, the fastest growing online source for EMS equipment and supplies, introduces Tactical Medical Packs that contain essential life-saving medical supplies. Through education and equipping first responders, Tactical Medical Packs can increase survival of critical patients and maximize precious minutes in the Golden Hour Coatesville, PA - theEMSstore.com and TMP (Tactical Medical Packs) have teamed up to help prevent tra ... More

SAM Medical Products Expands Product Training at the Point of Care

WILSONVILLE, Ore. -- SAM Medical Products is pleased to announce a new training video available at the point of patient care for the SAM Pelvic Sling II, used by medics around the world to immobilize pelvic fractures. By using a smart phone to scan a QR code printed on the SAM Sling ll product label, users access a short scenario-based training video demonstrating proper product use.  SAM Medical Products expects this new training ... More

Orange Lightning Gloves Wins 2012 Product of the Year

AAPEX announces Product Showcase and New Packaging Showcase winners The Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) announced winners of its 2012 Product Showcase and New Packaging Showcase on Oct. 29, at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas. All product and new packaging entries are on display in Hall D extension of the Sands Expo Center during AAPEX, Tuesday, Oct. 30 through Thursday, Nov. 1. Product Showcase award winners were selec ... More

North American Rescue Awarded 63.54 Million Dollar Federal Contract

GREER, S.C. - North American Rescue was recently awarded a $63.54 million dollar contract by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Troop Support. This contract involves the purchase of medical equipment to be utilized by the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps and other federal civilian agencies. North American Rescu ... More