Leveraging over 40 years of experience in ultimate protective travel solutions, Pelican Products, Inc. (Pelican), the global leader in the design and manufacture of rugged gear for outdoor enthusiasts, today announced Pelican™ Mobile Protect, a new line of lightweight backpacks and duffel bags.

Offering premium protection coupled with lightweight mobility, the Pelican™ Mobile Protect collection is imbued with legendary Pelican toughness that defends gear on all life’s adventures from the ordinary to the extraordinary. “Our goal is to get you and your gear to its destination in one piece,” said Bob Shortt, President of Pelican's Consumer Division. “This line of new backpacks and duffel bags have unique features that live up to Pelican’s reputation as the leading manufacturer of durable protective gear.”

The backpacks and duffel bags are water resistant with a highly durable DWR coated 1000D nylon outer shell and water resistant, durable PU coated YKK™ zippers on the pockets. The added security of the unique loop and lock zipper pull system is featured on the dedicated, protective laptop and media pockets. The gusseted side pockets have stretch to allow storage for water bottles or small gear, plus a hidden carabiner loop. Custom molded ballistic nylon coated EVA zones offer added impact protection against drops.

Other key features and benefits include:

  • Large main compartment with dedicated laptop sleeve or protective laptop pocket inside the main compartment
  • Media pockets with fleece lining for gadgets and opticals
  • Adjustable sternum strap for added support
  • Compression molded EVA shoulder straps and one piece back panel for superior comfort
  • Rubberized zipper pulls for easy grip
  • Reflective Pelican logos for high visibility in dark conditions
  • Multiple tie down straps and MOLLE loops

The Pelican Mobile Protect collection offers three styles/sizes of backpacks and two styles/sizes of duffels, available in three colors, black, gray and green:

  • MPB20 20L Daypack - $99.99
  • MPB25 25L Backpack - $149.99
  • MPB35 35L Backpack  - $189.99
  • MPD40 40L Convertible Duffel - $159.99
  • MPD100 100L Travel Duffel - $199.99

The Pelican™ Mobile Protect product line is backed by Pelican’s legendary lifetime guarantee and is available at premium Pelican retailers and on amazon.com. Visit pelican.com for more details. Pelican Products is a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco.

Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance protective cases, temperature controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, defense / military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer. Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 21 countries, with 22 international sales offices and six manufacturing facilities around the globe. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli Products, S.LU.  For more information, visit www.pelican.com or www.behrmancap.com