Octex and The DefenderPad™ Announce Strategic Partnership

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Octex delivers turnkey solutions in manufacturing of The DefenderPad™ laptop radiation shield.

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We deliver turnkey services to Icaro Group in manufacturing The DefenderPad™.

Octex, LLC, a manufacturer of precision injection molded plastic components and the Icaro Group, LLC, a leading health technology innovator announce today a strategic partnership in manufacturing of The DefenderPad™, the most sophisticated laptop radiation and heat shield ever developed.

“We are very excited to be partnering with the Icaro Group to help bring The DefenderPad™ to market. Based on increasing demand from our customers, we have recently expanded our facility and broadened our service offerings ensuring that we will be able to fully meet the Icaro Group’s needs” said Jim Westman, owner of Octex. “In collaboration with the Icaro Group, we have developed methodologies to maximize efficiencies to drive down production costs for The DefenderPad™. These methodologies will be employed fully as Icaro’s product line broadens. Our expanded services include fabricating subassembly materials, product assembly, inventory management and drop shipping for The DefenderPad™. We deliver turnkey services to Icaro Group in manufacturing The DefenderPad™.”

“We created and developed The DefenderPad™. Our strength is in product development and marketing.” says Daniel T. DeBaun, CEO of Icaro Group, LLC. “With their strength in manufacturing, Octex is a great compliment to our organization. They have proven to be an important partner in our business by delivering high quality, cost effective product solutions.”

The DefenderPad™ is a thin, lightweight and highly portable pad containing state-of-the-art technologies that shield the body from heat and Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs) including Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) and Radio Frequency (RF) Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) emitted by laptops as well as tablets and other modern electronic devices used in the lap. By blocking these emissions The DefenderPad™ laptop shield provides protection from reported laptop emission health concerns such as infertility, DNA damage, cell mutation, heat burns and skin rashes.

About Octex
Octex is a premier manufacturer of precision injection-molded plastic components for the medical, electronic, industrial and consumer products industries. Founded in 1990, the company was purchased by Jim Westman in 2009. Since 2008, Octex sales have increased from $7.8 million to $19 million in 2012. For more information, visit http://www.OctexLLC.com.

About the Icaro Group, LLC and The DefenderPad™
The Icaro Group, LLC is a U.S. based collection of engineers and design experts with the sole mission to create and develop the most effective Electromagnetic Field shielding solutions possible. Produced using state-of-the-art technologies, Icaro Group products provide the ultimate in safety and protection from modern device radiation. The DefenderPad™ is now available at http://www.DefenderPad.com.


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