Company Will Demonstrate Newly Certified SW1900 Wedge BarrierSPRINGFIELD, Mass., September 16, 2011 —
Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (Nasdaq Global Select: SWHC) — Smith & Wesson Security Solutions, a leading turnkey provider of perimeter security solutions, will exhibit at one of the security industry’s largest annual shows, ASIS International 2011, held October 19-22 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The event, which is the annual convention and exhibitor tradeshow for the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), showcases global leaders in security technology and security.At booth 1515, Smith & Wesson’s exhibit will highlight the full range of products and services offered by the company, including a demonstration of the new SW1900 Electric Wedge Barrier, which was recently certified to the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) M50 rated standard. Designed to deliver the same quality, innovation, ease of maintenance, and reliability that hundreds of military installations, data centers, refineries, government agencies, and major corporate facilities have come to expect from the company’s net-based GRAB® systems, Smith & Wesson’s wedge barrier represents the next generation of wedge-type barrier systems. The design of the SW1900 Wedge Barrier replaces noise-producing chains with noise dampening technology to deliver quieter and more efficient operation than other wedge barriers. This innovation makes it well-suited for installations located near businesses or other properties that are sensitive to noise levels Smith & Wesson will also exhibit products to showcase its construction management, maintenance, engineering, and system installation capabilities.
Barry Willingham, President of Smith & Wesson Security Solutions, commented, “ASIS is especially exciting for us this year as we debut our exciting new products. At this year’s event, we look forward to providing attendees virtual demonstrations, allowing them to experience the complete integration of products and services that Smith & Wesson Security Solutions delivers.”
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About Smith & Wesson
Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: SWHC) is a U.S.-based, global provider of products and services for safety, security, protection, and sport. The company delivers a broad portfolio of firearms and related training to the military, law enforcement, and sports markets, and designs and constructs facility perimeter security solutions for military and commercial applications. Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation companies include Smith & Wesson Corp., the globally recognized manufacturer of quality firearms; Smith & Wesson Security Solutions, Inc., a full-service perimeter security integrator, barrier manufacturer, and installer; and Thompson/Center Arms Company, Inc., a premier designer and manufacturer of premium hunting firearms. Smith & Wesson facilities are located in Massachusetts, Maine, and Tennessee. For more information on Smith & Wesson and its companies, call (800) 331-0852
Safe Harbor Statement
Certain statements contained in this press release may be deemed to be forward-looking statements under federal securities laws, and we intend that such forward-looking statements be subject to the safe-harbor created thereby. Such forward-looking statements include those regarding the products and services of Smith & Wesson Security Solutions, including the new SW1900 Wedge Barrier, and the quality, design, innovation, ease of maintenance, reliability, effectiveness, performance, and applications for such products and services. We caution that these statements are qualified by important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include the ability of our SW1900 product to achieve its quality, design, innovation, ease of maintenance, reliability, effectiveness, performance, and application goals; market reaction to and acceptance of our SW1900 product; the introduction of products that compete with our SW1900 product; the state of the U.S. economy; general economic conditions and governmental and private sector spending levels and patterns; and other risks detailed from time to time in our reports filed with the SEC, including our Form 10-K Report for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2011.