VANCOUVER, B.C. – Mission Ready Services Inc. (TSX-V: MRS) – Mission Ready Services Inc. (“Mission Ready” or “MRSI”) is pleased to announce the expansion of its wholly-owned subsidiary, 10-20 Services Inc. (“10-20” or “10-20 Services” or the “Company”), with the launch of a new large-scale clothing and equipment cleaning, decontamination and repair facility in Barstow, California – home of Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow (“MCLB Barstow”).
In a News Release dated August 20, 2014, Mission Ready announced that “10-20, in a teaming arrangement with prime contractor Carl Amber Brian Isaiah and Associates (“CBAIA”), (CBAIA and 10-20 collectively “Team Barstow”), Team Barstow has been awarded under Contract/Purchase Order/Agreement No. M67004-13-D-0029 up to $8.3 million to provide warehousing and operations support services to clean and launder, stock and store up to 7,800 pallets of Individual Protective Personnel Equipment (IPPE) for the Marine Corps Logistics Systems Command (“MCLC”).
10-20 has been cleaning and decontaminating on average over 80 pallets per week of Infantry Combat Equipment (“ICE”) at its current facility near Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Lakewood, Washington and the Fort Bragg facility in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The Barstow facility will allow the Company to more than double its output.
10-20 Services has demonstrated the success of its process and technology servicing gear for the Special Operations Command where it has inspected, cleaned, decontaminated and repaired, where required, over 110,000 pieces of gear to date returning the gear back into service at approximately an 88% savings to the customer.
“This is a tremendous success for 10-20 states Clay Williamson, President of 10-20 Services Inc. During the conceptual stages of 10-20’s formation, we adopted an ambitious growth strategy that involved launching 10-20 cleaning, decontamination and repair facilities across the US in a geographically strategic manner to reduce logistical barriers and maximize the Company’s presence and availability from coast to coast. 10-20 is able to sanitize soldier and first responder gear to better than food grade clean with 99.99999% (log 7, the highest rate measurable) of mold, avian flu, MRSA, HIV, hepatitis A, odor causing bacteria and other contaminants destroyed using eco-friendly cleaning and decontamination agents.”
CBAI & Associates is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business which was established in Partlow, Virginia in 2005. CBAIA’s core competencies are Logistics Management and Hardware Lifecycle Support. Primarily, CBAIA has focused on providing outstanding support to the Department of Defense. Their goal has always been to place the requirements of the war fighter and the customer first. This allows CBAIA to singularly focus on the needs and demands at hand. CBAIA is accustomed to providing their customers with world class service anywhere, and at any time. Trust and respect is an inherent philosophy which each CBAIA employee adopts and demonstrates. In 2005, CBAIAs efforts were honored with the United States Marine Corps Systems Command Global War on Terrorism Award for outstanding support services.
For further information, visit the Company’s website at MissionReady.ca or contact:
Terry Nixon – Director, Corporate Communications
Mission Ready Services Inc.
(signed “Rod Reum”)
President & CEO
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