DWS Defense Systems, Inc. Announces a Strategic Alliance with Gaffco Ballistics
Hauppauge, NY - Monday, November 17, 2003
DWS Defense Systems, Inc., a
wholly owned subsidiary of DataWorld Solutions, Inc.(PinkSheets:
DWLD) is proud to announce that it has entered into a strategic
alliance with Gaffco Ballistics, a renowned New York based
manufacturer of a wide variety of quality millwork based bullet,
blast, and attack resistant systems.
Gaffco Ballistics is an established
"Grade A" manufacturing facility, and an approved
GSA vendor, with the capability to produce and install a wide
variety of architectural millwork and bullet resistant products.
Gaffco Ballistics' consistent ability to complete its projects
timely and professionally has won Gaffco Ballistics clients
covering such broad range of businesses and facilities as
Chase Bank, American Express, Mt. Sinai Medical, the New York
Stock Exchange, the NBC Studio, and the U.S. Government, among
numerous others. All Gaffco Ballistics products have been,
or are in the process of being, certified to meet or exceed
ballistics standards established by Underwriters Laboratories
(UL), Department of State (DOS), the National Institute of
Justice (NIJ), American Society for Testing and Materials
(ASTM), and H.P. White Laboratories (HP White).
"We are proud and honored
to enter into a strategic alliance with Gaffco Ballistics.
This relationship will enhance DWS Defense Systems' emergence
in the safety and security arena and will likewise provide
Gaffco Ballistics with the technical and managerial partnering
resources it needs to continue to grow and attract a larger
share of the marketplace," says CEO Daniel McPhee.
"The synergies between the
safety and security missions of our two companies, our quality
products and services, and the drive and determination of
our management team will serve to advance our strategic alliance
to the forefront of the marketplace," says Gaffco Ballistics'
President, Thomas Gaffney.
About DataWorld Solutions
DataWorld Solutions, Inc. is
a multi-regional manufacturer of electronic cable assemblies
used in providing connectivity solutions, which includes systems
integration, for customers operating a wide range of data
systems. This includes linking or connecting standard or proprietary
electronic devices and peripheral components from different
vendors to provide solutions for various customer requirements.
DataWorld adds value by providing connectivity solutions,
which may include distributed sales for passive components
such as electronic connectors, electronic wire and cable,
cabinets and racks and patch panels, and active components
including hubs, bridges, routers, gateways and modems.
DataWorld is working with DuPont
Fluoroproducts to create market awareness of, and grow a new
category of fire safety data-communications cables. These
cables, called Limited Combustible, are insulated and jacketed
with DuPont TM Teflon® and are designed to fight fire
risk and hazards. In a fire, the low flame and low smoke properties
of Limited Combustible cables made with Teflon®, offer
a new, high level of protection for people, property and business-critical
IT systems equipment.
About Gaffco Ballistics
With its office at 829 Avenue
of the America in New York City, and an 18,000 square foot
manufacturing plant at 6 North Street, Mt. Vernon, NY, Gaffco
Ballistics was founded in 1986 by Thomas Gaffney. Gaffco Ballistics
is a manufacturer of bullet, blast, and attack resistant systems
for a wide range of clients, to include, government installations,
banking facilities, medical institutions, gas stations and
corporate offices requiring resources, or personal protection.
An established "Grade A"
manufacturing facility, Gaffco Ballistics has the capability
to produce and install a wide variety of architectural millwork
and bullet resistant products in a timely and professional
manner to include bomb proof structures, safe rooms and panic
rooms. Combining its bullet resistant and architectural millwork
manufacturing skills, Gaffco Ballistics is presently developing
a new line of UL & U. S. State Department approved wood
clad ballistic systems, designed to be architecturally pleasing
yet secure enough to resist any potential threat level. Gaffco
Ballistics prides itself on the manufacturing, delivery and
installation of quality products and complete customer satisfaction.
Gaffco Ballistics products include: Bullet and Blast Resistant
Glass, Doors, Windows & Security Wall Panels, Bulletproof
Glass, Bulletproof Kevlar products, and Structure/Bomb Blast
Gaffco Ballistics and its products
have been featured in a number of articles and broadcast news
segments, both in the United States and abroad, on matters
of security-related topics.
For more information on Gaffco
Except for historical matter,
the matters in this press release are forward-looking statements
and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The forward-looking
statements reflect assumptions, and involve risks and uncertainties,
which might affect DataWorld's business and prospects and
cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking
statements, which are detailed in DataWorld's public filings
with the SEC.