2011: Statesmanjournal.com
"Wyden touts ideas for tax overhaul He says plan would help small manufacturers"
"U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden said Tuesday that his proposal to overhaul federal taxes would benefit small manufacturers, such as the Salem-based makers of protective clothing for public safety workers."

  Read More


2011: SEDCOR.COM
"Local Supply Chain Adds over 70 Jobs"
"High Impact Technology, LLC was created by combining the strengths of three established companies, all located within the Willamette Valley."

  Read More


2011: DLA.mil
"Fuel Protection"
"After a number of recent combat missions, more than 500 rounds of ammunition were found inside the tank of a fuel truck in afghanistan."

  Read More


2010: The Oregonian
"An Oregon Christmas tree arrives for troops in Baghdad"
"Today, an American plane will land in the Iraq desert. On board will be three Oregon beauties — a Noble fir, a Scotch pine and Serbian spruce — addressed to the attention of a Capt. Chad Knowles, Oregon soldier."

  Read More


  2009: Forbes.com
"Products that Heal Themselves"
"Military trucks in battle zones have giant targets on them called fuel tanks. Contrary to popular myth, a fuel tank doesn't explode when pierced by a bullet, but all of its fuel can drain away and catch fire as it does."

  Read More


  2009: Statesman Journal
"High Impact Technology Wins SEDCOR Award for Innovation"
"TURNER — The creator of a technology that protects fuel tankers from battle damage in Iraq, a metal roofing manufacturer, a winery, and a construction firm were among the companies honored at a Thursday luncheon."

  Read More


 2007: Portland Business Journal
"Military to Mainstream"
"A Tigard company founded to answer the U.S. Army's need for fuel protection in Iraq is now striving to broaden its market."

  Read More


 2007: Portland Business Journal
"Back From Iraq"
"After a year of searching for roadside bombs in Iraq, Chad Knowles thought returning to his nice, safe job would be easy."

  Read More