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TacJobs – Manager, TAG Regional Account

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

TAG is looking for highly experienced and qualified people to begin filling our team as our military sales division rapidly expands over the next year to meet the ever growing demands from our customers.

TAG, has shifted its focus from solely offering its own products to a best in class tactical products distribution company. On Jan 17th 2017 our new website will be live with not only an all new look and function but will feature these brands.

Benchmade, Darn Tough, Armor Express, ESS Eyewear, Sig Sauer, Predator War Paint, Mechanix Wear Gloves, Hesco, Multimat, Streamlight, XGO, Proforce, Snugpak, Gerber, Ops Core, Fifty-Fifty, Rite in the Rain, Magpul, SOG Knives, Petzl, Crye Precision, Wiley X, Aimpoint, Maglite, Suunto, S&S Precision, ArcTeryx, LED Lenser, Leatherman, Soloman, Revision Eyewear, Kysek Coolers, Pelican, Goal Zero, Source Hydration, Smart Wool, Under Armour, Oakley, Smith and Wesson, Danner, Gripod and Camelbak.

We have seen tremendous success within our Base Supply Centers and ecommerce sales channels in the past two years. So we are expanding our efforts with our direct to consumer business model that we first implemented in Jan. 2016. What this ultimately means is that TAG no longer has “dealers” or “distributors.” We will price these brands as aggressively as we can to provide not only best in quality but best in price for the end user.

This Regional Account Manager position is in Durham, North Carolina.

LC Industries, a multi-site manufacturing, distribution, retail and E-Commerce Company, is seeking a TAG Regional Account Manager to join our team.

DESCRIPTION: The TAG Regional Account Manager’s responsibility is to develop relationships with military units, customers, supply officers and contracting officers (end users at all levels) within their defined sales territory to grow LCI tactical business by accessing current and future requirements, by being a solutions provider on behalf of the customer. The TAG Regional Account Manager should also educate all customers regarding LCI’s/TAG’s capabilities to be their supplier of choice. Establish and maintain rapport with all co-workers, customers and vendors. Must be an extremely effective communicator both written and in person. Strong phone skills required. Ability to log in and work remotely. Working knowledge of MS Office Suite especially Word® and Excel®. Reports to the Director of TAG. Bi-weekly meetings, day to day supervision is limited. Updated weekly sales pipeline will be required to be submitted bi-weekly for review. Be available for all requested meetings and phone calls from co-workers and direct supervisor.

Strong working knowledge of all tactical products to include but limited to Tactical nylon products such as pouches, packs, plate carriers, slings, belts and harnesses. Hard and soft armor systems. Experience with ballistic helmets, communications equipment to include hand held and man pack systems. Knowledge of Communications headsets, Boots and combat uniforms, Knives; fixed blades and folding. Understand Medical equipment and kitting systems, tactical and cold weather gloves, cold weather layer systems and sleeping systems. Working knowledge of ballistic eyewear systems, high level of understanding of military language, rank structure & acronyms. Must have basic understanding of US ground combat weapons platforms to include but not limited to pistols, combat rifles, sniper rifles, rockets and mortar systems. Exemplify understanding of individual optic and aiming systems as it relates to their weapons platforms. Great knowledge all contract vehicles/funding methods customers can and do use for procurement at all levels. Extensive experience in responding to Requests for Information (RFI) and Request for Quote (RFQ) directly from customers as well as government contracting officers. Detailed knowledge of the Berry Amendment and its rules

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree or 5 years minimum industry experience as an outside sales representative in the tactical industry and experience, knowledge and training with government procurement vehicles such as but not limited to: Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA) Special Operations Equipment (SOE) and the Fire & Emergency Services Equipment (FESE) contracts as part of the Tailored Logistics Support Program (TLSP). General Services Administration (GSA) schedule 84 products. Federal Business Opportunities (FEDBIZOPS). May substitute or combine up to 2 years’ experience as an Inside Sales Representative to achieve this requirement.

Apply online at:

NO Phone Calls Please

LC Industries is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

High Threat Concealment & Rogue Gunfighter Join TAG for SOFIC 2013

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Be sure to visit HTC, Rogue Gunfighter and TAG at next week’s SOFIC in Booth #951. At SHOT Show their booth was swamped and I couldn’t get a word in edgewise to talk to them. Hopefully, I’ll get a chance to catch up with them at SOFIC.

Following up on their debut at this year’s National Shooting Sports Foundation’s SHOT Show, High Threat Concealment will be partnering again with Rogue Gunfighter, LLC and Tactical Assault Gear (TAG – by Durham, North Carolina based LC Industries) at the 2013 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC).

High Threat Concealment™ specializes in the development of low-profile / high capability tactical gear for close protection and low-visibility operations in restrictive or non-permissive environments. Last year, HTC™ joined forces with LC Industries (who owns Tactical Assault Gear) in a partnership to expand and enhance manufacturing capabilities and distribution potential. As an industry leader in providing career opportunities for the blind and visually impaired, LC Industries brings a unique combination of talents and expertise in providing quality products and services for the US government and its component agencies.

This unique partnership with LCI and low-visibility innovators such as Rogue Gunfighter, HTC™ is poised to address the ever-increasing demand for products designed around current tactics favoring a reduced tactical profile in both domestic law enforcement and throughout current theaters of war.

Look for High Threat Concealment™ products, available now through the Tactical Assault Gear Store, and stop by Booth #951 at SOFIC to see the latest products from HTC™, Rogue Gunfighter and TAG.”

TacJobs – LC Industries Seeking Tactical Buyer

Friday, February 8th, 2013

LC Industries, a multi-site manufacturing, distribution and retail operations, is seeking a


to join our Durham, NC team.

•Responsible for the replenishment of TAG Finished goods & Buy/Sell tactical products for LCI Distribution facilities and stores while following up with suppliers for on time and complete deliveries.
•Forecasting to supplier, price negotiating, and vendor fill rates.
•Evaluate and setup new vendors and introduce new products. Manage inventory levels.
•Verify quantity and quality of stock received from manufacturer.
•Prepare and deliver Sales Reports to Director of Purchasing Monthly.
•Conduct meetings with sales personnel to introduce new merchandise.
•Assist with other projects as needed.

•Bachelors degree in Business, and CPM or CPIM preferred.
•Five years’ experience in supply chain to support distribution, manufacturing and retail store operation environment.
•Significant sourcing and negotiating experience.
•Excellent technical knowledge and communication skills; demonstrated analytical ability; excellent problem solving skills.
•Knowledge of ERP systems, supply chain management, and proficiency in Microsoft Excel

    NO Phone Calls Please

To apply submit resume and cover letter with salary expectations to:
Resumes submitted without salary expectations will not be considered.
Visit our website for information on our organization:

SHOT Show – Rogue Gunfighter

Thursday, January 17th, 2013


Rogue Gunfighter displayed an interesting variant of their LVR Armor Carrier. Check it out in the TAG/LCI Booth.

Visit HTC and Rogue Gunfighter at SHOT Show

Friday, December 14th, 2012


Rogue Gunfighter and High Threat Concealment will be located with Tactical Assault Gear in booth #25411 at SHOT Show this coming January in Las Vegas, NV. They will conduct live demos from 1200-1500 on Tuesday and Wednesday.

SSD Visits LC Industries

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

If you are in the military or employed by the federal government then you have almost daily contact with LC Industries. Begun in 1936 by the Durham Lions Club, LC Industries employs about 400 legally blind workers in 12 states. They manufacture over 2000 products, many of which you will recognize. In fact, regardless of what type of unit or organization you belong to, everyone relies on the same basic commodities to get the job done. From file folders to flatware, LC Industries products provide a positive impact on the lives of our troops.

During our recent visit to LC Industries’ primary facility in Durham, North Carolina we were afforded an opportunity to tour the production floor and get a behind the scenes look at what makes LC Industries tick.


First and foremost, it’s their employees. At each work station you’ll see name plates for each of the workers. What is amazing is that next to each name is the number of years they have been with LC Industries. it’s not uncommon to see employees who’ve been on the job for 20, 30, or even 40 years. This means that it’s a very well trained work force. To provide testimony to that assertion, we noticed this sign. 692 days without accident. Fantastic!


You’d be amazed at what LC Industries manufactures. We came across this machine producing salt and sugar packets for use in MREs.


In another area, we noticed a large stock of series 5200 Master Locks in various stashes of production. Everybody uses those locks. We are told that Master Lock has moved production of several models used extensively by DoD back to the US from Mexico and entrusted this endeavor to LCI. It’s a perfect fit for their work force, with repetitive assembly operations of various parts. This is a big success story for Master Lock, LCI and the troops who will be using quality, American made products.


In another area workers were manufacturing mattresses that would be used by troops at nearby Fort Bragg. LCI has developed a process to reclaim old mattresses by burning away the materials which leaves a sterilized coil and frame. After inspection many can be remanufactured. This green initiative saves resources and money not to mention critical landfill space.

LCI purchased Tactical Assault Gear in 2010. Their raw materials are stored at their Durham facility and pre-cut materials kits are assembled there based on the bills of material for various products and shipped to their sewing facilities for final assembly.


They put their Gerber cutter to good use.


Next, we visited the Integrated Custom Design Center.


Here, they showcase the tactical products offered in the Base level LCI stores. You’ll notice many familiar brands.



This space also houses their prototype facility. There was a lot going on and hopefully we’ll be asked to unveil some of those products once they are ready.


Its amazing how many products we saw in production on the floor. Over and over again we kept saying, “I remember using those.” Also, it’s great to see Americans manufacturing products. That’s the lifeblood that built this country.

The visit to LC Industries was very impressive and we look forward to seeing new products from Tactical Assault Gear soon.

A-TACS Nylon Cordura Fabric, Webbing and Hook and Loop Now Available

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

This is very exciting news for large businesses as well as the Do-It-Yourselfer. After many months of stage two development on A-TACS and further enhancement of the printing technology behind the pattern, Digital Concealment Systems has announced that Berry compliant A-TACS Nylon Cordura, Nylon webbing, and Hook and Loop is now available for purchase.

In an exclusive partnership, A-TACS Nylon Cordura is now available for worldwide distribution through LC Industries. As a result of this distribution deal, production-ready fabrics can be purchased in quantities as low as 5 yards which will enable a wide range of specialized gear manufacturers to begin producing product without the need to carry heavy fabric inventory.

Fabric will be available in 330D, 500D and 1,000D weights with urethane backing and DWR treated face. For additional information, pricing or to place an order, please call Julie Kammerer or Susan Fields with LCI / TAG at 1-888-890-1199.

A-TACS nylon webbing and bindings are now available exclusively hrough Texcel, Inc. in a variety of specifications ranging from three-quarter inch to three inch widths. For ordering information and pricing, please contact John Pinkos at 401-727-2113.

To complete the A-TACS total concealment system, DCS in conjunction with Aplix, Inc. is proud to announce the release of A-TACS hook and printed loop. For ordering information and pricing, please contact James Bishop at 800-438-0424.

For all other inquiries regarding A-TACS Nylons, please contact Steve Hanks with Digital Concealment Systems at 334-448-5442.