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Thursday, September 6, 2012

Pressure Tech, Inc. Sponsors ACT Today!’s 7th Annual Denim & Diamonds for Autism Fundraiser

 Cutting-edge hyperbaric chamber manufacturer,  Pressure Tech, sponsors ACT Today!’s (Autism Care and Treatment Today!) 7th Annual Denim & Diamonds for Autism fundraiser.

ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment Today!), announces Pressure Tech, is a proud sponsor of ACT Today!’s 7th Annual Denim & Diamonds for Autism fundraiser, benefiting children with autism. The event will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, California and will honor actor Joe Mantegna(“Criminal Minds"), KCBS 2 and KCAL 9’s President and General Manager Steve Mauldin, and community activist Kathleen Sternbach. Over 500 guests are expected to attend the red carpet fundraiser, including corporate leaders, celebrities, dignitaries and other autism supporters.

Formed in April 2004, Pressure Tech boasts the development of an impressive range of high quality, flexible hyperbaric chambers used in Dr.’s offices, clinics and homes world-wide. The vision Pressure Tech states is to achieve worldwide recognition as a key manufacturer of hyperbaric chambers by offering exact solutions to all customers. Pressure Tech is dedicated to that commitment by continuous improvement, driven by product realization, innovation, teamwork, and listening to the needs of its customers.

“Pressure Tech’s sponsorship allows us to help even more children achieve their highest potential,” says ACT Today!’s Executive Director Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in every 88 children in America is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), making ASD more prevalent than juvenile diabetes, childhood cancer and pediatric AIDS combined.

Proceeds from the 7th Annual Denim & Diamonds for Autism fundraiser will make it possible for ACT Today! to continue providing families access to therapy, medical care, assistance dogs, social skills programs, assistive technology, special needs camp, entrance into special needs school, and basic safety equipment (e.g. helmets and fencing).

To date the event sponsors, include (as of September 5, 2012): Vin Di Bona Productions, Reaction Audio Visual, TWIW Insurance Services, LLC., Natrol, Sandy and David Stone, Universal City Nissan, Wells Fargo, Hoffman International Properties, William Henry Studio, City National Bank, Burbank Printing, Charity Lives, United Healthcare, Linda Bertch, Isabella Emporium, Valley Economic Development Center, Pressure Tech and The Resort at Pelican Hill.

For more information about the 7th Annual Denim & Diamonds for Autism, visit www.DenimAndDiamondsForAutism.net.

About Pressure Tech, Inc.:
Pressure Tech has been manufacturing and servicing soft chambers since 2004. We are an FDA-licensed manufacturing facility, hold an FDA Export Certificate and we hold a European CE mark for distribution into those countries. The Flexi-LiteTM and Ultra-LiteTM Hyperbaric Chambers have always been manufactured, serviced and ultimately supported by Pressure Tech here in the USA. Pressure Tech was the Original Equipment Manufacturer for one of the largest independent hyperbaric dealers from 2004 to 2009 and. FDA Manufacturing Facility Number is 3006788920. For more information, visit www.PTHyperbarics.com.

About ACT Today!:
ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment Today!) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and providing treatment services and support to families of children with autism who cannot afford or access the necessary tools their children need to reach their full potential. For more information about ACT Today!, visit: www.act-today.org.