OAK RIDGE, TN – MARCH 7, 2007 – Peak Beam Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the world’s most powerful handheld searchlight, the Maxa Beam, was named Women-Owned Small Business of the Year by UT-Battelle, LLC. This award was given as a part of UT-Battelle’s Annual Awards Program in recognition of the services and supplies that small businesses such as Peak Beam Systems provide to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). The award was presented to Peak Beam’s president, Jean McManus, at the eighth Annual Small Business Subcontractor Awards Program held at the ORNL Conference Center.
Peak Beam Systems, Inc. is a leader in the design and manufacture of handheld, high-intensity illumination products. Peak Beam is a small woman-owned business based in Edgemont, PA. Peak Beam’s flagship product, the Maxa Beam Searchlight, has been field-tested for twenty years and users include the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, Border Patrol, Department of Homeland Security, federal and local law enforcement, and friendly foreign governments. For more information, please visit www.peakbeam.com or call 610-353-8505.