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Altec Announces Donation to Wounded Warrior Project(R)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Altec Industries announced today it has made a donation to Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) on behalf of the attendees of the 2015 Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC). The donation was presented to WWP officials at the organization's corporate offices in Jacksonville, FL. Altec's contributions to WWP exceed $150,000.

"Altec is a proud corporate supporter of Wounded Warrior Project and we are honored to be making this latest donation to the WWP on behalf of the EUFMC's fleet management group," said Lee Styslinger III, Altec's Chairman and CEO. "Throughout the utility industry, we have seen a real outpouring of support for the brave servicemen and women who have sacrificed to keep our nation safe and free. Altec is humbled by the opportunity to raise awareness and help enlist the public's aid for the needs of America's injured service members."

"The mission of Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. We want to make a lasting and positive impact on the lives of injured service members," said Adam Silva, chief development officer with WWP. "With the help of corporate supporters like Altec, we can help foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded servicemen and women in our nation's history."

Altec is a leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility, telecommunications, contractor, lights and signs, and tree care markets. The company provides products and services in more than 100 countries throughout the world.

The mission of Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. WWP's purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public's aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. To learn more, visit woundedwarriorproject.org.

CONTACT: Mark Wegel Altec, Inc. 205 991-7733

Source:Altec Inc.