Japan-based Kato-Denki and California-based Directed Electronics Team-up on Tsunami Relief

Vista, CA (7-8-2011) Directed Electronics and its Japanese master distributor Kato-Denki have announced they will produce Special Edition Viper and Hornet vehicle security products in Japan, with a portion of the proceeds going towards the Red Cross Charities for relief efforts in Sendai, Fukashima and other areas in Northern Japan affected by the recent Earthquakes and Tsunamis. Additionally, Directed Electronics will donate $5,000 U.S. to assist their efforts.

According to Kevin Duffy, President of Directed Electronics, “On behalf of all of our employees, we want to express our concern, sympathy and condolences to the people of the great nation of Japan who lost their lives or livelihood in the recent catastrophes. We look forward to working with our long-time partner Kato- Denki to provide some small measure of relief to those affected.”

Mr. Manabu Kato, President of Kato-Denki, said: “We are grateful to the kind and caring people at Directed Electronics for assisting us in our efforts to help our countrymen. We look forward to working together with them to raise money for those who need it most.”