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ACA Selects Kensington Contour Laptop Case For Exclusive Endorsement

  • January 07, 2004

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA), the largest professional association in the world representing doctors of chiropractic, is proud to announce its exclusive endorsement of the Kensington® Contour Laptop Carrying Case, the first Kensington carrying case specifically designed with ergonomic principles to make life more comfortable for professionals on the go.

Developed by Kensington Technology Group, the leading maker of innovative, reliable accessories that make using computers more comfortable and productive, the Contour Laptop Carrying Case reduces the stress and fatigue associated with carrying a typical computer case by up to Thirty-Five percent (35%)*.

"Professional people and students alike wreak havoc on their backs, necks and shoulders by lugging around awkward laptop computers and cases," said ACA President Donald J. Krippendorf. "The Kensington Contour Laptop Carrying Case is a direct answer to that problem. If you own a laptop computer, you need a Contour Carrying Case."

The ACA chose to endorse the Contour Laptop Carrying Case because of its array of unique ergonomic features, including a sculpted, padded hip panel that moves the weight of the case toward the center of your body, helping to keep your back and neck straight. Also, a shock-absorbing shoulder strap made of a special material helps keep the case snugly in place, and contoured, rigid handles distribute weight evenly across your hand. All of these features are designed to help lessen stress and fatigue on your body. An evaluation committee comprised of a selected group of ACA's Board of Directors put the Contour Laptop Carrying Case to the test and found it significantly reduced strain associated with carrying a laptop computer and other work accessories.

"This endorsement from the American Chiropractic Association means so much to us because it further validates all the research, development and hard work that went into creating the Contour Laptop Carrying Case," said Janet Dulsky, Director of Product Management at Kensington. "Of course, all Kensington computer accessories are made with a high standard of quality, but when you can develop products that are appreciated by an organization like the ACA in this way, it makes our achievement that much better."

In addition to its ergonomic features, the Contour Laptop Carrying Case provides unprecedented protection and organization with a smart layout of front pockets, top-loading file compartments, and a separate pocket for airplane tickets or your passport. A Kensington® SnugFit™ laptop protection compartment uses elastic stretch materials and a thick layer of padding to create a snug, form-fitting space that "envelopes" your laptop, helping to keep it safe and secure during transport. The Contour Laptop Carrying Case is also extremely durable, with an exterior fabric made of 1680 Denier Ballistic Nylon.

About the American Chiropractic Association

The American Chiropractic Association, based in Arlington, VA, is the largest professional association in the world representing doctors of chiropractic. The ACA provides lobbying, public relations, professional and educational opportunities for doctors of chiropractic, funds research regarding chiropractic and health issues, and offers leadership for the advancement of the profession. With approximately 15,000 members, the ACA promotes the highest standards of ethics and patient care, contributing to the health and well-being of millions of chiropractic patients.

About Kensington

Kensington is a leading provider of desktop and mobile device accessories, trusted by IT, educators, business and home office professionals around the world for more than 35 years. Kensington products empower people to dynamically interact with content, creating a better working experience for productive performance. In both office and mobile environments, Kensington’s extensive portfolio of award-winning products provides trusted security, desktop productivity innovations, and ergonomic well-being. Our core competencies in engineering, industrial design, product quality and responsive customer support make Kensington The Professionals’ Choice.

Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Kensington operates as the technology division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), one of the world’s largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded business, academic and consumer products, sold in more than 100 countries across the globe.

Kensington is the inventor and worldwide leader in laptop security locks, the acknowledged leader of Trackball innovation and offers a broad range of premium-branded desktop productivity solutions.

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