Essential Gear was established in 1995 by a veteran of outdoor enthusiast. Essential Gears mission is to be on the top and cutting edge of High-Tech Survival Tools that can then withstand the most demanding use in extreme weather conditions. To meet their mission and goal they rely on these primary qualities: Design, Quality, and Engineering. Essential gear is a leading provider of state-of-the-art LED illumination products to the recreation, survival, emergency, safety and tactical markets. This technology was introduces to them in 2005 as a branded trademark recognizing the goals and standards set by Essential Gear. Products include LED Flashlights, LED lanterns, LED headlamps, LED Flashing Safety lights, Radios with LED’s, LED Magnifiers and Storm-proof Butane Lighters.