WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — September 22, 2010 — MMA Textiles has successfully completed the Made in
USA Certified proprietary audit process making it the first U.S. manufacturer of Mixed Martial Arts
clothing & gear to be granted license to use the Made in USA Certified Seal.
MMA Textiles was founded in 2005, by David Pate a highly decorated Disabled war veteran,
honorably discharged in 2001 as a USAF Senior Airmen and Civil Engineer. Pate was deployed
for Gulf War I in Operation Desert Storm, assisted in humanitarian earthquake relief in Turkey in
1999 and served in Bosnia and Iraq wars.
Upon returning to civilian life disabled, ever the warrior/survivor, Pate took up the
disciplined practice of Mixed Martial Arts for peace and balance and credits the practice of Mixed
Martial Arts as his savior. Pate reclaimed his life and found his true passion through his
love of the sport.
With no textile or sewing experience, Pate’s passion for victory make his company a thriving
business in helping, training and employing fellow Veterans. Pate works closely with the
charity, Stand Down in West Palm Beach that houses homeless Veterans and their families, feeds them
and places them in jobs.
MMA Textiles is owned and operated by U.S. War Veterans and Heroes. All products are
proudly Made in the USA by American workers. Made in USA Certified proudly certifies their
line of Mixed Martial Arts Clothing and commend them for the exemplary commitment to America and
the revitalization of the U.S. economy.
MMA Textiles has a backlog of orders, needs workers and funding. Pate has been working
with Balanced Fund-Raising to raise money to hire and train more Veterans and grow his
Co-Founder and President, Julie Reiser called MMA Textiles “a true American company built by
American War Heroes who deserve our support.”
About Made in USA Certified, Inc.
Made in USA Certified, Inc. is the leader in independent third party assurance verification
for genuine Made in USA products and services. Its seal assures consumers that the Made in USA or
Product of USA claim is true, providing peace of mind and helping to support and promote
products and services Made in USA, one factory, one business at a time. Trust but Certify!™
Posted on September 27, 2010
Source: Made in USA Certified Inc.