OtterBox Launches Industrial Certified Defender Series Division 2 Cases

Certified by UL Solutions and designed for industrial use, the latest addition to the flagship case line is ready to handle hazardous environments

FORT COLLINS, Colo. , August 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Building on a decade of popular Defender Series cases, OtterBox introduces its first solution focused on industrial use – the Defender Series Division 2 cases for iPhone 11, 12, 13 and iPad mini (6th). generation). Certified by UL Solutions, Defender Series Division 2 cases provide device protection against heavy use in certain hazardous industrial environments, which can help improve jobsite safety by mitigating explosion hazards that may be present in these environments. harsh environments.

“Mobile technology on the jobsite allows workers to stay connected to co-workers, systems and tasks. If this technology is damaged, safety can be compromised, processes break down and productivity stagnates,” said Brian Jacoby, senior vice president of OtterBox Business Solutions. “Designed for superior protection, seamless connection, and maximum efficiency, and certified by UL Solutions, Defender Series Division 2 enclosures safely help teams stay connected and systems run smoothly in harsh hazardous environments.”

Available in United States and CanadaDefender Series Division 2 for iPhone is UL Listed for the following designations:

  • Class I (presence of flammable gases or vapours), Division 2, Groups A, B, C and D
  • Class II (presence of combustible dust), Division 2, Groups F and G
  • Class III (presence of easily flammable fibers or frills)

Defender Series Division 2 for Apple iPad mini (6th Generation) is also certified by UL Solutions for Class I, Division 2, Group A, B, C, and D designations.

Certified installation on approved appliances is included with your purchase. The device and case arrive fully integrated and ready for immediate use.1

Ideal for use in industries such as oil and gas, mining, agriculture, manufacturing, aviation and designated class facilities where chemicals, dust and heavy machinery are present, Defender Series Division 2 enclosures are designed for demanding industrial-grade use. Features include MIL-STD 810G drop testing, multi-layer protection, port covers, holster, and an easily identifiable UL mark to let workers know the case is ready to go.

“The Defender Series has protected so many devices around the world, and now that same proven protection is available for industrial applications,” Jacoby said. “With numerous UL certifications focused on reducing risk, we have created a case that can not only protect critical devices, but also improve the safety of the men and women who use them.”

To learn more about Defender Series Division 2 and how OtterBox can protect your team’s devices in a hazard-filled work environment, visit

About OtterBox

OtterBox innovates with bold products that deliver confidence and confidence in any activity. From humble beginnings with a dry box in a garage in Fort Collins, Colorado, OtterBox has honed and leveraged its manufacturing and design expertise to become the #1-selling smartphone case brand in the United States and a leader in rugged outdoor lifestyle products. .2

At the center of every OtterBox innovation is a deeper purpose to bring about positive and lasting change. In partnership with the OtterCares Foundation, OtterBox is growing to give back by inspiring kids to change the world through entrepreneurship and philanthropy. To learn more about this mission, visit

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1 Purchasing a device is a separate cost and must be purchased from an authorized Apple reseller. The integration service for the installation of the device and the enclosure, as well as the approval of a third party, are included in the price.

2 Source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service, United States, Cell Phone Device Protection, January 2018 – January 2022 combined.

SOURCEOtterBox Business Solutions

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