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Carlisle’s American Spirit Crisis at Sea Results in Departure of Crew; American Spirit to Carry on with Only Captain Jason Caldwell and Tom Magarov

January 11, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Latitude 35 crew members Nick Khan and Greg Wood have been evacuated from Carlisle’s American Spirit after encountering difficult medical situations during the Talisker Atlantic Challenge — the World’s Toughest Row.

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Given every reason to terminate the effort, American Spirit’s captain Jason Caldwell and crewmate Tom Magarov have, in a demonstration of true courage and determination, elected to continue on as a pair and represent Carlisle Crew USA in the highest possible professional manner.

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Carlisle Companies Incorporated is a global diversified company that designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of products that serve a broad range of niche markets including commercial roofing, energy, agriculture, mining, construction, aerospace and defense electronics, medical technology, foodservice, healthcare, sanitary maintenance, transportation, general industrial, protective coating, wood, specialty and auto refinishing. Through our group of decentralized operating companies led by entrepreneurial management teams, we bring innovative product solutions to solve the challenges facing our customers. Our worldwide team of employees, who generated $3.2 billion in net sales in 2014, is focused on continuously improving the value of the Carlisle brand by developing the best products, ensuring the highest quality and providing unequaled customer service in the many industries we serve. Learn more about Carlisle at www.carlisle.com.

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Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

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