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2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Suite 800W

Washington, DC 20037

United States

Phone: 202-828-0850

Fax: 202-828-0860

s. These products are marketed under the PACIFIC SCIENTIFIC ENERGETIC MATERIALS COMPANY brand. Jacobs Vehicle Systems is a worldwide supplier of supplemental braking systems for commercial vehicles, selling JAKE BRAKE brand engine retarders for class 6 through 8 vehicles and bleeder and exhaust brakes for class 2 through 7 vehicles. Customers are primarily major manufacturers of class 2 through class 8 vehicles, and sales are made through its direct sales personnel. Seasonality The company’s European sales are weaker in the summer months, sales to the United States government are stronger in the third calendar quarter, medical and capital equipment sales are stronger in the fourth calendar quarter, and sales to OEMs are often stronger immediately preceding and following the launch of new products. Regulatory Matters Environmental Laws and Regulations: The company has received notification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and from state and non-U.S. environmental agencies, which conditions at certain sites where the company and others previously disposed of hazardous wastes and/or are or were property owners require clean-up and other possible remedial action, including sites where it has been identified as a responsible party under the U.S. federal and state environmental laws. Medical Device and Other Healthcare Regulations: Certain of the company’s products are classified as medical devices under the United States Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA). The FDCA requires these products, when sold in the United States, to be safe and effective for their intended use and to comply with the regulations administered by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The company’s medical device products are also regulated by comparable agencies in non-U.S. countries where its products are sold. The company is also subject to various healthcare related laws regulating fraud and abuse, pricing and sales and marketing practices and the privacy and security of health information, including the United States federal regulations described as follows: the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute prohibits persons from knowingly and willfully soliciting, offering, receiving or providing remuneration, directly or indirectly, in exchange for or to induce either the referral of an individual, or the furnishing or arranging for a good or service, for which payment may be made under a federal health care program, such as Medicare or Medicaid; the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) prohibits knowingly and willfully executing a scheme to defraud any health care benefit program, including private payors, or falsifying, concealing or covering up a material fact or making any materially false, fictitious or fraudulent statement in connection with the delivery of or payment for health care benefits, items or services; the Physician Payments Sunshine Act requires manufacturers of medical devices covered under Medicare and Medicaid to record transfers of value to physicians and teaching hospitals and to report this data to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for subsequent public disclosure; and the False Claims Act imposes liability on any person or entity that, among other things, knowingly presents, or causes to be presented, a false or fraudulent claim for payment by a federal health care program. Export/Import Compliance: The company is required to comply with various U.S. export/import control and economic sanctions laws, including the following: The International Traffic in Arms Regulations administered by the U.S. Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, which imposes license requirements on the export from the United States of defense articles and defense services (which are items specifically designed or adapted for a military application and/or listed on the United States Munitions List); The Export Administration Regulations administered by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, which impose licensing requirements on the export or re-export of certain dual-use goods, technology and software (which are items


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