West Palm Beach, FL. – April 10, 2023 – Paratore Enterprises, Inc, a consultancy focused on the Defense and Tactical market for U.S. and global companies is pleased to announce its partnership with the global brand, Bug Bite Thing, with its corporate headquarters in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Bug Bite Thing is an easy-to-use, lightweight, chemical-free and reusable suction tool made of medical-grade plastic that instantly alleviates the stinging, itching and swelling caused by insect bites and stings.
Bug Bite Thing is an essential item for any survival, trauma or military kit. Together, Paratore Enterprises and Bug Bite Thing will make the product widely available to law enforcement agencies, the U.S. military and first responders, providing their members with immediate relief from insect bites and stings while performing their professional duties.
Dalia Paratore, Founder and President of Paratore Enterprises says, “We’ve been searching for a product line that delivers exactly what Bug Bite Thing does. The pocket-size, lightweight suction tool can be used continuously as it’s reusable and chemical-free. This product is a must-have for all law enforcement, government agencies and military branches as it provides its members with instant relief from bites and stings when performing their jobs and helping others.”
Kelley Higney, Founder and CEO of Bug Bite Thing says “After providing Bug Bite Thing to the Port St. Lucie Police Department and receiving positive feedback, we recognized a need to equip those who serve our country with our product. With this partnership, members of law enforcement agencies, the U.S. military and first responders nationwide will have access to Bug Bite Thing as an effective first line of defense against insect bites and stings.”
Paratore Enterprises, Inc will be showcasing the product via sales demos, targeted events and its reseller consortium, making the product easy to acquire via government contracting vehicles, such as General Services Administration (GSA) contracts.
Paratore Enterprises, Inc.’s team has over 50 years of experience in providing product, strategy and consulting in government contracting and business management for organizations in the PPE, Defense and Tactical industry, as well as retail and commercial markets. We provide know-how in government contracting vehicles, vendor relations, trade show/event tactics, Dealer of Record implementation, competitive/differentiator analysis, Sales Leadership coaching and development. We enable companies to better target their audiences, improve reach, reduce churn and improve pipeline management.
About Bug Bite Thing:
As Seen on Shark Tank, Bug Bite Thing is a chemical-free solution that instantly alleviates the stinging, itching and swelling caused by insect bites and stings. The reusable tool solely uses suction to remove insect saliva or venom from underneath the skin, making it safe for all ages. Bug Bite Thing is Amazon’s #1 selling product for insect bite relief, with over 78,000 reviews.
The company gained national recognition in October 2019 when Kelley Higney and her mother, Ellen McAlister, appeared on ABC’s hit show, ‘Shark Tank.’
All the Sharks were biting with offers to invest in the business, but it was Lori Greiner’s ‘Golden Ticket’ offer that secured the partnership. In 2022, the company established its Medical Advisory Board and partnership with Board Certified Pediatrician Dr. Mona Amin. Bug Bite Thing is the recipient of 33 prestigious awards, including Inc.’s 2022 Best in Business List in Consumer Products, Company of the Year in the Consumer Product Category by the 2022 Stevie Awards American Business Awards and Women in Business Awards, a winner of the Mom’s Choice Award and the National Parenting Center Seal of Approval. Based in Port St. Lucie, Florida, Bug Bite Thing is active in community organizations, including the St. Lucie County Economic Development Council, Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida and Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County. The company is also a women-owned business certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), a weVENTURE Women’s Business Center equity partner investor and a member of Cancer Free Economy Network. Bug Bite Thing is available on Amazon.com, BugBiteThing.com and at over 30,000 retail locations nationwide and in 34 countries. Learn more at Bug Bite Thing and follow along on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok and Twitter.