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2011-11-15 07:00:00

HEBRON, Ohio, November 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ArmorSource LLC of Hebron Ohio, a vendor of Advanced Combat Helmets (ACH) and other advanced solutions to the U.S. Government and the sole supplier of Ultra-lightweight ACH ballistic helmets to NATO, through its procurement department of NAMSA at Europe, has decided to open its ERP system to Government officials. The decision to let Contracting officers and other Government Officials a direct and secured channel to its...

2011-10-18 08:00:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its Spectra Shield® II ballistic materials will be used in combat helmets to protect soldiers in Asia. Dae-Sung Tech Co., Ltd., a Korean body armor manufacturer, will use Spectra Shield II materials in helmets designed to protect soldiers against a variety of threats, including fragments from improvised explosive devices and small-caliber rounds. The material's lightweight...

2011-10-14 13:21:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA) of Pittsburgh, Pa., the leading global manufacturer of safety equipment for worker and facility protection, today announced it has completed the sale of its North Carolina-based Paraclete Armor and Equipment business to Protective Products Enterprises, Inc. ("PPE") of Sunrise, Fla. PPE provides tactical ballistic body armor to several branches of the U.S. military and is an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners,...

2011-10-13 09:55:00

LOWELL, Mass., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Xenith®, LLC announced today it has shipped its 100,000th football helmet since entering the market in 2009. In addition, Xenith reported over an approximate three-fold increase in unit sales from 2010 to 2011. Xenith developed a unique, patented system called Xenith Adaptive Head Protection®, which features an adaptive snug fit system and adaptive air-cell shock absorbers. The company's first product, the...

2011-10-12 09:00:00

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, October 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, on the Emmtec grounds in Emmen, the Netherlands, Teijin Aramid opened its newest plant for the production of the world's strongest tape, Endumax. By adding the new high-performance polyethylene tape (HP-PE) to its product portfolio, the Teijin Group has taken the next step toward global market leadership in super fibers & materials. For years, the Netherlands has played a dominant role in the global...

2011-10-06 08:55:00

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont today announced the start up of its $500 million Cooper River Kevlar® facility near Charleston, S.C. The Cooper River Kevlar® plant uses state-of-the-art technology that will allow DuPont to meet increased customer demand for advanced protective materials in emerging industries around the world by expanding its portfolio of science-based innovations and boosting productivity. Commercial supply will...

2011-10-06 05:18:00

EDEN, N.C., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KDH Defense Systems, Inc. (KDH), a leading manufacturer of American-made custom body armor solutions for military, law enforcement and federal agencies, today unveiled an innovative and strategic sales team for its national and local law enforcement sales operations. "KDH intends to be aggressive and hit the ground running, competing for every opportunity," said Dave Kass, National Sales Director for KDH. "Having a presence in key local markets is...

2011-10-05 07:00:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Point Blank Solutions, Inc. (OTC-BB: PBSO), a leader in the field of protective body armor, today announced that Point Blank Body Armor, the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, has received multiple orders totaling approximately $30 million for the production of Outer Tactical Vest ("OTV") ballistic panel kits and related ballistic components. Products produced by the Company will be used to support U.S. Military and Government operations...

2011-09-22 05:18:00

EDEN, N.C., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KDH Defense Systems, Inc. (KDH), a leading manufacturer of American-made custom body armor solutions for military, law enforcement and federal agencies, has announced the appointment of Ronald J. Gburek as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Gburek will lead the company's strategic initiatives which are focused on expanding the market share of KDH's industry leading body armor solutions while overseeing the company's operations, sales and marketing...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

Laipac Technology, Inc. the global leader in GPS tracking, today announced the release of the S911 Vest a GPS live tracking vest with functional body armour impact system designed for tactical law enforcement. Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 The S911 GPS Vest is a high coverage assault protection designed for military, tactical law enforcement and VIP personnel that demand the highest protection. It is the invisible eye for the Commander during critical missions....


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2010-12-03 22:35:03

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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2010-11-19 17:31:54

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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