Yearly Archives: 2005

Gentex Corporation Presents Donations To The Pennsylvania Special Olympics And Carbondale YMCA

November 7, 2005

( CARBONDALE , PA ) – Gentex Corporation recently presented monetary donations totaling $1,500 to the Pennsylvania Special Olympics and the Carbondale YMCA. The two monetary donations to the two community organizations were the direct result of the profits from the sale of raffle tickets and T-shirts to the Carbondale-company’s employees, who attended the company’s…

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Gentex® Performance Materials Incorporates CarbonX® Fiber Into Flexir® Infrared Heat Resistant Textile Line

October 21, 2005

SALT LAKE CITY- October 21, 2005 – Gentex ® Performance Materials and Chapman Innovations today jointly announced an agreement in which Gentex will incorporate CarbonX ® fiber into its Flexir ® infrared heat resistant textile line. CarbonX yarn will be utilized in an innovative knit substrate of Gentex’s Flexir ® line, furthering the Dual Mirror…

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Gentex Corporation Awarded Para Master High Altitude/Low Opening Helmet System Contract By U.S. Army 101 st Airborne Unit

October 18, 2005

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2005 (CARBONDALE, PA) – Gentex Corporation received notification of a significant contract award recently from the U.S. Army’s 101 st Airborne Unit for the manufacture and delivery of 120 Para Master (PM) High Altitude/Low Opening (HALO) helmet systems. This is the first contract award by U.S. Armed Forces for Gentex’s newly introduced…

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GENTEX Corporation Awarded $26.3 Million U.S. Army Advanced Combat Helmet Contact

August 29, 2005

MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2005 (CARBONDALE, PA) – Gentex Corporation received official award notification from the U.S. Army for a $26.3 million contract for the initial delivery of 120,000 ballistic helmets and 1,200 spares kits. The five-year contract contains provisions for additional quantities to be awarded following the first year’s commitment. The Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH)…

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Gentex Corporation Awarded Paramaster High Altitude/Low Opening Helmet System Contract By 101st Airborne

August 26, 2005

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2005 (CARBONDALE, PA) – Gentex Corporation received notification of a contract award yesterday from the U.S. Army’s 101 st Airborne Unit for the manufacture and delivery of 120 Para Master (PM) High Altitude/Low Opening (HALO) helmet systems. This is the first contract award for Gentex’s newly introduced PM HALO helmet system. PM…

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Gentex Performance Materials Included in Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum ‘s Exhibit: “Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance”

April 29, 2005

Friday, April 29, 2005 (Carbondale, PA) – Gentex® Performance Materials, which manufactures technical textiles in Carbondale, PA, is included in the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum’s newest exhibit: “Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance.” The exhibit, the first of its kind by the museum to be devoted to the subject of technical textiles – highly…

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Gentex Military Fighter Pilot Oxygen Mask, MBU-20/P, Successful In Latest Testing With Vision System International’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Helmet Mounted Display System

February 22, 2005

Feb. 22, 2005 (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) – Gentex Respiratory Products’ MBU- 20/P Oxygen Mask was successfully tested and evaluated recently as an essential and integral performance component of the new Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS) to be donned by U.S. and international pilots flying the next generation of military fixed-wing aircraft — the F-35 Joint…

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