Yearly Archives: 2011

Gentex Corporation Announces Acquisition of InterSense Incorporated

November 21, 2011

November 21, 2011 CARBONDALE, PA – GENTEX Corporation and InterSense Incorporated announced today that GENTEX has acquired substantially all assets of InterSense. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The agreement to acquire InterSense, a leading developer of MEMS-based hybrid motion tracking systems, advances GENTEX’s growth strategy and expands the company’s capabilities to address the growing…

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U.S. Navy Awards Aegisound Product Delivery Order

September 13, 2011

Blacksburg, VA – September 13, 2011 – Aegisound received a second delivery order from the U.S. Navy, in support of its $25.3 Million sole-source Basic Ordering Agreement. This order continues the delivery of Aegisound’s new line of advanced extreme noise hearing protection, communication and safety products. These products were designed primarily for U.S. DoD aircraft…

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Aegisound & Lockheed Martin Successfully Complete Navy Mentor Protégé Program

August 8, 2011

Blacksburg, VA – August 8, 2011 – Aegisound and its mentoring partner Lockheed Martin successfully completed a three year U.S. Navy Mentor Protégé (M/P) contract. The goals of the contract included numerous technology transition tasks, designed to establish Aegisound as a reliable supplier and prime contractor of new hearing protection and communication products to the…

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Aegisound Sells First Maintainer Head Protectors (APC-2G) to U.S. Air Force

August 4, 2011

Blacksburg, VA – August 4, 2011 – Aegisound received its first major order for the APC-2G from the U.S. Air Force. Under the terms of the order, 475 helmets will be delivered to Altus Air Force Base to better protect their aircraft maintainers against head injury. This helmet order is a significant milestone as Aegisound…

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U.S. Navy Awards Aegisound 5 Year, $25.3 Million Basic Ordering Agreement

April 15, 2011

Blacksburg, VA – April 15, 2011 – Aegisound has been awarded a sole-source contract worth up to $25.3 Million by the U.S. Navy for the delivery of Aegisound’s new line of advanced extreme noise hearing protection, communication and safety products. These products were designed primarily for U.S. DoD aircraft maintainers, but are also being sold…

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Visionix Scorpion Helmet Mounted Cueing System (HMCS) Selected for Specialized C-130 Platforms

March 31, 2011

Carbondale, PA, (March 31, 2011) – The GENTEX Visionix ScorpionTM Helmet Mounted Cueing System (HMCS) has been selected and is in low volume quantity production for specialized AFSOC C-130 platforms. Scorpion HMCS provides full color critical mission data to both pilot and co-pilot.

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U.S. Marine Corp Awards GENTEX CORPORATION $53.5 Million Contract

March 30, 2011

Carbondale, PA, (March 30, 2011) – The U.S. Marine Corp, Quantico VA, has awarded GENTEX Corporation an initial contract of $11.8 million for the manufacturing and delivery of the USMC Lightweight ballistic helmet and Modular Integrated Communications Helmet (MICH). With options contained in the contract, the USMC may award delivery options in excess of 200,000…

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Roney to Join GENTEX Leadership Team

January 14, 2011

GENTEX Corporation today announced the naming of Pete Roney to serve as the company’s Executive Vice President. Mr. Roney will report directly to L. Peter Frieder, Jr., President and CEO, and will lead GENTEX’s three business areas – Aircrew Systems, Ground Systems, and Visionix. He will be responsible for shaping and implementing Enterprise strategy, business…

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