Yearly Archives: 2016

Gentex Corporation Partners with The Red Devils to Promote Parachutist Safety

November 16, 2016

The company’s Ops-Core FAST Carbon Helmets to be worn by the Devils during water jumps and team training Carbondale, PA, November 16, 2016. Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel has partnered with The Red Devils, the official parachute display team of…

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Gentex Awarded $82M Contract by U.S. Army for JSAM-JSF Production

Contract expands Gentex’s contribution to JSF Program, and advances aircrew chemical/biological respiratory protection technology

September 15, 2016

Carbondale, PA, September 15, 2016. Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel was awarded a production contract by the U.S. Army for the Joint Service Aircrew Mask for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSAM-JSF) Program.  During the 10-year period of performance, Gentex will produce JSAM-JSF…

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Gentex Corporation Awarded R&D Funding from Scottish Enterprise

Funding helps support new industrial safety product development and job growth in Gentex’s Stranraer manufacturing facility

August 31, 2016

Carbondale, PA, August 31, 2016. Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel was granted approximately £1.5m in research and development (R&D) funding from Scottish Enterprise, Scotland’s main economic development agency. The grant is a contribution towards the company’s R&D investment of £5.7m which…

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ALPHA 200

July 29, 2016

Due to increased component obsolescence, rising manufacturing costs and associated diminishing customer demand, the ALPHA 200 Helmets are being removed from our range. For those wishing to make last time buys, we will continue to accept orders for ALPHA 200 Helmets until 12th May 2017. Delivery of helmets ordered this year can be made during…

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Gentex Features Advanced Life Support Integrated Tester for JSF Oxygen Mask and Extended Line of Hearing Protection and Comm Products at Farnborough International Airshow

Leveraging Gentex Corporation Brands to Deliver Innovative Technology for Unprecedented Safety and Protection for Aircrew and Aircrew Maintainers

June 30, 2016

Carbondale, PA, June 30, 2016. Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense, emergency response and industrial personnel will demonstrate their industry leading lines of Gentex, ALPHA, and Aegisound products for air applications at the Farnborough International Airshow. Featured among them will be their latest innovations, the Gentex Advanced Life Support…

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Gentex Corporation Introduces Expanded Ops-Core FAST and Sentry Helmet Product Lines and other Advances in Ballistic Protection at Eurosatory

Ops-Core FAST and Sentry LE Ballistic Helmets Offer Optimized Protection for Military, Law Enforcement and Security Personnel

June 9, 2016

Carbondale, PA, June 09, 2016. Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense, emergency response and industrial personnel will introduce the Ops-Core FAST LE High Cut and Sentry LE Mid Cut Helmet System Platforms at Eurosatory 2016, the largest international land and air defense and security exhibition. Offering enhanced protection…

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Gentex Introduces Argonaut Ground Crew Headset to European Market at SAFE Europe

JSF-Based design supports the most extreme noise environments

April 5, 2016

Carbondale, PA, April 05, 2016. Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense, emergency response and industrial personnel will introduce its Argonaut® double hearing protection (DHP) communications headset to the European market at this year’s SAFE Europe Symposium. Based on the design of the ground crew headset Gentex developed for…

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Gentex’s HGU-56/P Improved Rotary Wing Aircrew Helmet Acquired by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations

Helmet systems selected for proven protection and performance capabilities

March 23, 2016

Carbondale, PA, March 23, 2016. Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces will produce 900 Gentex HGU-56/P Improved Rotary Wing Helmets in 2016 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircrew. Gentex’s field proven HGU-56/P Rotary Wing Helmet System was improved to support the…

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