Yearly Archives: 2017

Gentex Awarded Navy Contract for Laser Eye Protection Spectacles for Pilots

New Technology Provides Advanced Level of Protection Against High-Intensity Visible Laser Sources

November 2, 2017

Carbondale, PA,  November 2, 2017 Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel announced today it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for design, development, test and evaluation, and production of Laser Eye Protection (LEP) Threat Spectacles (including the prescription Rx…

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Gentex Introduces New Hearing Protection and Communications, and Respiratory Protection Products at SAFE Symposium

Expanded Portfolio Advances Protection and Performance Capabilities of Aircrew

October 27, 2017

 Carbondale, PA, October 27, 2017 Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel will introduce several new hearing protection and communication products to the U.S. market at this year’s SAFE Symposium, featuring the Gentex Wire-Free Communication Earplugs (WCEP). Designed for aircrew requiring double…

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Agreement with International Aircrew Product Distributor, Transaero, Ended; New Direct Distributor Model Created

Change speeds product delivery; enables improved customer service and support

October 19, 2017

Carbondale, PA, October 19, 2017.  Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel has ended its International Distribution Agreement with Transaero. Transaero stored and distributed Gentex aircrew products to Gentex’s aircrew sales channels and customers in international markets. As Gentex now has facilities…

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Gentex Hosts Lockheed Martin and Interactive F-35 Cockpit Demonstrator

U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan “Flies” the Most Advanced Multi-Role Aircraft in the World

September 25, 2017

Carbondale, PA, September 25, 2017.  Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] today showcased its F-35 Lightning II cockpit demonstrator to elected officials and leaders in the business community at Gentex Corporation, an important supplier for the F-35 program. Gentex Corporation is a key supplier for the F-35 program, which serves as a cornerstone for global security and creates…

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Gentex Awarded $13M U.S. Army Contract for Apache Aviator Integrated Helmet

Direct contract enables better pricing, and streamlined engineering and integration support

June 24, 2017

Carbondale, PA, July 2 4, 2017.  Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel has been awarded a $13,443,811 firm-fixed-price contract by the U.S. Army for the delivery of Apache Aviator Integrated Helmets (AAIH). Worn by Apache helicopter crews, the AAIH is an integrated…

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Aegisound Custom Earplugs Outperform Foam Earplugs in Virginia Tech Study

Findings confirm custom earplugs are significantly better at preventing hearing loss for military

April 12, 2017

Carbondale, PA, April 12, 2017.  Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel announced today findings from an independent study conducted by Virginia Tech Auditory Systems Laboratory regarding its Aegisound CTE30X custom earplugs.  The study, funded by the Office of Naval Research, found the…

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The Red Devils Jump with Ops-Core FAST Carbon Helmets and New Vented Liner Kit

Liner provides increased helmet comfort during month-long training and charitable jumps in California

March 15, 2017

  Carbondale, PA, March 15, 2017. Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel announced today that its partners, The Red Devils , will conduct their team training and promotional jumps this month in California testing Gentex Corporation’s latest innovation, the Ops-Core Vented…

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