Gentex Awarded Contract for USSOCOM Next Generation SOF Helmets

Ops-Core helmet system delivers true system-level performance and innovation

May 16, 2019

Carbondale, PA, May 16, 2019. Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel, announced today that its Ops-Core® FAST helmet system was chosen by the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to fulfill their contract for Special Operations Forces Personal Equipment Advanced Requirements (SPEAR)…

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Ops-Core AMP Communication Headset Selected by USSOCOM to Modernize SOF Communications

New technology in configurable headset delivers 3D Hear-Through and advanced hearing protection for combat operations.

May 16, 2019

Carbondale, PA, May 16, 2019. Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel was selected by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for its Ops-Core® Adaptive Mission Platform (AMP™) Communication Headset as part of the Communication Accessory Suite Land (CASL) program. The…

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Gentex President/CEO Jumps with Red Devils to Mark 125th Anniversary and Launch Next Quarter Century of Innovation

Company celebrates with special charitable giving initiative

March 12, 2019

Carbondale, PA, March 12, 2019. Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel kicked off its 125 year-anniversary last week with company president and CEO, L.P. Frieder doing a tandem jump with The Red Devils, the official parachute display team of both The…

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Configurable Ops-Core Eyewear Made in the USA Introduced at SHOT Show

Ruggedized Frames with Interchangeable Protective Lenses Designed for Elite Forces

January 18, 2019

Carbondale, PA, January 18, 2019. Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel will introduce the latest addition to its growing eyewear portfolio, Ops-Core Mk1™ Performance Protective Eyewear, at SHOT Show, January 22 – 25, Las Vegas, Nevada. Manufactured in the USA, Mk1 eyewear…

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Gentex Recognized for Technological Innovations at SAFE Symposium

COB Receives Murray P. Koch Award; Company Invited to Present its Latest Aircrew Technologies

October 11, 2018

Carbondale, PA, October 11, 2018. Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel announced today that its Chairman of the Board, Peter Frieder, will be honored with the Murray P. Koch award for significant contributions in the advancement of technology/hardware for safety and…

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New Ops-Core AMP™ Communication Headset Introduced at AUSA

Configurable headset solution delivers true 3D audio and advanced hearing protection for combat operations

October 4, 2018

Carbondale, PA, October 4, 2018. Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel will introduce the latest addition to its growing hearing protection and communications portfolio, the Ops-Core AMP Communication Headset, at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting &…

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Gentex Receives U.K. MoD’s Design Approved Organization Scheme Certification

Award further validates Gentex’s design abilities and enables continued growth in the U.K. and Europe    

April 5, 2018

Carbondale, PA, April 5, 2018.  Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel announced today that it has been awarded the U.K. Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) Design Approved Organization Scheme (DAOS) certification after a successful audit of their U.K. facilities by the U.K….

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The Red Devils Partner with Gentex to Support Word of Honor Charity

Ops-Core FAST Helmets worn during promotional and training jumps in San Diego, California   

March 12, 2018

Carbondale, PA, March 12, 2018.  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 a jump during their promotional and team training this month in San Diego, California to support Word of Honor Fund,…

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Gentex Corporation Awarded Helmet Services and Support Contract for Bristow Helicopters U.K. SAR Bases

Support Maintains Operational Needs, Reduces Costs, Improves Pilot Safety  

March 7, 2018

Carbondale, PA, March 7, 2018.  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 three-year contract from Bristow Helicopters Ltd (U.K.) to manage and perform maintenance on their U.K. inventory of Gentex’s ALPHA 900 Cross Platform Helmet…

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International Aircrew and Aircraft Maintainer Distributors Added

Addition speeds product delivery; enables improved customer service and support

February 8, 2018

Carbondale, PA,  February 8, 2018 Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel announced today the addition of four new international distributors for its aircrew and aircraft maintainer products. The addition completes Gentex’s international aircrew business’s shift to a more direct distribution model, which…

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