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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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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