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PRESS RELEASE - 52,000 CBRN Respirator Contract Secured by Avon Protection

Date: 10 September 2013

Avon Protection is pleased to announce the award of a contract to supply 52,000 of its world leading C50 respirators and new MILCF50 filters to a Middle Eastern customer.  The order will be delivered over the coming months.  

Avon Protection is the recognized Global Market Leader in respiratory protection system technology and has a pedigree in military mask design dating back to the 1920’s.  Avon’s advanced products are used in over 60 countries worldwide and the company is the primary supplier of CBRN Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the United States Department of Defense. 

Commenting, Peter Slabbert, Chief Executive said “This order reflects the growing demand from the Middle East region and Avon’s market leadership in military / first responder respiratory protection. Our continuing investment in a range of new filtration products has allowed us to provide this customer with a complete CBRN respiratory protection solution.”

Avon protection will exhibit its world leading products at DSEI, London this week where the company will also launch its unique Helmet Mask Kombination with Schuberth.  Visit Avon’s team at DSEI stand N9-260.