Airboss scores $22.5M military protective gear deals

AirBoss of America has received two new contracts worth up to $20 million to supply the US military with protective over-boots and gloves and a Canadian military contract worth $2.5 million.

October 17, 2011   by PLANT STAFF

NEWMARKET, Ont.: AirBoss of America Corp. has received contracts worth up to $22.5 million to supply the US and Canadian militaries with protective over-boots and gloves..

The Newmarket, Ont. manufacturer of rubber and customized compounded products said the order includes up to 240,000 pairs of CBRN protective over- boots and 400,000 pairs of gloves. The maximum value of these contracts is $20 million.

Deliveries for the first batch worth about $7 million will be ready to ship in the first quarter of 2012.

The company also started production of its first major contract for the injection moulded CBRN over-boot for the Canadian military.

This order is worth about $2.5 million.

AirBoss manufactures proprietary rubber-based products to transportation, military and industrial markets.

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