ERJ staff report (TP)
Melksham, UK – Avon Rubber today announced an order of 135,000 M50 mask systems from the US Department of Defense (DOD) under the additional requirements option of its sole source US Joint Services General Purpose Mask (JSGPM) program contract.
The order is valued at $33m (€24.2m). Avon said this provides them with order coverage in line with expectations for the remainder of this financial year and “excellent” visibility of M50 sales for well into the 2015 financial year.
Peter Slabbert, chief executive, said: “This US $33m order demonstrates the DOD’s continued commitment to Avon’s market leading high technology M50 mask to meet their complex operational requirements.”