Melksham, UK – Avon Rubber plc has been awarded a 10-year contract by the NATO Support & Procurement Agency to supply FM50 mask systems, powered and supplied air systems, filters, spare parts and accessories.
The company expects to receive the first order under the contract "shortly", said the UK rubber goods manufacturer in a 19 Aug statement.
"I am delighted that Avon Protection's… expertise in respiratory protection has been recognised by NATO through this contract award,” said chief executive officer Paul McDonald, commenting on the deal.
The award, he added, was in line with Avon’s strategy to broaden its customer base and maximise the value from its current portfolio.
“We are looking forward to partnering closely with this valued customer and supporting the wider NATO alliance," he added.