Company announces acquisition.(Product guide)

Avon Rubber PLC has announced the acquisition of International Safety Instruments Inc based in Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA.

The acquisition is a key element of Avon's growth strategy for its new Protection Division, Avon Protection Systems (APS). APS has been conceived to address the respiratory protection needs of CBRN first responders globally by building on Avon's long track record of excellence in design and manufacture of NBC respirators.

Firefighters, military responders, law enforcement officers and emergency medical personnel increasingly require flexible protective capabilities from their equipment, and ISI brings to the group long experience and a reputation for innovation in complementary self contained breathing apparatus and related technologies, says the company. …

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