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AirBoss Announces Defense Contract Worth Up to $11.3 Million for CBRN Protective Gloves

May 13, 2015
By Marketwired News

NEWMARKET, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – May 13, 2015) – AirBoss of America Corp. (TSX:BOS) –

AirBoss Defense has been awarded an IDIQ contract from the US Department of Defense for up to 555,000 pairs of CBRN protective gloves. This contract consists of a base year and two option years worth up to $11.3 million. An initial order that maximizes the base year quantity of 270,000 pairs has been received and is worth $5.2 million. The delivery period for this initial order is anticipated to be from Q4 2015 through Q2 2016.

AirBoss Defense is a world leader in the design, development, and manufacture of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) personal protective equipment. For more than 40 years, we have supplied military and first-response forces worldwide with hand wear, footwear, and respiratory protection from CBRN agents and extreme cold weather.

AirBoss of America Corp. is a group of complementary businesses using compounding technology and engineering expertise to create value for its customers. With a capacity to supply over 250 million pounds of rubber annually, AirBoss Rubber Compounding is one of North America’s largest custom rubber compounding companies. AirBoss Engineered Products is a world leader in the supply of life saving products for the military and essential calandered, extruded and molded products for a broad range of applications. AirBoss Flexible Products is a leading supplier of innovative anti-vibration solutions to the

North American automotive market. The Corporation’s shares trade on the TSX under the symbol BOS. Visit

AirBoss of America Corp.
Lisa Swartzman
(905) 751-1188

AirBoss Defense
Earl Laurie
Division President
(450) 534-9979