Avon Protection Systems has acquired the thermal imaging camera business argus, a subsidiary of e2v technologies plc.
Based in Chelmsford, UK, argus is a leading designer and manufacturer of thermal imaging cameras for first responder and fire markets.
“The addition of argus to the [Avon] Group further broadens the range of products we are able to offer our customers in the key fire and first responder markets," said Commenting, Andrew Lewis, Avon's Interim Chief Executive Officer. "The argus team brings a wealth of technical expertise in this area which will also generate longer term product development opportunities for the Protection & Defense business.”
Gary McEvoy, Vice President of Sales for Americas, Avon Protection, said; “This acquisition provides us with state-of-the-art products that really fit with our current product range. With high profile clients in the UK, the USA and Asia Pacific and established distribution channels, this is a key acquisition for Avon.”
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Avon Protection is a world leader in CBRN PPE and respiratory protection, providing complete solutions for air, land and sea based personnel in military, law enforcement, first responder, fire-fighting and industrial sectors worldwide. We are the primary supplier of CBRN personal respiratory equipment to the United States Department of Defense, providing respiratory equipment to the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Special Operations Forces.