Company Overview

Point Blank Body Armor (PBBA) is recognized as one of the first companies in the United States to design and manufacture body armor. Since 1973, Point Blank has grown into an internationally diversified company with the most visible brand recognition, considered today to be the premier source of body-armor systems in the world.

 

Thanks to the quality and functionality of our products and their ability to meet and exceed customer expectations, PBBA has longstanding relationships with the most prestigious and demanding law enforcement agencies, federal agencies and the United States Department of Defense. Outstanding customer service is key to Point Blank’s success and central to our business strategy. The Company’s broad product portfolio, high-quality solutions, on-time delivery record, experienced sales personnel and ability to accommodate surges in volume demand are key elements of our consistent service record. Point Blank’s average delivery time continually surpasses the industry average and the Company’s track record of quality and product performance is unsurpassed.

Executive Leadership

Board of Directors

Daniel Gaston

CEO

 

H. Hugh Shelton

Director

General, USA (R)

 

Brian L. Stafford

Director

United States Secret Service (Ret)

Company History

For over 43 years, Point Blank has been the industry’s leading innovator of advanced products and designs engineered to maximize ballistic protection.  The Company has shipped millions of body armor solutions to America’s service men and women, law enforcement professionals, corrections officers, Federal agents, and other key national and international customers. These guardians of society require the finest in protective gear combined with the confidence that comes from knowing that Point Blank has never failed to protect.

 

Today, with an unparalleled record of success and service to its customers, Point Blank Enterprises has earned a global reputation in the development and deployment of the most advanced protective solutions. Point Blank’s values of integrity, teamwork and excellence are all focused on providing unmatched support and products to military, civilian, federal, and law enforcement professionals. More importantly, to those who wear Point Blank products while protecting society and our National Security, Point Blank means LIFE.

Milestones

Our Partners

Point Blank’s ballistic engineers and our Design & Development team continuously engage in joint research initiatives with globally renowned producers of advanced, high-strength fibers and other technology leaders. Our ongoing collaboration with the leading fiber manufacturers such as DuPont, Honeywell, DSM, Teijin and Pro-Systems, among other world-renowned fabric converters and weavers gives us access to ground-breaking discoveries which will impact the next generation of ultra-performance hybrids.

 

 

 

Our Commitment

Point Blank Enterprises (PBE) has helped shape major developments in the body armor industry, spanning four decades. PBE has been the industry’s leading innovator of new products and designs engineered to maximize protection, becoming synonymous with superior technology, uncompromising quality and complete dedication to customer service.   Our research and development efforts continue to produce lighter, thinner, more flexible, and higher performing ballistic packages while producing optimal standards for comfort and wearability.

 

Our unyielding commitment in delivering maximum-performance products which consistently exceed National Institute of Justice (NIJ), military, federal and international testing requirements is a testament to our superior quality standards.  These standards transcend into every facet of our product evolution process, from the moment a new material is introduced to the rigorous testing procedures performed daily.  At Point Blank, we never forget that our customers rely on us to protect their lives.

  • Company Overview

    Point Blank Body Armor (PBBA) is recognized as one of the first companies in the United States to design and manufacture body armor. Since 1973, Point Blank has grown into an internationally diversified company with the most visible brand recognition, considered today to be the premier source of body-armor systems in the world.

     

    Thanks to the quality and functionality of our products and their ability to meet and exceed customer expectations, PBBA has longstanding relationships with the most prestigious and demanding law enforcement agencies, federal agencies and the United States Department of Defense. Outstanding customer service is key to Point Blank’s success and central to our business strategy. The Company’s broad product portfolio, high-quality solutions, on-time delivery record, experienced sales personnel and ability to accommodate surges in volume demand are key elements of our consistent service record. Point Blank’s average delivery time continually surpasses the industry average and the Company’s track record of quality and product performance is unsurpassed.

  • Executive Leadership

    Executive Leadership:

     

     

    Daniel Gaston

    CEO

     

    Ivan Habibe

    CFO

     

    Paulo Motoki

    COO

    Michael Foreman

    EVP International Business Development / Federal Sales / Marketing

    Hoyt Schmidt

    EVP Commercial Business

    Scott Nelson

    President of Gould & Goodrich

    Dan Costa

    President of First Tactical

    Michael Archibald

    President of The Protective Group

    Shelby Carpenter

    SVP Military Operations

    Maria Romero

    Director of HR

  • History

    For over 43 years, Point Blank has been the industry’s leading innovator of advanced products and designs engineered to maximize ballistic protection.  The Company has shipped millions of body armor solutions to America’s service men and women, law enforcement professionals, corrections officers, Federal agents, and other key national and international customers. These guardians of society require the finest in protective gear combined with the confidence that comes from knowing that Point Blank has never failed to protect.

     

    Today, with an unparalleled record of success and service to its customers, Point Blank Enterprises has earned a global reputation in the development and deployment of the most advanced protective solutions. Point Blank’s values of integrity, teamwork and excellence are all focused on providing unmatched support and products to military, civilian, federal, and law enforcement professionals. More importantly, to those who wear Point Blank products while protecting society and our National Security, Point Blank means LIFE.

  • Partners

    Point Blank Enterprises, Inc. (PBE) is the worldwide leader in the development, manufacturing and distribution of high performance, protective solutions for the U.S. Military and Department of Defense, Federal Agencies and both domestic and international law enforcement and corrections professionals. The Company has the strongest portfolio of product brands in the industry including Point Blank Body Armor, Protective Products, PACA and PARACLETE®.  We are committed to producing the most technologically advanced ballistic systems which not only offer superior protection but optimum comfort in the most challenging environments.  With two state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Florida, we consistently deliver the highest quality body armor systems in the world by driving innovation and continuously exceeding customer expectations.

  • Commitment

    Point Blank Enterprises (PBE) has helped shape major developments in the body armor industry, spanning four decades. PBE has been the industry’s leading innovator of new products and designs engineered to maximize protection, becoming synonymous with superior technology, uncompromising quality and complete dedication to customer service.   Our research and development efforts continue to produce lighter, thinner, more flexible, and higher performing ballistic packages while producing optimal standards for comfort and wearability.

     

    Our unyielding commitment in delivering maximum-performance products which consistently exceed National Institute of Justice (NIJ), military, federal and international testing requirements is a testament to our superior quality standards.  These standards transcend into every facet of our product evolution process, from the moment a new material is introduced to the rigorous testing procedures performed daily.  At Point Blank, we never forget that our customers rely on us to protect their lives.