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ABOUT US

Protective Products Enterprises (PPE) is a leading manufacturer of body armor for the United States Army, Marine Corps, Defense Logistics Agency, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, as well as Elite Special Forces. At PPE, we continuously integrate leading-edge ballistic technologies with ergonomic carrier designs in producing products that offer not only superior ballistic protection but also optimum comfort in the most challenging environments. Supported by two world-class manufacturing facilities in Florida and nearly 1,200 employees, PPE is committed to producing and delivering the most technologically advanced ballistic systems that are unparalleled in protection, comfort and functionality.

Daniel Gaston
CEO
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Ivan Habibe
CFO
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Paulo Motoki
COO
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Michael Foreman
EVP International Business Development / Federal Sales / Marketing
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Mark Edwards
EVP of Military Sales and Business Development
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Hoyt Schmidt
EVP Commercial Business
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Scott Nelson
President of Gould & Goodrich
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Dan Costa
President of First Tactical
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Michael Archibald
President of The Protective Group
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Brian Kopan
SVP of Engineering and Technology
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Shelby Carpenter
SVP Military Operations
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Maria Romero
VP of Human Resources
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Daniel Gaston
CEO
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H. Hugh Shelton
Director General, USA (R)
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Brian L. Stafford
Director United States Secret Service (Ret)
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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.


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

Protective Products Enterprises (PPE) is a leading manufacturer of body armor for the United States Army, Marine Corps, Defense Logistics Agency, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, as well as Elite Special Forces. At PPE, we continuously integrate leading-edge ballistic technologies with ergonomic carrier designs in producing products that offer not only superior ballistic protection but also optimum comfort in the most challenging environments. Supported by two world-class manufacturing facilities in Florida and nearly 1,200 employees, PPE is committed to producing and delivering the most technologically advanced ballistic systems that are unparalleled in protection, comfort and functionality.

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Executive Leadership



BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Daniel Gaston
CEO
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H. Hugh Shelton
Director General, USA (R)
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Brian L. Stafford
Director United States Secret Service (Ret)
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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.

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Partners

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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.

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