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, PARACLETE®, Advanced Technology Group, The Protective Group (TPG), First Tactical, Gould & Goodrich, United Shield International Limited, and Protective Apparel.
They are committed to producing the most technologically advanced protective solutions which not only offer superior protection but optimum comfort in the most challenging environments. With multiple state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Florida, they consistently deliver the highest quality body armor systems in the world by driving innovation and continuously exceeding customer expectations.
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.
United Shield International (part of Point Blank Enterprises Inc.) is one of the leading manufacturers in the world of personal ballistic and fragmentation protection and fragmentation equipment, with headquarters in Michigan, USA, and design and manufacturing operations in Andover, Hampshire, in the United Kingdom.
The Company operates from a modern 12,000 ft2 facility in Andover, Hampshire, close to London, where it maintains the highest quality control standards, using state of the art machinery and manufacturing techniques. This ensures that their customers receive a high level of service, and products offering the highest levels of protection, and top quality workmanship.
Their products are constructed from market leading ballistic materials, including the latest para-aramids (Twaron and Kevlar), high molecular weight polyethylene (Dyneema and Spectrashield), Goldflex, ceramic and other specialist ballistic composites. They meet many of the most widely accepted international ballistic standards and protocols, including the US – NIJ and MIL STD, UK – HOSDB, German – SK, Swedish – RPS, French – MOI, and NATO – STANAG.
United Shield International is one of the largest manufacturers of ballistic helmets in Europe. Its comprehensive range of Ballistic Helmets incorporates the latest high performance materials technology, combined with ergonomically designed internal harness designs, to give a range of military and law enforcement helmets that have a ballistic performance to NIJ Level IIIA, and very high fragmentation protection levels with a V50 figure of more than 650 m/sec (2,150 ft/sec).
United Shield’s unique molding technology enables it to manufacture ballistic helmets with a low blunt trauma, which is typically up to 50% less than alternative products. By using the latest para aramid materials United Shield is also able to manufacture helmets which weigh significantly less than competitors standard products.
Shock absorption against low velocity impacts is certified to EN397. United Shield’s harnesses offer wearers of its range of ballistic helmets superior comfort thanks to the latest internal harness designs, and excellent head stability with a unique four point harness system that uses only four ballistic bolts.
Now, United Shield International and Point Blank Enterprises Inc. products are available in Romania through their partner Horus Vision. Our mission is to deliver the best possible products to protect our servicemen and servicewomen that put their life at risk for the security of any Romanian citizen.