GENTEX Corporation: Defense Company Profile, SWOT Report by ICDResearch

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ICD Research's "GENTEX Corporation: Defense Company Profile, SWOT Report" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile contains a company overview, business description, SWOT analysis, key facts, information on products and services, details of locations and subsidiaries, plus information on key news events affecting the company.

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									GENTEX Corporation

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GENTEX Corporation                                                             Key Employees
                                                                               Name                        Job Title
Fast Facts
                                                                                                           Vice President - Gentex
                                     324 Main Street, Simpson, 18407, United                               Helmet Systems, General
Headquarters Address
                                     States of America                         Charles D. Rudolf
                                                                                                           Manager - Gentex Helmet
Telephone                            N/A                                                                   Systems
                                                                                                           Director - Corporate
Fax                                  + 1 570 282 8555                          Cheryl A. Fabrizi           Marketing
                                                                                                           Communications
                                                                                                           Vice President - Concept
Website                              N/A
                                                                                                           Development, Chief
                                                                               David Rogers
                                                                                                           Executive Officer - Ops-
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange        N/A
                                                                                                           Core
                                                                                                           Director - Marketing -
Number of Employees                  850                                       Frederick White
                                                                                                           Gentex Helmet Systems
                                                                                                           Vice President - Ground
Fiscal Year End                      December                                  John Pullo
                                                                                                           Systems
                                                                                                           Vice President, General
Revenue (in US$ million)             N/A                                       Ken Jones
                                                                                                           Manager - InterSense
                                                                                                           Chief Executive Officer,
                                                                               L. Peter Frieder Jr.
                                                                                                           President
                                                                               Pete Roney                  Executive Vice President

SWOT Analysis
                                                                               Company Overview
Strengths                            Weaknesses
                                                                               Gentex Corporation (Gentex) is one of the
Market leading position              Limited geographic presence               leading providers of key life support products to
                                                                               service men and women. The company
Strong product portfolio                                                       manufactures and supplies personal protection
                                                                               and situation awareness products, systems and
Opportunities                        Threats                                   platforms for military, civilian and law
                                                                               enforcement agencies. It also manufactures
Business contract                    Government contract compliance            aircrew life support systems, ground soldier
                                                                               protective        equipment,     communications
Rising US homeland security spending Rising labor wages
                                                                               equipment, helmet mounted displays and high-
                                                                               performance textiles. In addition, Gentex
                                                                               provides protective and aluminized fabrics that
Strategic acquisitions
                                                                               provide protection from extreme heat. The
                                                                               company owns and operates manufacturing
                                                                               facilities located across the US states, including
                                                                               Pennsylvania, California, New Hampshire,
                                                                               Illinois, and New York. Gentex is headquartered
                                                                               in Simpson, Pennsylvania, the US.

                                                                               Key Competitors
                                                                               ArmorSource LLC

                                                                               Avon Protection Systems

                                                                               Ceradyne, Inc. (Ticker: CRDN)

                                                                               Sentry Armor Systems Inc.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.1      Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................4
    1.2      Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................4
    1.3      Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................5
2     Recent Developments ............................................................................................................................. 6
3     SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 8
    3.1      SWOT Analysis - Overview ....................................................................................................................................8
    3.2      Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................8
    3.3      Weaknesses ...........................................................................................................................................................8
    3.4      Opportunities ..........................................................................................................................................................8
    3.5      Threats ...................................................................................................................................................................9
4     History
								
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