Avon Protection, a renowned leader in innovative personal protective equipment, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with OPEC CBRNe, a designer and manufacturer of chemical, biological and antiviral suit systems.
Twenty-year Defence veteran, Geoff Rowland, is the newly appointed General Manager of UK based OPEC CBRNe. Geoff will arrive in the UK in August to take over the reins.
Sometimes the planets just align and so it has proven for recently recruited Sample Sewing Machinist, Gaby Townley. Gaby has enjoyed a hugely successful career in the textile industry. She started out as an apprentice tailor before working as Tailor for the British Forces where she undertook sizing’s and alterations of uniforms. This was followed up with work as a Tailoress
The team at OPEC CBRNe are delighted that our Kestrel CBRN garments have commenced their rollout across Australian Defence and are now forming part of CBRN training for the Australian Army, Navy and Air Force. The Kestrel was selected by the Australian military for its winning combination of comprehensive CBRN protection supplied within a lightweight, breathable garment,
The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated plastic pollution globally through high use of disposable personal protective equipment including PPE, masks and gloves.
Two of OPEC CBRNe’s protective garments recently winged their way to Australia to support NSW first responders.
While the Salisbury attacks have increased our awareness of lethal nerve agents, chemical nerve agents have been used to tragic effect across many other conflicts. Here is the story of their evolution. #CBRNprotectivegarments #chemicalnerveagents #sarin #tabun #novichok
It’s official: Our parent company OPEC Systems was recognised as the Defence Innovator of the Year 2019 at the Australian Defence Industry Awards held in Canberra on 26 September. In a room filled with luminaries from the Australian Defence industry, OPEC Systems was recognised for its innovative CBRN protective garment design and construction, and its
OPEC CBRNe Ltd took its first tentative step into the US CBRN marketplace last week with a booth at CBRNe Convergence in Orlando, Florida. With exhibitors and delegates from all corners of the CBRN world, the event enhanced our global perspective on the size and nature of this unique market. If you didn’t get the
Our Kestrel permeable CBRN suit offers the ideal balance between low burden and high protection. But don’t just take our word for it – have a listen to what serving soldier Richie Barr has to say.