GUNTERSVILLE, Ala., July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Department of Defense emergency responders should benefit from streamlined access to protective apparel, thanks to a Strategic Distribution Agreement between Kappler, Inc. and ADS, Inc.
Kappler is the established global technology leader in chemical protective apparel, manufacturing a wide range of proven chemical fabrics and innovative garments from coveralls to gas-tight suits. ADS provides mission-critical solutions for military personnel and will serve as a key Kappler distributor for DoD markets.
According to Ashley Brady, Director of Markets/Special Missions Solutions for ADS, this relationship between industry leaders offers a streamlined solution to ensure proven, cost-effective protection for DoD personnel.
"Chemical protection is literally a life-or-death issue for emergency responders," Brady said. "We are excited to be able to deliver the absolute best products to our military customers through this new business relationship with Kappler."
Kappler and ADS have worked together for the last few years, combining Kappler protective technology expertise with ADS's unique skill-set for best-practice procurement support. The new partnership will allow both companies to optimize their strengths and further benefit DoD customers, according to Kappler President and CEO Laura Kappler-Roberts.
"We know protective clothing — in fact we pioneered most of the major technology in use around the world — and ADS delivers superior DoD support," Kappler-Roberts said. "We are confident that military responders will gain much from this new relationship."
Kappler, Inc. is a global leader in protective apparel and fabrics for chemical and biohazard protection, serving military, hazmat, emergency response, industrial and healthcare markets worldwide. All Kappler products are proudly made in the USA at the corporate headquarters and manufacturing campus located in Guntersville, AL.
ADS, Inc. is a leading value-added logistics and supply chain solutions provider that proudly serves all branches of the U.S. Military, federal, state and local government organizations, law enforcement agencies, first responders, partner nations, and the defense industry. Headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA, ADS is a Top 50 Department of Defense Contractor focused on solving our customers' challenges by providing the best product and service offerings, the broadest array of procurement options, and legendary customer service.
SOURCE Kappler, Inc.