Valkre Armor Systems is a company that is revolutionizing the way we protect our police forces. With their innovative products and commitment to excellence, they are dedicated to ensuring the safety of our elite forces during critical operations. The CEO and founder, Peter Ribar, has a clear mission to provide the best possible protection for those who put their lives on the line every day. In an interview with BodyArmorNews.com, Mr. Ribar, shares valuable insights about the company’s mission, objectives, and products.
Saving Lives: Valkre’s Main Focus
The company has invested heavily in research and development. Their armor systems are designed to provide superior protection against a wide range of threats. These include bullets, shrapnel, and explosive devices. In addition to their protective capabilities, their products are also designed to be lightweight and comfortable for extended wear. This allows elite forces to operate at their best without being weighed down by heavy equipment. This commitment to protecting the elite extends beyond just providing top-tier armor systems. The company also offers training and support services to ensure that their products are used effectively in the field.
Innovative Product: The Versatile Tactical Solution
The cornerstone of Valkre’s versatile tactical solution starts with their concealable vests. With these vests, law enforcement officers have a versatile tactical solution that can adapt to any situation. The meticulous attention to detail in the design of these vests ensures that they provide discreet protection without compromising on comfort. Officers can wear them comfortably beneath their clothing. This way allows them to blend seamlessly into their surroundings. But what really sets Valkre apart is their forward-thinking approach to tactical gear. These vests can quickly and easily transform into full tactical gear whenever the situation demands it. Providing officers with the protection and functionality they need to handle any scenario.
Rigorous Testing: Ensuring Top Performance
The quality and reliability of the products are evident in their rigorous testing process. They undergo multiple stages of testing. Starting with in-house assessments and followed by evaluations conducted by APM’s laboratories. But the testing doesn’t stop there – Valkre also sends their products to reputable labs in Europe and the United States for further evaluation. This dedication to testing ensures that every batch of fabric meets the highest quality standards. With MPS serving as the highest authority for ballistic material testing. Valkre’s emphasis on top performance is reflected in their thorough testing process. This way, customers receive a reliable and high-quality product.
Overcoming Challenges: Supply Shortages and Preparedness
Mr. Ribar acknowledges the challenges encountered during production. Particularly regarding supply chain disruptions. He cites the significant demand for body armor in recent times and the resulting fabric shortages. They have adopted a proactive approach by stockpiling materials to address this issue. This strategic preparation helps mitigate delays and provides a seamless supply chain. Ultimately, Mr. Ribar believes that proactive planning and preparedness are key to overcoming supply shortages and ensuring consistent production.
Sustainability Initiatives: Striving for a Greener Future
Valkre prioritizes environmental sustainability by incorporating recycled body armor materials into their products, particularly poly components. They collaborate with APM to explore new methods for reusing materials and seek innovative solutions for a more sustainable future. Their commitment extends beyond operations, as they collaborate with suppliers and partners to ensure shared values and goals, aiming for a greener future and setting an example for others in the industry.