Facilities

CUTTING-EDGE DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING, ADVANCED R&D, TOTAL CONTROL OF THE PRODUCT LIFECYCLE 

Across seven facilities, Revision has established fully-rounded and robust interconnected operations across the spectrum—from industry leading sales and customer service, to world-class branding and marketing, to forward-thinking business and product development, and beyond. We have built a broad international reputation on the strength of our cutting-edge high-volume manufacturing and advanced research & development and testing laboratories. The Company is ISO 9001-2008 certified and employs just under 500 people. State-of-the art facilities give Revision the ability to centralize and guide each phase of the product lifecycle, from inception to design to development to testing to manufacturing and beyond. 

HUB FOR INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (MONTREAL, CANADA) 

Revision’s Industrial Design, Human Factors, Rapid Prototyping, and Information Technology programs are centralized in the Company’s Corporate and Design Headquarters in Montreal, Canada. Revision’s Montreal facility tackles product and equipment design conceptualizing, development, and fine-tuning, including comprehensive and advanced CAD imaging; Fused Deposition Modeling; rapid, full-scale prototyping; Human Factors review; and validation and quality control testing in the ISO 17025 lab and ballistic range. This facility is also a home for contract support, including refurbishment, limited and short-run production, and original equipment manufacturer programs. The exhaustive, resourceful development frameworks that have come to define Revision’s leading-edge R&D programs and product advancements are realized here in Montreal.

REVISION ELECTRONICS AND POWER, INC. (OTTAWA, CANADA) 

Revision Electronics and Power Systems Inc. is home to Revision newest Business Units—Power & Electronics and Integrated Systems. The pace of innovation moves at the speed of light in Revision’s Ottawa facility. Revision’s electrical engineering and power development and delivery team design, develop, and manufacture advanced lithium-ion rechargeable energy storage systems for individual and platform applications, including armored vehicles.

Our Ottawa team works closely with manufacturing and electrical assembly teams to deliver products that are tested and certified to the highest possible military and civilian standards. All products undergo comprehensive internal testing here before being released to users. In 2010, the team in Ottawa was the recipient of the prestigious Deloitte Technology Green 15 Award, an honor created in 2007 to showcase 15 Canadian companies that are leading the way to create major breakthroughs in the field of green technology.

WORLD-CLASS OPTICAL MANUFACTURING FACILITY (ESSEX JUNCTION, VERMONT)

Revision’s 52,000 square foot operational and eyewear manufacturing hub houses the most technically advanced lens manufacturing equipment in North America. Revision’s Essex lens facility features an environmentally-controlled, 17,000 sq. ft. Class-100 Clean Room with molding and coating machines capable of producing millions of lenses annually. This facility also has fully-automated lens coating machines that clean, coat and cure injection molded lenses; a quality control lab; product assembly; warehousing; and distribution. Revision’s Essex facility also a company hub for many shared services, including product development, engineering, customer service, marketing, finance, and information technology.

INDUSTRY LEADING ARMOR AND HELMET MANUFACTURING (NEWPORT, VERMONT) 

Revision’s Newport facility is the primary site for helmet production and manufacturing. The Company continues to invest heavily in helmet system production, upgrading and expanding this facility dramatically to a state-of-the-art manufacturing site to accommodate demand. Between 2013 and 2016, the Newport facility expanded by 16,000 sq. ft.; and the number of employees that work at this facility more than doubled. Revision’s Newport facility now hosts a full-spectrum of manufacturing—from traditional aramid helmets to high-tech polyethylene—is firmly focused on quality and efficient manufacturing processes, and features a dedicated workforce capable of shifting between single orders and major, high-volume contracts. True to Revision’s custom end-to-end development philosophy, the Newport facility has in-house testing and quality assurance labs to monitor the full manufacturing and production process—from dimension and weight validation through to compression and impact testing.

REVISION MILITARY TECHNOLOGIES (ESSEX, VERMONT) 

Revision Military Technologies (RMT), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Revision Military, was established in 2013 and is located in a separate optical research facility in Essex Junction, Vermont. This advanced facility and laboratory is dedicated to independent research, the development of innovative materials science, and unique engineering solutions, and spearheading sensitive military projects for Revision. In addition to ongoing Research and Development programs with the US Army and Air Force military research laboratories, RMT is developing a number of innovative and proprietary technologies, several of which have the potential to be commercialized into Revision’s product portfolio, such as laser protective lens applications and other advanced optics and eyewear protection research and development programs.

REVISION MILITARY UK (BRISTOL, UNITED KINGDOM) 

In early 2016, the ribbon was cut on the Revision Military (UK) facility in Bristol, England—the newest office in the Revision portfolio. Revision UK was founded—following the Company’s selection to supply the next-generation head protection system for the British Army’s VIRTUS program—to facilitate Revision’s strategy for growth in and from the UK. This 4,100 square foot facility is situated in a prime location—not far from the main UK Ministry of Defence procurement agency, as well as other important customer sites. Following on the Company’s success in supplying several UK police forces with high quality personal protective equipment, Revision UK has also emerged as an ideal platform to amplify efforts directed toward the law enforcement and tactical market space in the region.

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