WILTSHIRE, England—Avon Rubber P.L.C. has purchased VR Technology Ltd., a producer of rebreather systems and computer products for the diving market.
The acquisition will complement and enhance Avon's current and planned offerings while creating new respiratory protection opportunities for the firm, an Avon spokesman said.
Located in a facility in Dorset, England, VR Technology will operate as part of the Avon Protection division within the Avon Rubber Group.
"Rebreather technology is new to Avon's product range, and we will launch our first branded rebreather product for military use in 2014," the spokesman said.