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The Armored Group Acquires JPA Armoring GmBH and Fahrzeugbau Stadthagen GmbH

October 31, 2017
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The Armored Group (TAG), a worldwide provider of armored and highly specialized vehicles, announces the recent acquisition of JPA Armoring GmBH and Fahrzeugbau Stadthagen GmbH, two German-based vehicle armoring companies. The acquisition includes the entire manufacturing facility, all tools, fixtures, and equipment, as well as all intellectual property, designs, certifications and testing results.

The new company will be known as TAG Germany GmbH formerly JPA & Fahrzeugbau Stadthagen GmBH. To retain the company’s outstanding reputation and industry-leading quality standards TAG has retained all original key employees and will add to the staff as production requirements increase. This move ensures that the production facility will continue to produce the same level of world-class products and offer the same exceptional customer support as it has for the past 20+ years.

This acquisition complements TAG’s already extensive armoring capabilities with:

  • VPAM VR7 and VPAM VR9 – Ballistic and Blast Designs with 2, 3 and 4-meter Side Blast Protection
  • Expanded Access to European Based Customers
  • European Production Capacity
  • Highest Level of Quality Standards
  • Worldwide Collaboration Between Industry Leaders

“This acquisition is important to TAG as it brings the company increased market share in Europe and strengthens our service capabilities for global customers. It enables TAG to compete for business around the globe while we continue to build the best product and maintain the highest quality standards,” said Robert Pazderka, president of The Armored Group.

TAG Germany GmbH formerly JPA & Fahrzeugbau Stadthagen offers reliable, discrete protection to reduce individual risks and to meet the objectives of security missions by governments, law enforcement, military, and VIPs.

“TAG’s primary objective has always been to create the most secure and survivable environment for the occupants and operators of our vehicles. This mission extends to all our production locations and remains at the forefront of our culture,” said Pazderka.

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About The Armored Group:
The Armored Group (TAG) has over 25 years of experience engineering, designing and manufacturing armored and non-armored vehicles for use by government military agencies, law enforcement, private businesses, and individual citizens needing a high level of personal protection around the world. TAG engineers, designs, manufactures and modifies vehicles for any terrain and any environment.

TAG provides the highest quality armored vehicles available and sets the standard for customization, reliability, and protection. To ensure that all TAG vehicles meet the highest standards of safety, they undergo extreme ballistics testing and have received VPAM-BVR 2009/VR7 and VR9 Ballistic and /ERV 2010 Blast Certification with up to 18,5Kg TNT for their Toyota Land Cruiser and Toyota Hilux, Toyota 70 Series, Nissan Patrol and Lexus LS460 armoring solutions.

All TAG facilities are ISO 9001 certified and managed by fully qualified and experienced professionals who serve customers around the world.

TAG is a full-line manufacturer of armored and specialty vehicles and has provided customized engineering, design and manufacturing solutions to the highest-level clients in the world. Some of them include: U.S. Navy – SPAWAR, DOS, DOD, USSOCCENT, USSOCOM, U.S. Army and Air Force, United Nations, NGOs, KBR, Lockheed Martin, DynCorp, Loomis, Brinks and many foreign governments and agencies.

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