AirBoss of America Corp. (Airboss) operates in four business segments including AirBoss Rubber Compounding, AirBoss- Defense, AEP Industrial Products and SunBoss Chemicals. AirBoss, through its AirBoss Rubber Compounding division and its wholly owned subsidiary AirBoss Rubber Compounding (NC) Inc. (collectively, ARC), is engaged in custom rubber compounding, supplying mixed rubber for use in mining, transportation, industrial rubber products, military, automotive, conveyor belting, and other products, primarily in North America. The Company operates in two units: Rubber Compounding and AirBoss Engineered Products. AirBoss Engineered Products (AEP) is located in Acton-Vale, Quebec and is comprised of two product lines, AirBoss-Defense and Industrial Products. AirBoss-Defense is a manufacturer of protective wear for military and first response applications. AEP�s industrial division sells a range of vulcanized and non-vulcanized products.