SKYDEX, a global leader in advanced impact mitigation and energy absorption solutions, today announced that the company will be participating in the Exhibitor Showcase at the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC). The conference will take place virtually, and will be held May 17-21. This event represents an opportunity for interaction and networking among players in the special operations forces community, and will better equip industry leaders to combat the challenges of tomorrow.

SOFIC is recognized as the premier gathering of SOF community leaders and provides a platform that nurtures, development, creativity, and collaboration. The event includes, keynote speakers, executive forums, panel discussions, showcases, among many other valuable educational experiences. Attendees come from all sectors of the SOF community including, government, academia, international partners, and industry.

SKYDEX will be sending the following representatives on behalf of the team to provide insight on what impact mitigation technology brings to the SOF community and to illustrate the benefits of the company’s latest product innovations:

· Scott Osborn, Director of Business Development, Defense – on the company’s advancements in military vehicle protection, including blast mats, seat cushion inserts and other energy absorbing materials.

· Renee St. Lawrence, Business Development Manager, Marine Products – on the company’s latest products to enhance marine performance, including impact mitigating decking and shock mitigating seat cushion inserts.

· Collin Metzer, Director, Blast & Ballistics – on company’s latest materials for protection in the blast and ballistics space, including layers for ballistics plates and helmet protection solutions.

“We’re thrilled to attend the SOFIC conference virtually and to connect with industry leaders on the latest challenges, trends and product innovations that can help the force,” said Mr. Metzer. “We look forward to connecting with SOF operators to discuss how SKYDEX is innovating to meet the changing demands of this community.”


Founded in 2001 and based in Centennial, Colorado, SKYDEX is a global leader in advanced impact mitigation and energy absorption solutions. From armored vehicles to bomb suits, helmets and body protection, running shoes and wall padding for baseball fields, SKYDEX is driven by a single purpose: “Protecting People and Things That Matter.” With technical expertise and proprietary geometries, advanced SKYDEX materials are used to protect hundreds of thousands of lives across a wide range of applications, such as vehicle protection, marine performance, sports protection, blast and ballistics, work wear/PPE, electronics and more. Backed by a passionate team of engineers and incredible technologies, SKYDEX solutions outperform traditional materials.