Our Story

Elmridge Protection Products, LLC was formed after the traumatic events of September 11, 2001.  Our mission was to design and provide respiratory products that protect against chemical, biological and fire related gases including Carbon Monoxide.

Our market research determined that there was a need for innovative respiratory products that would provide the highest level of filtration, were more comfortable for the user to wear, lighter in weight and smaller in size.

Meet Our Executive Team




Ira J. Gurvitch


Jamie Gurvitch

Business Development

Barbara L. Greenstein

Sales Executive

Jonathan Tyfield

Quality Manager

Laura Ruben

Finance Manager

Josh Scarfone

Marketing Manager

Brad Jeffery

Production Manager

Our Entry into the Market

The Potomac® Emergency Escape Mask was our first entry into the marketplace. The Potomac®protected against chemical and biological agents and is was certified under CE (Conformance European) and met many European Standards. The Potomac was the smallest and lightest certified mask on the market.

After many years of product development and extensive testing by the US Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Edgewood Chemical Biological center and the independent laboratories of Intertek and Assay Technology, we were able to introduce the iEvac®Smoke/Fire Hood.

The iEvac® is certified by SEI (Safety Equipment Institute (www.SEInet.org) and is the first smoke hood certified to the first American standard. The iEvac® Smoke/Fire Hood is also designated as anti-terrorism technology by the United States Department of Homeland Security Safety Act.

Within the United States, the iEvac is currently being used by Federal, State, local Government Agencies, all branches of the Military, Fortune 500 Companies, Transit Authorities, Sporting Arenas, Marine, Aviation, Hospitals, Homeowners and more.

The iEvac has achieved worldwide acceptance for its

groundbreaking technological advantages and is currently being used in over 40 Countries.

Our company is proud of our customer service abilities in providing expert technical support and customized programs while complying with customer safety requirements.

In 2018 Elmridge announced its Certification to ISO 9001:2015. ISO 9001:2015 Certification brings Elmridge global recognition as a company focused on developing the highest quality management system for design and manufacturing.

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The past several years have been dedicated to developing our next generation of respiratory protection products which will be introduced to the market in the first quarter of 2020.  We are positive it will meet tremendous market acceptance and strengthen the Elmridge brand as a leader in the respiratory market.

As we enter our 19th year in business, we thank you for your interest and confidence. We look forward to introducing you to new Respiratory Products in 2020.

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