About Us

Fibrotex USA is excited to provide cutting edge tailor made  Signature Management Systems for the modern battlefield to the US military to provide our armed forces with the protection they deserve. Our multi-spectral products have proven superior concealment capabilities in battlefields around the world. Fibrotex USA products are highly customizable, protecting users from all known sensors detection in any kind of environment. Our lightweight, reversible textiles prevent UV, visual, near-IR, SWIR, thermal, and RADAR sensor detection.

Our Golden Camouflage Triangle approach (GCT) addresses each and every element of the mission from individual to platform whether static or mobile.

Fibrotex' vertical production center

Fibrotex’ Vertical manufacturing production center, located in Kentucky and the only one in the US is a state-of-the-art facility that combines decades of operational experience, technologies, knowledge and manufacturing abilities. we are the only camouflage company that covers the entire process from the single yarn and pigment to the final product, providing the most advanced camouflage solution in the world

Technology

FIBROTEX manages an ongoing in-house design process that keeps on developing camouflage technology in ever changing environments for the search of better products.
Fibrotex product development is based on conclusions drawn from an in-depth study of recent conflicts, combining knowledge from field experience together with expertise in the area of unique compounds, ergonomic engineering and camouflage materials.
This has been proven critical during intense operations in extreme weather conditions.

Our team

Adi Blum

President

A seasoned veteran of the IDF, Mr. Adi Blum serves as FUSA’s President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Blum joined the Israeli Navy in 1992, earning a Navy certificate of excellence shortly after in 1995. With a degree in industrial engineering from Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology, he was deeply involved in Fibrotex Technologies (FTL) from a young age. A combination of his experience in the Navy, FTL, and various other business ventures earned Mr. Blum the title of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FTL (2003-2011, 2013-2016). Having managed the company for the duration innumerable military contracts with various NATO allies as well as the IDF, Mr. Blum is well qualified given his experience with operations management. Mr. Blum was chiefly responsible for leading the planning and construction of the new US manufacturing plant in Stearns, KY and has since continued to lead the manufacturing and operations divisions.

Eyal Malleron

CEO

With more than 27 years of consecutive operational experience within the Israeli Government operational units and the private sector in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa, Mr. Malleron is a veteran of the Israeli Security Services and has more than 12 years of experience with the American Corp’s logistics and security standards. Fluent in Hebrew, English, and French, Mr. Malleron brings a vast understanding of the global business sector physical and informational threats. Mr. Malleron’s work experience includes:
– Israel’s Ministry of Defense for 6 years
– Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Service Security Bureau for 6 years
– Head of Security, Safety and Logistics for 6 years at the Electrum Group Inc.
In 2015 Mr. Malleron joined Fibrotex Technologies, where he initiated the company’s US operations, and lead Fibrotex USA to its biggest achievement thus far: a 10-year, $480M contract with the US Army. Mr. Malleron has served as the Director and CEO of Fibrotex USA since the company’s inception in 2017.

General John H. Tilelli, Jr

Fibrotex Advisor

Gen. Tilelli has been a member of Cypress International since 2002. In January 2000, he retired
from the United States Army after over 30 years of service. He then became the President and CEO of USO Worldwide Operations. General Tilelli’s last active duty assignment was Commander-in-Chief of the United Nations Command, Republic of Korea/United States Combined Forces
Command/United States Forces Korea.
Key assignments include:

  • Commanded largest standing joint and coalition force in the world comprising over 650,000
    soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines.
  • Led the theater’s campaign strategy and revitalized Korea’s automated command and control and equipment modernization.
  • Served as Vice Chief of Staff of the Army and the Army’s Deputy Chief of Operations. Led the Army’s vision of the Army of the 21st Century and implemented reforms in acquisition and procurement.
  • Commander of the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Trained, deployed and fought with
    the Division in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

General Robert B. Neller

Fibrotex Advisor

Gen. Neller served as the 37th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps from September 2015 to July 2019. He retired from active duty 1 September 2019. A native of East Lansing, Michigan, Neller graduated from the University of Virginia in 1975 with a degree in history and speech communication. He later earned a master’s degree from Pepperdine University in human resources management. After graduating from Virginia, Neller went directly into the Marine Corps via the Platoon Leader Class. A career Infantry Officer, Neller has commanded from Platoon through Service Component HQs. He has been assigned as a General Officer in each of the 3 USMC active infantry Divisions and commanded the 3rd Marine Division. He is a joint qualified Officer having served in Europe at SHAPE as a NATO staff officer and as the J3 of the Joint Staff.

Operationally, he participated in Operation Just Cause in Panama, Operation Restore Hope in Somalia and Operation Iraqi Freedom. In OIF 05-07 during 2006, he served as the Deputy Commanding General for Multi-National Force West in Iraq’s Anbar Province. He has attended the USMC’s Basic School, the Army’s Armor Officer Advanced Course, USMC Command and Staff, the NATO Defense College and the Armed Forces Staff College Upon retirement he moved to the Austin, TX area where he continues to transition and adjust to playing the “second half of the game.”

Major General Clay Hutmacher

Fibrotex Advisor

Clay Hutmacher became the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Special Operations Warrior Foundation in September 2018.

He was a career United States Army Officer and retired in 2018 having served over 40 years in uniform. As an Army Special Operations Aviator, he commanded at every level during his three tours with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, where he served as the MH-60 Direct Action Penetrator platoon leader, company operations officer, executive officer and commander of 1st Battalion, Regimental Commander, and the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation
Command.

Major General Hutmacher’s last active duty assignment was the Director of Operations in the U.S. Special Operation Command, Tampa, FL. His previous assignment was as the deputy Commanding General of the United States Army Special Operations
Command at Fort Bragg, NC.


A native of Wenatchee, Washington, he was awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, a Master’s Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval Command and Staff College, and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.

Jim Smith

Fibrotex Advisor

Jim Smith is the former Acquisition Executive for the United States Special Operations Command where he managed over $6 billion annually in support of global special operations. He has over 30 years of experience in government acquisition and is committed to a robust industrial base and vibrant technology sector in support of our national defense.

Jim served as an infantry officer in multiple leadership positions before transitioning to Army acquisition where he led the development, procurement and fielding of state-of-the-art technologies culminating with his assignment as a Program Executive Officer. Following 27 years as an Army officer, he was appointed to the Senior Executive Service and served for an additional ten years in Special Operations Command.

He has been recognized for his acquisition proficiency by the Presidential Rank Award and the Joint Distinguished Civilian Service Medal. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy, and a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, as well as a master’s in Strategic Studies from the Army War College

Jim enjoys hiking, biking, and swimming with his wife, Lori, from their basecamp in Tampa, Florida, and visiting their children in New York and Texas.

Major General John H. Folkerts

Fibrotex Advisor

Maj. Gen. Folkerts joined Fibrotex USA in July 2021 as a member of the Advisory Board. John came to Fibrotex from Battelle where he was the senior executive with responsibility for managing business with all active, guard, and reserve U.S. Special Operations forces and organizations from 2012 through 2019.

Prior to Battelle, John spent 3 years as the Vice President of WF & Associates, LLC, a full spectrum consulting partnership specializing in management coaching and business development. John Folkerts retired after 34 years with the United States Air Force as a Major General. He twice commanded large Air Force wings and has extensive experience in education and training. He was the Vice Commander of the Air Force Special Operations Command, and served as the Director of Strategic Planning,

Programming and Analyses for the Air Force Materiel Command. In that capacity he was responsible for overall planning for the Air Forces acquisition, depot logistics, and test work force. In addition, he led the second largest operational analysis effort in the Air Force. He has extensive personal experience in business operations spanning civil engineering and logistics to strategic planning and leadership for large organizations. General Folkerts served at the highest policy levels in the Defense Department for more than five years and has significant experience in combating terrorism and homeland security issues.

John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Washburn University and a master’s degree in Education from the University of Southern California. He served as a defense consultant to the Valdosta – Lowndes County Industrial Authority. He was a member of the Board of Directors for the That Others May Live Foundation. He was the President of the Board of Directors for the Berrien County Georgia Chamber of Commerce and the President of the Nashville/Berrien County Rotary Club.

Avner Mendelson

Fibrotex Advisor

Avner Mendelson serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board at Valley Bank, one of the top 25 publicly traded banks in the US, with 65B USD of assets. Prior to his current role, and the merger of Leumi USA with Valley National Bancorp in April 2022, Avner served for 9 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Leumi USA, overseeing a transformative period where revenues doubled, and pretax profit grew 7X from $17M to $120M.

Avner started his career with McKinsey and Company in London as a Senior Consultant. Before beginning his career in banking, he served in the Israeli Defense Forces for three years. Avner first joined the Leumi Group in Israel in 2007, where he served as Chief of Staff to the CEO, Head of Group Strategy and Head of International Operations.

Mendelson earned his bachelor’s degree in economics and international relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and earned his MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Avner also serves on the Board of the UJA, Board of Regents for the American Friends of The Hebrew University, and the Board of the Shefa School in New York City.

Throughout his career, Avner has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, and has developed deep expertise in driving transformative change through the development of a focused strategic vision, the building of high-performance cultures, and harnessing a disciplined execution mindset. His strategic vision and ability to navigate complex financial environments have earned him a reputation as a trusted advisor and influential figure in the banking and fintech communities

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