Supergum factory | Barkan Industrial Zone | May 2011 | Photographed by Who ProfitsSupergum factory | Barkan Industrial Zone | Feb 2013 | Photographed by Who ProfitsSupergum sign | Barkan Industrial Zone | Sept 2009 | Photographed by Who Profits

A private Israeli company that manufactures and markets rubber and plastic products for automotive, security and military industries.

Supergum’s rubber and plastic factories are located in the Barkan Industrial Zone in the Barkan settlement in the occupied West Bank. The company’s plastic factory was previously located in the industrial zone of the West Bank settlement of Maale Efraim. Its subsidiary, Impertech Industries, also has its main factory in the Barkan IZ. The company is one of two companies that manufacture gas masks exlusivey for the Israeli Ministry of Defense.

In 2013, Supergum received a governmental grant of NIS 4,685,000 from the Israeli Ministry of Economy, in accordance with the Encouragement of Capital Investments Law – 1959 to expand its factory for protective and technical products in the Barkan IZ.

The company is a supplier of the Israeli army. The company manufactures CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) protective equipment for the Israeli Home Front command in its rubber factory in the Barkan IZ.

Supergum manufactures crowd control weapons such as plastic clubs, shields for police officers and lighting kits for marking and warning suited for use in checkpoints. The company also manufactures weapon parts like rifle butts, rifle clasps, M-16 rifle shutters, Negev rifle handles and a rifle cleaning shoots.