The London Stock Exchange-listed company produces a wide range of products, including gas masks and dairy milking equipment through its two businesses, Avon Protection and milkrite | InterPuls.
Avon Protection is a global leader in advanced chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) respiratory protection systems that are used in militaries, law enforcement and fire services.
Milkrite | InterPuls provides milking point solutions to dairy farmers across the world.
The MHP account team will be led by MHP Capital Markets executive chair Andrew Jaques, and associate director Charlie Barker, with support from Pete Lambie and Ailsa Prestige.
MHP said the appointment strengthens the agency’s roster of industrials and engineering clients, which includes Cobham, Ultra Electronics, Vesuvius and FTSE 100 company Halma Group.
"Avon Rubber is a world class business with a fantastic story to tell, so we are delighted to have been appointed," Jaques said. "The company is at an exciting stage of its growth and we look forward to helping communicate their strategy to the market."
Avon Rubber chief executive Paul McDonald added: "We are thrilled to have appointed MHP as our financial PR advisers at this important stage in our growth journey. We were impressed by MHP’s ideas and enthusiasm, as well as their deep sector experience and knowledge, and are very much look forward to working with the team."