Pacific Safety Products Inc has won a $1.9 million contract to produce soft body armour vests for delivery before the close of its financial year at the end of June.

In a statement, the company says this contract award brings its order book to a record high of $6.0 million.

Brad Field, president and chief executive officer, said: "We continue to be pleased with the order book's strong growth and the improving performance of the company this fiscal year. I anticipate that we will see the company's financial position strengthen throughout the remainder of this fiscal year and well into the next."

Founded in 1984, PSP has more than 200 employees at three Canadian facilities in Kelowna, British Columbia; Brampton, Ontario; and Arnprior, Ontario.