Carhartt, America’s premium workwear brand since 1889, today announced it is adding eight new women’s styles to its flame resistant (FR) line. The new assortment – which includes a jacket, a denim pant and canvas pant, a coverall, a woven shirt, and three knit shirts – focuses on fabric and fit, while mirroring the sizing of Carhartt’s non-FR women’s styles.
DuPont Protection Solutions today announced that it is kicking off a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of DuPont™ Nomex®, an inherently heat- and flame-resistant fiber used to help provide protection to millions of people and critical processes worldwide. Throughout the year, a series of celebratory events and activities will be held to not only mark this major milestone, but to focus on the future.
International Glove Assocation honored Frank Stucke inducted on March 20, 2017
March 23, 2017
During a March 20 awards reception at its 2017 Glove Symposium, the International Glove Association (IGA) inducted Frank Stucke into the prestigious IGA Hall of Fame. Stucke began his career in the industrial glove market during the 1970’s, joining the Perfect Fit Glove Company as a knitting machine mechanic while attending high school.
The next staging of TOS+H EXPO, Turkish Occupational Safety + Health Exhibition, will take place from May 6 – 9, 2018 at the Halic Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey. The event will be an all-encompassing market and communication platform for the occupational safety sector. Key exhibitor categories will be personal protective equipment, corporate fashion, protective clothing, ergonomics, prevention and therapy, fire protection, safety products and systems as well as transport and vehicle safety.
OSHA ruled in 2008 that employers are required to pay for their employees’ PPE. OSHA does not specify the method that employers must use to pay for PPE. Many employers maintain a stock of PPE and hand it out as employees need it. Other employers use allowances or reimbursement systems. Any of these methods are acceptable, as long as employees receive the PPE at no cost.
Edward Chu transitions to CEO and Chairman of the Board
January 18, 2017
Revco Industries, Inc. announced today that Steve Hwang has been named as its new President, effective January 1, 2017.
Steve Hwang has spent 16 years at Revco Industries, most recently as Executive Vice President. Prior to that, he held positions as VP of Business Development & Operations, Operations Manager, and IT Manager. His experience with Revco Industries covers the spectrum of operational and business development duties, including supply chain management, strategic partnerships, analytics, quality, and production.
National Safety Apparel is continuing its history of innovation by introducing new members to its team of directors and vice presidents. Larry Ensign joins the family as Director of Sales and Tracy Linton has been promoted from Director of Corporate Development to Vice President of Strategic Accounts and Corporate Development.
The Dickies ProTM next generation of extreme-weather workwear launches at Outdoor Retailer's 2017 Winter Show
January 11, 2017
Dickies®, the world's leading performance workwear brand, and INVISTA's CORDURA® brand, a leader in durable, long-lasting fabrics, have teamed up to create the Dickies ProTM with CORDURA® military-grade fiber technology collection. Crafted specifically for the skilled tradesman working in severe weather conditions, Dickies ProTM with CORDURA® fabric is lightweight, durable and six times more abrasion resistant*.
FR clothing manufacturer offers free FR apron to firefighters who provide recipes for cookbook
November 15, 2016
Workrite Uniform Company, a flame-resistant (FR) workwear manufacturer, is asking the firefighting community to share their favorite recipes for inclusion in the company’s upcoming fire station cookbook. Each person who submits a recipe is also eligible to receive a free Workrite® FR Fire Service apron while supplies last.