Duckworth introduces military PPE legislation

Illinois Senator, Tammy Duckworth, is working to ensure that female members of the military are equipped with proper fitting and functioning personal protective equipment (PPE). Along with Iowa Democrat Joni Ernst, Arizona Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Richard Blumenthal, they have introduced legislation that aims to improve troop readiness and effectiveness. They address issues of…

PPSS Group launch next-generation body armour offering previously unthinkable levels of protection

PPSS Group’s next generation of high-performance body armour is taking personal protection to a completely new-found level. Made from Auxilam™, a unique carbon fibre composite material, this latest body armour will protect the wearer from even the most vicious and brutal types of edged weapons and shanks imaginable.  Utilising a combination of the incredible strength of…

Ascend debuts new fastener, films and E&E grades

Ascend Performance Materials, the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, showcased new grades of its Vydyne® PA66 for cable ties and fasteners, films, and electronic and electrical applications. Vydyne ThermaPlus™ is a heat-stabilized PA66 for cable ties and fasteners. Utilizing Ascend’s proprietary multistage heat-stabilizing technology, Vydyne ThermaPlus brings temperature resistance up to 230…