Seahawk Reusable Face-Coverings - the first choice for buyers

Reusable Face-Coverings – the first choice for buyers

PCIAW® member, Seahawk Apparel in Glenrothes, Fife is a manufacturer of specialist protective workwear and PPE for the likes of the oil and gas, petrochemical, emergency services and construction sectors. Since the outbreak of Covid-19, the business has responded swiftly to manufacture reusable, non-medical face coverings and protective workwear, including scrubs for NHS staff.   The…

Antiviral fabric treatment_Carrington Textiles | PCIAW

ISO certified antiviral finish for workwear fabrics by Carrington Textiles

ISO certified antiviral finish for workwear fabrics by Carrington Textiles delivers outstanding performance and launderability. The international textile manufacturer has successfully obtained the ISO 18184:2019 ‘Determination of antiviral activity of textile product’ certification for its new Antiviral and Antibacterial Finish for fabrics, a strategic move of the company’s R&D efforts to respond to the market’s…

The National Audit Office Would Like PCIAW® to Survey Members on PPE

The National Audit Office Would Like The Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide (PCIAW®) to Survey Members on PPE

The National Audit Office (NAO) is collecting information on the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the NHS and social care during the COVID-19 pandemic, to assist in the preparation of a report for Parliament that will be published later this year. The NAO is collecting information from a range of sources and the…

PPE standards updated | Bristol Uniforms | PCIAW

European firefighter PPE standard updated

The European standard EN 469 for PPE has been updated. This standard ensures protective clothing worn by firefighters is of good quality, fit for purpose and adequately protective, has been revised and published this month. The European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) published EN469: 2020 Protective clothing for firefighters – Performance requirements for protective clothing for…

Eco-friendly processes | Morito Scovill Americas

Morito Scovill Americas Introduces Eco-Focused Processes

Morito Scovill Americas have announced their focus on sustainability efforts in 2020 and beyond, with the introduction of C.O.R.E. – Committed to Our Resources and Environment, which is composed of eco-focused processes that will greatly reduce the company’s manufacturing impact. C.O.R.E. manufacturing methods and eco-focused processes do not use finishing processes such as electroplating, sandblasting,…