Chemical Growth Fuels Innovations in Hybrid Cut and Chemical PPE

Chemical Growth Fuels Innovations In Hybrid Cut And Chemical PPE

Workers are speaking loud and clear—with increased cut risks abundant in today’s machinery-heavy workspaces, cut protection can be as critical a factor as chemical protection. The chemical industry is currently experiencing extensive growth. According to the American Chemistry Council, as many of the world’s major economies experience an upturn, the chemical industry stands poised to…

Simon Jersey Teams Up With Prima Solutions To Become First Choice For Workplace Fashion

Simon Jersey limited, a subsidiary of the Uniform Brands Group, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of uniforms with more than 45 years’ experience, has selected PrimaNet from Loughborough based Prima Solutions as their ERP application.  PrimaNet will be implemented across all aspects of their UK and International businesses.  Prima were awarded the contract after…

Wearwell Named Best UK Manufacturer At The Professional Clothing Awards

British workwear specialist, Wearwell has been named the Best UK Manufacturer at the Professional Clothing Awards. The Tamworth-based firm also picked up a second gong at last night’s ceremony, with Wearwell CAD operator, Stan Groucott receiving the Services to the Textile Industry awards after almost half a century with the Tamworth manufacturer. The Professional Clothing…

CORDURA gives Durable Design Award at PCA Vision 2018

INVISTA’s CORDURA brand gave away the Durable Design Award to Thomas Davidson from the Manchester Fashion Institute, for his cutting-edge workwear of the future, at the recently held Professional Clothing Awards (PCS) Vision 2018 international student design competition, in London, UK.   The PCA VISION 2018 awards exist to inspire and honour best-in-class innovative, stylish…

Things You Need to Know About PPE for Women

According to the 2017 edition of the National Safety Council chartbook “Injury Facts” in 2014, 367 women died in the workplace. That same year, women experienced nearly 350,000 injuries involving days away from work. In many cases, having the right PPE could have made all the difference. When it comes to providing your women employees…

UK footwear industry launches new apprenticeship scheme

The manufacturing part of the footwear industry employs 4,000 people – image courtesy of Loake Shoemaker. The new apprenticeship has been designed by employers to be flexible and offers high-quality entry-level training and experience to those interested in joining a highly skilled industry. Created in association with the Institute for Apprenticeships, the scheme will typically…