PPE Industry News: High Visibility Clothing

According to the CCOHS (2008), “high-visibility safety apparel (HVSA) is clothing (e.g, vests, bibs, or coveralls) that workers can wear to improve how well other people “see” them (their visibility). Every day, many workers wear some form of visibility clothes in order to communicate their presence to others. Police officers, linemen, construction workers are just…

Gerber Technology Acquires Avametric, Deepens Investment to Provide End-to-End 3D Solution For Fashion Industry

    TOLLAND, CONN., USA, Oct. 25, 2018 – Based on 12 months of collaboration between the companies – after Gerber announced in November 2017 as reported with ANIVEC newsletter) they would be integrating Avametric’s fabric simulation engine into their AccuMark® 3D platform follows the next step: Gerber Technology has acquired San Francisco based Avametric.…

PPE Industry News: Eye Protection

Winter is coming and eye protection from fog seems to be necessary in order to prevent our worker to suffer injuries. The cold climate, as well as, the difference between outdoor and indoor temperature can cause lens to fog. As a direct consequence, workers may plausibly remove eye wear and put themselves in a dangerous…

PDC BIG

PDC BIG celebrated its 30th year of manufacturing badges in the UK in August. The innovative badge company operates at their 14,000 square foot premises in Ipswich, which boasts 65 employees (and more further afield – 6,500 around the world).   Regional Business Manager, UK and Ireland Mark Alderman – arguably the heart of the…

Forestandarb visit Haix

Haix provide safety boots that covers the areas of: Fire, rescue/medical, workwear, police, military, cross nature, forest and streetwear. Forestandarb.com were lucky enough to have an exclusive visit to Haix in Croatia. They were invited to a series of enlightening presentations given by various key members of the HAIX company including their CEO Mr Ewald…

TEXTILE SOLUTIONS FOR ALL

On Tuesday the 6th and Wednesday the 7th November 2018 Sioen will be present at the first trade fair for sailmakers in the Netherlands “Zeilmakerijvakbeurs”. Sioen, specialist in technical textiles for all these applications, was particularly charmed by the initiative of the SZS (Dutch association of sailmakers) and stepped in along with his Dutch distributor Trisco. Below…