The PCIAW® is pleased to welcome Progressive Safety into our network of trusted members, growing the association and providing further foundations within the footwear and workwear markets.
Progressive Safety is a family-owned workwear and safety footwear supplier based in Sheffield, UK, that has been operating for over 60 years since their founding in 1960. The company is now led by the founder’s granddaughter, Anna Topham, who became Operations Director earlier this year to steer the business into future growth for decades to come.
Progressive Safety supplies products across the UK and Europe, manufacturing several quality brands such as JCB Workwear, Worktough, and Contractor. The company maintains a stock of over 5000 items to enable rapid next-day delivery across the UK and Ireland from its Sheffield warehouse, ensuring clients can rely on Progressive Safety to meet their workwear needs in a timely and consistent fashion.
Offerings include safety footwear, workwear, PPE, workplace products, and services like bespoke branding and wearer pack fulfilment. Progressive supply distributors with impactful point of sale displays to make their products stand out in the market, and the company is well known for continuity of supply on core items like work trousers and boots.
Progressive Safety sells through multiple channels, including customer service, field sales, online sales, and a physical retail store. Holding excellent e-commerce capabilities and a digital-first marketing approach, the company is a modern brand able to compete with the giants and provide a quality service to a diverse audience of end-users and businesses. With ambitious growth plans supported by reliable products, Progressive Safety is poised to help shape the professional clothing and footwear industry, developing solid items which serve their customers well.
The PCIAW® works diligently to strengthen the influence of the industry and enable future development through a single industry-specific voice, providing solutions which facilitate business growth, product innovation and strong brands for PCIAW® Trusted Members.
PCIAW® works across the entire supply chain of the professional clothing industry, from fibre, thread and yarn producers; fabric, fastenings and accessories companies; to the end-product manufacturers from head to toe. As PCIAW® connects the professional clothing industry, our trusted members have become ever more interconnected as they collaboratively adopt each other’s innovative technologies to achieve higher quality.
We strive to expand our international membership base to reach every corner of the globe. Our Trusted Members include the likes of Milliken & Company, Dishang, Cooneen, Carrington Textiles, Daletec, Hohenstein, BTTG® / Shirley Technologies, Madeira, W L Gore, ANIVEC, Incorporatewear, Cobmex Apparel, and others, and we continue to grow our network and create connections every year.