While personal protection equipment (PPE) manufacturers continue to refine turnout gear for safety, comfort, and ergonomics, manufacturers of the fabrics that make up that gear are turning out new and improved products that enhance the overall performance of the PPE.
Now that the transaction has closed and the new combined company is beginning to execute its new strategy, we thought it was a good time to talk to players from both teams to learn more about how this business venture came to be.
DECON/pak is a self-contained agent-proportioning and rinse-application system developed specifically for gross decontamination of firefighting personnel donned with gear and their equipment.
Full disclosure: I am not a big fan of how most of the North American fire and emergency services provide personal protection from the neck up.
Phenix Technology, Inc., an industry leader in first responder safety helmets and equipment based in Riverside, California, announced its ISO 9001 standard certification renewal from ISO 9001:2008 to the newly revised standard, ISO 9001:2015.
With this acquisition, MSA strengthens its position as a leader in the North American market for firefighter personal protective equipment (PPE), while expanding its core product portfolio in a key customer segment.
LION has introduced the American Legend™ helmet series, which combines outstanding protection, additional head room, and a lighter weight.
Nomex® Nano Flex technology is the big news in VIKING’s new, triple-layered, yet super lightweight range of NFPA-compliant hoods that protect the head and neck area from heat and potentially dangerous particles.
I often like to look back on the way things were when I joined the fire company in 1993 and the way they are now.
The Life Guard Hood’s lighter, roomier fit ensures a greater degree of compliance, comfort, and safety