Fire-Dex Acquires TECGEN PPE Brand for Fire Service Market

Medina, OH—Fire-Dex, a manufacturer of protective firefighting clothing, has acquired TECGEN PPE®, an innovative flame-resistant fabric and garment technology from National Safety Apparel (NSA).

Fire-Dex is the exclusive licensee of the TECGEN PPE® product line for the first responder market. This acquisition will strengthen Fire-Dex as a global PPE leader, focused on protecting firefighters. This unique technical solution will expand Fire-Dex’s head-to-toe offering.

Steve Allison, director of sales, states “The TECGEN PPE® fabric and product designs are outstanding for modern day firefighter activities for more than 90 percent of department calls. NFPA 1971 structural firefighter gear is critical safety equipment, but departments need additional function-specific PPE that impacts their safety and comfort.”

Focused on protection and breathability, TECGEN PPE® offers a comfortable, protective alternative to wearing turnout gear or day uniforms for technical rescue and extrication work. TECGEN PPE® gear is specifically designed to stand up to the tasks most commonly performed during MVA, extrication, and technical rescue responses.

Fire-Dex and TECGEN PPE® are two of the fastest growing brands in the fire industry. This acquisition is a great fit for Fire-Dex as it further strengthens its leadership position in the PPE, fire apparel business” says Chuck Grossman, president and CEO of National Safety Apparel.

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