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Point Blank unveils V2 Pro Performance System

27th Jan 2020

Point Blank Enterprises and First Tactical have jointly unveiled the public safety industry's first-ever fully integrated apparel and armour line, the V2 Pro Performance System. This allows law enforcement agencies to purchase a fully-integrated system featuring the V2 Pro-Performance armour carrier with NIJ compliant ballistics, shirt and pants.

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Sympatex to show rEvolution Hybrid functional jacket

22nd Jan 2020

Sympatex, a provider of sustainable functional textiles, will show the rEvolution Hybrid, an upcycled functional jacket made from 30 per cent recycled used textiles and 70 per cent PET bottles, at ISPO 2020, in hall A1, booth 300, in the press centre west. The leading trade fair for sports business will be held from January 26-29, 2020, in Munich,...

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Myant & Helly Hansen shows active thermal workwear at CES

17th Jan 2020

Myant, pioneers in textile computing, and Helly Hansen, the global technical and safety apparel brand, unveiled a line of active thermal workwear at the recently held CES 2020, which dynamically regulates body temperature for workers in cold climates. CES has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years.

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Arville's 4WS and ComfortShell fabrics attract buyers

18th Dec 2019

Arville, which introduced Arville 4WS (four-way-stretch) and Arville ComfortShell fabrics, specifically aimed at key personnel within Australasia's firefighting, police, military and first-responder sectors, at the AFAC19 fire and emergency management conference in Melbourne, is now getting enquiries from the interested parties regarding the new...

FIPCO subsidiary gets accreditation for fire-proof fabrics

17th Dec 2019

Filling and Packing Material Mfg Co (FIPCO’s) subsidiary FPC Industries Co has obtained a certificate of accreditation from the Pilgrims Housing Project for various kinds of FPC products of industrial fire-resistant fabrics to be used in building tents, shades and all other purposes related to pilgrims housing projects in Mina, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

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PPSS develops next level high-performance body armour

10th Dec 2019

PPSS Group has developed next generation of high-performance body armour which protects the wearer from even the most vicious and brutal types of edged weapon and shanks imaginable. The new body armour is made from Auxilam, a unique carbon fibre composite material. It has been field tested thoroughly, will be made available from January 06, 2020.

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Bolger & O’Hearn’s OmniBloq to be used as DWR technology

22nd Nov 2019

After extensive testing, OmniBloq, Bolger & O’Hearn’s high powered, stormproof/breathable durable water repellent, has met all requirements to be used as a DWR technology for Storm Cotton and Storm Denim finishes. Storm Cotton and Storm Denim combine natural comfort of cotton with high performance characteristics normally found in synthetic materials.

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Carrington Textiles shows new protective textiles at A+A

20th Nov 2019

Carrington Textiles displayed latest developments in workwear, flame retardant, waterproof, and defence fabric ranges at the recently held A+A trade fair. A+A is the largest international trade fair for safety, security, and health at work, held in Dusseldorf, Germany. Carrington Textiles is the largest producer of workwear fabrics, headquartered in...

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NSA & HauteWork to make flame resistant clothing for women

15th Nov 2019

National Safety Apparel (NSA) has announced a partnership with HauteWork, an upscale brand of flame resistant clothing (FRC), to design safe, comfortable, and stylish FRC that is flattering for all women. The partnership of HauteWork and NSA further represents NSA's commitment to having a house of FR brands and supporting women in the work force.

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