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VIKING Passes Major Test Of Adaptability

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S has now been operating for a full year in market conditions dictated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the challenging situation, VIKING maintained a high level of activity and achieved satisfactory earnings in 2020. Turnover of nearly 2.6 billion DKK represents a decline of 185 million DKK year over year, yet it is still the second-highest figure ever recorded by the company. Profit before tax of 168.9 million DKK is also lower than the record result in 2019. V...

ISEE & CEFE Powered By INTERSCHUTZ Trade Expo To Be Held In Shanghai From Dec 8 – 10, 2021

The ISEE & CEFE Powered by INTERSCHUTZ, co-hosted by Beijing Safever Science & Technology Innovation Center, China National Machinery Industry International Co., Ltd. (SINOMACHINT), and Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai Ltd. will be held at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center on December 8 – 10, 2021. The exhibition area is expected to be 30,000 square meters, with an estimated 400 exhibitors and 20,000 trade visits. ISEE & CEFE Powered by INTERSCHUTZ This exp...

AGF Introduces Flood Eliminator For Auxiliary Drains

AGF Manufacturing is excited to introduce the Model 5900 Flood Eliminator, an attachment that prevents broken auxiliary drains from flooding a facility. The Model 5900 is designed to allow condensate water to collect normally in a standard drum drip. If presented with the pressurized flow that would result from a failed drum drip, it automatically trips to cut off that flow, eliminating the flooding and damage that would result from the system’s failure. The Flood Eliminator can be pre-ass...

Fire & Rescue New South Wales Places Second Order For MSA And Pac Fire Australia’s XFlex Range Of Structural PPE

Following the successful delivery of more than 5,000 sets of high-quality structural firefighting PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) from globally renowned specialist PPE manufacturer, MSA Bristol (MSA Safety Incorporated) and its Australian distributor, Pac Fire Australia (Pac Fire), Australia’s Fire & Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW) fire service has continued with their roll out and expect to have an additional 5,000 sets of structural PPE delivered by June 2021. The expectation is...

Dräger To Provide Personal Protective Equipment To All Emergency Services And Blue Light Organizations In The UK

Specialist personal protective equipment from Dräger, a pioneer in the fields of medical and safety technology, will now be available to all Emergency Services and Blue Light organizations in the UK through a new framework agreement with public sector procurement specialists, YPO. The Emergency Services and Blue Light framework agreement specially covers three lots: firefighter helmets and associated products (lot 6); ambulance technician helmets and associated products (lot 23); and decon...

DuPont Personal Protection Unveils New Standardized Naming System To Aid In Nomex Solutions Specification

As a globally recognized company in flame-resistant (FR) and arc flash protective technologies, DuPont Personal Protection (DuPont) is pleased to announce a new, globally consistent naming convention for Nomex solutions, in order to help safety managers identify the best solution for their specific needs, regardless of the region or industry. Nomex naming system “Harmonizing our Nomex naming system was in direct response to insights gathered from our end users. Safety managers wanted to...

MSA, Dupont, And NVFC To Provide PPE Gears Through The 2021 Globe Gear Giveaway Program

MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are teaming up for the 10th year to provide state-of-the-art personal protective equipment to better protect the volunteer firefighters who need it most. Through MSA’s and DuPont’s 2021 Globe Gear Giveaway, 13 departments will each receive four new sets of turnout gear along with four helmets to increase firefighter safety. This decade-long program has provided over $1 million worth of life-saving gear to date. Volunteer f...

Hunter Apparel Solutions Deliver 50 Million Units Of Vital Protective Clothing To Fire Authorities During The Pandemic

During the outbreak of COVID-19 Hunter Apparel Solutions Limited (Hunter) had the privilege to work in partnership with Kent and Medway Towns Fire Authority, as National leads for PPE and Clothing within the fire sector and the UK Government to co-ordinate, source, manufacture, and supply vital PPE to the frontline emergency services and health sectors as part of what has now become the UK National Framework for Fire and public sector organizations and other parts of the UK’s critical infr...

Hunter Launches EN14683 Certified Face Cover With Type IIR Fluid Resistance To Enhance Firefighter Safety

Hunter has designed and manufactured the EN14683 certified face cover that is tested for Type IIR fluid resistance and will remain antibacterial for 100 wash cycles. This makes the Hunter Ultra the protective, most sustainable face covering and is an outstanding example of Hunters' highly intuitive R&D. The Hunter Ultra has been approved by the National Technical lead for PPE for the UK Procurement Hub and is included in the National Framework for Consumable PPE run in partnership between K...

Harris County Fire Marshal Office Coordinates Medication Mail-In Program

The Harris County Fire Marshal's Office coordinated an innovative medication mail-in program via the University of Houston, local fire departments, and Harris County Commissioner's Offices. The goal of this program is to encourage the proper disposal of prescription medication, limit the availability of high-risk prescription medications in homes, and reduce accidental poisonings and overdoses. "This program allows community members to safely mail in unused or expired medications for proper dis...

Panasonic Life Solutions Launches An Efficient Fire Alarm System For The UAE Market

Panasonic Life Solutions Middle East & Africa (PLSMEA), a subsidiary of Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa FZE (PMMAF) is pleased to announce the launch of its user-oriented fire alarm system (FAS), in the UAE. With facilities increasingly focused on improving safety standards, the fire alarm systems offer a smart and scalable solution for wide range of industries and facility sizes. The fire alarm system is made available to customers by Al-Futtaim Engineering and technologies (A...

MSA Safety Announces The Acquisition Of U.K. Firefighter Turnout Gear Manufacturer Bristol Uniforms

Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated announced it has acquired U.K.-based Bristol Uniforms (“Bristol”) in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $60 million. The acquisition strengthens MSA's position as a global provider of fire service PPE products while providing an avenue to expand its business in the U.K. and key European markets. Headquartered in Bristol, U.K., Bristol Uniforms is a renowned innovator and provider of protective apparel to the f...

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