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FlamePro Attains Contract By Capita To Provide Firefighting Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) For The UK’s Ministry Of Defence

FlamePro, a renowned British manufacturing specialist of life safety garments and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for firefighters, has been awarded a £4 million contract by Capita, to provide its firefighting PPE for the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MOD), across the next decade. Firefighting PPE tender The competitive tender, part of Capita’s contract with the MOD, saw four different PPE providers bid for the contract, with FlamePro being appointed to provide its full ensem...

1960s London Fire Brigade Van Sells For Over £10,000 In Classic Car Auction

In 1965, Greater London Council ordered six Commer Cobs to be used BACVs (Breathing Apparatus Control Vehicles). DYC32C ended up, at least to start with, in Bromley. It remained with the Fire Brigade until 1977 when it was sold out of the service. Of the six ordered, DYC32C is believed to be the only one that survives today. The Commer was, at one point, owned by a builder who cared little for the fire-based heritage and then used it as a van. However, it survived the cement dust and was sold a...

FlamePro Launches Their Fire Kit Which Consists Of A Valiant Structural Fire Suit To Enhance Firefighter Safety

FlamePro, a British manufacturing specialist of life-saving garments for firefighters, announces the launch of a first-of-its-kind fire kit, having worked with its suppliers to bring new, innovative technologies to the market. The new valiant structural fire suit represents a significant step forward in firefighter protection, utilizing brand new developments in fabrics, membranes, and components. This includes a new fabric assembly, which incorporates an integrated 3D woven structure and state...

Anheuser-Busch And The National Volunteer Fire Council Provide Critical Hydration Supplies To Volunteer Fire Departments

Anheuser-Busch and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are teaming up for the third year to provide critical hydration to volunteer fire departments responding to wildfires through the Emergency Drinking Water for Wildland Firefighters program. The program is an expansion of Anheuser-Busch’s longstanding tradition of providing emergency drinking water and supplies for disaster relief efforts. Anheuser-Busch is continuing its commitment in 2021 by pledging to donate 1.5 million cans...

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...

Elbeco Introduces CX360™ Uniform Series

Elbeco's new CX360™ uniform series offers ultimate performance. It is designed to stand up to the demanding conditions of the streets and maintain a professional public image. It has a superior 4-way stretch fabric combined with a performance-driven design that provides enhanced function, comfort, and versatility.

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...

Rosenbauer Launches New Firefighting Boots BOROS

With the BOROS B1 (Boots Rosenbauer) pull-on boot and the BOROS B4 with quick release fastener system, Rosenbauer is presenting its first two products of a new line of fire fighting boots. The new lineup is a completely new design, for which Rosenbauer worked not only with shoe technicians, designers, ergonomists, and sole specialists but also with emergency response organizations, whose feedback from extensive wearing tests played a major role in the design of the products. What sets the BOROS...

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...

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