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Firefighter Uniform Adapts To Cancer Risk, Active Shooter Threat

More than an outfit. More thought than one leg at a time. Putting on the uniform is not just an ordinary daily task, but a habitual part of preparing for the unexpected. Yes, a firefighter’s uniform is more than an outfit. Think about who is wearing it and the risks they are exposed to on a daily basis. The firefighter comes from a long line of heroes, a brotherhood and sisterhood, with traditions to uphold and a reputation to maintain. Their uniform is no different. Its historical navy-b...

Ballyclare displays new range of Pionér and Xenon fire garments at A+A 2017

Ballyclare will display Xenon fire garments range at A+A 2017 Europe’s leading trade exhibition covering safety, security and health at work gave specialist workwear manufacturer Ballyclare an excellent opportunity to highlight the breadth of its offering to these different sectors. At the A + A event in Dusseldorf. the company displayed examples of both its multi-norm and flame-retardant Pionér workwear, and its Xenon multi-layered and multifunctional fire garme...

Bristol Uniforms to host Distributor Conference to bring together firefighter PPE suppliers and specialists from across the globe

Bristol Uniforms’ distributors play a crucial role in promoting the company’s international business Firefighter PPE suppliers and specialists from across the globe will be meeting in the UK in May at Bristol Uniforms’ three-day Distributor Conference. Held every few years, the conference is an opportunity for appointed distributors from more than 70 countries around the world to meet in Bristol to discuss their business, markets, and ambitions. This year&rs...

Bristol Uniforms to exhibit PPE solutions at Emergency Services Show 2016

Bristol’s innovative LayerFlex range provides a layered approach to PPE for fire-fighters Bristol Uniforms is a designer, manufacturer and supplier of protective clothing, meeting the diverse needs of emergency services personnel in the UK and around the world. Working with leading international fibre and fabric manufacturers including WL Gore, PBI Performance Products and DuPont, Bristol’s in-house design teams continue to develop innovative and progressive garme...

Ballyclare sponsors young firefighters for their trip to national Hungarian fire cadet competition

The team members will take part in the sort of firefighting drills and relay challenges which they practice on a regular basis in Wednesbury A group of young fire-fighter cadets will be carrying the hopes of a UK work wear manufacturer with them when they take part in an international competition in Hungary. The 10-strong team from the Wednesbury Young Fire-fighters Association (YFA) have been sponsored by Stockport-based Ballyclare Limited for their trip to the city of Szomba...

Bristol Uniforms designs new PPE kit for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

The Bristol kit uses latest technology in firefighter clothing and is ergonomically designed to provide crews with the best protection Bristol Uniforms has designed and supplied brand new PPE for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, which was rolled out in April. The distinctive new protective kit in dark navy and orange consists of over 6,500 items, to be worn by more than 500 operational members of staff. Bristol’s XFlexTM garments for Cambridgeshire FRS combine a H...

Ballyclare announces new German operating company and key protective clothing specialist appointments

Ballyclare will provide industrial and protective workwear and waterproof/foul weather garments in the European market Leading industrial workwear specialist Ballyclare Limited has announced the creation of a new German operating company in a move that sees the Ballyclare name expand from its UK base out into the wider European market. Based in Northern Germany, Ballyclare will provide customers in the European market with access to a wide range of industrial and protective wo...

The Emergency Services Show 2016 to host new features covering home safety and emergency response services

New seminar programmes will cover Lessons Learnt, ICT Innovation and PPE The Emergency Services Show has a host of new features for 2016 as it moves to the larger Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham on 21-22 September. New seminar programmes will cover Lessons Learnt, ICT Innovation and PPE. Home Safety 2016 runs as a new show within the show, the Drone Zone brings together everything UAV, while popular features like the Collaboration Zone and College of Paramedics CPD workshops hav...

PPE provider for emergency services Bristol Uniforms' PID facility expands its team and moves to new studio

Bristol recently welcomed new designer to its team, and is enjoying a spacious new studio at the heart of its factory in Staple Hill Bristol Uniforms’ Product Innovation and Development (PID) facility, the nerve centre for all new product development, has expanded its team and moved into a new custom-designed studio. Bristol’s specialist technical designers use the latest Computer Aided Design (CAD) software to create new state-of-the-art product ranges....

Ballyclare together with IFRA donates fire fighting kits to fire stations in Argentina

Ballyclare donates to help protect firefighters who often wear badly maintained kit, or no protective kit at all Ballyclare is always pleased to support the fire and rescue community. Over the year’s the company has donated protective clothing to charities and countries across the world to help protect firefighters who often wear badly maintained kit, or no protective kit at all. Charity with IFRA One charity Ballyclare work with is the International Fire and...

Concorde Trading Company celebrates 40th anniversary as Bristol's distributor in Abu Dhabi

To celebrate working partnership, Bristol joined Concorde members to host presentation for its senior staff Bristol’s strategy of building a worldwide network of appointed distributors began in 1975 when Concorde Trading Company in Abu Dhabi was appointed to be the company’s first representative. To celebrate this historic 40th anniversary of a successful working partnership, Bristol joined senior members of Concorde to host a presentation for its sen...

Cambridgeshire FRS signs 10 year contract with Bristol Uniforms

The contract has been signed for head-to-toe supply of firefighter PPE including XFlex™ design coats and trousers The contract has been signed for head-to-toe supply of firefighter PPE including  XFlex™ design coats and trousersFollowing a rigorous tender process, Cambridgeshire FRS has signed a 10 year contract with Bristol Uniforms for the head-to-toe supply of firefighter PPE, including its latest XFlex™ design coats and trousers, which is planned for...

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