Dupont Personal Protection News

Globe Announces The Final Recipients For The 2018 Globe Gear Giveaway Program

Globe, DuPont Protection Solutions (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council teamed up once again in 2018 to distribute 52 sets of turnout gear to 13 volunteer or mostly-volunteer fire departments. This annual program began in 2012 to provide departments in need with new turnouts to better protect their personnel. Shinbone Valley Fire and Rescue (Delta, AL) and the Barnsdall (OK) Rural Fire Department are the final 2018 gear recipients. Shinbone Valley Fire and Rescue has 16 volunteer f...

Globe Giveaway Program Arranges For 52 Sets Of Gear To Be Awarded To 13 Departments

Globe, DuPont Protection Solutions (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have been working together since 2012 to provide new, state-of-the-art turnout gear to volunteer fire departments in need through the Globe Gear Giveaway program. In 2018, 52 sets of gear will be awarded to 13 departments to help better protect their responders. Providence (NC) Fire & Rescue and the Strong Volunteer Fire Company (Mount Carmel Township, PA) are the latest gear recipients. Providence F...

Globe announces first two recipients for the 2018 Globe Gear Giveaway program

Since 2012, Globe by MSA, DuPont Protection Solutions (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have partnered to provide 403 sets of new, state-of-the-art turnout gear to fire departments in need – a value of over $920,000. An additional 13 departments will each receive four sets of gear in 2018. “MSA and Globe's mission is to see to it that men and women live and work in safety and health, and that speaks to the heart of exactly why we're proud to support the NVFC,&...

Bristol Uniforms launches revolutionary new Particulate Protection Hood to filter harmful smoke particles

The Particulate Protection Hood is made up of Dupont’s Nomex and Kevlar fibres with viscose in a knitted fabric Bristol Uniforms, a designer and manufacturer of firefighter PPE, has launched a revolutionary new hood which is proven to be 99.8% efficient at filtering harmful smoke particles. Particulate Protection Hood The Particulate Protection Hood is made up of Dupont’s Nomex and Kevlar fibres with viscose in a knitted fabric, and crucially features the innovat...

Saudi Safety & Security international exhibition and forum to return in 2016

The 2016 event will focus on industrial security, associated with safety & security protection of industrial facilities & assets Saudi Arabia’s leading security, fire and safety workshop and exhibition will return in 2016. The Saudi Safety & Security Forum and Exhibition 2016 will be taking place from the 16-18 May at The Dhahran International Exhibitions Center, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 2016 welcomes a rebranded SSS, including new logos and branded...

Dupont: an invitation to our flash fire seminar on 23 July in Nottingham

DuPont will hold a seminar on flash fire in Nottingham on 23rd July Dupont seminar to be held in July Want to know more about flash fire? Why not join DuPont at our free of charge Flash Fire Seminar on 23 July in Nottingham. Some of the top experts in the industry will be available to discuss topics including flash fire, flame-resistant clothing standards (including the new Electrical Arc exposure standards), the effects of burn injury, and a unique insight into how indust...

DuPont completes global expansion of Nomex® capacity

DuPont has created a new production facility for Nomex® in Asturias, Spain Additional flame-resistant fibre capacity supports critical markets for energy, aircraft, and personal protection DuPont has completed a planned expansion for Nomex® with the successful start up of a new production unit at its facility in Asturias, Spain. This expansion is the final step in a three-phase plan to increase worldwide capacity for Nomex®, including production in Virgina, USA...

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