Globe Manufacturing Company, LLC 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,&...

Crosstech footwear fabric now available for dual-certified footwear

Improved edition of Crosstech footwear with dual certification W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc enhanced its CROSSTECH® footwear fabric to meet NFPA standards.W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., has improved its CROSSTECH® footwear fabric so that it enables boots to meet both NFPA 1971, 2005 edition, and NFPA 1992, 2007 edition certifications. Currently the only footwear fabric on the market that facilitates this dual certification, CROSSTECH® footwear fabric provi...

Globe teams up with Zephyr and TRX to build electronic firefighter-tracking suits

Globe will be integrating its technology with Zephyr and TRX to manufacture electronic turnout gears for firefighters Globe Manufacturing Company, LLC announced that it is teaming up with Zephyr Technology Corporation and TRX Systems, Inc. to develop and build an integrated body-worn electronics system for firefighters and first responders. “Globe has been engaged in multiple university and government research and development projects since 2006 with the goal of fi...

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