Safety and Workwear

Researchers Develop Face Mask With Built-In Sensors That Test for COVID
July 7, 2021 at 10:49 am

Researchers at MIT and Harvard have developed a new face mask that could greatly benefit medical workers by detecting COVID-19 within about 90 minutes. The development has implications beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, as the sensors reportedly could detect other viruses with some adaptation...

VF Corporation to Sell Occupational, Workwear Brands Amidst Retail-Focused Transition
April 28, 2021 at 12:31 pm

VF Corporation, parent company of brands like Jansport, Eastpak, North Face, Vans, Supreme and more, announced that it plans to sell the occupational and workwear segment of its business as it transitions to focus on retail. Those brands include Red Kap, VF Solutions, Bulwark, Workrite, Walls, Terra, Kodiak, Work Authority and Horace Small...

White Castle's 100th Anniversary Uniforms Feature Some Modern Twists Worth Noting
April 21, 2021 at 12:38 pm

When Harold and Kumar finally got to White Castle, you realized that the real hero was the guy working at the register. To celebrate heroes like him and 100 years of White Castle, the fast food chain teamed up with fashion label TELFAR to create a limited edition line of uniforms. The launch features a few notable twists...

Biden Administration Considering Plan to Send Face Masks to Every U.S. Household
February 4, 2021 at 11:20 am

President Biden’s COVID-19 Response Team is working on the logistics of sending millions of face masks to U.S. citizens. The plan is still in the early stages, but some of the administration’s top health experts have been discussing its viability. It's similar to a plan the Trump administration considered but ultimately scrapped in 2020...

What Dr. Fauci's 'Common Sense' Mask Layering Means for Promo Orders
February 1, 2021 at 11:24 am

While the CDC is reportedly studying the effectiveness of double-masking and has yet to issue any official guidance on it, the support for it from Dr. Anthony Fauci and other public health officials could potentially lead to new demand from customers looking for face masks...

High-End Scrubs? How a Former Nike Exec Sees the Future of Medical Apparel
January 13, 2021 at 10:32 am

A former Nike executive is starting his own medical apparel company, taking some of the lessons he’s learned from one of the world’s premier apparel brands to the uniforms and workwear sector. Lago, formed by Michael Tang, who most recently served in Nike’s corporate strategy department, will incorporate sustainability practices and high-end design...

ERB Industries Announces Acquisition by Delta Plus Group
December 23, 2020 at 1:16 pm

ERB Industries Inc., doing business as ERB Safety and Fame Fabrics, a manufacturer of personal protective equipment and commercial apparel, announced that the company has been acquired by Delta Plus Group, headquartered in Apt, France. Delta Plus Group is a premier global manufacturer of head-to-toe safety equipment for workers in construction and general industry. For…

Vantage Apparel Adds New Xtreme Visibility Safety Apparel for 2021
October 20, 2020 at 11:40 am

Vantage Apparel, Avenel, N.J., announced the addition of its new safety apparel line through an exclusive partnership with Xtreme Visibility. Planned for launch in November 2020, the new safety line includes a wide assortment of ANSI-certified Class 2 and Class 3 vests, shirts, sweatshirts, rainwear and jackets—all ready for decoration and fulfillment in 72 hours…