Safety and Workwear

Memo on Female Hunting Apparel Slammed for 'Offensive' Language
January 31, 2018 at 11:38 am

Back in November, we detailed the backlash that came as a result of blaze pink hunting gear. Many women said the hunting coats were misguided, and some even said they were insulting and demeaning. While Michigan allowed the pink hunting gear to hit store shelves, there was a caveat. The bill mandated that the Natural…

Is Bulletproof Clothing Going Mainstream?
March 29, 2017 at 11:41 am

Bulletproof clothing mostly is reserved for law enforcement officials. However, it turns out a man named Miguel Caballero has been outfitting the world's VIPs with trendy bulletproof clothing for years. According to CNN, Caballero has long created bulletproof threads for A-list customers, like Michael Bloomberg, Steven Seagal, King Fernando and, rumor has it, Barack Obama. "We…

Safety Apparel Market to Grow 8 Percent
September 6, 2016 at 4:00 pm

SandlerResearch.org, Pune, India, released its forecasts for the future global safety apparel market. The research company expects the global safety apparel market to grow 8.12 percent from 2016 to 2020. The Global Safety Apparel Market 2016-2020 report cited nanotechnology…

Suit Up: Tips for Selling Rugged and Safety Apparel
September 2, 2016 at 4:58 pm

Just like you would never cut corners while building a skyscraper, digging a water line or fixing a subway car, labor workers don’t want the companies that make their apparel to cut corners, either. End-users want apparel and gear that works as hard as they do. For distributors, that means providing products that have durable…

12 Rugged, Safety Gear Options for the Hard-worker
August 10, 2016 at 5:27 pm

Just like you would never cut corners while building a skyscraper, digging a water line or fixing a subway car, labor workers don’t want the companies that make their apparel to cut corners, either. End-users want apparel and gear that works as hard as they do...

Promo Marketing Announces 2016 Supplier Excellence Awards, Part Two
July 19, 2016 at 2:42 pm

Promo Marketing, the Philadelphia-based source of product and marketing information for distributor sales professionals, is pleased to announce the second installment of its 2016 Supplier Excellence Awards. For the first installment of winners, check here. The annual Supplier Excellence Awards give distributors the ability to vote for their favorite suppliers in more than 40 hard goods and apparel…

3M Promotional Products Recalls Hard Hats
June 23, 2016 at 3:48 pm

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that 3M Promotional Products, North Mankato, Minn., is recalling its Vented Hard Hats because the items, intended to protect against electric shock, do not provide adequate protection. The hard hats are white,…

Starline Inc. Donates to Fort McMurray Fire Victims
May 16, 2016 at 3:28 pm

Starline Inc., Grand Island, N.Y., has donated 1,000 flashlights to help the victims affected by the devastating wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, and surrounding towns. The Stitchin' Man in Lac la Biche, Alberta, is collecting donations to help in…

Kanye West Unveils Kanye Vest Uniform Company
April 1, 2016 at 4:35 pm

Is there anything Kanye West can't do? After a hugely successful merchandise launch following the release of his "The Life of Pablo" album, West is setting his business sights on the promotional apparel industry. It might seem like a bizarre venture for the artist, considering he's doing so well with consumer launches, like the Yeezy Boost…