protective apparel


The world’s leading trade fair and congress event for personal protection, occupational safety and health at work will take place in October 2023. © Messe Düsseldorf/Constanze Tillmann

02/08/2022 – Trade fairs

Trade fairs

A+A 2023 under the sign of sustainability and digitalisation

Exhibiting companies can now register for A+A 2023, which will be held in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 24 to 27 October 2023. By  Sibylle Michel

Flamexgreen is a staple fiber yarn made of recycled, post-consumer bottles. © Carl Weiske

31/03/2022 – Yarn for protective clothing

Yarn for protective clothing

Sustainable and flame retardant

 As a sustainable alternative, Carl Weiske offers a flame retardant staple fiber yarn made in part of recycled, post-consumer bottles. By  Sibylle Michel

Amanns new product innovation Basalt-tech is the first sewing thread made from 100% basalt stone fibers. © Amann

28/03/2022 – Yarns


Basalt-tech: sewing thread made from stone

The international sewing thread producer Amann Group launched a sewing thread that is entirely made from basalt stone fibers. By  Sibylle Michel

Para-aramid threads, light yellow dyed or undyed, show superior performance by resisting heat up to 500 °C. © IST Safety Ltd

20/12/2021 – Threads for protective clothing

Threads for protective clothing

Durak Tekstil aramid threads provide high durability

Ankara-based IST Safety Ltd uses Durak Tekstil’s para-aramid sewing threads and meta-aramid sewing threads in their protective and heat-resistant clothing. By  Editorial staff

The pandemic and hygiene topics played a central role at A+A 2021, alongside the latest developments in innovative protective equipment. © Messe Düsseldorf/Constanze Tillmann

12/11/2021 – Focus on Safety, Security and Health at Work

Focus on Safety, Security and Health at Work

A+A 2021: Safety and health as important as ever

The trade fair topics of A+A 2021, leading trade fair for safety, security and health at work, continue to move into the focus of politics and society. By  Sibylle Michel

During 2021-26, the market for chemical protective clothing is predicted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.1%. © Textiles Intelligence

08/11/2021 – Forecast


Chemical protective clothing becomes more important

The chemical protective clothing market is set to grow faster than many other performance apparel segments, according to a report in Issue 72 of Performance ... By  Editorial staff

Whether treated or inherent, FR fabrics offer similar protection. © Carrington Textiles

01/09/2021 – Advertisement


Flame Retardant fabrics: inherent or treated?

The benefits and drawbacks of inherent and treated flame retardant fabrics for workwear. By  Editorial staff