UK safety group announces further American deal

  • 31 Aug 2017

UVEX SAFETY (UK) LTD have announced their partnership in the United Kingdom with American safety innovators HexArmor.

The deal will see Uvex stock, sell and market HexArmor’s impact and abrasion resistant hand protection products to its exisitng range.

This comes after Uvex acquired a substantial interest in HexArmor in October 2016, which enabled their re-entry into the North American safety market.

“We’re extremely excited to have the opportunity to offer industry leading technology,” said John Gill, managing director of UVEX SAFETY (UK) LTD.

“HexArmor has an excellent reputation in the North American PPE industry for leadership in innovative technology, so being able to integrate and combine their expertise within the diverse Uvex PPE portfolio increased our capability to provide measurably different solutions which keep people safe at work,” he said.

HexArmor has been a safety leader in North America for over 15 years, which its signature SuperFabric® brand material inside many of their industry leading products.

Steve VanErmen, President of HexArmor, said: “Having the opportunity to partner with Uvex in the UK and expand our technology to this market is a huge step towards furthering our mission of sending all workers home safe, every day.

“With Uvex’s prestigious position in the UK Safety industry, we’re excited to align our missions and resources together to offer a complete line of safety solutions for customers.”

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