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Utility Trailer Mfg. receives TTMA’s Plant Safety Award

June 15, 2016

Utility Trailer Mfg. Co., City of Industry, Calif., a manufacturer of refrigerated trailers, dry freight vans, flatbeds, and trailers, has announced that its Clearfield, Utah, trailer manufacturing plant has received a “Category A” Plant Safety Award from the Truck Trailer Manufacturers...

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Bluff Mfg. acquired by Wincove Private Holdings

May 24, 2016

Fort Worth, Texas-based Bluff Mfg. has been acquired by Wincove Private Holdings LP, a holding company with a permanent equity capitalization and management. Bluff Mfg. produces dock, warehouse, and safety equipment for companies in North, Central, and South America and the...

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Clarcor Industrial Air brings back DustHog brand

April 14, 2016

Clarcor Industrial Air, Overland Park, Kan., which now includes the United Air Specialists business, has announced it will bring back the DustHog® brand with a new logo. The brand has not been in active use for a decade. The line of dust collection equipment features such media technologies as...

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Scientific Dust Collectors launches new website

April 8, 2016

Scientific Dust Collectors, Alsip, Ill., has launched a new website at www.scientificdustcollectors.com. It provides information on the company’s baghouse dust collectors, cartridge dust collectors, cyclones, and bin vents. The firm has added a new section on engineering capabilities,...

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FMA names Plymouth Tube as winner of 2016 Rusty Demeules Award for Safety Excellence

March 31, 2016

Rockford, Ill.-based Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA) has announced Plymouth Tube of Streator, Ill., as the winner of the 2016 Rusty Demeules Award for Safety Excellence. The award, presented by FMA and sponsored by insurance provider CNA, was created by FMA’s Safety Council to...

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Airgas donates $50,000 in PPE to FSU welding engineering students

March 30, 2016

Radnor Township, Pa.-based Airgas has donated $50,000 worth of personal protective equipment to students enrolled in the welding engineering program at Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Mich. The donation includes enough welding jackets, hoods, gloves, and safety glasses for each of the...

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OSHA updates eye and face protection standards in final rule

March 28, 2016

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Washington, D.C., has published a final rule that updates requirements for personal protective equipment for workers in general industry, shipyards, longshoring, marine terminals, and construction. The final rule, which reflects current...

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FMA/CNA announce Safety Award winners

March 24, 2016

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA) and CNA have announced the recipients of its 2016 Safety Awards. Open to all FMA and Tube & Pipe Association Intl. (TPA) company members, the awards program recognizes metal fabrication companies that have an ongoing commitment to excellence...

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Kemper ventilation system named best welding product at STOM trade fair

March 24, 2016

Vreden, Germany-based Kemper’s CleanAirTower general ventilation system has been named the best product in the field of welding at the STOM trade fair in Poland. The system, designed according to the displacement flow principle, features patented contamination-free dust disposal. It extracts...

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SureWerx named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2015

March 11, 2016

SureWerx, a supplier of tool, equipment, and safety products based in Vancouver, B.C., has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2015. The program, sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Smith School of Business, and MacKay CEO Forums, recognizes Canadian-owned and...

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PPE market to reach $62 billion by 2022, says report

February 16, 2016

According to "Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Market Analysis by Product, by End-Use, and Segment Forecasts To 2022," a report offered by Dublin-based Research and Markets, the global PPE market, valued at nearly $36 billion in 2014, is expected to reach more than $62 billion by 2022, growing...

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Marlin Steel earns CNA's Risk Control Leadership in Safety Award

January 22, 2016

Baltimore-based Marlin Steel has received the Risk Control Leadership in Safety Award from commercial insurance writer CNA. CNA’s Risk Control unit assessed Marlin’s safety training, OSHA compliance, return-to-work procedures, fire safety and protection, and first aid procedures. At the...

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Wildeck marks 40th anniversary in 2016

December 21, 2015

Wildeck Inc., a material handling equipment and safety products manufacturer based in Waukesha, Wis., will celebrate its 40th anniversary throughout 2016. The company, established in 1976, is the only U.S. manufacturer of structural steel platforms, vertical lifts, and safety guarding products....

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JET Group acquires Sellstrom Mfg.

November 6, 2015

JET Group, Vancouver, B.C., has announced the acquisition of Sellstrom Mfg. Co., a provider of PPE safety products based in Schaumburg, Ill. The acquisition of Sellstrom significantly broadens JET Group’s Canadian safety portfolio by adding several categories of professional PPE products to...

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Magid announces recent award wins

November 2, 2015

Magid®, a manufacturer of safety products and personal protective equipment in Romeoville, Ill., has been recognized for new-product innovation for the third time in the ASSE Safety Attendee Choice and ISHN Reader’s Choice Awards. Its products won the following awards: D-ROC® high-visibility...

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