Protecting our protectors

July 15th, 2019

Slash resistant clothing can reduce the risk of knife injuries and laceration.  by Robert Kaiser People throughout history have sought and found the means to protect themselves with specially designed and constructed garments. From furs and chainmail, to leather, metals or fabric, a range of materials has been used creatively to protect against injury or […]

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New workwear brand announced for glass and metal industry workers

March 2nd, 2018

PPSS Group’s cut-resistant fabric Cut-Tex PRO will be used in a new workwear clothing brand, CutPRO, to protect people working in the glass and metal production and processing industries. A press release issued by the company says PPSS worked with a British university to design and supply the “ultimate cut-resistant garment design” for personal protective […]

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A cut above: hockey socks

May 1st, 2013

Most fans watching their favorite National Hockey League (NHL) players zoom, weave and crash on the ice probably don’t realize that some of these consummate athletes aren’t wearing socks. Hockey players regard many styles of protective socks as inhibiting their connection to the ice and, therefore, their performance. However, in a sport where razor-sharp skates […]

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