Sweet-Orr was founded in Wappingers Falls, New York by an Irish immigrant, James A. Orr and his nephews, Clayton E. and Clinton W. Sweet in 1871. More than 140 years on, “We never let you down” remains our motto as we advance our dominant position as market leaders.

We understand that the toughest environments require the toughest garments. That is why we place continued emphasis on innovation, research and development, ensuring that our protective workwear always meets the highest standards.


Our products give you the confidence to handle equipment with safety gear craftily engineered for the task. Garments are expertly designed and created by our highly skilled teams who have been sharing their artistry and devotion to hardwearing workwear since 1871.



"In the 2 or 3 years that we have been using Sweet-Orr garments I have always received prompt response whenever I have called. Our criteria has always been met and the garments have been delivered in the allocated time frame. Any queries are handled efficiently and promptly and the representatives have gone the extra mile to accommodate us.”

Brian Garrett | Liebherr-Africa (Pty) Ltd

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