Sweet-Orr launches new Cape Town showroom

Sweet-Orr launches new Cape Town showroom

Sweet-Orr is proud to announce the opening of its brand-new showroom in Cape Town. Extending on the brand’s incredible 152-year heritage, the showroom promises to showcase the finest workwear garments for a tactile, immersive experience for both shoppers and visitors alike. The showroom will open on 1 September 2023 at the iconic brand’s Cape Town […]

A-OSH Expo – South Africa 2023

Sweet-Orr - A-OSH EXPO

Sweet-Orr is proud to exhibit at the 2023 A-OSH EXPO. With a focus on employee safety in the workplace, the A-OSH EXPO is the ideal place for Sweet-Orr to showcase our superior protective workwear range that can withstand the toughest environments, providing protection from the hazards you face in the workplace. The A-OSH EXPO is […]

Fire Back with PPE made from Nomex® Inherently Flame Retardant Fabrics

Sweet-Orr PPE made from Inherently Flame Retardant Fabrics

In the line of fire, you can rest assured knowing that the Nomex fibres in your PPE can withstand the heat. Know your Nomex® Nomex® is an innovative heat- and flame-resistant fibre that, when exposed to extreme heat, undergoes a unique reaction. It changes its properties to capture more energy in a fabric made from […]

From Clerk to CEO: The proudly South African story of John Jacobs

The Inspirational story of John Jacobs

From a teenage junior clerk at an international protective workwear company to taking over that very business and turning it into one of South Africa’s most prominent ventures of its kind: That is the story of John Jacobs, CEO of Sweet-Orr & Lybro, arguably one of the world’s oldest workwear brands. Headquartered in Cape Town, […]

3 Things You Need To Know In The New PPE World Post-COVID-19

Sweet-Orr PPE Covid-19

Sweet-Orr’s core promise is to deliver Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) workwear that guarantees the safety of those who wear them. To clarify, the essential workers around the world. Now, with COVID-19 there’s a new challenge facing us, ensuring that we maintain higher standards of safety. We’ve been in the international PPE sector since 1871. So, […]

Sweet-Orr’s Return To A+A Düsseldorf Germany

Sweet-Orr Returns To A+A Trade Fair Düsseldorf

We’ll be exhibiting the Sweet-Orr Superior Protective Workwear range at the renowned A+A Trade Fair in Düsseldorf, Germany – the world’s largest and most established international trade forum for safety, security and health at work.We’ll be standing proudly alongside around 1 900 of the leading international experts. Experts in personal protective equipment, high-risk prevention, environmental […]