Get Your Workwear Stitching Right

Often when workwear is the focus of any conversation, the fabric chosen forms part of the chit-chat. However, often omitted, stitching choice plays an important role in garment production. Differently materials and designs require a certain kind stitching in order to deliver on high-quality expectations. When delving into workwear consider the fabric, garment type and […]

Posted in PPE

High-Visibility Workwear By Design

Blog header High Visibility Artisan Suit

High-visibility workwear or reflective workwear has made great advances in protecting the lives of not just workers but of motorcyclists, cyclists, runners and pedestrians alike. The innovation improves visibility of individuals at night or under low-visibility conditions and has subsequently lead to significantly lowered on and off-road fatalities. A Bright Start For High-Visibility Workwear High-visibility […]

Know Your Workwear Terms

My Account-Feature-KYWT

With a client list made up of over 500 companies, we interact and service a wide variety of highly-skilled individuals across many industries. While many proven entrepreneurs and highly experienced people are often confident with the terminology and jargon used within their field of work, the personal protective equipment industry can prove tricky. Workwear Terms […]

100% Cotton VS Polyester Blends

The benefits of choosing to wear 100% cotton, instead of a cotton blend (50% polyester and 50% cotton) are a constantly-evolving conversation in the textile manufacturing industry. Function is usually the primary determining factor influencing the choice of fabric. Workwear Basic Fabric Needs In the design process, various factors are considered to ensure garments produced […]

The Sweet-Orr Mark

We have a rich heritage dating back more than 144 years, in fact the New York Times has said that Sweet-Orr: “May actually have been the first commercial jeans producer”. The company grew in notoriety to such an extent its garments are still prized collectables today. Sweet-Orr Ahead of the Trend The word ‘sanforized’ is […]

Women Work. Their PPE Should, Too.

For quite some time now women have been doing the same difficult and dangerous jobs that have been stereotyped male. Isn’t it about time that their PPE start following suit? We think so… Unisex Workwear? Not Really. Unfortunately, much of the PPE industry today still caters predominately for male workers under the guise of “unisex” […]