Visit the Sweet-Orr team at Electra Mining 2018

Electra Mining is back and stronger than ever. This five-day event is the largest mining, construction, industrial and electrical exhibition in Africa and is coming to Johannesburg’s Expo Centre between the 10 and 14 September, 2018. Naturally, the Sweet-Orr team will be there engaging with visitors, answering questions and shedding light on the importance of […]

The new Sweet-Orr showroom – Boksburg

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be opening our first Sweet-Orr showroom on the 14th of June. If you’re in Johannesburg, make sure you stop by the Terminal Lifestyle Centre in Boksburg to see it for yourself.   Although we’ve built up our name serving companies in the petrochemical, mining and processing industries, we always wanted […]

Join Sweet-Orr at the bauma CONEXPO AFRICA

We’ve always believed that the toughest conditions require the toughest garments, and there are few conditions tougher than those experienced in the mining and construction industry. This is why we’re pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at the bauma CONEXPO AFRICA from the 13th to the 16th of March in Johannesburg. About The […]

Sweet-Orr to exhibit at the A+A Trade Fair

Proving that our products are world-class and innovative, the Sweet-Orr team is getting ready to showcase its latest range of products at the A+A Trade Show in Dusseldorf, Germany from the 17th to the 20th of October. The A+A Trade Show is the largest international trade forum dedicated to safety, security and health at work. […]

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Sweet-Orr Team Members Discussing Quality

In order to stay true to our motto ‘we never let you down’, we work hard to ensure that every garment that leaves our factory lives up to its reputation. We understand that our customers work in hazardous environments where there’s no room for error. Our in-depth understanding of the protective wear market gives you access to […]

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 […]

PPE Fasteners: Zippers and Poppers

In their heyday, poppers and zippers were popularised as great for children because they were so easy to use. Fast forward some decades and these closing systems are now more universally functional, cropping up on jeans, purses, shoes and even PPE. Snap Judgements: Poppers In fact, snap fasteners work well in protective clothing as they […]

Best Practice for Protective Wear Care

While protective wear can prevent injury and death, improper care of it can be as detrimental as going without protection. That’s why it’s important to care of your PPE, so that it can take care of you. Take Care of Your Protective Wear Properly maintained PPE is important in ensuring the efficient and effective functioning […]

Don’t Lose your Head. Protect it, Instead!

Hands down, the head is one of the most important parts of the body. And when working in hazardous environments, it only makes sense to ensure its protection. Head-Hazardous Workplaces If falling or flying objects, chemical splash, extreme temperatures, hair entanglement, and overhanging electrical hazards or fixed objects are common in your work environment, guess […]