Protecting Against Fires With Flame Retardant Fabrics

We learn from a young age to have respect for fire. It is one of the most powerful and destructive forces on the planet, and can be difficult to stop once it gets going. This is because when materials burn they release gases. These gases then combine with oxygen and create larger flames which burn […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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” […]

Risky Business? Reliable Workwear.

Every job comes with its own set of hazards, however some are far riskier than others. But if you find yourself in a potentially dangerous profession, you’d best ensure that you’ve got reliable workwear. Workwear You Can Trust Working where hazards are the norm can be a daunting task. But when you have reliable PPE […]