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TenCate Protective Fabrics launches new website for firefighters

Stationwear.com will allow each consumer to select a variety of options based on what is most important to them.

27th April 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Atlanta, GA

Protective, Clothing/​Footwear

TenCate Protective Fabrics creates and manufactures inherently flame-resistant textiles for firefighters, utility linemen and electricians, oil and gas workers, military and security. TenCate Protective Fabrics is debuting a new website designed to make choosing the right firefighter stationwear a simple task ahead of the Fire Department Instructor’s Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis later this week. 

Stationwear.com will allow each consumer to select a variety of options based on what is most important to them – comfort, casual/formal appearance, durability, performance and style of clothing. All garments showcased on the site are inherently flame resistant. The flame resistance cannot be washed out or worn away because it is built into the fabric, the manufacturer explains.

“At TenCate, we have always put the safety of firefighters first, and that means protecting them from the skin out,” said Luke Blakey, TenCate’s Senior Director of Sales and Marketing.  “This new website gives them easy access to protection without having to sacrifice comfort or style.” Stationwear.com will be live on 27 April 2017. 

Stationwear Selector Tool

The Stationwear Selector Tool, a feature of the new site, will lead fire chiefs or station decision-makers through a series of questions to assist in locating the choices that best fit their needs out of the more than 100 different garment options available. Designs from CrewBoss, Workrite FR and DFND are featured.

According to TenCate, firefighters are protected by well-known fire resistant fabrics, such as Tecasafe Stationwear and TechT4 base layer. Coolderm Technology is engineered into the fabric and offers active moisture wicking and an evaporative cooling effect.

“Firefighters don’t have to worry that their ‘casual blues’ will fade over time,” said Blakey.  “Many products offered through Stationwear.com feature colour fast Truecolor Technology allowing the garments to retain a like-new appearance wash after wash.”

TenCate Protective Fabrics

TenCate Protective Fabrics creates and manufactures inherently flame-resistant textiles for firefighters, utility linemen and electricians, oil and gas workers, military and security.

“In a sometimes-dangerous world, people have trusted these made in America fabrics for more than 90 years,” the company reports. “This is why TenCate produces more inherently flame-resistant fabric than anyone else in the world and why more workers who wear PPE, trust TenCate to protect them so they can get to the things that matter most.”

www.tencate.com

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