Quaker Safety constructs the highest level of quality and protection as standard features in our garments. We use the finest raw materials available from the most recognized suppliers in the fire service industry. When you specify Quaker Safety turnout gear, you can be assured it is the highest quality product available.
Bristol is the first company to have sold this type of product into the U.S. market manufactured in England from European materials. This has been achieved because the Bristol philosophy is different from that of other suppliers to the North American market. Bristol has looked at the need for heat and flame protection from the firefighter’s perspective. The European firefighter’s perspective is that optimum heat and flame protection should be combined with the absolute minimum resultant heat stress associated with the necessary weight and thickness of the garment.
Black Diamond is a leading brand of performance protective footwear. Our highly acclaimed fire boots are used by fire departments around the world and are developed with the finest, most durable materials and components to endure the extraordinary demands placed on firefighters. Black Diamond is the only brand in the industry to combine the latest technologies for superior comfort and performance in harsh conditions.
Established in 1998, ESS (Eye Safety Systems, Inc.) creates advanced eye protection systems for military, law enforcement, fire/rescue and shooting sport markets. ESS is the only authorized eyewear provider to the United States Marine Corps, is a leading supplier to all other branches of the U.S. DoD, and is sold in over 100 countries. ESS proudly stands behind its products with unparalleled sustainment programs and industry-leading customer service.
5.11 Tactical® began developing a more extensive law enforcement line in 2003. Our designers work together with public safety professionals to create gear that meets the needs of real people in the field. In 2012, we rose to the challenge of redesigning our women’s collection to create better fitting and higher performing options. Our Women’s category has grown to include premium uniforms, covert clothing, fitness apparel and more.
United Shield International is one of the leading manufacturers in the world of personal ballistic and fragmentation protection and equipment, with headquarters and soft armor manufacturing in the USA, and design and manufacturing operations in Andover, Hampshire, in the United Kingdom.
Professional road-racers qualifying for a national or firefighters answering a midnight call – comfort is key to keeping them focused. For athletes and active professionals, sweaty gear pulls attention from the task at hand and can cause a loss of focus on that last lap or the next play. Plus, who wants to perform in a suit weighed down by sweat? The Hang-Dry system is the answer: It quickly and thoroughly dries any suit that can’t be traditionally washed or ventilated.