Workwear News

  • Workwear News
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    The NEW Solid Gear One GTX Safety Shoes

    The ONE GTX Safety Shoes from Solid Gear is a superbly constructed safety shoe with seven integrated layers to deliver excellent comfort and protection. It’s designed and built for active professionals who need a highly breathable, light and flexible safety shoe. With a GORE-TEX® SURROUND® membrane they’re fully breathable and ideal for warmer weather and combined indoor/outdoor activities. The shoes stretchable upper is water-resistant with amazing performance when it comes to breathability, fit and flexibility.…

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  • Workwear News
    Snickers Floorlayers work trousers

    Snickers New FLEXIWork Floorlayers Work Trousers

    Available this spring, Snickers’ new Floorlayers Work Trousers and the patented Knee Guard System combine very effectively to deliver the ultimate solution for working safely and in comfort on your knees. These new and innovative trousers take the best features, fabrics and functionality from Snickers’ new FLEXIWork range and combine them with the best of the classic Floorlayer trouser. Armortex and Kevlar Trousers With an advanced body-mapping design, they’re made from the highly durable Ripstop…

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  • Workwear News
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    New ALLROUND 37.5 ® Snickers Insulator Jacket

    Sharp, stylish looks and market-leading 37.5 ® fabric technology make this Snickers insulator jacket a must for winter on site or outdoor leisurewear. Snickers Workwear continues to lead the way with working clothes that are unrivalled in design, superb functionality and fit. This great-looking quilted jacket is padded with 37.5 ® fabric insulation for warmth and climate control to keep your body warm or comfortably cool when you most need it. With a water-repellent fabric, it can…

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  • Snickers Workwear – The Right Choice, The Bright Choice This Winter

    There’s superb new Snickers products coming your way to make working in the worst of weather so much easier and comfortable – all of them incorporating the very latest in market-leading designs and fabric technology. There’s brand new 37.5 high-tech Undergarments, plus Jackets, Trousers and Accessories added to the RUFFWork, FLEXIWork and ALLROUND clothing families. Plus a brand new range of Hi-Vis garment collection for maximum safety and wellbeing on site. They’re all working clothes that deliver…

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  • Workwear News
    SolidGear Safety Boots

    Solid Gear Safety Shoes – Ideal For Winter

    Solid Gear and Toe Guard safety shoes and boots are fast becoming among the most popular brands choice among discerning tradesmen and women. There’s over 30 products to choose from that integrate modern designs and sporty looks with best in class materials for comfort, protection and durability. There’s a host of market-leading features in our products that will keep your feet warm and dry all winter long. Light, safe fibre-glass toecaps won’t conduct the cold…

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  • Show News
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    Welcome to Hall Q – The Flooring Show

    The Flooring Show has grown year on year since it began, and now it will be taking up its fifth exhibition hall in the Harrogate Convention Centre, from Sunday 17th to Tuesday 19th September. DOWNLOAD STAND GUIDE Hall Q will be home to even more exhibitors and a few new features that you’ll definitely want to see! Brand new for the 2017 show is the Contract Zone, sponsored by the CFA. This area will focus…

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  • Hultafors Group Acquires Puvab – To Complement The Snickers Workwear Range

    The Hultafors Group has acquired Puvab – the specialist in protective clothing for workers in energy and utility markets as well as those in other industries that need flame resistant safety wear.  The acquisition is part of the growth strategy for the Hultafors Group, and further strengthens and compliments the Snickers Workwear brand in the UK. Puvab is a Swedish company established in 1989, specialising in designing and developing functional and certified high-quality garments with innovative designs…

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    Snickers, Hultafors, Solid Gear and Toe Guard make Light Work this summer

    For professional craftsmen and women, this summer is all about getting to know more about the top quality products from the Hultafors Group’s Premium brands, each of which deliver the leading innovations and marketing leading products in Tools, Workwear and Safety Shoes. They’re just the job for professional craftsmen and women who want to make a statement about the quality of their skills and they job they do on site. Snickers Workwear’s Next Generation working clothes…

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    NEW Snickers Workwear Catalogue

    The latest full colour brochure is now available FREE in print or as a digital edition.  It features the world’s leading range of working clothes, the only one that will work hard on site all year round, whatever the working environment or weather condition. Whatever trade you’re in, there’s something for you in the Snickers range – Work Trousers, Work Jackets, Tool Vests Shirts, Underwear, Accessories and Tool Carriers. Complimented by Snickers Profiling and Embroidery…

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  • Workers could be owed Hundreds in unclaimed rebate

    Do you wear a uniform? If so, did you know you can claim some of your hard-earned cash back? If your job requires you to wear a particular uniform or outfit and you have to wash and repair it yourself, then you should be benefitting from a small tax allowance. If you didn’t know about this little rebate, you’re not alone. To help you make the most of it, we at Workwear Express have created…

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  • Featured Partner
    Altro and T&R flooring

    Altro safety flooring joins T&R’s resilient range

    T&R has introduced two new safety floors to its resilient range – Altro Wood Safety and Altro Walkway 20. Both surfaces provide a host of safety, hygiene and eco-benefits, and are ideal for contract environments – including schools, nursing homes, leisure and retail environments. Together, the two ranges provide 58 surface options, available from extensive T&R stock, for standard two-day delivery or next day by request. New Altro Wood Safety is a robust, heterogeneous vinyl…

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    Snickers’ Superior Knee Protection On Site

    The launch of these new D30 Lite Kneepads from Snickers Workwear means its time to seriously consider giving yourself superior knee protection! Leading the way in reliable and certified knee protection for professional tradesmen and women, the NEW D30 Kneepads deliver the most advanced knee protection available today. Delivering superior cushioning and protection, D3O® LITE is a high-tech material that’s flexible, durable and cut-resistant – according to CE standard EN14404. These dynamic kneepads also have…

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  • Carpet and Rug News
    Redbacks Kneepads Light

    New lightweight kneepad from Redbacks

    A new knee pad for pocketed work trousers which incorporates a unique ‘direction of force’ design that crucially protects the wearer’s knees and the rest of the body from the potential dangers of impact through continuous kneeling, has been introduced by Redbacks Cushioning Limited. 20% lighter than its big selling predecessor allowing greater ease of movement and with a thicker grade of spacer fabric giving added comfort, the new kneepads feature a soft and flexible…

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    Wild Weather Workgloves

    Pioneering Gloves from Snickers Workwear – optimum grip, maximum power, complete comfort. There’s no doubt that the most important tools that you have on site are your Hands! That’s why it’s so important to make sure they are properly looked after during the winter months. Snickers now have a range of Workgloves that cope with even the harshest of weather conditions. From tough, hard-wearing ‘Weather Essential’ Gloves to “Weather Cut Protection Gloves, these top-quality Snickers…

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    Redbacks

    New lightweight Kneepad from Redbacks

    A new knee pad for pocketed work trousers which incorporates a unique ‘direction of force’ design that crucially protects the wearer’s knees and the rest of the body from the potential dangers of impact through continuous kneeling, has been introduced by Redbacks Cushioning Limited. 20% lighter than its big selling predecessor allowing greater ease of movement and with a thicker grade of spacer fabric giving added comfort, the new kneepads feature a soft and flexible…

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  • Featured Partner
    Redbacks Kneepads 14

    Award winning knee pads save injury, time money

    For those who spend any amount of time kneeling in their work, an award winning, non-foam based, work-trouser pocketed safety kneepad which maintains its maximum cushioning effect throughout consecutive or prolonged use, can help avoid osteoarthritis or even knee replacement. Cliff Lockyer, CEO of CL-7 Limited, the Daventry, Northamptonshire based manufacturers of the UK designed, ‘Redbacks’ cushioning kneepads says: “With over 90,000 registered knee replacement operations by the NHS and 60% of injuries resulting from…

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    Snickers Stay Cool

    Look Cool – Stay Cool When the Heat Is On

    Snickers Workwear’s working clothes for summer will keep you looking good and working comfortably. It’s great working outside in the summer months, but being hot and sweaty is almost as uncomfortable as being cold. So when the going gets hot on site, staying well ventilated is crucial. It helps you stay focused and alert, minimising the likelihood of making bad decisions and putting your health and safety at risk. Snickers’ Warm Weather Workwear – and…

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  • UK-Swindon: flooring materials tender

    Official EU reference: 174206-2014 Published on: 24/05/2014 Deadline date:03/06/2014 Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom Name of the buying organisation: UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LTD Full contract details UK Shared Business Services Ltd, North Star House, Block D2, For the attention of: Rhian Lye, SwindonSN2 1FF, UNITED KINGDOM. E-mail: [email protected] (Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union, 12.4.2014, 2014/S 73-125577) Instead of: II.1.5) Short description of the contract…

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  • United Kingdom-Swindon: Construction materials and associated items

    Official EU reference: 125577-2014 Procurer reference: UK SBS CON13031 Published on: 12/04/2014 Deadline date:26/05/2014 Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom Name of the buying organisation: UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LTD Summary of the contract UK SBS CON13031 Building Materials and Associated Services. The Crown Commercial Services (CCS) formerly known as Government Procurement Service (GPS) framework agreement for Building Materials and Associated Managed Services expired in March 2014. As part of the strategic…

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  • United Kingdom-Swindon: Construction materials and flooring tender

    Official EU reference: 158727-2014 Published on: 13/05/2014 Deadline date:27/05/2014 Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom Name of the buying organisation: UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LTD Full contract details UK Shared Business Services Ltd, North Star House, Block D2, For the attention of: Rhian Lye, SwindonSN2 1FF, UNITED KINGDOM. E-mail: [email protected] (Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union, 12.4.2014, 2014/S 73-125577) Instead of: II.1.5) Short description of the contract or purchase(s):…

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  • UK-Swindon: Flooring tender

    Official EU reference:125577-2014 Procurer reference:UK SBS CON13031 Published on:12/04/2014 Deadline date:26/05/2014 Location where the contract is to be carried out:United Kingdom Name of the buying organisation:UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LTD Summary of the contract UK SBS CON13031 Building Materials and Associated Services. The Crown Commercial Services (CCS) formerly known as Government Procurement Service (GPS) framework agreement for Building Materials and Associated Managed Services expired in March 2014. As part of the strategic alliance between CCS…

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  • Stop Rips with ‘Rip-Stop’ Work Trousers From Snickers!

    Snickers Work Trousers are ‘tops’ for professional tradesmen and women. Snickers’ new 3-Series ‘Rip-Stop’ Work Trousers do exactly what they say! The advanced material design delivers top class functionality and non-rip durability combined with outstanding comfort wherever you’re working on site. Made from hard-wearing ‘Rip-Stop’ fabric and available with or without Holster Pockets, these new working trousers are part of what is probably the most extensive range of Work Trousers available in the UK today.…

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  • Flooring News

    Hands Up for Snickers’ NEW Work Gloves

    There’s one thing that Professional Tradesmen and women can’t do without if they want to get their jobs on site done properly – Healthy Hands! They know how difficult it is to work with hands that are chapped and bruised, cut and scratched. Conditions they’ve taken for granted for years and ignored, simply because they have to get on with the job in hand. Now, there’s revolutionary help at hand that are the products of…

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  • Flooring News
    redbacks kneepads

    NEW ANTIMICROBIAL WORKWEAR KNEEPADS FIGHT OFF INFECTION

    A multi-award winning, non-foam, workwear safety kneepad, constructed from flexible antimicrobial thermoplastic elastomers, is believed to be the first workwear kneepad which attacks micro-organisms at source, helping to protect the wearer from knee infection and prevent the spread of disease within the workplace. Having to kneel in any work situation can increase the risk of developing and spreading germs caused by heat and accumulated, absorbed dirt. The antimicrobial properties within REDBACKS kneepads which have been…

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  • Flooring Accessories News
    DICKIES SPONSOR BEACH RACE

    DICKIES SPONSOR WEYMOUTH BEACH RACE 2013

    Dickies, the internationally renowned Streetwear and Workwear brand are sponsoring the Weymouth Beach Race on the 9th-10th of February. The race is organised by O.R.E Events™ who were formed eight years ago, as a result of the increasing demand for race events by a team of Quadbike and Motorcycle Professionals wishing to pioneer the UK’s Quad and Enduro scene. A press launch took place on Wednesday January 9 that Weymouth Beach and the event is…

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  • Snickers New Product Catalogue and Price List

    This full colour brochure is now available FREE to discerning professional tradesmen and women. The new Snickers Product and Price Catalogue is now available with loads of new garments and accessories for working effectively wherever you are on site – whatever your trade. The proof of Snickers’ quality and innovation can be seen in every garment – the sign of a company that knows what it takes to get the job done. Whatever the task,…

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  • Flooring News
    DICKIES LAUNCH ITS NEW RANGE

    DICKIES LAUNCH ITS NEW RANGE OF GO/RT WORKWEAR CLOTHING

    Dickies – the internationally renowned workwear brand has launched it new expanding range of GO/RT clothing. Dickies new range of GO/RT safety clothing is manufactured to meet Railway Group GO/RT 3279 and BS EN471: 2003 standards. Designed for high visibility, and constructed with hardwearing fabric to ensure durability and performance, these garments are essential for being seen and safe trackside. The new range includes: GO/RT Underground Bib- with zip fastening, velcro adjustable side seams and…

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  • Flooring News
    DICKIES SUCCESSFUL OPEN DAY

    DICKIES SUCCESSFUL OPEN DAY FOR NEW LOOK MIDSOMER NORTON STORE

    Dickies the internationally renowned workwear brand celebrated a successful turnout as Rupert Cox, the Chief Executive of Somerset Chamber of Commerce officially opened the refurbished store on Saturday 24th November in Second Avenue, Westfield Trading Estate in Midsomer Norton. Maurice Morton, Sales & Marketing Director at Dickies commented: “We had a great turnout on the day, we gave away goodie bags and had a cake. My thanks goes to all who turned up especially for…

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  • Flooring Accessories News
    DICKIES NEW STORE

    DICKIES OPEN DAY FOR NEW LOOK MIDSOMER NORTON STORE

    Dickies the internationally renowned workwear brand is delighted to announce Rupert Cox, the Chief Executive of Somerset Chamber of Commerce will officially open the refurbished store on Saturday 24th November at 10am in Second Avenue, Westfield Trading Estate in Midsomer Norton. Maurice Morton, Sales & Marketing Director at Dickies commented: “We had reached a stage where our product portfolio had expanded to such an extent we were only able to keep a limited range for…

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  • Flooring Accessories News
    Hirst Team - Dickies News

    HIRST FOOTWEAR IS DICKIES 2012 UK DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR

    Hirst Footwear based in Oldham has scooped the top award at this year’s UK Distributor of the Year awards for world-renowned workwear manufacturers, Dickies. UK Worker of the Year is now in its third year of seeking out, rewarding and promoting excellence in the British workforce. Leading distributors for Dickies products from around the country – as well as the UK Worker of the Year finalists – all came together for a gala awards dinner,…

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  • Flooring News
    Dickies workwear

    NEW AWARD TO RECOGNISE BRITISH SUPERBIKE MARSHALS

    November 2 marks the announcement of the 2012 UK Worker of the Year – the nation-wide initiative organised by workwear giants, Dickies – in association with SEAT – to recognise and reward excellence in the nation’s workforce. This year will see an added dimension to the glitzy award ceremony as Dickies and the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship (BSB) – have come together to recognise excellence among Britain’s Bike Racing Marshals with a new award…

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  • SIX OF THE BEST UK WORKERS IMPRESS JUDGING PANEL

    SIX OF THE BEST UK WORKERS IMPRESS JUDGING PANEL Today (5th October) at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire, the six finalists for the title of UK Worker of the Year came face-to-face with the judging panel to do battle for the prestigious title and ultimately, win a car. The finalists, who one-by-one had to sit in front of the five judges, were selected from almost 3,000 original entries from the nations’ workforce. Similar to the event…

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  • Flooring News
    UK Worker of the Year

    UK WORKER OF THE YEAR 2012 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

    BREAKING NEWS: UK WORKER OF THE YEAR 2012 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED   The six finalists for the title of UK Worker of the Year have now been announced, as competition organisers, along with sponsors Dickies and SEAT, move a significant step closer to selecting Britain’s number one worker for 2012 – from across the nation’s workforce. Similar to last year, they represent a wide range of professions and a wide geographical spread. They are: Kevin Wilson…

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  • Flooring Accessories News
    Snickers Workwear

    Welcome to the Forefront of Workwear Innovation

    SNICKERS 2012 WORKWEAR CATALOGUE   This 132 page, full colour brochure is now available FREE to discerning professional tradesmen and women as a digital edition. It’s the world’s leading range of working clothes, one that grafts all year round for you, whatever the environment, whatever the weather condition – cold, wet, hot or windy. Tested for real all year round, this the ultimate in modern workwear – continually redefining the very concept of working clothes…

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  • Flooring Accessories News
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    The new Snickers workwear Website

    To compliment its new App which is available through the iPhone marketplace, Snickers Workwear has just launched its new website. Check out www.snickersworkwear.co.uk for the latest information on the complete and extensive range of working clothes and accessories for discerning tradesmen and women. It’s a really user-friendly site with all the product, colour and sizing information you’ll need to select precisely the right garment and accessory you’ll need to get your job done right –…

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  • Flooring News
    Dickies'12 Front Cover

    DICKIES 2012 CATALOGUE – AN ESSENTIAL READ

    The new Dickies 2012 catalogue with nearly 200 pages is packed with the latest clothing and product ranges as well as old favourites for on the job comfort, protection and functionality- all underpinned by Dickies quality, service and value. With over 90 years’ experience in workwear manufacturing, generations of workers have found Dickies to be a brand they can trust. Employing the latest developments in fabric technology and manufacturing techniques, Dickies high performance workwear is…

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  • Flooring News
    Dickies Worker of the year

    UK WORKER OF THE YEAR BY DICKIES

    UK Worker of the Year, Dickies’ initiative to recognise and reward excellence in the UK’s workforce is well underway for 2012 – with the entry period having now reached the halfway stage. The world-renowned workwear brand – celebrating its 90th birthday in 2012 – is joined in this year’s nationwide search to find the worker who exemplifies everything that embodies “doing a great job” by car manufacturer SEAT, which is providing the prize for the…

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  • Flooring Accessories News
    Redbacks Memory Kneepads

    NEW ‘MEMORY’ KNEEPADS GET OFF THE GROUND

    After 4 years of research and development, a completely new, non-foam based safety kneepad which ‘memorises’ its original form without reducing its cushioning effect from consecutive or prolonged use, is now being marketed to all trade and industries. In comparison to most foam materials which provide cushioning by air pockets that collapse over a short amount of time, tests have proven that the thermoplastics used in the new kneepads will perform at a higher cushioning…

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