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EYEWEAR FROM 3M Recognising that lack of comfort and fit are the biggest barriers to protective eyewear use, 3M’s Personal Safety Division has introduced a range of safety eyewear which self-adjusts to individual head sizes.

The SecureFit 400 Series Protective Eyewear aims to improve compliance by adding features for even more comfort and style. Pressure Diffusion Temple Technology by 3M allows the frames to naturally adjust to the wearer’s profile, providing a snug, stylish and secure fit across a diverse workforce, without compromising safety.

Ron Schilderman, Safety Eyewear Product Manager at 3M explains: “Research undertaken by international market research specialist, 2 Europe, on behalf of 3M, reveals that more than a third of workers across a wide range of UK industries neglect to wear safety eyewear because it is too uncomfortable.

“This has serious implications, not only for the health and safety of employees, but also for their employers who may be exposed to legal action and potential fines in the event of accidents at work.”

Weighing just 19g, the lightweight eyewear has no moving parts. It


GLOVES Fortress Distribution has announced that it won a significant order for its brand of premium Black Mamba Nitrile gloves from a key supplier to the UK building and construction industry.

One of the UK’s leading builders merchants, with a national network of hundreds of branches, stocked Black Mamba gloves in all of its stores during a summer promotion.

The deal came after Fortress Distribution started successfully

promotion, Fortress Distribution has seen a 300% increase in the number of branches placing repeat orders for Black Mamba gloves. Branches with a particularly strong market for social housing, repair and maintenance and council contracts are benefitting from higher sales due to the quality and strength of the gloves.

Black Mamba gloves have been successfully selling in the US for several years and Fortress Distribution is now seeing a significant increase in use and demand in the UK since they were introduced in 2012.

selling into a small number of the merchants’ branches following increased customer demand in the UK market. Since the summer

simply self-adjusts to fit a wide array of head sizes, reducing the need to stock multiple frame sizes. The secure, snug fit helps to reduce frame slippage due to head movements, and enhances frame comfort without sacrificing security of fit.


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