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Seiz Technical Gloves GmbH – Time to perform

SEIZ has been producing high-quality protective gloves since 1961. The idea to produce gloves with innovative design and new fits was born in an old farmhouse.  To this day, SEIZ has always adapted to growing needs. For example, the company…

Hose Master Mobile from Esteri – The easy-to-move, fully automatic fire hose washing and maintenance unit 

Since Interschutz 2022 in Hannover, Germany, Finnish Esteri Group’s fully automatic fire hose washing and maintenance unit Hose Master has gathered great attention and interest from the visitors.  With dimensions of 2.5 m x 1.2 m x 2.0 m, it…

Wildfires – a time for change 

Increasingly frequent hot summers in the United Kingdom and fewer fire and rescue service resources are beginning to have an impact we couldn’t imagine a couple of decades ago. For those of us who work in the world of regulatory…

ESKA – Glove professionals from Austria

For 110 years the Austrian family business ESKA has specialised in the development and manufacturing of gloves. Creating uncompromising protection against heat and cuts, absolute hygiene and careful workmanship by master craftsmen have led to the fact that fire-fighters from…

Kore Kooler Rehab Chair – Combat heat stress with active cooling

What is heat stress? Heat stress occurs when the body’s internal core temperature rises above its normal level. As core temperature rises, so does the risk of heat stress. Core temperature greater than 39°C is dangerous and can lead to…

Fire Fighter: saving a celebrity in firefighting history

Fire Fighter, the world’s most award-decorated fireboat, sailed into Boston Harbor this June in celebration of NFPA’s 125th Anniversary. This trip was a new kind of ‘rescue mission’ for the fireboat, and the 13-hour, 140 nautical mile trip to Boston…

Partners join forces in network for industrial firefighting in Antwerp port area
The port of Antwerp-Bruges is an economic player on a global scale. Maritime, industrial, logistics and utility activities make a major contribution to the Belgian economy at both local and national level. Companies that orientate themselves on a global scale…
Kıvanç Group – Always ensuring the maximum quality for the final product

Kıvanç Group, established in 1980, entered the protective clothing sector as a pioneer in Turkey. Today being an integrated player in the protective clothing sector (producing FR yarns, fabrics, protective clothing and owning a laboratory) enables Kıvanç Group to not…

Angus Rebel – A revolution in first responder safety 

Firefighter’s personal protective equipment (PPE) comes in various forms: turnout gear including flash hood, helmet, gloves, boots. Yet we all know that should be the very last line of defence. For firefighters in front-line rescue scenarios, scene size-up and risk…

LANACO – NASA technology for firefighters

The 2019 wildfires in Australia, followed almost immediately by Covid-19 in 2020 led to soaring demand for disposable PPE respirators across Australasia, and then the world. By early 2020 there were none available anywhere as stocks became depleted and importers…

LION Smoxidiser® Smoke Treatment System – ‘Clean emissions, training after training’

At LION, we believe training should be as practical as possible while providing a real learning experience. However, fire training has an impact on our environment and surroundings. Training with wood‐fueled fire is critical in understanding fire behavior. Because burning…

Hainsworth Protective Fabrics – Returning to Interschutz 2022

After a longer-than-planned break, Hainsworth Protective Fabrics are excited to be returning to Interschutz in 2022. Interschutz provides a forum for firefighters worldwide to come together, share their experiences and explore the solutions that are needed to help keep themselves…

Haztec – Innovative range of emergency vehicle warning equipment

After the seven-year gap since the last Interschutz in Hannover, British manufacturer Haztec International returns with many innovative additions to its range of emergency vehicle warning equipment.  For over 20 years, the manufacturer has been a major supplier to the…

Nordic Rescue Group – Valuing good customer relations and high-quality products

A wind of change is blowing through Nordic Rescue Group, a corporation specializing in rescue vehicles. Established in 2020, NRG recently appointed Esa Peltola as its new CEO. Earlier this year the company became Europe’s biggest in its field operating…

PBI LP – Increases protection and reduces weight

PBI Performance Products is renowned for creating new standards of performance and protection that are recognised worldwide. An unwavering commitment to research and innovation has kept the company at the forefront of firefighter protection for almost 40 years.  PBI’s LP…

Reducing PFAS levels in firefighters by blood and plasma donation
Historically firefighters have been occupationally exposed to perfluoroalkyl substances such as PFOS, PFHxS and PFOA in AFFF firefighting foams. Many have subsequently been found to have high blood levels of these PFAS molecules. A recent landmark study1 has shown that…
Hose Master – One important tool in creating a Clean Fire Station

Technical solutions are available to support the ‘Clean Fire Station’ operating principle. The Hose Master unit for washing hoses provides even safer and more efficient hose maintenance. The washing, drying and pressurising of fire hoses has traditionally been slow and…

BlowHard Fans – PPV – big where it counts

Positive pressure ventilation (PPV) has been a common and growing practice throughout the fire industry worldwide. Over the past few years PPV fans powered by batteries have grown substantially in popularity, and with it a host of claimed benefits from…

BIOEX – Pioneers in fluorine-free foams

Fluorine-Free Foam (FFF) technology is not new to BIOEX. For more than 20 years, BIOEX has been committed to offering a safe alternative to PFAS-containing foams for firefighters. In 2002, BIOEX launched ECOPOL: the first Class A/B efficient fluorine-free foam…

S-GARD firefighter protective clothing – United for safety

S-GARD is the leading supplier of modern, high-quality protective clothing for firefighters in the German-speaking countries. We develop robust and durable firefighting clothing so that firefighters are optimally protected and can deliver the best possible performance during their operations. Our…

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