Bristol Uniforms Takes The World Stage

Bristol Uniforms, a world-leading designer and manufacturer of firefighter PPE, travelled the globe last month, demonstrating its expertise at a series of exhibitions and events. September is always a busy month on the exhibition circuit, which sees some of the…

Trust in PPE

With a host of firefighting PPE available on the international market, varying in cost and quality, how can Fire & Rescue Services ensure they are providing their crew with the best protection? Roger Startin, Joint Managing Director of Bristol Uniforms,…

Bristol and Tecniquitel celebrate 40-year partnership

Bristol Uniforms and its Portuguese distributor Tecniquitel are celebrating a partnership which has spanned four decades! Tecniquitel, who is one of Bristol’s longest standing distributors, has offices near Lisbon and Porto and has been distributing Bristol kit across Portugal since the…

Bristol Boosts Stand To Present PPE Range

Bristol Uniforms, a global leader in the design and manufacture of PPE for emergency services has taken its biggest ever stand at this year’s Emergency Services Show to fully demonstrate its extensive range. The new stand features a Collaborative Framework…

Fighting back on heat stress

Heat stress is especially life-threatening for firefighters and remains the number-one cause of firefighter casualties. Thankfully, the industry is fighting back with the development of several new weapons in the battle against this dangerous condition. Heat stress is caused by…

Bristol Looks Back On More Than 200 Years Of Trading

Did you know that the Bristol Uniforms factory in Staple Hill has been home to the company since 1899, and was originally surrounded by green fields? Or that the very first aluminised suits for firefighters were based on buoyancy suits developed for…

Ballheimer strengthens Bristol Uniform’s Team

Bristol Uniforms, a global leader in the design and manufacture of firefighter PPE, has appointed Richard Ballheimer to the role of Compliance Manager. Richard’s appointment comes as a result of Bristol’s significant business expansion and will further strengthen its experienced…

Bristol Uniforms – Safety in the hood

The first duty of firefighting PPE has always been to protect the crew from the immediate external risks associated with exposure to heat and flame. However in recent years, research has raised additional concerns about firefighters’ health, which has prompted…

Bristol Uniforms opens central cutting unit

The Mayor of Yate presided over the official opening on Monday of Bristol Uniforms’ new Central Cutting Unit in Waverley Road. The company, a leading designer and manufacturer of protective clothing and equipment for firefighters across the globe, has taken…

Bristol launches new Wildland Firefighting PPE

Bristol Uniforms has launched a brand new range of Wildland Firefighting PPE, available for wildland firefighters across the globe.  The new designs for both male and female firefighters have been developed in response to an increase in demand for higher…

Lincolnshire firefighters enjoying “many benefits” of new kit

Firefighters at a UK fire and rescue service have become the first to successfully introduce new kit as part of an industry-leading procurement programme. The introduction of new garments comes at a busy time for the Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue…

Bristol Uniforms

Bristol Uniforms, a global leader in the design and manufacture of protective clothing for emergency services, is set to reveal the full range of PPE selected for the ground-breaking Collaborative Procurement Framework at this year’s Emergency Services Show.

The new Framework, led by Kent FRS, is accessible to all Local Authority Fire and Rescue Services (FRSs) across the UK, providing access to high quality PPE and saving FRSs considerable time and resources by simplifying and streamlining the procurement process.

Bristol Uniforms will be unveiling the new designs and selected garments, including its cutting-edge next generation XFlex kit, Layered Jackets, Rescue Jacket and USAR ensemble – all of which combine innovative and ergonomic designs with the use of high-performance fabrics and fibres, to offer maximum comfort, manoeuvrability and protection.

Also on its stand this year will be a broad range of PPE solutions designed to meet specific needs, such as Air Ambulance coveralls, Ambulance apparel for Hazardous Area Response Teams (HART), Public Order Crowd Control (POCC) PPE, a range of high visibility and wet weather clothing, and its specialist Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) range.

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Bristol Uniforms is selected for UK-wide collaborative PPE framework

Bristol Uniforms has been awarded the contract to supply firefighting PPE for a new Collaborative Procurement Framework, accessible to all Local Authority Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) across the UK. The new Framework has been created by a dedicated project…

Bristol Secures First Order for XFLEX Kit Featuring Gore-Tex® Moisture Barrier with the Gore® Parallon™ System

Bristol Uniforms, together with its German distributor Fritz Raschel Feuerschutz GmbH, has secured its first ever order from Vienna Airport for its lightweight and ergonomic XFlex kit, featuring the very latest GORE-TEX® Moisture barrier with the GORE® PARALLON™ System. The GORE-TEX® Moisture barrier…

Bristol welcomes the world at 10th Distributor Conference

Firefighting PPE was top of the agenda last week, with specialist PPE suppliers from across the globe gathering for Bristol Uniforms’ 10th Distributor Conference.  During the three-day conference, some 40 appointed distributors from across Asia, Europe, South America, Africa and…

Bristol to host global conference

Firefighter PPE suppliers and specialists from across the globe will be meeting in the UK in May at Bristol Uniforms’ three-day Distributor Conference. Held every few years, the conference is an opportunity for appointed distributors from more than 70 countries…

GORE® VARDE – The very latest in technical rescue protection from Bristol Uniforms

The role of a firefighter is constantly evolving. Today across the globe, firefighters are spending much less time actually fighting fires. Instead, in many countries the vast majority of call-outs are for a wide variety of other incidents including traffic…

Bristol Uniforms lands major contract with Airservices Australia

Bristol Uniforms, together with its distributor Pac Fire Australia, has landed a five-year contract with Airservices Australia to supply and maintain its airport firefighter PPE. Airservices Australia is responsible for managing Australia’s aviation rescue firefighting (ARFF) services at 26 of the…

Bristol Uniforms unveils new Gore® ‘Varde’ technical rescue garments

Bristol Uniforms, the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of firefighting PPE, has unveiled brand new technical rescue garments made with the latest GORE® PYRAD Fabric Technology. The new Gore® Varde jacket and trouser combination will be offered as part of…

Bristol Uniforms wins major contract with Generalitat de Catalunya

Bristol Uniforms, together with Elis and Total Safety, has won an eight-year lease contract to supply 4500 sets of FireFlex garments to the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia, Spain). FireFlex, which was specifically designed and developed to suit the…

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