Line construction: GlenGuard partners with American FR & Safety as sponsor at Kentucky Lineman’s Rodeo

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Utility linemen: American FR & Safety will be in attendance at the Kentucky Lineman’s Rodeo on September 29-30th, 2016, as one of the sponsors of this year’s event, supporting lineman from all over the state of Kentucky. The Kentucky Lineman’s Rodeo is held to identify and acknowledge the fastest, most proficient lineman on the job. Events will include hurt-man rescue, line relocation, de-energizing line, cutout/feed change and more. At the rodeo, American FR & Safety will be showcasing Arc-Rated, Flame Resistant Garments made from GlenGuard® fabrics, which protect utility workers from the hazards of electric arc flash while also providing enhanced comfort and durability.

As leaders in supplying top quality flame resistant clothing and safety PPE, American FR & Safety only works with the most reputable manufacturers in the industry. American FR & Safety provides Flame Resistant Apparel and Safety PPE to companies working in fields such as electric utilities, oil and gas, chemical, manufacturing, industrial and other related fields where employees need to stay protected on the job. Our focus is to build relationships, partnerships, and trust with all customers and suppliers that partner with American FR & Safety. That is why we are proud to announce our enhanced partnership with GlenGuard® from Glen Raven Technical Fabrics. GlenGuard® is a revolutionary arc-rated, flame resistant fabric, which is quickly growing in demand by lineman, oil and gas workers, fire control officers, rescue workers and more. GlenGuard® fabrics provide enhanced breathability, moisture management and comfort for workers, which helps mitigate heat stress and provides enhanced protection on the job.

When discussing this relationship, VP of sales at American FR & Safety; Ashley Pope says, “We are very excited to support the lineman and electric cooperatives participating in the 2016 Kentucky Lineman’s Rodeo. We look forward to furthering our relationship with GlenGuard® and Glen Raven Technical Fabrics. We are constantly seeking partners who utilize cutting edge technology to deliver superior products that better protect linemen and other workers who face hazards such as electric arc flash and/or flash fire in the workplace. We are always working to advance progress in safety through innovative technology and processes, and we greatly appreciate our partners who share this goal.”

American FR & Safety looks forward to seeing you at the Kentucky Lineman’s Rodeo on September 29-30th. God Bless America!

About American FR
American FR & Safety are your PPE experts. American FR & Safety is proud to serve America’s hard working individuals, doing everything they can to bring you the best products at the best price available. American focuses on flame resistant (FR) apparel intended for industrial use, but has the experience and products needed to service workers in any field requiring FR clothing and gear. Besides keeping you safe, the number one goal is to provide customers with the best service available.

About GlenGuard
GlenGuard® is the latest technology from Glen Raven, Inc., a global provider of innovative fabric-based solutions for more than 130 years. With unsurpassed protection, durability, colorfastness and abrasion resistance, GlenGuard represents the ultimate flame resistant apparel and addresses both personal safety and comfort. Catering to the demanding needs of the oil, gas, electrical, food processing and chemical markets, GlenGuard surpasses the requirements of government safety standards NFPA 70E and NFPA 2112 and is exceptionally comfortable even in the most extreme conditions, meaning workers will wear it more compliantly.

For more information about GlenGuard or other products, click here to go to Utility Products’ Buyers Guide.

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