Zenit shoes from JALAS® have been awarded with the prestigious design prize –red dot award

Following and exhaustive evaluation process lasting several days, the JALAS Zenit convinced the international expert jury of the “red dot award: product design 2012, to award it one of the coveted awards, assigned by a 30-member expert jury. Creative heads and manufacturers from all over the world had submitted 4,515 Read more

KIMBERLY-CLARK PROFESSIONAL* signs an agreement to acquire Balder d.o.o.

The future acquisition of this state-of-the art welding equipment supplier,
is set to drive the Exceptional Workplaces initiative

KIMBERLY-CLARK PROFESSIONAL* has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Balder d.o.o.

Founded in 1997, and based in Ljubjana in Slovenia, Balder is renowned for its work in developing auto-darkening welding filters based on patented electro optic LCD technology.  In addition, it has developed and produced a range Read more

Continued growth prompts major expansion

Hughes Safety Showers have opened an additional manufacturing unit close to the Company’s existing factory and head office in Bredbury, Stockport. This follows more than 10 years of sustained growth that has seen the Company become one of the world’s largest manufacturers of Emergency Safety Showers and Eyewash Equipment.

The new unit includes 40,000 sq ft of production space, office accommodation and training facilities. Production of Tank Showers and the Company’s Premium Range of Unheated Showers is now centred on the site together with Fabrication, Stores, Dispatch and Service. Research, development and engineering service, together with the manufacture of other products including Decontamination Equipment and rapid deployment Emergency Shelters remains at the original factory. Read more

Marigold Industrial adds sparkle to its Nitrotough™ range

Hand protection expert, Marigold Industrial Ltd has added some sparkle to its highly renowned Nitrotough™ Range with the unveiling a brand new glove.   The company is launching Nitrotough™ N100 Diamond  – a mechanical protection glove providing the wearer with extremely high grip and abrasion resistance in addition to dexterity and comfort.   Read more

Draeger Adds Another Dimension To Chemical Protection Suits

As a result of working closely with customers to continue to understand their needs, Draeger has developed the CPS 7900, a gas-tight chemical protection suit.  Even when being dragged along the ground or any other abrasive surface in a rescue situation, this reusable suit maintains wearer protection from hazardous substances.  Should an outer layer be damaged, the wearer is kept safe by the use of a new tear-proof, five-layer, laminated D-Mex material which protects against chemical effects, bursts of flames and toxic and cryogenic substances. Read more

A Supertouch Glove Revolution

Supertouch®  are one of the most recognised names within the UK Hand Protection and Workwear industry. This year sees the expansion of their disposable gloves range with the introduction of two new products: Vynatrile® and Flexo®, but how do they compare to the ‘standard’ materials? Read more

Two stands for Alpha Solway at Safety and Health Expo 2010


It’s been another busy year for all the staff at Alpha Solway, which culminates in the launch of our first ever disposable chemical suit ‘alphachem X’ and the unveiling of our brand new ‘chem cre8’ bespoke design system at this years Safety and Health Expo 2010. Read more