Product and Industry Coverage

VIVE X company, Immersive Factory, a developer and distributor of VR-based HSE training exercises, raises $1.1 million

Immersive Factory, a VIVE X startup company, today announced that it raised $1.1 million to grow its virtual reality-based Occupational Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) training program globally.

The company’s VR training solutions – using VIVE headsets such as the VIVE Pro and Focus Plus – are currently used by global enterprise customers including Shell, Siemens, Volvo, and P&G, among others. This capital will help the company further support these customers at all of their sites, meeting the need to revamp the way occupational health and safety training is delivered.

HTC VIVE is an early investor in Immersive Factory through its VR accelerator, VIVE X. This latest funding was led by WaterStart Capital (NCI).

Enespro PPE Introduces 12 Cal Vented Lift-Front Shroud

The new Enespro OptiShield™ Vented Lift-Front Shroud eliminates the need for a balaclava (aka “sock hood”). It’s also lined with FR 2.0 antimicrobial fabric that kills germs and controls odor making it a much more hygienic option compared to balaclavas. In addition, the easy lift-front face shield quickly opens to provide access to fresh air, along with multiple vents which improve air-flow, sound, and communication. The OptiShield™ clear grey tint provides excellent color recognition and visibility, while the toric lens reduces glare.

Superior Glove Introduces North America’s First Safety Gloves To Protect Fingertips

Superior Glove has announced the release of a family of gloves featuring PinchGuard, an innovative new technology that protects fingertips from workplace crush and pinch hazards. Gloves within the PinchGuard family also feature additional protections specific to each glove’s purpose including abrasion resistance, cut resistance, and impact resistance.

Tingley Announces New Badger Boots™

Piscataway, NJ, September 23, 2019 – Tingley announces the addition of the Badger Boots™- a line of footwear in plain and steel toe styles that works as hard as you.

KPA Named a Top 20 Health and Safety Training Company

KPA, a leading provider of Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), HR Management, and Finance & Insurance compliance software and services, has been honored as a 2019 Top 20 Health and Safety Training Company, by Training Industry Inc., the leading research and information resource for corporate learning leaders. This Top 20 award comes on the heels of a 2019 Online Learning Library Top 20™ Company win in July for KPA.

SW Safety Solutions Expands US Service

SW Safety Solutions Inc, a global leader in high quality, innovative hand protection, announces partnerships with leading safety sales representative groups, Atwood-Prior, Belmont Enterprises, Market Force, and Sales Solutions, to expand service to US-based end users and distributors. The significantly expanded SW team offers decades of safety experience and long-term industry relationships to support ongoing company growth.

eCompliance Unveils Concept App: eC Edge

eCompliance unveils its newest advancement in their product line-up at NXT 2019: The Future of EHS, their annual conference. The concept version of the eC Edge App was announced to attendees today to give customers and prospects a first-hand look at the advanced functionality the product will begin to offer in 2020. With the Beta version launching early 2020, the new application is the amalgamation of the best features of both FieldiD and eCompliance in one platform. It takes a view of asset management and people safety in one app. This innovation is one that has yet to hit the industry in the form of a native app.