Product and Industry Coverage

New Year, New Look

What a year. 2021 challenged us with supply chain concerns, the continuation of a global pandemic, and much more. Despite those issues, a lot was accomplished in 2021, and we have one more announcement as we rocket towards 2022. Welcome to AccuformNMC™ Your voice has been loud and clear throughout 2021: Pull these two great brands into one. […]

Origami Risk Strengthens Governance With Appointment of Heidi Melin as Independent Director

Senior Tech Exec Joins Board as Origami’s Growth Accelerates Amid Widening Capabilities CHICAGO, December 21, 2021 – Origami Risk, the industry-leading risk, safety and insurance Software as a Service (SaaS) technology firm, today announced the appointment of Heidi Melin as a director of the firm. Melin’s appointment as an independent director reflects leadership’s strategy to enhance the […]

American Red Cross Reimagines First Aid/CPR/AED Programs

Washington, D.C., December 7, 2021 — Today, the American Red Cross released the next generation of its market-leading First Aid/CPR/AED program. This innovative program combines advanced educational techniques with the latest science to meet regulatory and workplace requirements and make the experience more engaging for course participants. “Our new program revolutionizes the learning experience with […]

Protective Industrial Products Inc. Acquires Bisley Workwear – A Leader in Innovative and Ethically Sourced Safety Apparel

LATHAM, NY – December 3, 2021 – Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (“PIP®”), a global leader in hand protection and PPE for the industrial, construction, mining and retail markets, proudly announces that a definitive agreement has been signed to acquire DJG Corporation Pty Ltd., the parent company of Bisley Workwear (“Bisley”), headquartered outside of Sydney, Australia. […]

Is Your Safety Helmet Protecting Against Dangerous Rotational Forces?

Reducing effects of overlooked angled impacts through innovative safety helmet design Since 1919, the hard hat has been the most iconic symbol of worker safety. But despite more than 6 million hard hats and safety helmets sold each year, over 18,000 still suffered traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in 2019 (BLS data). And while hard hat […]

Together, Aclaimant and ClickSafety Manage Risks More Effectively Through Robust Safety Training

New collaboration leverages Aclaimant’s risk management technology with ClickSafety’s training content to provide a comprehensive solution to keep employees safe through online training resources CHICAGO and BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Aclaimant, a leading software as a service (SaaS) company that digitizes risk management offices, today announced a product collaboration with ClickSafety, an industry-leading provider of online safety compliance […]

Tom Votel Named Board Chair of International Safety Equipment Association

St. Paul, Minn. (November 18, 2021) – Tom Votel, Ergodyne President & CEO, was elected Chair of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) at the group’s annual fall meeting in Arlington, Virginia. An ISEA board member since 2011, Votel previously served for 2 years as Vice Chair alongside outgoing chairman Craig Wallentine, Global Business Development […]

The MACK-5500™ Multi-Air Command Kit

Chesapeake, Virginia – November 17, 2021 Air Systems International introduces the newest product to its Multi-Air Command Kit (MACK)  Series, the MACK-5500™. MACK’s™ are portable air distribution units designed to meet the most demanding air handling needs of fire and emergency response teams. All MACK™ units start with the MACK-1™ functionality of providing low pressure […]