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HPM May 2017

59 T O O L S & E Q U I P M E N T Hultafors Group UK looks at how health and safety issues on site are influencing the development of ‘smarter’ working clothes and FEIN talks up the merits of oscillating multi tools FE Engel Workwear expands Hultafors Group acquires Puvab to complement its range In a world which now focuses so much on your image, making a good first impression is important for you and your business. South East Workwear not only ensures you have the very best hard wearing and functional workwear, but you also get your company logo printed or embroidered to your clothing in beautiful vibrant quality. With over 30 years producing branded workwear, you know that your logo is in safe hands. Anyone ordering over £150’s worth of workwear will have their logo set up free of charge and a proof emailed to them before they are manufactured. If you need an additional logo, such as Gas Safe, embroidered to the sleeve we can include this from as little as £2.50 per top. For the best price email Adrian Burton: adrian@seworkwear.com and stipluating details of what you need for the summer. You can also call the sales team on: 01235 523945, six days a week. www.seworkwear.com www.hpmmag.com May 2017 With its continuing expansion into the UK workwear markets, Danish company, FE Engel, has appointed Gareth Bladen as area sales manager. Gareth, who has a successful background over the past nine years in sales and sales management within the UK workwear and personal protective equipment industries has joined the company to focus on customer relations and develop new opportunities chiefly within the builders’ merchants sector and the plumbing and electrical retail trades. Commenting on the appointment, head of sales for the UK, Mark McBrayne, said: “One of the company’s main objectives is always to ensure that we give the best possible customer service. As we continually introduce new items and a steadily increasing number of endusers become aware of the value and comfort of our products, Gareth will be able to help us maintain our high standards in this respect, as well as introducing the benefits of our range and the support we provide to new outlets who are progressively taking on the Engel brand.” FE Engel will be displaying a wide choice of products including the introduction of some brand new items from its 2017 catalogue, on stand number U18, at this year’s Safety and Health Expo, June 21-23, Excel exhibition halls, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL. http://www.fe.dk/en/ The Hultafors Group has acquired Puvab – the specialist in protective clothing for workers in energy and utility markets, as well as those in other industries that need flame resistant safety wear. The acquisition is part of the growth strategy for the Hultafors Group, and further strengthens and compliments the Snickers Workwear brand in the UK. Puvab is a Swedish company established in 1989, specialising in designing and developing functional and certified high-quality garments with innovative designs and functionality for work in demanding conditions. David Clark, managing director of the Hultafors Group in the UK, which owns Snickers Workwear, said: ”We are extending our range of protective wear for professional tradesmen and women with even more market-leading products. With its broad assortment of safety wear and strong track record in the market, Puvab is the ideal partner to complement the Snickers Workwear product range. "Providing products which ensure our end users higher productivity and safety is core in the Hultafors Group strategy. Having Puvab with its leading products in our portfolio complements our offering within protective workwear and safety shoes very effectively.” www.snickersworkwear.co.uk Hard wearing, functional workwear with embroidery option enquiry number 137 enquiry number 135 enquiry number 136


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