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5 Dec 06

Ergodyne Outfits Workers For Winter Months



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ST. PAUL, Minn. (December 5, 2006) – Anyone who works outdoors doesn’t need to be told that appropriate clothing is a vital factor in battling the elements, especially during the cold winter months. Ergodyne today introduces four new products to help protect workers from harsh winter weather conditions.

“We understand outdoor jobsites often become less safe and less comfortable during the winter months,” said Tom Votel, president and CEO of Ergodyne. “So we’re introducing several new products that give workers more comfort and safety without restricting their movement.”

Ergodyne’s ProFlex 876WP Hi-Vis Thermal Waterproof Gloves are the ultimate cold-weather solution for outside work. Lined throughout with 40g 3MÔ ThinsulateÔ and a HiporaÔ breathable waterproof membrane, the 876WP is designed to trap heat and to repel wind and water. The gloves also include a breathable neoprene cuff with hook-and-loop closure, abrasion-resistant textured PVC on the palm and fingers and padded knuckles for added protection. 3MÔ ScotchliteÔ tape zones on the back and wrist increase worker visibility.
ProFlex 876WPs are available in S, M, L, XL and 2XL.

ProFlex 816 Thermal Flip-Top Gloves offer workers the warmth they need to protect their extremities without sacrificing dexterity. Flip-top fingers and thumb are secured open with hook-and-loop tabs, allowing digits the freedom to move. The polyester knit outside and soft fleece cuff provide comfort while the windproof, water repellent micro fleece inside ensures ultimate protection from nature’s brutal temperatures. These machine washable gloves are available in S, M, L, XL and 2XL.

Ergodyne’s line of N-Ferno Warming Products includes the “Be Tenacious” knit cap, designed to keep workers both warm and comfortable. The soft CoolMaxÔ lining in this snug, one-size cap wicks sweat and prevents that annoying itch that comes with most winter hats.

A second new hat for the season is Ergodyne’s GloWEAR Hi-Vis Knit Hat, designed to keep night and early morning workers warm and visible. Offered in high-visibility lime or orange, the toasty knit hats are made with a 100 percent acrylic shell and a soft, comfortable 3MÔ ThinsulateÔ 40g flex insulation lining. 3MÔ ScotchliteÔ reflective tape trims the outside of the cap, creating maximum visibility. The GloWEAR hi-vis knit hat comes in one size. For more information, visit https://stage.ergodyne.com, email tenaciousnation@ergodyne.com or call 800-225-8238 // (651) 642-9889.

About Ergodyne

Since 1983, Ergodyne has pioneered the development of products that Make The Workplace A Betterplace. What started with just one product has grown into a line of top flight, battle-tested, Tenacious Work Gear®; all precision crafted to manage the elements, improve productivity and provide protection for workers on jobsites the world over. The current lineup is extensive and constantly growing: ProFlex® Hand Protection, ProFlex® Knee Pads, ProFlex® Supports, Skullerz® Head Protection, Skullerz® Eye Protection, Trex™ Footwear Accessories, Chill-Its® Cooling Products, N-Ferno® Warming Products, GloWear® Hi-Vis Apparel, Squids® Lanyards, Arsenal® Equipment Storage Systems, and CORE Performance Work Wear® and SHAX® Portable Work Shelters.