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Fresh Gear Answers Your Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe? In order to effectively kill bacteria and reduce odors, ozone needs to be used as a shock treatment. This requires high levels of ozone contained within a sealed environment, such as our stainless steel enclosure. The Fresh Gear machine is able to accomplish this, because we use a proprietary ozone destruction process that brings the ozone levels down to a safe level before the machine can be opened. Whe ... More

GT Distributors Named No. 1 Law Enforcement Dealer for Sig Sauer

AUSTIN, Texas — America’s public safety specialists for 40 years, GT Distributors Inc announces it has been named as the No. 1 Law Enforcement Dealer for Sig Sauer® in the United States for 2012. GT Distributors received the honored designation for its leadership and excellence in representing the Sig Sauer brand. Sig Sauer’s world-renowned firearms are the weapons of choice for many premier global milit ... More

Morphix Technologies Releases New Chameleon Cassette

New cassette alerts first responders, police, military or fire fighters to hydrogen fluoride exposure resulting from industrial accident VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Morphix Technologies®, an innovator in the science of colorimetric detection devices for dangerous chemical gases, has developed a hydrogen fluoride sensor cassette for the Chameleon® chemical detection unit. The new hydrogen fluoride (HF) sensor detects gase ... More

Avon Protection Systems Announces the new PC50 Air Purifying Respirator

Belcamp, Md. – Avon Protection Systems, today announced the introduction of the PC50 APR, a field proven, military pedigree, NIOSH approved, non-CBRN respiratory device for use with the CTF12 Canister providing protection against CS/CN agents.  The PC50 was specifically developed and designed for Correctional Officers, Riot Control, Border Patrol, Plant Security and other non-CBRN requirements. According to Tom Korb, Avon&r ... More

Orange Lightning Gloves Wins 2012 Product of the Year

AAPEX announces Product Showcase and New Packaging Showcase winners The Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) announced winners of its 2012 Product Showcase and New Packaging Showcase on Oct. 29, at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas. All product and new packaging entries are on display in Hall D extension of the Sands Expo Center during AAPEX, Tuesday, Oct. 30 through Thursday, Nov. 1. Product Showcase award winners were selec ... More

Morphix Technologies Develops Chameleon Chemical Suicide Detection Kit

The Life-Saving Alert System from Unexpected Chemical Exposure for First Responders VIRGINIA BEACH, VA –Chemical suicides have doubled in the first half of 2011 in the United States over figures from 2010. A total of 72 deaths have already been confirmed in the US with 27 having occurred in 2011. Chemical suicides are the result of mixing common household chemicals resulting in a toxic gas, most notably hydrogen sulfide. Combine ... More

Union Springs Pharmaceuticals Launches New Disposable Respirator with Antimicrobial Coating

Erlanger, KY - Kentucky-based Union Springs Pharmaceuticals, makers of the non-alcohol germ protection spray, MyClyns®,has unveiled its unique new product, ViralClyns disposable respirators, to be used as a barrier against germs and airborne pathogens. ViralClyns is a NIOSH-approved N95 disposable respirator that offers the convenience and comfort of a surgical mask yet provides the protection advantages of an N95 respirator. An im ... More

Blauer and Avon Protection Systems Achieve Critical PPE Certification for US Military and Law Enforcement Market

Boston, MA –  Blauer Manufacturing Company and Avon Protection Systems announce the world's first NFPA 1994 Class 3 certification of Avon's industry-leading FM53 respirator system with Blauer's revolutionary XRT CBRN protective ensemble.  The certification, which was issued by Safety Equipment Institute after months of testing, is a significant development for the law enforcement and military market.  According t ... More

Municipal Emergency Services, Inc. Acquires Lawmen Supply Company

SOUTHBURY, Conn. - Municipal Emergency Services, Inc. (“MES”) announced today that it has acquired Lawmen Supply Company. Founded in 1984 by the late Tony Magolda, Lawmen Supply Company, headquartered in Pennsauken, NJ is the leading distributor of public safety equipment and uniforms to law enforcement and military personnel throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Lawmen Supply represents over 380 manufacturers through its ... More