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UniFirst FR Apparel Offering Provides Notable Comfort

WILMINGTON, MA – UniFirst Corporation has announced it is now offering Flame Resistant (FR) work uniforms made from Tecasafe® Plus, the newest inherently flame resistant fabric on the market.

Manufactured under the UniFirst Armorex FR® brand, Tecasafe Plus work uniforms are noted for their comfort and meet NFPA 70E and 2112 compliance standards by offering Category 2 electric arc protection, with an ATPV rating of 8.4 for shirts and coveralls and a 9.3 ATPV rating for pants.

In test trials conducted by the fabric manufacturer and the Naval Sea Systems Command in Norfolk, VA, Tecasafe Plus was favored 4:1 by wearers for comfort over other FR fabrics, said David Osbon, protective apparel product manager at UniFirst.

Osbon said UniFirst is offering a free Tecasafe Plus fabric sample swatch to anyone interested in feeling firsthand the comfort of the protective material. Requests may be made by visiting http://www.unifirst-uniforms.com/FeelTheDifference.html or by calling UniFirst at (800) 347-7888, ext.664.


UniFirst is a leading supplier of uniforms and work clothing to 240,000 business customers of all sizes and types throughout the U.S. and Canada. The company also provides facility services cleanliness products, such as restroom items and floor mats. For more information, contact UniFirst at 800.455.7654 or www.unifirst.com.