SPARTANBURG, S.C – Westex by Milliken, an industry-leading heat and flame resistant (FR), fabric brand of global manufacturer Milliken & Company, will showcase its comprehensive line of multi-norm protective fabrics at A+A 2019 in Düsseldorf, Germany, Nov. 5-8. The FR textiles brand, exhibiting in hall 3, stand H40, is one of the few manufacturers globally that engineers aramids, blends and cotton-rich FR fabrics to meet protective standards across the world. With more than 60 years of FR expertise, Westex® brand fabrics are used in millions of protective garments in service today across a variety of industrial occupations, including the oil and gas, electrical and utilities, and metalworking industries.
“Westex by Milliken is globally recognized as an innovative FR fabric manufacturer offering a full spectrum of heat and flame resistant fabrics all backed by a brand you can depend on,” said Paul Castelli, international sales director for Westex by Milliken. “Included in our show line-up is our trusted Westex® DH performance fabric line and Westex™ Synergy™ Pro fabric. Identifying gaps in the industry and incorporating customer feedback into our designs, we developed fabrics that push the boundaries of innovation while providing guaranteed protection in comfortable and breathable fabrics.”
Made with a unique, non-cotton blend, Westex® DH is available in multiple fabric weights, which make it ideally suited for a range of FR garments including shirts and lightweight coveralls. The fabric line is NFPA 2112 certified and meets NFPA 70E category 2 arc flash protection. The durable fabric line offers end users the feel of everyday streetwear without sacrificing proven FR/AR protection. With moisture-wicking and breathability characteristics, the fabric helps wearers stay cool and dry throughout the day while providing guaranteed thermal hazard protection for the life of the garment.
Westex™ Synergy™ Pro is a new line that builds on Westex by Millikens award-winning FR expertise to create a performance-driven aramid fabric with enhanced comfort. Westex™ Synergy™ Pro is compliant to NFPA 2112 and certified to EN ISO 11611 and EN ISO 11612. The fabric offers the highest comfort level in a reputable protective aramid fabric with superior softness and six times better moisture-wicking capabilities compared to other leading aramid FR fabrics. Available in a variety of colors and in both 160 g/m2 and 200 g/m2 weights, Westex™ Synergy™ Pro makes FR daily wear uniforms a simple and attractive safety solution for the oil and gas industry.
Milliken recently expanded its FR textile portfolio with the acquisition of Polartec, a premium performance brand known for its innovative and sustainable textiles engineered to keep users warm, dry, cool and safe. With outdoor and fleece textiles, the Polartec brand rounds out Millikens offerings for industrial workers and military personal, allowing customers access to a diverse range of textiles for their specific safety needs.
Visit Westex by Milliken at hall 3, stand H40 to explore its leading FR fabric portfolio, which brings together cutting-edge technology and innovative research and development practices to create fabrics designed to exceed globally recognized standards and perform in real-world settings.
Learn more by visiting www.westex.com, and by following the company on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. About Westex by Milliken
Westex by Milliken, a Milliken & Company business, has more than 60 years of experience manufacturing flame resistant fabrics. Millions of garments made with Westex® brand FR/AR fabrics are in service globally in the utility, electrical maintenance, oil and gas, and metals industries. With a strong commitment to the FR/AR clothing marketplace and a deep understanding of the needs of the FR supply-chain and end users, Westex by Milliken has a proven track record of offering FR/AR fabrics with an excellent balance of protection, comfort and value. For more information, visit www.westex.com, and join us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. About Milliken
Milliken has been solving everyday problems with innovative solutions for more than 150 years. Our research, design, and manufacturing expertise reaches across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemicals, floor covering, healthcare and performance and protective textiles. An unwavering commitment to ethics guides our work to redefine how we add strength and protection to products, how we infuse vibrancy and color into our surroundings, and how we care for the environment. For us, success is when discoveries made within Milliken help us all have more meaningful connections with the world. Discover Milliken at www.milliken.com, and join us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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