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SPRING CITY, TN, March 09, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Tennessee based SSM Industries Inc., (SSM) is pleased to announce their partnership with National Safety Apparel (NSA). This unique partnership is important for the safety industry, as it brings together two Made-in-the-USA fabric and garment manufacturers. The goal is to better protect American workers with a new lightweight, high arc rated flame resistant fabric.
SSM Industries, Inc., Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Steve Smith says, "SSM is proud to align with NSA. Both companies are innovative and dynamic. We are working together to bring PRO-CFR 12 CAL., a cutting edge fabric option, to the market. It is important for us to work with a garment manufacturer, like NSA, who shares our vision in the safety industry. Safety protection and comfort have been the goal in creating this flame resistant clothing option."
This light weight, high arc rated flame resistant cotton fabric is made at the SSM Industries Spring City, Tennessee plant, and achieves an Arc Thermal Protection Value (ATPV) of 12 cal/cm2 @ 6.25 osy. in a single layer. This fabric is created with the most comfortable knit construction and is available in brilliant color options. This flame resistant, cotton fabric and garment is now available through NSA and available in T-shirt and Henley styles. Electrical and Utility workers are now taking notice of this new single-layer option.
The first effort to promote the partnership is at the 2013 IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop to be held in Dallas, Texas, March 12-14, 2013. A promotional t-shirt give away has been scheduled at the trade show exhibit site during the Workshop. If you are interested in the product, please visit the SSM or NSA booth for more information.
SSM Industries, Inc., founded in 1982, is a full service safety and protective fabric manufacturer. Spinning, Knitting, Weaving, Dyeing and Finishing all take place under one roof. SSM's daily mission is to develop better ways of protecting people and assets.
NSA is located in Cleveland, Ohio, has been a market leader for 75 years in the design and manufacture of high-quality, U.S.A.-made, personal protective clothing and safety apparel. NSA focuses primarily on industrial applications requiring protection from electric arc, heat & cuts.
SSM Industries, Inc, is an industry leader as a flame resistant fabric manufacturer. For further information call 423-365-4048.
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