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Category: 2015


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DRIFIRE® AND AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE APPAREL DELIVER FR CLOTHING INNOVATION TO THE AUSTRALIAN ELECTRIAL SERVICES MARKET

CHICAGO, IL – (Sept. 2015) - DRIFIRE®, the originator of “high performance FR”, is proud to partner with Australian Defence Apparel (ADA) in providing state-of-the art protective FR clothing solutions to Ergon Energy and the rest of the Australian electrical services market. “DRIFIRE and ADA both have roots in serving our respective militaries, both are “born on the battlefield,” and both are committed to taking our innovative technologies to industry around the world,” stated DRIFIRE CEO Darryl Schimeck.



DRIFIRE® PRIME RACING™ – THE FR BASE LAYER WORN BY INDYCAR® DRIVER GRAHAM RAHAL - AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE SEPTEMBER 28th

CHICAGO, Ill. – IndyCar® driver Graham Rahal finished first at the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio on Saturday, August 2nd. This marks the second win since Rahal teamed with DRIFIRE® to wear their new SFI 3.3 certified base layer, DRIFIRE Prime Racing™. Rahal and his crew have worn DRIFIRE Prime Racing throughout the year, and will continue to depend on it at the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono on August 23rd.


DRIFIRE 4.4™ Wins ISHN Attendee Choice Award

DRIFIRE®, the originator of “high performance FR”, won the ISHN Attendee Choice Award for DRIFIRE 4.4™ in the Arc Flash/FR category at the ASSE Safety Show.  DRIFIRE 4.4 is an ultra-lightweight dual hazard fabric that weighs only 4.4 ounces/yd2.  It delivers NFPA 2112 flash fire protection and NFPA 70E 10 cal/cm2, CAT 2 protection.


IndyCar® Driver Graham Rahal to wear DRIFIRE baselayer for Indianapolis 500

CHICAGO, Ill.—DRIFIRE®, the originator of “high performance FR”, is the official base layer choice of IndyCar® driver Graham Rahal and his pit crew.  DRIFIRE debuted in the racing market with its new base layer, DRIFIRE Prime™.  Rahal and his crew have worn DRIFIRE Prime throughout the year, and will continue to depend on it in the Indianapolis 500 this Sunday, May 24.