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’s new 4.4™ fabric and garments, featuring lightweight, inherent, arc and flash fire protection, are well-suited to the climate challenges faced by ADA’s new 4.4 customer – ERGON Energy. “DRIFIRE’s 4.4 lightweight fabric, powered by the best-in-class moisture management system drirelease™, reduces the heat stress and discomfort you find in Queensland,” said Matt Graham, ADA’s CEO.
Ergon Energy supplies safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable energy solutions to over 720,000 customers across a vast area of one million square kilometres – around 97% of the state of Queensland. Ergon Energy's electricity network consists of approximately 160,000 kilometres of powerlines and one million power poles, along with associated infrastructure such as major substations and power transformers.
DRIFIRE® is the premier provider and developer of high performance flame resistant (FR) fabrics and protective apparel to the government, industrial and motorsports markets. It is the only FR wear company to utilize drirelease®, the patented performance fabric technology used by the world’s premier athletic brands. This technology ensures wearers are cool, dry and comfortable to operate at their peak. Learn more about DRIFIRE’s complete product line and request a wear trial at www.drifire.com.