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6 Things to Know about the DRIFIRE®/Crye Precision™ FR Field Uniform

When looking for field gear, there is a lot to consider. Is it flame resistant? Is it durable? Is it comfortable? Will it fit just right? Fortunately, these factors were at the forefront when developing the DRIFIRE®/Crye Precision™ FR Field Shirt and Pant. As a continuation of DRIFIRE’s partnership with Crye Precision, this Field Uniform combines DRIFIRE’s FORTREX® FR fabric with Crye Precision’s design.

Here are six benefits of the DRIFIRE/Crye Precision Field Uniform that make it the ultimate FR solution for the military and law enforcement.

1. DRIFIRE's Proprietary FORTREX® FR Fabric

That’s right. Our Field Uniform is made out of FORTREX, DRIFIRE’s inherently flame resistant woven fabric. It incorporates moisture management technology, used by the world’s top athletic brands to wick away sweat and keep you dry.

National Safety Apparel® acquires DRIFIRE®

National Safety Apparel is pleased to announce that they have acquired DRIFIRE from Optimer Brands based in Chicago, IL.  DRIFIRE is a brand of technologically advanced performance safety apparel that was born on the battlefield to protect military personnel. Today the DRIFIRE line of products is utilized in a variety of industries, which include power generation, petrochemical, and IndyCar racing.  

IndyCar® Driver Graham Rahal to wear DRIFIRE® in 2016

CHICAGO, Ill.—DRIFIRE®, the originator of “High Performance FR™” clothing, is once again the official baselayer choice of IndyCar® Series team Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing and driver Graham Rahal.  Graham and his pit crew were the first to wear DRIFIRE Prime™ in 2015 and will continue to depend on it during the 2016 IndyCar Series season. 

Protect Your Workers and Increase Performance by Understanding and Choosing the Right Flame Resistant Clothing

Would you bet your life that you know for sure the clothing your workers wear meets the highest standards to protect them from flash fire and other hazards like heat stress? You are betting their lives … everyday. Get the facts. With so much innovation and increased regulation, you want to be confident you are selecting the correct, most comfortable apparel so all your workers return home safely to their families every night.

Register at BIC Magazine to learn how to improve compliance and reduce recordable injuries by protecting your workers with the right flame-resistant clothing


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.