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127 Years of Innovation

Globe invented turnout gear over 125 years ago. Today we still deliver the most advanced, best-fitting, and longest-lasting protection by listening to our customers, creating breakthrough designs, and applying the engineering skills of the nation's most trusted manufacturer.

Our 4th generation family owners, our employees, and our dealers all share a passion for building ”Athletic Gear for Firefighters” in your choice of styles, materials, and options. And no matter what challenges tomorrow's firefighters face, you can be sure that Globe will continue to be there to protect them.

Globe Timeline



2015

2014

Athletic Gear for Firefighters

2013

Athletic Gear for Firefighters

2012

G-XTREME®

2009

CLASSIX®

2008

G-XCEL®

2007

Globe launches IH Pants

2006

Globe introduces Athletic Footwear for Firefighters

2005

REAXTION®

2003

Globe launches G-XTREME®

2000

Globe introduces Globe LifeLine

2000

1995

Cairns Protective Clothing

1994

ISO 9001 Certification

1993

Freese family takes over

1991

GX-7™

1985

PBI® & Gore-Tex®
1975

1975

First NFPA 1971 Standard for Protective Clothing for Structural Fire Fighting

1975

1966

Globe introduces DuPont NOMEX®
1950

1953

Globe is the first to use 3M Scotchlite™
1925

1918

Globe receives a patent
1900

1887

Globe Manufacturing Company is founded

1875

Quality Policy

Globe Manufacturing Company is committed to meeting customer requirements and increasing customer satisfaction through continual improvement of its products, services, and the quality management system. Products are manufactured in accordance with industry standards such as NFPA.

Globe believes that quality is made possible by employee pride, dedication, and consistent team work. Globe employees are our most valuable resource. We will continue to increase employee involvement in order to develop a strong organizational team through training. We also believe our suppliers and distributors are vital partners in our business and share in determining our success.

Quality Statement

Always Making the Best Firesuits Better for our Customers.

 

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