Feb 13, 2014
For the third year, Globe is partnering with DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to help resource-constrained fire departments obtain needed turnout gear. The 2014 Globe Gear Giveaway program is now open, and eligible departments can apply for four sets of gear for their members. A total of 52 sets will be awarded to 13 departments this year.
Jan 23, 2014
Elkton, Maryland, January 22, 2014 — Following its November 2013 Product Safety Alert
for firefighter turnout gear, W. L. Gore & Associates has worked with fire departments,
dealers, and manufacturers throughout North America to assess and reseal, as necessary,
the seams of turnouts with Gore moisture barriers. In the first two months since the Alert,
Gore has successfully remediated both stored and worn gear for metropolitan and volunteer
departments that enrolled early-on in the remediation program. Industry response has been
positive to Gore's remediation program, and Gore will continue to collaborate with all
responding departments on potentially affected gear.
Jan 21, 2014
Elkton, Maryland, November 12, 2013 — W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. has issued an
important firefighter product safety alert, along with information about enrollment in a product
remediation program. The alert is in response to isolated incidents of seam-tape separation
observed in turnout gear in North America — utilizing both Gore and non-Gore moisture
barriers — that has been stored in its original packaging for three or more years before being
issued and worn. Gore’s alert identifies the affected GORE® products and a course of action
for proper product remediation. No seam tape separation was observed for turnout gear
utilizing GORE® moisture barriers that had been removed from its packaging before being
Jan 13, 2014
Globe, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) partnered in 2013 to give away 51 sets of gear to 14 volunteer fire departments in need across the U.S. The Globe Gear Giveaway Program provides struggling volunteer departments with much-needed gear to help improve the safety and protection of their firefighters.
Jan 6, 2014
Globe Manufacturing Company announced today the recent acquisition of Falcon Performance Footwear in Auburn, Maine. Effective January 1, 2014, the business will continue as Globe Footwear, LLC.
Dec 17, 2013
Globe, in partnership with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont), has announced the final two recipients in the 2013 Globe Gear Giveaway Program. Mossville Volunteer Fire Department (MS) and Monroe Hose Company (PA) will each receive four sets of new Globe turnout gear. In total, 51 sets of gear have been given to 14 volunteer fire departments in need this year.
Dec 3, 2013
Globe, in partnership with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and DuPont, has announced the fourth round of recipients in the 2013 Globe Gear Giveaway Program. Green Valley Volunteer Fire Department (Huntington, WV) and Golden City Fire & Rescue (Booneville, AR) will each receive 4 sets of gear, and Jefferson Township Fire Department (Midland, OH) will receive 3 sets of gear.
Oct 29, 2013
Globe, DuPont, and the NVFC announce three more recipients in the 2013 Globe Gear Giveaway Program. Axtell (NE) Volunteer Fire and Rescue and Jasper Volunteer Fire Department (Duffield, VA) will each receive four sets of gear, and Lilbourn (MO) Volunteer Fire Department will receive two sets.
Sep 24, 2013
Globe, DuPont, and the NVFC announce four recipients in the second round of the 2013 Globe Gear Giveaway Program. The Clear Creek Volunteer Fire Department (Boise, ID), Jackson Township Fire Department (Helmsburg, IN), and Woodbury Heights (NJ) Fire Department, will each receive four new sets of state-of-the-art Globe turnout gear, and the East Dixfield (ME) Fire Department will receive two new sets.
Aug 30, 2013
Globe, in partnership with DuPont and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), has made the first two awards in the 2013 Globe Gear Giveaway program. East Glacier Park (MT) Volunteer Fire Department and Happy Jack (AZ) Fire Services will each receive four sets of new, state-of-the-art Globe gear.
May 29, 2013
Firesuit Manufacturer Continues Commitment to Founding Family Values
Globe Manufacturing Company received the 2013 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics by the Better Business Bureau of New Hampshire.
May 8, 2013
Manufacturer Continues Commitment to Employees and American-Made Footwear
Globe Manufacturing Company announced that its sister company, Falcon Performance Footwear in Auburn, Maine, was awarded the 2013 Governor’s Award for Business Excellence.
Apr 12, 2013
Manufacturer Invites You to Test New Gear and Prove You've Got Game on Athletic Challenge Course
Globe Manufacturing Company will unveil new life-saving gear and preview its firefighter physiological and location monitoring system at FDIC.