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Aug 26, 2014

Globe, DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have announced the second round of winners in the 2014 Globe Gear Giveaway. This is the third year that Globe has partnered with DuPont and the NVFC to provide volunteer departments with critically needed sets of turnout gear. The Cape Ferrelo Rural Fire Protection District (Brookings, OR) and the Stratton (CO) Volunteer Fire Department will each receive four sets of new, state-of-the-art Globe turnout gear.

Aug 18, 2014
Purchasing new, state-of-the-art turnout gear is a challenge for many volunteer fire departments. Globe is providing assistance with the launch of an innovative new style available at a value price. In addition, National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) members receive a special discount off of each suit.
Jul 23, 2014
Globe, DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have partnered for the third year to provide new, state-of-the-art turnout gear to fire departments in need. This year, a total of 13 departments will receive four sets of gear each. The first three recipients of the 2014 Globe Gear Giveaway Program are the Highlands (NJ) Fire Department, Nicasio (CA) Volunteer Fire Department, and Osler Fire Department (Saskatchewan, Canada).
May 2, 2014
Terry Farrell DecalTerry Farrell was a father, a husband, a brother, and a dedicated firefighter who lost his life on September 11, 2001, during the World Trade Center attack. Among the 343 heroes who died that day, he was in Tower Two when it collapsed. A decorated member of Rescue 4/FDNY and chief of the Dix Hills Volunteer Fire Department, Terry was a devoted firefighter who embodied the spirit of courage and giving. The Terry Farrell Firefighter Fund was established in his memory to assist firefighters and families across the nation with financial, educational and medical support, and to provide equipment donations for fire departments in need.
Apr 21, 2014
Globe Manufacturing Company kicked off its partnership with the Terry Farrell Firefighter Fund at FDIC 2014, the nation’s largest firefighter training conference and exhibition held April 7-12 in Indianapolis.
Apr 2, 2014
Globe Manufacturing Company will demonstrate new turnout gear that is lighter and more flexible at FDIC. The nation’s largest training conference and exhibition is being held April 7-12 at the Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Globe’s booth (#2211) is located in Hall D at the Indiana Convention Center.
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
stored.
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.

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.

 

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