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May 7, 2015

Corporate Supporters Raise Funds at FDIC International 2015

Globe Manufacturing Company continued its partnership with the Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund at FDIC International 2015, the nation’s largest firefighter training conference and exhibition held April 23-26 in Indianapolis. With its supplier partner, 3M, Globe invited attendees to try its new G-XTREME® 3.0 turnout gear on the Globe Virtual Firefighter Athletic Circuit and committed to make a donation to the Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund in each firefighter’s name. This year Globe had firefighters spin a wheel to determine the donation – $10, $20, $50, or $100. In total, Globe and 3M donated $28,080 to the Fund from the Globe Virtual Firefighter Athletic Circuit at FDIC.

Apr 2, 2015

Manufacturer Invites You to “Get Your Game On” and Will Make Donation in Your Name

Globe Manufacturing Company will introduce the evolution of Athletic Gear for Firefighters at FDIC. The new G-XTREME® 3.0 is completely retailored from collar to cuff to provide unrestricted mobility for even the most athletic firefighter. With all the features that made the original breakthrough design America’s most popular gear, including Globe’s exclusive AXTION® Back, Sleeve, Seat, and Knee, you’ll instantly feel how these improvements let you make all the right moves. And like the original, G-XTREME® 3.0 comes in SHAPES to fit your body better.

Feb 23, 2015
Globe, DuPont Protection Technologies, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are partnering to help resource-constrained fire departments obtain needed turnout gear. The application period for the 2015 Globe Gear Giveaway program is now open, and eligible departments can apply for four sets of CLASSIX® turnout gear for their members. Thirteen department awards will be made, for a total of 52 sets of gear.
Jan 12, 2015
Thirteen volunteer fire departments are starting off 2015 with more protection than they had at this time last year. That is because Globe and DuPont Protection Technologies, in partnership with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), awarded 52 sets of state-of-the-art Globe turnout gear to departments in need in the 2014 Globe Gear Giveaway program.
Jan 7, 2015
Globe, DuPont Protection Technologies, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have announced the final two departments to receive turnouts through the 2014 Globe Gear Giveaway Program. The Royalton Fire Department in Royalton, IL, and the Burrville Volunteer Fire Department in Sunbright, TN, will each receive four sets of new Globe turnout gear.
Nov 24, 2014
Globe, DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have announced the fifth round of winners in the 2014 Globe Gear Giveaway Program. Hargett Fire Rescue in Kentucky and Medina Volunteer Fire Department in Texas will each receive four sets of new Globe turnout gear.
Oct 20, 2014
Globe, DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are pleased to announce two more recipients in the 2014 Globe Gear Giveaway: the Bannertown Volunteer Fire Department (NC) and the Winfield Township Volunteer Fire Company (PA). These departments will each receive four sets of new Globe turnout gear.
Sep 22, 2014
Globe, DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are pleased to announce two more recipients in the 2014 Globe Gear Giveaway. The Jamestown (MO) Rural Fire Protection District and the Strong (ME) Fire Department will each receive four sets of new Globe turnout gear.
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.
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 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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