Safe Reflections Awarded U.S. Military Apparel Contract Worth Nearly $2.5 Million
Monday, July 8, 2019
U.S. Air Force and Navy to Use Reflective Heat Transfers for Personal Training Trunks
St. Paul, MN (July 1, 2019): Safe Reflections, a global technology leader in providing reflective solutions to the occupational safety, consumer activewear and military training markets, has been awarded a contract totaling nearly $2.5 million to provide reflective material for United States Air Force and United States Navy training apparel.
“Safe Reflections enjoys a longstanding relationship with the U.S. military and UNICOR,” said Chuck Gruber, CEO of Safe Reflections. “Our Eclipse™ reflective technology enhances safety through visibility and keeps military personnel cool and comfortable while conducting their fitness training.”
This multi-year contract is the latest in a series of military partnerships between Safe Reflections and UNICOR, which manufactures wearables for the U.S. Armed Services. The U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy will use Safe Reflections’ Eclipse™ Reflective Logos for its physical training trunks, allowing for superior reflectivity, wash durability and comfort.
Safe Reflections has been providing the military with reflective transfers for over 14 years and have performed under multiple military contracts.
All Safe Reflections Eclipse™ Reflective Logos are made using 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material and the company’s own line of proprietary Tribondex™ adhesives to produce a custom heat transfer application for low-temperature and high-stretch fabrics. This allows the fabric to move with the garment, for maximum breathability and comfort, a critical consideration for the U.S. military. All components are made in the U.S.A.
Photo Caption: Senior Airman Lizeth Abreu stretches in a new U.S. Air Force PT uniform while exercising at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss. The new shirts and trunks feature reflective logos from Safe Reflections, which allow the fabric to move with the garment, for maximum breathability and comfort. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)
About Safe Reflections, Inc.
Safe Reflections Inc. is a global technology leader in providing reflective solutions to the occupational safety, military training and consumer activewear apparel markets. Founded in 1993, Safe Reflections converts purchased reflective material for the world’s leading manufacturers of uniforms, safety clothing, and athletic apparel to enhance the wearer’s visibility during outdoor work or play. With a globally patented line of unique Brilliant® colorized reflective transfers, trims and fabrics, Safe Reflections gives clothing designers new options to integrate safety, visibility and fashion. Safe Reflections operates a manufacturing and technical research facility in Minnesota, a second stand-alone manufacturing facility in Taiwan, and a sales office in Germany.
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