UniFirst FR Apparel Offering Provides Notable Comfort

Tecasafe Plus work uniforms meet NFPA 70E and 2112 compliance standards

WILMINGTON, MA - UniFirst Corporation has announced it is now offering Flame Resistant (FR) work uniforms made from Tecasafe® Plus, the newest inherently flame resistant fabric on the market.

Manufactured under the UniFirst Armorex FR® brand, Tecasafe Plus work uniforms are noted for their comfort and meet NFPA 70E and 2112 compliance standards by offering Category 2 electric arc protection, with an ATPV rating of 8.4 for shirts and coveralls and a 9.3 ATPV rating for pants.

In test trials conducted by the fabric manufacturer and the Naval Sea Systems Command in Norfolk, VA, Tecasafe Plus was favored 4:1 by wearers for comfort over other FR fabrics, said David Osbon, protective apparel product manager at UniFirst.

Osbon said UniFirst is offering a free Tecasafe Plus fabric sample swatch to anyone interested in feeling firsthand the comfort of the protective material. Requests may be made by visiting http://www.unifirst-uniforms.com/uniforms-workwear/ or by calling UniFirst at (800) 455-7654.

About UniFirst

UniFirst (NYSE: UNF), a North American leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and protective clothing, outfits more than 1.5 million workers each business day. The company's most popular brands include UniWeave®, SofTwill®, UniWear®, and Armorex FR®. UniFirst also offers Facility Service Programs including floor mats, mops, and restroom products. For more information, contact UniFirst at 800-455-7654 or visit www.unifirst.com.

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