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Westex by Milliken Wins a 2018 Canadian Occupational Safety Readers’ Choice Award

Westex by Milliken announced it won a 2018 Readers’ Choice Award for best protective fabrics, presented by Canadian Occupational Safety magazine.

SPARTANBURG, SC â€” Westex by Milliken announced it won a 2018 Readers’ Choice Award for best protective fabrics, presented by Canadian Occupational Safety magazine. Nearly 1,200 Canadian industry professionals voted in the awards program, in which Westex by Milliken was chosen as one of the top three out of 13 companies vying for the best protective fabrics category.

“It is an honor to have the Canadian industry choose Westex by Milliken as one of the best manufacturers of flame-resistant (FR) fabrics,” shared Steve Layton, vice president of Westex by Milliken. “We take great pride and responsibility in providing innovative FR fabric to make everyday FR apparel a simple and desired solution to unexpected arc flash and flash fire hazards — we stake our reputation on it. This esteemed recognition reaffirms our commitment to bringing innovative FR apparel to market, enabling our customers to focus on their specific tasks at hand.”

Westex by Milliken leverages more than 60 years of experience for a portfolio of over 60 styles of AR/FR fabrics for effective everyday personal protective equipment. Their award-winning fabrics uniquely combine market-proven FR protection with stretch, breathability, moisture wicking and other desired comfort qualities, which make FR apparel attractive for daily wear. Furthermore, all Westex® branded fabrics pass rigorous third-party certifications as supporting evidence for performance.

The Canadian Occupational Safety Readers’ Choice Award marks the third award given to Westex by Milliken in 2018. Earlier this year, the company also won EC&M magazine Product of the Year for safety equipment and workwear, and ISHN magazine’s Readers’ Choice for arc flash/flame resistant apparel. 

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