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Safety 01/18 – February 2018

The newest issue of Safety is now available online | Presented at Sicur February 2018

Safety, comfort and Italian design, in unmistakable racing style

Sparco Teamwork is the safety collection by Sparco designed to offer all consumers a Racing style range which is lightweight, comfortable and safe.

The new polyurethane boots line Noramax and Noratherm

This material contains millions of tiny air bubbles making the boots lightweight and giving excellent thermal insulation.

Arctic Grip Pro, the new technology for a perfect grip on wet ice

Presented at the A+A fair, Vibram Arctic Grip Pro is the “all-rubber” solution designed by Vibram for situations requiring a maximum grip on icy surfaces, especially when they are wet, with special features particularly suited to the world of professionals.

Magnus by Suecos, the safety clog, both lightweight and secure

At the last edition of SICUR in Madrid, the Spanish company presented a new clog model specially designed to satisfy the needs of professionals who require protective, ultralight, footwear with a reinforced toe-cap, which is capable of withstanding up to 1500 kgs of pressure.

Dike becomes independent of Orion Spa

Dike, the division dedicated to safety footwear for the Calzaturificio Orion Group S.p.A., becomes independent from its parent company, strong from the 200 thousand pairs of shoes and 50 thousand garments sold in the last year alone, with a turnover of 9 million euros.

Expoprotection starts its engines up

In the spirit of innovation, the Show dedicated to occupational risk prevention and risk management proposes its next edition to 25 thousand visitors from 6 to 8 November 2018, in Paris, at Porte de Versailles, in Hall 1.

María Valcarce, Director of Sicur, presents the next edition of the fair

From 20 to 23rd February 2018, Sicur in Madrid is a complete safety fair on all fronts, serving as a bridge between South America and Spain

Alba Shoes: the launching of the New Evolution and Performer projects

Founded as a manufacturer of uppers in 1993, in Lac, Albania, in just a few years, the Alba Shoes Group […]

Michelin: ‘From tyres to soles’

‘From tyres to soles’: this is the philosophy at the heart of the project that has seen the growth of Michelin in the sector of high performance soles for footwear. From outdoor to occupational safety, and from lifestyle to extreme sports, the French company has revolutionised the sector, introducing innovations developed in strict collaboration with footwear partners of reference in various markets.

Soccer, Bowling and Frisbee: the new products proposed by FTG

In 1959, FTG Safety Shoes S.p.a. began studying, producing, and directly selling safety footwear, arriving at a position of leadership in the market. An attentive selection of the very best and most innovative raw materials, together with the know-how acquired over decades of experience, have in fact made FTG’s products highly resistant with maximum performance, while also guaranteeing the end user a high degree of comfort.

Sicur 2018: all the makings for a great event

The international fair organised by IFEMA and dedicated to security, personal protection, and fire prevention and extinction, gets ready to surpass the already positive results of 2016.

Garsport presents Monza S1P

The Italian company presents the sporty and technical safety footwear Monza S1P

Key words: breathability, water resistance, and cushioning

For more than 20 years, Diadora Utility has been uniting scientific research in the field of safety footwear and technical workwear with the latest fashion trends. For 2018, the key concepts that best represent the new collection are breathability, water resistance, and cushioning.

The new Lady D, the shoe of ‘pink’ conception

Always attentive of combining aesthetics with safety, Dike sets its sights on working women and their need to look good, even when wearing a uniform.

An increasingly ‘comfy’ safety

Work and safety shoes increasingly go beyond the concept of mere ‘protection’, a concept that rather becomes the starting point in offering the end user an increasingly high level of comfort. Accordingly, we find work and safety footwear that is lightweight, breathable, capable of keeping the foot dry, without seams, and with highly technological and anti-fatigue soles, etc. From A+A 2017, the worldwide leading platform of reference for safety and health at work, which is held every two years, – here is a selection of the latest innovations that best interpret this important trend.

The ‘beauty’ of safety

State-of-the-art safety footwear is no longer satisfied with only being safe, while ensuring maximum comfort. Now, it insists on also being aesthetically appealing and a pleasure to wear, even outside of work. From A+A 2017 in Dusseldorf, the two-year international fair of reference for safety and health in the workplace, we made a selection of some of the proposals that best represent these new trends in safety footwear.

Diadora Glove Tech and Trail: welcome to work!

The new Diadora Utility line proposals presented at A+A 2017

Michelin presents Adaptive Sole Unit for Work & Safety

The new solution studied to adapt the sole to any kind of surface, make safer the ground contact, have full control in every condition at work without sacrificing comfort.

The new Kapriol LeMans shoe launched in collaboration with Michelin

A high performance work sneaker fitted with a Michelin sole, inspired by the brand’s Alpin 5 winter tire, was presented in a preview at the last edition of A+A

A+A: an essential fair for those specialized in safety

The German event once again confirms itself as the world’s leading trade fair for safety, security and health at work, with more than 67 thousand trade visitors present in the Messe Dusseldorf exhibition complex from 17 to 20 October 2017.

Sir and Michelin present UFO, the safety shoe of the future

Slippery surfaces and uneven terrain can be life-threatening in the workplace. A reliable and solid technical shoe is, therefore, essential for better safety.

Safety 02/17 – October 2017

The newest issue of Safety is now available online | Presented at A+A October ’17

The new Class, MD Woman and Sprint lines: beauty and performance by Alba Shoes

Acting as a bridgehead between Alba Shoes, the Albanian group with more than 20 years of experience in footwear manufacturing, and the European market, the Italian company Alba & N is specialized in the production and sales of work and safety shoes

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Bloomingdale’s inaugurates the new “shoe floor”

Not just a simple new layout dedicated to luxury footwear, but a bona fide design temple for shoes where it is possible to find a little bit of everything: from luxury to contemporary footwear, and from established to emerging designers. The renovation of the new Bloomingdale’s shoe department follows the example set by Saks Fifth Avenue and Selfridges.

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The Ebarrito sneaker-manifesto

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