Demand for Single-Skin Chemical-Protective Suits Drives Partnership in Australia
Saint-Gobain appoints Australian distributor for ONESuit
Merrimack, NH – April 8, 2011 Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics announces their partnership with Elliott Australia for the exclusive distribution of Saint-Gobain’s line of ONESuit® chemical protective suits throughout Australia and New Zealand.
As part of the Protective Systems group of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, the ONESuit line of chemical protective suits draws on an extensive history in materials technology and chemical/biological (C/B) protection to design suits that are engineered for safety and increased mobility.
“The ONESuit brand has become well-known by first responders throughout the world for its level of protection and user comfort, says Anthony Elliott, Managing Director, Elliott Australia. “We have already experienced a tremendous amount of interest in these suits and look forward to fulfilling demands of first responders who are looking for increased mobility and uncompromised protection, while tackling dangerous chemical and biological threats.”
Peter Kirk, Market Manager, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics said Elliott was the logical partner for the ONESuit line in Australia.
“Partnering with Elliott was a natural choice for us,” said Kirk. “They have decades of experience of meeting the needs of emergency responders who are looking for only top quality products and attentive service.”
Each ONESuit garment features a single-skin design, engineered using Saint-Gobain’s proprietary high-performance Coretech™ Barrier Membrane to ensure flexibility and enhanced user-comfort. The suits are certified to both EN and NFPA standards, ensuring international standards of protection.
For information on ONESuit’s line of protective garments, visit Elliott’s new website: www.elliottaustralia.com.
About Saint-Gobain Corporation
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (SGPPL) is a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the top 100 industrial companies in the world and a leading producer of construction products, flat glass, high-performance materials and packaging. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics produces the ONESuit line of chemical protective hazmat products. For more information visit www.onesuittec.com or contact Peter Kirk at (603) 424-9000 or [email protected].