Bulwark selected as partner by AmeriPride Services

Bulwark Protective Apparel has been selected as primary supplier of FR apparel for AmeriPride Services.

Nashville, Tenn., September 23, 2010—Bulwark Protective Apparel has been selected as the exclusive supplier of flame resistant (FR) garments for AmeriPride Services. Against many top competitors, Bulwark demonstrated advanced technical expertise, extensive sales support, broad scope of market knowledge and very good product training support.

Bulwark is pleased with the opportunity to provide AmeriPride Services with their flame-resistant garments. Bulwark has maintained its position as the world’s largest manufacturer of FR garments by providing innovation, technical services and expertise in the market; Bulwark welcomes the opportunity to deliver these values to AmeriPride on a larger scale.

“We are delighted to have been selected by AmeriPride as their supplier of FR products, said Stan Jewell, VP Bulwark Protective Apparel. The relationship between our two organizations goes back for decades and is built on mutual respect and admiration. AmeriPride's management commitment and resolve to intensify their FR growth efforts will undoubtedly result in growth for both AmeriPride and Bulwark."

“Bulwark’s full complement of Ultra Soft, Nomex IIIA and Cool Touch 2 fabrics and garments will allow us to provide even more customized solutions to our customers,” said Randy Kaminsky, director of procurement with AmeriPride Services. “We selected Bulwark as our FR garment partner because of their commitment to quality of product and superior service for our customers.

Bulwark FR is a division of VF Corp. (NYSE: VFC). Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., Bulwark manufactures and markets flame resistant shirts, pants, bibs and coveralls, outerwear and accessories.

Bulwark Protective Apparel has been selected as primary supplier of FR apparel for AmeriPride Services.

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