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UV Protection for Construction & Utility Workers

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As we begin to enter the time of year of warmer and sunnier days, outdoor workers from all industries know the importance of protecting themselves from UV and heat exposure. Things like staying properly hydrated, wearing sunscreen, and wearing protective clothing such as sunglasses and hats are all common practices for outdoor workers in the […]

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Why Quality Fire Control PPE Is Essential

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Firefighters rely on a variety of personal protective equipment to ensure their safety as they serve the community and save lives. Gloves, boots, and helmets may come to mind, but firefighter PPE is not complete without appropriate eye protection. Fire goggles protect a firefighter’s eyes from heat exposure, smoke, flying debris, glass, dust, and wind, […]

What to Look For in an Optimal Riot PPE Provider

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Choosing a provider for your tactical and riot gear, specifically your personal protective equipment (PPE) is an important decision with critical implications for safety and performance. At Paulson, we are an industry leader in designing and manufacturing face shields and related tactical gear products to protect first responders in hazardous situations including riots. We’ve achieved […]

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The Paulson Rundown: Arc Flash Face Shields 101

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Every electrical worker is aware of the dangers of an arc flash in their daily work. They rely on a wide range of personal protective equipment (PPE) to do their jobs safely and effectively. Commonly used electrical PPE includes arc rated clothing like suits, hoods, coveralls, jackets, pants, boots, and insulated rubber gloves. Other types of […]

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How Paulson is Innovating Arc Flash Safety

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Are your electrical workers protected from the damaging effects of an arc flash? An electrical arc flash is a bright and intense flash of light with corresponding extreme temperatures. An arc blast, a show of extreme energy with an equally dangerous high-pressure force may accompany the arc flash. Both are the result of an electrical […]

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Selling our Products Overseas: An Export Control Overview

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Paulson Mfg. has a rich history of making and selling world-class PPE right here in the U.S. However, our reach goes well beyond the U.S. market. In fact, we export to about 70 different countries across the globe through our wholly owned subsidiary Paulson International, Ltd. Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Paulson International serves our ever-growing […]

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The Paulson Rundown: Tactical Face Shields 101

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Tactical operators such as law enforcement and military personnel rely on a wide range of personal protective equipment (PPE) to do their jobs safely and effectively. A riot control situation is certainly an application where the tactical operator needs to have several crucial PPE items. When dealing with a riot control situation, commonly used PPE […]

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Protecting the Workers of the Pulp & Paper Industry

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The Pulp & Paper industry comprises companies that use wood as raw material and produce pulp, paper, paperboard and other cellulose-based products. Today, there are over 565 pulp & paper manufacturing facilities in the U.S., making this industry one of the world’s largest and oldest. With the advent of digitization, one can be excused for […]

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Polycarbonate PPE Products & BPA: What You Need to Know

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As a plastics injection molding company, Paulson Mfg. uses a variety of plastic materials to make products like face shields, goggles, cap brackets and countless other items. Many of our PPE products, including most face shields and goggle lenses, are made from polycarbonate. This plastic material has several benefits, including high impact resistance, high temperature […]

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The Recent Growth of The Arc Flash PPE Market

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According to a new research report released by the Global Market Insights, Inc., the electrical safety personal protective equipment (PPE) market is expected to exceed US$20 billion by 2025. This growth trend is the result of several factors, including an increasing focus on safety in the workplace and desire for greater comfort and enhanced product […]