Elliotts announces exclusive partnership with TechTrade LLC

Pro-Tech 8 speciality structural firefighting and rescue gloves have been designed for high safety protection and hand dexterity.

Elliotts have been manufacturing and distributing gloves for over 40 years. We take care to ensure we offer our customers innovative, quality safety products they can rely on. Partnering with companies like TechTrade is what we do and the Pro-Tech 8 range of specialised gloves aligns closely with our strategy of offering world class, innovative, quality safety gear for all industries and applications.             

"We have been researching the firefighting glove market for some time, looking for a product or combination of materials that would enable us to offer something truely innovative to the firefighter. We were looking for gloves that provided high levels of dexterity, comfort and protection. Something not easy to achieve in a firefighting glove."

"Techtrade focus on the people wearing the gloves, they listen to their feedback and develop products that fire and rescue workers want to wear. Partnering with Techtrade was an easy decision given the synergies between the companies," said Mr Elliott.

"Our mission for the Pro-Tech 8 gloves is to provide unsurpassed dexterity, comfort, fit and grip without sacrificing world class thermal and other protective properties. By providing this level of performance we believe a firefighter is more likely to keep his or her gloves on during fireground operations which are the ultimate enhancement to safety. Whether operating radios, rope rescue systems or during other fireground operations the versatile Pro-Tech 8 gloves maximizes "gloves-on" capability which in turn maximizes user protection and safety." Said Ted Bart, President/ CEO of Techtrade LLC

The Pro-Tech 8 range of gloves includes the Fusion, Titan and Titan K structural firefighting gloves along with the B.O.S.S. , ICE and Pro-Tech 8 X extrication, rope and rescue gloves.

The entire Pro-Tech 8 range will be on display at the AFAC Conference in Sydney from the 29 August through 1 September, 2011.

The Pro-Tech 8 range of structural firegloves are independently tested and certified by SEI (Safety Equipment Institute) to NFPA 1971 standards.
Pro-Tech 8 gloves are fast becoming the first choice of firefighters looking for high levels of protection and dexterity.

To learn more about the Pro-tech range visit the Elliotts Stand at AFAC 2011 or online at