Updated October 2021
PPE Made in America
Here in Detroit, we have a proud history that dates back to the 19th century of leading American manufacturing to new frontiers. With this pride comes a soft spot for anything made in America. These five U.S. manufacturers of safety products available at X1 Safety come from Alabama, California, Michigan and Rhode Island.
Respiratory Protection from Royal Oak, Michigan
- Air supplied respirators
- Air monitoring, filtration, and supply
- Safety essentials
In their words - Protection you for life's best moments® by creating the world's best industrial respirators that advance your safety and increase your productivity. 40 years of disruptive innovation - RPB's Special Operations Unit
Established in the 1970's Special Ops is an R&D group comprised of PPE innovators, users and advocates. We specialize in air supplied respirators, airline filters, monitoring equipment & safety essentials.
Personal Fall Protection from Cullman, Alabama
- Fall protection harnesses, lanyards, lifelines, anchors, and accessories
In their words - Based in Cullman, Alabama, Elk River manufactures a superior line of safe fall protection products. Our goal is to listen to our customers and to provide answers and solutions to questions before and after the sale. Once an order is received, we will move orders quickly, meet delivery schedules and requirements, and keep you informed about the status of the order. Our primary goal is to be the source for all of your fall protection needs.
National Safety Apparel
Protective Clothing from Ohio, Illinois and More
- Arc Guard Arc Flash Protection
- Cut Guard Cut Protection
DRIFIRE Industiral Armour & TECGEN FR Fire & Arc Flash Protection
Kunz Glove Leather Drivers & Voltage Glove Protectors
In their words - National Safety Apparel’s family business is to protect your family working in the toughest industries, helping them get the job done safely and getting home to you, day after day.
We’ve contributed to the fabric of America since our modest beginnings in the midst of the Great Depression.
In 1935, Walter “Wally” Grossman began developing and manufacturing heat and thermal protective apparel for foundry workers, steel pipe manufacturers and welders in his father’s basement in Cleveland, Ohio.
Today we are a fourth generation, family owned business that is proud to manufacture in the USA and serve the toughest members of the workforce with our six FR clothing brands and three safety brands.
Respiratory Protection from Ohio
- N99 and face mask cartridge filter respirators
In their words - In over 40 years of history, GVS has evolved from a supplier of components for the healthcare sector to a global Group that produces highly technological diversified filtration solutions.
The Group has always paid great attention to research, development and innovation of its products and processes and has shown a strong trend towards development in global markets since its foundation.
In addition to the Corporate headquarters in Bologna, GVS currently has 14 plants in Italy, United Kingdom, Brazil, United States, China, Malesia, Mexico, Romania e Puerto Rico, and 18 commercial offices located all over the world.
GVS has always adopted a “glocal” approach: it operates locally in contact with its customers, but relies on the strength of a global network.
Respiratory and Hearing Protection from Culver City, California
- Face mask cartridge filter respirators
- Dust mask respirators
- Ear plugs and earmuffs
In their words - With over 70 patents Moldex has a strong history of perpetual innovation. We strive to design and engineer products that provide comfort and style while addressing the hearing and respiratory needs of industrial and healthcare employees. Products they want to wear. Moldex has taken a leadership position among global PPE manufacturers in minimizing our environmental impact. We began with the complete elimination of PVC which is linked to one of the most environmentally toxic materials in landfill disposal and this initiative has now grown into a corporate culture that constantly looks to manufacture innovative products that minimize environmental impact.
Honeywell® Safety Products
Uvex® Eye Protection from Smithfield, Rhode Island
- Uvex safety glasses and goggles
In their words - By constantly searching for ways to improve the protective capabilities, comfort, fit, durability, and look of our products, Uvex has become the acknowledged leader in safety eyewear innovation. We have secured dozens of industry patents for the many technological firsts that we have introduced to the marketplace, as well as something far more important: the accolades and the gratitude of the millions of workers who rely on our safety eyewear all day, every day. When it comes to protecting workers' eyes, trust the exceptional performance and precision optics delivered in every pair of Uvex eyewear.
Majestic Glove Helmets
- Majextic Glove Helmets
Made in the USA
Thank you for reading through this list of American manufacturers focused on workplace safety for employees. Support the four local economies listed above while keeping job sites and facilities compliant with regulations by maintaining sufficient levels of personal protective equipment available for workers - Shop all X1 Safety products made in the USA.