Company Profile | January 1, 1996

air purifying, chemical risk management, sculptured foam, acoustic materials, hazmat storage, respiratory protection

Source: Aearo Company
air purifying, chemical risk management, sculptured foam, acoustic materials, hazmat storage, respiratory protection
Aearo™ is one of the world's leading designers, manufacturers and innovative marketers of a broad range of personal protective equipment and energy absorbing products. The company is a one-source supplier of hearing protection, prescription and non-prescriptive safety eyewear, face protection, head protection, respiratory protection and first aid products. Industrial applications serviced include manufacturing, construction, mining, transportation, public utilities, the military and other potentially hazardous environments.

Aearo is also a leading supplier of personal protective equipment for the rapidly growing consumer markets in the U.S. and Europe. Sold under the AOSafety®, E-A-R®, and Peltor® brand names, Aearo products are available through a selective worldwide network of distributors and offer a well-earned reputation of quality, selection, comfort, dependability and customer satisfaction. Nine manufacturing locations worldwide are all ISO 9000 certified, as is the automated distribution center in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The Trusted World Leader in Hearing Protection has established the most trusted name in the industry with its signature trademarked yellow earplugs, including the E-A-R® Classic® PVC foam plug introduced in 1970. The most recent product release is E-A-Rsoft™ soft foam in a neon color format with an NRR of 33dB. All E-A-R products are tested in a NVLAP accredited laboratory.

Look Your Best. Work Your Hardest.
AOSafety Eye, Face and Head Protection Products include Lexa™ Eyewear System, in addition to a wide array of ANSI Z87.1 approved eyeglass styles and goggles, faceshields and hardhats. Lexa™ eyewear is one of the latest additions to the stylish line of protective eyeglasses offering a "better way to look and a whole new way to see" with its sleek, unobtrusive design and contoured coverage. Now available with GoggleGear™ "Snap-On" accessory, changing the glasses to goggles in a SNAP! Most of the eyewear line features the propriety DX™ coating which protects lenses from fogging, scratching, static and chemical attack.

AOSafety has long been one of the most respected names in respiratory products and is known for having some of the best fitting and most comfortable respirators in the industry. The entire line of respirators, as well as the cartridges, filters and cartridge/filter combinations have been revised to meet NIOSH 42 CFR 84 regulations. Innovative products have been introduced including Quantum and Quantum Plus™ multi-contaminant cartridges with the capability to absorb 11 gases and vapors. NIOSH approved Pleats™ solid & liquid particulate respirators have also entered the market with their mechanical advantage and superior durability for use, day after day.

AOSafety Occupational Prescription Eyewear had provided business and industry with safety prescription eyewear for more than 90 years. Today, they are the only supplier of prescription safety eyewear who produces finished prescription lenses in their own safety frame collection. The AOSafety collection includes contemporary frame styles for men and women in a wide variety of shapes, colors, sizes and price points in both metal and plastic frame materials. New products include ComfortEyes™ prescription, task-specific lenses designed for computer users, and the Titanium, Urban and FlexAction frame lines. All frames pass ANSI Z87.1 standards and CSA Z94.1 impact requirements.

The One The Pro's Use
Peltor® is one of the oldest and most trusted names in the safety products industry and has long been considered the leader in protective communications headsets and earmuff-styled hearing protectors. Peltor headsets offer the highest performance in communications, including wireless transmissions with up to a 2-mile range. All Peltor earmuffs and headsets are designed to provide the optimum attenuation and comfort and the most sophisticated technology. Innovative products include the patented dual-shell H10A Extreme Performance earmuff and the Tactical™ 6S electronic hearing earmuff, which is a "listening hearing protector." The latest addition tot he line is PowerCom™ two-way UHF radio headset with a transmission range of up to 2 miles in optimum conditions. All Peltor products are ANSI S3.19-1974 approved.