OHS Canada Magazine

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Willson(r) Launches New, High-Value A700 and A800 Series of Safety Eyewear Quality Protection and Style to Accommodate a Range of Indoor and Outdoor Activities


SMITHFIELD, R.I. – July 13, 2006 – Willson Safety Products today announced the launch of its new A700 and A800 Series of high quality safety eyewear, providing two of the greatest values in the eye protection market. Designed with sporty style in mind, the eyewear meets the demanding ANSI safety standards.

The Willson A700 Series delivers extraordinary value, combining new sport styling with high protection standards. The lightweight, wrap-around, 9-base lens design provides substantial coverage and a distortion-free, 180-degree field of vision. The universal nose bridge and soft temple tips ensure all-day comfort. Willson A700 lenses are available in six options: Clear Hardcoat; TSR(r) Gray Hardcoat; Amber Hardcoat; Blue Mirror Hardcoat; Indoor/Outdoor Silver Mirror; and Clear Fog-Ban(r), featuring an anti-fog coating for humid conditions. Willson’s protective hardcoat maximizes the life of the eyewear, and its lenses provide protection in a variety of indoor and outdoor work applications.

The complete Willson A700 Series complies with the ANSI Z87+ high impact standard for the U.S. market and the CSA Z94.3 standard for the Canadian market. Unit pricing starts at a Suggested List Price of U.S. $1.94.

The Willson A800 Series offers ultra-lightweight comfort in a stylish wrap-around, 9-base lens for unobstructed vision and high impact protection. Temples feature aggressive sports styling, padded inserts that run down the length of the temple, and built-in flex for increased tension control. The soft, non-slip nose piece provides added comfort and a secure fit. Lenses come in five tints and feature a protective, scratch-resistant coating for longer wear. For extreme conditions, the Clear and TSR Gray lenses are available with Willson Fog-Ban.

Willson A800 Series products comply with the ANSI Z87+ high impact standard in the U.S. Unit pricing starts at a Suggested List Price of U.S. $2.45.

“Willson’s new line provides the sport styling and fashionable fit for everyday wearers,” said Jennifer Blanchette, Willson product manager, Bacou-Dalloz Eye and Face Protection, Inc. “When customers purchase safety eyewear from Willson, they can expect great style and quality at an economical price. That’s Willson value.”

To place a product order or request information, contact Bacou-Dalloz Customer Service at 1-800-430-5490 or visit www.WillsonSafety.com.


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