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Uvex Introduces Three Groundbreaking Innovationsin Protective Eyewear

May 13, 2004

Health & Safety

Smithfield, RI For decades, Uvex has been the pioneer of innovation in protective eyewear and is the undisputed leading US manufacturer and supplier of premium safety eyewear for a multitude of industries. The Uvex products
feature state-of-the-art innovation and technology that include comfort, protection and style. Now Uvex introduces three revolutionary new products; The New Bionic Shield offers the first next generation technology in the faceshield category in over 10 years, The New Flex Seal Goggle premieres the industrys first silicone goggle and The New Uvex XC Eyewear provides the all-in-one safety solution for eyewear protection.

The New Uvex Bionic Shield is the first new, truly innovative faceshield to be introduced to the category in over ten years. With its advanced ergonomically balanced design, this revolutionary headgear is ideal for rugged industrial applications. The Bionic Shield takes comfort adjustment to a new level with 2,784 positions to customize fit for any worker and application. It has an easy to replace lens system, which can stand up to airborne debris, particles, splash and
welding IR. The Bionic Shield redefines a new level of technology in faceshields with over 30 product design patent claims pending.

The New Uvex Flex Seal Goggle is the industrys new premiere goggle with an all silicone body. The lightweight, soft silicone body is designed to conform to almost any facial profile for all-day comfort. The Flex Seal provides an
exceptionally snug fit, for superior protection even in extreme temperatures. Its patent pending pivoting headband clip enables quick removal of the headband from the goggle to clean goggle components. The Flex Seals comfortable
silicone body and other innovative features make this the over-the-glass goggle that workers want to wear.

The New Uvex XC is the single solution in protective eyewear. It provides up to 20% more coverage for the cheek and side orbital area. The Uvex XC offers an easily adapted, optional Rx insert for prescription lens wearers. It accommodates
a wide variety of Rx needs including, bifocals, trifocals and progressive lenses. Adjustability and comfort of the temples are accomplished by offering a choice of soft dual shot or spatulite temples both with ratcheting movement. The Uvex
XC provides a customizable solution for the broadest range of workers with or without vision correction needs.

Uvex is a division of the Bacou-Dalloz Group. Bacou-Dalloz is the world leader in the design, manufacturing and sale of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Bacou-Dalloz provides unmatched head-to-toe protection through three strategic
business segments: head, body and fall protection. Bacou-Dalloz offers a full product range aimed at the manufacturing, construction, telecommunications, medical, public services and other sectors. Distributors deliver Bacou-Dalloz
PPE worldwide.

To experience the new Uvex line-up the Bionic Shield, the Flex Seal Goggle and the Uvex XC, log on to www.uvex.com.


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