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6 Oct 09

New Outer Layer Jacket Protects Workers from Harsh Elements

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Core Performance Work Wear® Series - 6463 & 6465

St. Paul, Minn. (October 6, 2009) – Ergodyne today announced that it is expanding its CORE Performance Work Wear line to include two new outer layer garments. The garments, a thermal-weight jacket (model 6465) and thermal-weight vest (model 6463), are designed to provide workers with a breathable first layer of defense against cold and wind.

A natural addition to existing CORE Base and Mid-Layer garments, the new Outer Layer Thermal-Weight Jacket and Vest complete the three-part CORE layering system and deliver first-class protection. Water-repellent coatings and linings keep wind and water from getting in, while at the same time allowing body moisture to get out. The resulting system helps keep workers dry and comfortable while working hard in cold temperatures.

“We’ve been in the development phase for nearly two years on the Outer layer, seeking to create technical work wear that meets the standards set by our world-class Base and Mid Layers,” said Tom Votel, Ergodyne President and CEO. “Our thermal-weight jacket and vest perform like nothing else on the market, and they have strong curb appeal. I’m excited for the snow to start flying in St. Paul just so I can wear my CORE outer layer jacket.”

For more information, visit, email or call 800-225-8238 // (651) 642-9889.

Key Features of CORE Performance Work Wear Jacket & Vest:

  • Rugged 500D Nylon Outer Shell
  • Warm Fleece Lining
  • Water repellent coatings and linings keep wind, snow, and rain out
  • Armortex reinforcement zones on elbows and shoulders
  • Heavy-duty YKK® Zippers
  • Reflective accents to keep workers safe and seen
  • Multiple pockets including front cell and back document pocket
  • Storm flap front
  • Drawstring waist and adjustable cuffs

The CORE Outer Layer Thermal Weight Jacket (model 6465) and Outer Layer Thermal Weight Vest (model 6463) are available in sizes ranging from medium to 3XL.

About CORE Performance Work Wear

CORE Performance Work Wear is a line of protective apparel designed specifically for the skilled tradesperson. The multi-layered system is built on advanced materials and treatments, which help workers manage moisture, increase their visibility, control temperature, reduce ultraviolet exposure and impede bacterial growth. Together, these features enhance job safety, performance and comfort. CORE is the only personal protective apparel line designed solely for workers and sold exclusively through authorized distributors.

About Ergodyne

Since 1983, Ergodyne has pioneered the development of products that Make The Workplace A Betterplace. What started with just one product has grown into a line of top flight, battle-tested, Tenacious Work Gear®; all precision crafted to provide protection, promote prevention and manage the elements for workers on jobsites the world over. The current lineup is extensive and constantly growing: ProFlex® Hand Protection, ProFlex® Knee Pads, ProFlex® Supports, Skullerz® Head Protection, Skullerz® Eye Protection, Trex™ Footwear Accessories, Chill-Its® Cooling Products, N-Ferno® Warming Products, GloWear® Hi-Vis Apparel, Squids® Lanyards, Arsenal® Gear and Tool Storage and SHAX® Portable Work Shelters.