Flame & Arc Flash Resistant Clothing - About Us
BENCHMARK FR MISSION STATEMENT
“We are a manufacturer specializing in Arc & Flame Resistant Clothing.”
Benchmark FR was founded in 2002 by the collaboration between an engineer and a fashion designer. Since its inception, Benchmark FR has focused on making higher quality flame resistant clothing that is safe to wear against the skin and more comfortable to wear than other FR brands.
Benchmark FR has proudly protected North American workers for more than 15 years and we will continue to manufacture flame resistant clothing that people enjoy wearing.
Benchmark FR develops and manufactures clothing and accessories to protect workers from arc flash and flash fire. For 15 + years, we have been protecting electrical lineman, oilfield and refinery workers, welders and any other professions in which flash fire and arc flashes are a possibility.
We create our products to provide maximum FR protection, moisture management and comfort. We also believe that just because you are wearing FR clothing, doesn't mean you can't look great wearing when it is worn.
We proudly manufacture and sell our own brand of flame resistant clothing, made from own innovative materials.
- All products are individually serialized & traceable.
- We test every lot of fabric and can track the lot used in each individual garment.
- Third party laboratories test all Benchmark FR products to ensure we exceed code requirements.
- Applicable products are NFPA 2112 compliant certified through Underwriters Laboratory.
MADE IN THE USA SINCE 2002
- Guaranteed FR for the life of the garment.
- One of the industry’s only individually serialized and traceable FR product lines.
- No product failures or recalls.
- Skin Safe: The lowest industry levels of arsenic and formaldehyde.
- Less than 1% return rate.
- Specialize in products for warm weather climates.
- Controlled fabric shrinkage.
Benchmark FR’s vertical capabilities include:
- Design & manufacture of flame resistant fabrics and clothing.
- Inherent blend and treated fabric technology.
- Advanced cellular manufacturing techniques.
- Rapid response prototyping capabilities.
Benchmark is a certified as a women’s business enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third-party certification organization of the businesses owned and operated by women in the U.S.
BETTER FR DOESN'T COST MORE
Benchmark FR products offer REAL flash fire protection with more comfort, lighter weight and superior wear-ability. Our products offer superior moisture wicking, color fastness, low shrinkage and superior abrasion resistance and strength. Most importantly, Benchmark FR is priced effectively for superior performance. By today's standards, Benchmark FR has the most advanced arc flash and flame resistant products in the world.
MADE IN CALIFORNIA
CMTC regoginizes Benchmark FR for doing our part in keeping manufacturing in California. CTMC recognizes Benchmark FR's contribution to the growth of California's economy, our dedicated involvement with continuous improvement and for participating in the manufacturing community.