Uvex (safety eyewear)
Like Howard Leight, Uvex is a Bacou Dalloz Company. While Howard Leight makes ear protection, Uvex specializes in eye protection. Uvex is at the forefront in the manufacture of premium eyewear protection and care products for many types of industries. The non-prescription glasses are designed to offer superior protection against 99.9 percent of ultraviolet radiation. The "plano" safety eyewear complies with the optical and transmission requirements of ANSI Z87.1-1989.
The company was founded about 50 years ago in Germanyand made its way over to the U.S.in the 1960s. The company started to produce eyewear with removable lenses, side protective shields and adjustable temple arms. Protective eyewear to fit over top of prescription glasses was then introduced. In 1993 a portion of Uvex was sold to the Bacou group.
Uvex safety glasses are the preferred safety material for various types of eye protection such as safety goggles, face shields and welder's goggles for industrial workers around the world. The safety glasses are also designed to offer you offer clear vision without blurring. The lenses are also scratch free, impact resistant and anti fog. The frames are made out of high quality material and guaranteed for a lifetime to be free from manufacturing defects.
The models that Uvex produces range from general-purpose safety eyewear to application specific glasses. Some of the most popular and best selling Uvex models include: Optrel Satellite, Reflex, Uvex Bionic face shields, goggles like Stealth, Futura, Climazone, flex seal and eyewear like Tomcat, Spoggle, Spitfire, Skyper Family, Horizon, etc.
Uvex offers safety glasses and goggles in a variety of sizes and styles. The safety eyewear is made to keep pace with contemporary fashion and styles and is available in a wide range of lens tints. They are designed make the wearer look good in addition to offering extreme comfort and safety. The company also sells apparel.
Uvex has a world wide presence and an online descriptive catalogue on its website. You can buy apparel directly from the website, but to buy eye protection you need to locate a retail store or an online retailer.