ISEA, the leading association for personal protective equipment and technologies, and ANSI accredited standards developing organization, is pleased to announce the addition of new member companies—D3O, the UK-based developer of smart materials specializing in impact protection and shock absorption, and leading U.S. distributor, Airgas—to the association’s group of safety industry leaders.

About D3O:
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D3O is a groundbreaking impact protection solutions company that licenses a range of unique patented smart materials. The market-changing D3O® technology is used to produce a shock absorbing material which can be found in a range of products across the motorcycle, sport, footwear, electronics, military and workwear sectors.
D3O® technology was proven during the 2006 Winter Olympics, when the U.S. and Canadian ski teams pioneered revolutionary D3O® soft armour. With no compromise on protection, the range of D3O® low profile, light weight, flexible and breathable limb protectors changed the global protective wear market overnight. Today, D3O® impact protection and shock absorption technology solutions for customers lead and challenge the markets. For more information, please visit www.d3o.com.

About Airgas:
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Airgas, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is one of the nation’s leading suppliers of industrial, medical and specialty gases, and hardgoods, such as welding equipment and related products. Airgas is a leading U.S. producer of atmospheric gases with 16 air separation plants, a leading producer of carbon dioxide, dry ice, and nitrous oxide, one of the largest U.S. suppliers of safety products, and a leading U.S. supplier of refrigerants, ammonia products, and process chemicals. Approximately 17,000 associates work in more than 1,100 locations, including branches, retail stores, gas fill plants, specialty gas labs, production facilities and distribution centers. Airgas also markets its products and services through e-Business, catalog and telesales channels. Its national scale and strong local presence offer a competitive edge to its diversified customer base. For more information, please visit www.airgas.com.