True North, LLC Wins 2011 North American APEX Award

Seattle, WA  – True North, the leading manufacturer of fire resistant fleece clothing, was awarded the 2011 North American APEX Award for their Power Dry® FR Hi-Viz Shirt.

Polartec® announced the 13 North American garments chosen for its annual APEX Awards. This prestigious honor goes to the finest Polartec®-based garments. A panel of judges selected the winners based on the style, function and fit of the garments as well as the most innovative and appropriate uses of Polartec® fabrics in the designs

Made from Polartec® Power Dry® FR fabric, the Power Dry® Hi-Viz Shirt offers real flame resistance combined with excellent breathability and next-to-skin comfort that keeps your skin dry when you sweat. Designed to protect workers from fire and arc flash hazards in the fire service, utility and petrochemical industries, the Power Dry® Hi-Viz Shirt is available in ANSI certified yellow and also features 3M segmented silver reflective which still allows the fabric to stretch for perfect fit and increases visibility. Arc Rating: 8.1 ATPV / HRC 2. For more information please visit

About True North, LLC:
True North has been a trusted source for quality bags, backpacks and fire resistant clothing for nearly two decades the True North®, DragonFur® and Drink! ® Hydration Brands. The company’s commitment to quality manufacturing and innovation ensures that every product offers unrivaled comfort, function and reliability. For more information, visit

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