KOOHEJI Industrial Safety, which offers an industry-leading range of safety products and solutions to the Bahrain market, is on an expansion drive with plans to open a dedicated showroom in Sitra, Bahrain, in the middle ofthis year.

The sole distributor in Bahrain for leading American company Honeywell Safety Products, Kooheji will offer a new line of products called Honeywell Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at the new showroom, which is part of its existing outlet in Sitra.

The Honeywell safety products range covers ‘head to toe’ aiming to protect workers exposed to risks in all types of work and industrial environments, said Juby George, manager, Kooheji Industrial Safety, which operates under the umbrella of Kooheji Industries.

The high-performance products help shield workers from toxic chemicals and painting spray, he added. These include specialist safety solutions for protective footwear, head, eye, respiratory, hearing and fall protection and protective garments, particularly flame resistant (coverall and pants and shirts).

The Honeywell portfolio of safety solutions combines advanced technology, comfort and style with ergonomic features to manufacture high quality equipment in order to minimise injuries and maintain a safer and more productive workplace, the company said.

Some of the best-selling products in the Middle East are head, respiratory and hearing protection in addition to safety at heights.  

“The fastest moving product in Bahrain is safety shoes,” said George.  

The safety shoes are packed with style, comfort and safety features, according to the official. They are light, flexible, hygienic, elegant and possess excellent foot insulation from heat and cold.

Kooheji Industries has served some of Bahrain’s biggest companies such as Bapco, GPIC, Tatweer Petroleum, Alba, Bahrain Airport Company, Garmco, BDF and Bahrain Steel.

Kooheji Industrial Safety, which has been trading more than 50 years in Bahrain, has two separate divisions – one for the Personal Protective Equipment and the other mainly for casual and trendy foot wear and apparels.

Other international products provided by Kooheji Industrial Safety include brands such as Redwing, US; Redkap, US; Centurion, UK; Cofra, Italy; Bicap, Italy; CAT, US, and Enware, Australia.