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Arco unveils bigger-than-ever Big Book catalogue 2016/17

15 September 2016

Safety experts Arco has launched its latest Big Book catalogue, featuring one of the largest ranges of safety equipment, workwear, and workplace safety products, offering customers the best possible choice. With over 20,000 own brand and leading named brand products, including 561 new solutions, this year the Arco Big Book is bigger than ever spanning 1,000 pages.  

Due to popular demand Arco has introduced Arco Essentials Contractor Workwear, offering value without compromising on quality. The range provides, bulk-packed garments; including fleeces, sweatshirts, polo shirts and T-shirts, supplying workforces with uniforms and workwear packaged in sets of 5 or 10 pieces to make on site distribution easier to manage.

New products for 2016/17 include the highly anticipated, award-winning Women’s Hazardwear- the industry’s first comprehensive range of Hi-Vis hazardwear designed and tailored for women - in yellow and GORT orange. Debuted on the catwalk at this year’s Safety and Health Expo, the Hi-Vis collection won the coveted Professional Clothing Award Best Stock Design prize.

In the personal protective equipment (PPE) category, Arco reveals new additions to its eyewear range including Arco Skarn Safety Spectacles. The sporty framed spectacles are completely metal free and lightweight, increasing comfort for the wearer.

The catalogue also launches two new products that are available exclusively through Arco, The Sundstrom 900 / 905 is a new adaptable respiratory protection solution that enables the user to customise the half mask to their requirements, either by moving the filter to the back to reduce the weight and profile, or to combine it with a powered or airline system.  Also, the uvex sportsline safety trainer offers enhanced protection, comfort and style and is ideal for light industry such as warehousing, logistics, automotive, aerospace and tradesmen.

The new Arco Big Book 2016/17 is available from 5th September 2016. To get your copy and access Arco’s wide range of products, call your local sales office, visit your nearest Trade Counter, or go online to

Arco is the UK’s leading safety company. It distributes quality products and training and provides expert advice, helping to shape the safety world and make work a safer place.

Founded in 1884 and with a heritage spanning four generations, Arco integrates traditional family values with pioneering innovation to offer a world-class range of over 170,000 quality assured, branded and own brand products, including personal protective equipment, clothing, footwear, gloves, workplace safety and hygiene products.  Headquartered in Hull, Arco reaches its customers through its extensive product catalogue, interactive website and 48 strong trade counter network. The company has sales of over £268m and employs approximately 1600 people.  Arco has been accredited a ‘One to Watch’ status in the Best Companies Times Top 100 Survey.

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