uvex 1 business safety footwear wins German Design Award 2020

Highstreet Fashion meets Safety. For use in offices and production areas.

The new uvex 1 business safety shoe range has been awarded with the German Design Award 2020 by the German Design Council. The uvex 1 business line is the optimum solution for all people who have to switch often during day between the office and productions facilities where safety footwear is mandatory. With the S2 and S3 versions you are comfortably styled and safe the whole day without changing your footwear.

Comfortably and perfectly styled in both worlds.

uvex's new line of safety shoes brings together three classic looks from the fashion world – Derby shoes, desert boots and chelsea boots. uvex 1 business safety shoes can go wherever you go, managing to be stylish and safe at the same time.

Their attractive appearance blends seamlessly with smart business and casual attire, while their steel toecap provides maximum protection with plenty of toe room. Their first-class wearer comfort never fails to impress.

This ultra-lightweight range of safety footwear in a modern business look in stylish blue or grey is available in S2 and S3 versions.

The extra-wide steel toecap, metal-free, penetration-resistant insert and non-slip outsole (SRC certification) provide optimum protection.

The highly breathable, chrome-free materials and antistatic comfortable insole with moisture transport system and cushioning in the heel and forefoot area ensure a pleasant foot climate and wearer comfort.

The uvex 1 business range meets the ESD specification. The sole materials are free of silicones, plasticisers and other paint wetting impairment substances. The synthetic upper materials are suitable for people allergic to chrome. All shoes are suitable for orthopaedic adjustments and use of certified uvex orthopaedic insoles according to German DGUV 112-191 regulation and Austrian ÖNORM Z1259.

The uvex group

The uvex group brings together three globally active companies under one roof: the uvex safety group, the uvex sports group (with uvex sports and Alpina Sports), and the Filtral group (Filtral and Primetta). The uvex group is represented in 22 countries by 48 subsidiaries but chooses to do most of its manufacturing in Germany. Two thirds of the company’s 2,700-strong workforce is employed in Germany. uvex is a global partner to international elite sport and equips a host of top athletes. The motto protecting people is at the heart of the company’s activities. uvex develops, manufactures and distributes products and services for the safety and protection of people at work, in sport and for leisure pursuits.

Have any questions? Media contact:

Thorsten Udet
UVEX SAFETY GROUP GmbH & Co. KG
Würzburger Str. 181-189
90766 Fürth
Germany

Telephone: +49 911 9736-1449
Fax: +49 911 9736-1302

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