Open/Close Menu

News of uvex safety

uvex safety eyewear included among "Brands of the Century – Stars 2016"

The uvex safety group and its safety eyewear, which forms a major part of its product portfolio, have been named among the "Stars 2016" in the latest edition of "Brands of the Century".

The collection is published every three years by the "Deutsche Standards" publishing house and presents the strongest and most famous German brands from a wide range of industries.

To the complete press release

Red Dot Award 2014: astrospec 2.0 is awarded

uvex safety group a winner in the Red Dot Award 2014: uvex astrospec 2.0 is awarded for high design quality

uvex safety group convinced the 40-member expert panel for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014 with the high design quality of its uvex astrospec 2.0. In the current competition, the international experts discussed and evaluated 4,815 entries from 53 countries. But only designs which won over the jury with quality and innovative strength won an award. The safety spectacle by uvex safety group was successful and received the coveted Red Dot quality seal as its deserved reward.

To the complete press release

uvex astrospec 2.0 – new edition of a classic!

Redesign of the most successful safety spectacles of all time

When the uvex astrospec range came onto the market in 1990, it was a design revolution and soon developed into the most popular safety spectacles in the world. To date over 50 million pairs have been sold worldwide. The uvex safety group is now presenting a successor that combines the classic design of the astrospec with the features of modern safety spectacles.

To the complete press release

Prescription industrial safety spectacles

The new uvex i-3 add offers integrated dioptric correction.

The demographic shift in society is also clearly evident in the working world. To coincide with the A+A 2013, the uvex safety group is launching safety spectacles with built-in dioptric correction for near vision which provide optimum protection for employees with presbyopia (age-related long-sightedness). The patented lens technology of the uvex i-3 model, which has received many awards, ensures high spontaneous wearer acceptance whilst also offering optimal comfort

To the complete press release

uvex i-performance - next level equipment

Maximum performance is ensured through the quantifiable product benefits of our innovative product system.

The uvex safety group once again proves its unparalleled innovative strength in industrial health and safety. uvex is presenting its new product system at the A+A 2013: uvex i-performance. These products support the natural movement of the human body, reducing pressure and stresses while also maximising comfort.

To the complete press release

PROFAS is „Top-Innovator 2013“

Lüneburg - PROFAS GmbH & Co. KG (from
1 November 2013: UVEX SAFETY Gloves GmbH & Co. KG), subsidiary of the uvex safety group, was nominated "Innovator of the year" in this year's nationwide TOP 100 corporate benchmarking competition. In the overall ranking, PROFAS took the top spot in category B for companies with 51 to 250 employees. On 5 July 2013, scientific journalist Ranga Yogeshwar presented the award and quality seal to the PROFAS Managing Director, Franz Keller, at the evening ceremony held in the Axel Springer Passage in Berlin.

To the complete press release

safety eyewear uvex i-3 is 2012 Product of the Year

Safety eyewear innovation awarded by Association of Plastics Manufacturers.
Just a few weeks after its launch at the A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf, the uvex safety group’s new safety eyewear innovation is one of the winners of the “2012 Product of the Year” for plastics consumer products.

To the complete press release

uvex Hearing Protection App

The uvex safety group is showing its innovative skills once more with an app designed to help you chose the correct hearing protection. With the touch of a finger your smartphone measures the noise level in your surroundings. If the measurement surpasses 80 decibels, a suitable selection of uvex hearing protection products will be suggested, according to noise intensity. Alongside product images, detailed information and article numbers for the different hearing protection products are shown.

The uvex hearing protection app can be downloaded directly from, or found in the App Store using the search term “uvex”.

To the complete press release