About Us

Respirex are a world leading supplier of personal protective solutions, specialising in the design and manufacture of high-performance chemical, particulate and respiratory protective clothing and specialist protective footwear.

Our product range encompasses gas tight suits, chemical splash suits and CBRN equipment for fire and emergency services teams and emergency responders; air fed chemically protective suits and chemical work wear for the petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries and powered air and air fed particulate suits and hoods for nuclear and pharmaceutical industries. Our state of the art automated footwear factory produces a range of protective boots and overboots providing protection from hazardous chemicals and high voltages, along with specialist food industry boots and general safety boots.

We are unique in offering a complete service that includes standard or tailored equipment solutions combined with unrivalled training, aftercare and support. Our in-house testing laboratory is UKAS accredited for chemical permeation testing to EN 374-3, EN ISO 6529 and ASTM 739, and continually tests the fabrics and seams used in our clothing to ensure our equipment’s performance.

Our Values:

  • Quality
    Customers trust our brands for excellence and reliability.  People’s lives depend upon the integrity of our products.  So nothing matters more than quality and safety.
  • Technical Expertise
    Our specialist expertise has developed over 50 years. You can depend upon our advice and experience to keep your workforce safe and well protected.
  • Flexible
    For us the customer is King.  We can design and manufacture products that will exactly meet your needs, however challenging the requirements!
  • Honest and Reliable
    We are open and honest in all our business dealings and ‘our word is our bond’. We’ll also admit our mistakes if things aren’t right.
  • Friendly
    We want to be easy to do business with so you get the answers you need directly and quickly.  We work hard to meet all your needs.

Respirex is part of a group of companies that includes MFC Survival and KTC Fire.

To read about our companies history click here.

Contact Us

By telephone:

+44 (0)1737 77 86 00

Our office hours are between 9am and 5pm GMT/BST.

By email:

Fill in our enquiry form and we will get back to you ASAP.