Company transforms the healthcare apparel industry with purposeful innovation.
LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Barco Uniforms (www.barcouniforms.com), a recognized leader in design innovation in the premium professional apparel industry, announced the launch of its high-performance uniform brand, Barco One™, which uses arctech™, a groundbreaking, proprietary fabric technology.
“Healthcare professionals are excited by the performance of arctech fabric and amazed at how ultra cool, weightless and breathable it feels,” said David Murphy, executive vice president of sales, marketing and design, chief strategy officer, for Barco Uniforms. “Our goal with this collection was to design the world’s first performance scrub collection that would help the healthcare professional perform at their peak every single day, and with Barco One, we met that goal.”
A first in the healthcare industry and designed for the “healthcare athlete,” arctech fabric features advanced technical qualities that deliver 5-points of performance including eco-friendly recycled fabric, 4-way stretch, soil release, moisture-wicking and wrinkle resistance. Each Barco One scrub set is made from 10 recycled plastic bottles.
“The Barco One brand and logo pay homage to healthcare professionals who share one common heart, one purpose and one lifelong dedication to healing. It also reflects the performance of arctech, one fabric that does it all,” said Peggy Schulz, executive director of corporate marketing. “Barco One is available at over 2,000 retail partner stores globally.”
About Barco Uniforms
Founded in 1929, Barco Uniforms is a leader of design innovation in the premium professional apparel industry, designing award-winning premium uniforms that elevate and honor the individual in the healthcare, enterprise and food service industries. Barco Uniforms is headquartered in Los Angeles with approximately 225+ local employees across multiple disciplines including design, product development, marketing, sales, supply chain, and distribution. For more information, please visit: https://www.barcomade.com
Keeping Hope Alive
In 2008, Barco's Nightingales Foundation (BNF) was founded by Barco's Chairman of the Board, Michael Donner, and his wife, Frida, in hopes of lifting-up the lives of children around the world, in honor of Healthcare Professionals. For more information about how you can support the foundation, please visit: http://www.barcosnightingales.org/