Survitec granted preferred public sector supplier status

Technology provider to the global maritime, defence, energy, aerospace and maritime sectors, Survitec, has been placed on the Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation’s Dynamic Purchasing System for the provision of public sector emergency response and rescue equipment.

More than 100 different products from the Survitec portfolio have been approved for use by the country’s ambulance, fire, police, search and rescue, and environmental services teams.

Martin Whittaker, CEO of Survitec’s aerospace and defence business, said: “This is a significant development for Survitec. After a rigorous selection process, we are delighted YPO has approved our survival technology for use across the UK’s public sector services. We are immensely proud as a UK-based manufacturer that we are able to support the country’s first responders using the national supply chain.”

The company’s scope of supply includes protective clothing and footwear, lifejackets, liferafts, dry suits, inflatable lifeboats, fast rescue craft, ropes and safety harnesses, fire hoses and pumps, lighting systems, flares, pop-up shelters, rescue tools and cutting equipment.

Under the terms of the YPO DPS, Survitec is able to supply land, water and sea rescue solutions, working-at-height equipment and vehicle stabilising equipment.

Image courtesy Survitec

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