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It is commonly accepted in the industry that PVC makes the best fishing rain gear.

PVC Rain Gear for Aquaculture Designed for Comfort and Built to Last

  (NEW ZEALAND, 10/25/2020)

Aquaculture is an evolving sector – by 2030 62% of all seafood produced for human consumption will come from aquaculture. Aquaculture is the tool which fills the gap of seafood supply, farming fish responsibly and sustainably. To keep up with the ever-growing population and to meet sustainability targets aquaculture has had to prove itself reactive. This, in turn, has presented a range of challenges to suppliers of wet weather gear. Gone are the days of a one-size, one-weight approach to professional aquaculture gear. Professionals now demand more, with new indoor facilities, varying climates, unpredictable weather and compliance with stringent health and safety regulations means aquaculture gear has to satisfy a range of exacting criteria while remaining comfortable and keeping the wearer mobile.

With over 50 years of experience, Stormline, is a leader in innovation. The company's designs have remained ahead of the curve by maximising on new tools and technology, its oilskins offer the greatest degree of protection with the lowest possible expense on the wearer, Stormline gear has always been designed to reduce wearer fatigue. Tired workers are not happy or productive workers. Having more streamlined and lightweight gear with easier movement is at the forefront of Stormline's designs.

PVC offers extreme waterproofing properties, along with a number of other beneficial characteristics.

Customers are a huge part of the company's product development process, focusing on solving real problems that are brought to attention by customers and conducting in-depth research into how Stormline products can be better for the wearer.

For example, the 255 PVC jacket, features a raglan sleeve to make it easier for the wearer to stay dry while retaining full and unrestricted arm movement, this design came off the back of direct feedback from the company's customers. Aquaculture professionals have to do a lot of kneeling down, so the 640 bib and brace include a double-layered knee with knee pad. Streamlne aims to engineer all of Stormline's designs to make aquaculture work easier.

The materials used to make the garments are an integral part of the design process, Stormline mainly uses PVC because it offers the best protection against the elements. PVC is usually the go-to material for rain gear as it satisfies essential criteria required for wet weather clothing and oilskins. It has second-to-none waterproofing and will keep you warm due to adequate thickness of the material. It’s important for your materials to be comfortable yet durable and PVC has a lot of flexibility and so can allow for unrestrictive movement without weighing you down, it’s a resilient material and provides that quality you need to ensure it’s long-lasting.

There are two things to consider when choosing the right kind of PVC for a particular piece of gear, the first being comfort. There’s a lot to consider, because if the fabric is too heavy then it will weigh down the wearer and restrict movement, but if it’s too light then it won’t provide an adequate amount of protection or last as long as it should do. The next thing to take into consideration is value, as heavier PVC costs more to buy, so it is necessary to find the balance between keeping customers protected and providing them with a product that offers genuine value for money.

There are many ways in which value can be achieved, comfort and protection for customers. Technical detailing has a strong influence on how a garment performs relative to the work being done by the wearer, with the key being to only add details that will enhance the wearer’s performance and not hinder it.

For example, if they’re working inside then they won’t need a hood or perhaps if they’re likely to be wearing gloves, they’ll need a bigger zip so they can grip it better. Stormline has kept in mind day to day actions and activities, for example, some of the company's products feature adjustable two-piece hoods so that they can fit properly over helmets.

Crew 255 PVC Fishing Rain Jacket

You’ll find that on all of Stormline’s wet weather gear and oilskins the company has included the universally valuable technical detail of double welded seams, as they make garments more robust and longer-lasting, increasing the lifespan and over time improving the value for money. Having more robust garments means that customers don’t have to replace them as often, which is a priority for everyone.

The Stormtex-Air 652 Bib and Brace are highly comfortable bib and brace pants designed with a high back, elasticated waist, and include knee pads as standard with a reinforced 2 layer 340 gsm PVC front. The Stormtex-Air 203 Jacket is a lightweight and strong 340gsm PVC jacket which is designed for those requiring extra strong gear, but without the weight.

Stormline supplies exceptional, functional gear and the company's wholesale service means that your entire crew has everything they need to do their jobs well while staying safe.

About Stormline

Stormline is a family business founded in 1966 by George McMillan in Invercargill, New Zealand. Located at the very bottom of the world, it was established to manufacture commercial fishing gear for the demanding New Zealand commercial fishing and outdoor industries.

Graeme McMillan, the present Managing Director, took over the business in 1982 from his father George and has since extended the scope of manufacturing with a continued emphasis on quality and innovation for which Stormline has become renowned. Graeme’s background as a Structual Engineer has been instrumental in developing world leading designs that have improved comfort and safety for commercial fishermen and outdoor professionals.

Graeme has since been joined by his daughter, Hayley and son Regan who are the third generation as the business continues grow and remains 100% family owned and operated.

Stormline manufactures a variety of professional rain gear and recreational wet weather gear for fishing, commercial fishing and oudoor professionals in New Zealand, Europe and North America for retail and commercial clients. The products are designed in New Zealand and tested and worn worldwide in some of the most demanding environments from Antarctica to the Artic and everywhere in between. The has developed a reputation for quality, safety features and innovation.

Manufacturing is conducted in New Zealand and Europe using only the finest materials available in order to create durable and comfortable products. Stormline's fabrics are tested in a variety of conditions to ensure they are longlasting and proven.

Source: Stormline

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Address: 15 Teviot Street
City: Invercargill
State/ZIP: (NZ 9810)
Country: New Zealand
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