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 supported by unrivalled training, aftercare and support.
Through our network of approved service centres, Respirex™ are able to offer our customers repair, testing, training and audit facilities for our reusable gas-tight, non-gas-tight and workwear clothing ranges. This ensures that garments remain safe and fit for purpose, that they are used and maintained safely and correctly and delivers the longest possible service life.
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.
Our specialist expertise has developed over 60 years. You can depend upon our advice and experience to keep your workforce safe and well protected.
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.
It is the policy of the Respirex Group to supply products and services complying with specified quality standards which satisfy customer requirements and expectations.
The quality of the Company's products are designed and built in by utilising appropriate manufacturing methods and systems. These methods and systems constitute the Company's Quality Management System based on the requirements of BS EN ISO 9001:2015, incorporating Regulation (EU) 2016/425 & NIOSH requirements of Title 42, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 84 (42 CFR 84).
The Respirex group of companies includes WorkMaster™ Boots; Manufacturers of high-performance protective footwear, and MFC International; Specialists in the manufacture of inflatable rescue, recovery, and sewer maintenance equipment based in Tonypandy, South Wales.
Company founded as a chain of pharmacies
Developed and launched an oxygen resuscitator unit under the brand name Respirex
Started the manufacturer of Respirex branded chemical protective clothing for the petrochemical industry, with the first suits developed for Mobil and Texaco
Development of our first gas-tight suit
Launch of the companies first air-fed chemical suit
Moved to our current Redhill factory
ServiceTech on-site servicing and training introduced
Chemprotex (predecessor of the current PRPS suit) developed to meet the requirements of the UK National Health Service
First Nuclear garments developed for Sellafield
Respirex France joint venture established
New automated boot factory opened producing our Workmaster ranges of specialist protective boots
Acquisition of MFC Survival now MFC International
Opened our German sales office (Respirex GmbH) in Bautzen
Acquisition of new footwear factory site in West Sussex
Refurbishment of footwear factory and opening of Kemblok House in West Sussex
Launch of CBRN Overboots
Sales Office Manager
German General Manager
Service Tech Manager
Head of Finance
Respirex International Limited
Unit F & G, Kingsfield Business Centre
From Brighton Road A25 South
Heading south down the Brighton Road (A25) turn right into Brook Road just before a BP garage. At the traffic lights at end of Brook Road turn left under the bridge into Hooley Lane. Follow this road under another bridge and turn immediately left into Kingsfield Business Centre. Go to the end of this road and you will see Respirex in front of you.