About Globe

About Globe

On July 31, 2017, Globe Holding Company, LLC was acquired by MSA Safety Incorporated. Globe and MSA share a common culture, values, and mission to see to it that men and women may work in safety and that they, their families, and their communities may live in health throughout the world. Together, we will be better able to serve firefighters by providing innovative, head-to-toe PPE solutions that advance innovation in firefighter performance and safety.

Globe operates two plants that build turnout gear (Pittsfield, New Hampshire and Ada, Oklahoma) and one that builds footwear (Auburn, Maine). These plants incorporate some of the latest manufacturing technology available and employ 425 employees in more than 130,000 square feet of manufacturing space.

Commitment to Quality

Always Making the Best Firesuits Better for Our Customers.

Always Making the Best Footwear for Our Customers while Adhering to ISO 9001 Requirements with a Focus on Continuous Improvement.

Globe Manufacturing Company is committed to meeting customer requirements and increasing customer satisfaction through continual improvement of its products, services, and the quality management system. Products are manufactured in accordance with industry standards such as NFPA.

Globe believes that quality is made possible by employee pride, dedication, and consistent team work. Globe employees are our most valuable resource. We will continue to increase employee involvement in order to develop a strong organizational team through training. We also believe our suppliers and distributors are vital partners in our business and share in determining our success.

History of Innovation

Globe invented turnout gear over 130 years ago. Today we still deliver the most advanced, best-fitting, and longest-lasting protection by listening to our customers, creating breakthrough designs, and applying the engineering skills of the nation's most trusted manufacturer.

Globe turnout gear patent from 1918