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XGO Defense Base Layer – Performance and FR Now Available

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

During SOFIC we told you XGO would have two new Combat shirts coming soon and the are available now. Both feature 100% knitted construction printed with sleeves printed in MultiCam, sizes XS-2XL.

XGO Performance Defense Base Layer Combat Shirt

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-UPF 35 UV protection body, 50 sleeves
-AG47 Silver Protection for anti-bacteria and odor
-Acclimate Dry Moisture management
-Flat seam construction
-Zippered upper arm pockets
-Elastic thumb loops
-Stretch woven elbow patches

XGO FR Defense Base Layer Combat Shirt

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-Made from combination of Modacrylic and FR Rayon
-UPF 35 UV protection body, 50 sleeves
-AG47 Silver Protection for anti-bacteria and odor
-Acclimate Dry Moisture management
-FR Zippers
-Zippered upper arm pockets
-1? extra length
-Stretch woven elbow patches

Additionally, SSD readers will receive 20% off by using special promo code DBLSSD from 8/1 – 8/6.

SOFIC 18 – XGO Introduces Two New Combat Shirts

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

DBL3-P – Performance
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-UPF 35 UV protection body, 50 sleeves
-AG47 Silver Protection for anti-bacteria and odor
-Acclimate Dry Moisture management
-Flat seam construction
-Zippered upper arm pockets
-Elastic thumb loops
-Stretch woven elbow patches

DBL3 – FR
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-Made from combination of Modacrylic and FR Rayon
-UPF 35 UV protection body, 50 sleeves
-AG47 Silver Protection for anti-bacteria and odor
-Acclimate Dry Moisture management
-FR Zippers
-Zippered upper arm pockets
-1″ extra length
-Stretch woven elbow patches

Both feature 100% knitted construction printed with sleeves printed in MultiCam, sizes XS-2XL. Look for these by 4th quarter from XGO.

Todd Hibbs Joins XGO as Director of Sales

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Todd Hibbs (CSM, USA (Ret)) recently joined XGO as Director of Sales. Many in industry know Todd either from his military service or his work at Leatherman. However, for those of you unfamiliar, here’s a little about him.

Todd Hibbs served 26 years in the United States Army, retiring in 2010 as a Brigade Command Sergeant Major. After retirement, Todd joined the Leatherman Tool Group team and worked as the Government Business Manager for almost eight years. He was instrumental in identifying opportunities within the government, responsible for all government sales, and participated in product development. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. Todd’s wife, Kim, is a Registered Dental Hygienist. They have been married for over 30 years and live in Columbus, Georgia. Their daughter Jenna is a senior at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Todd is a great guy and I’m looking forward toworking with him in his new position.

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ORSM 17 – XGO Phase 4 DWR Treated Vest

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

This is XGO's new Phase 4 DWR Treated Vest. It's made from their heavyweight Phase 4, 8 oz fabric (86% poly / 14% Spandex) with a brushed fleece inner face.

The vest itself has a zipper garage at the neck line, dual handwarmer slash pockets and a zippered chest pocket. Additionally, there are two interior stowage pockets.

It's available in MultiCam or Black.

www.proxgo.com

Sneak Peek – XGO MultiCam Boxer

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

XGO shared these limited run 85% Nylon/15% Spandex Multicam Boxers with us. They are treated with Acclimate Dry and AG47.

They also offered us this statement:

Look we know that buying underwear ain’t sexy but protecting them franks-n-beans should be priority numero uno. You can buy underwear that’ll make ya think you’re some lumbersexual…or you can buy ours….which will make you feel like a real man. We promise. Let’s just give you the facts:
1) Licensed MultiCam – Check
2) Discreet entry – Check
3) Anti Microbial protection so your marbles smell like berries and not 3 week old pizza – Check
4) Swamp arse protection – TBD…we make no promises but our Acclimate Dry moisture management is pretty good..
5) Last but not least….1776% Made in the 50 Stars and 13 Bars….High Five, Thomas Jefferson!

Available exclusively at PROXGO.COM starting 8/14.

Rampart Range Day 2017 – XGO

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

XGO displayed their full range of MultiCam printed base and mid-layers, available in Canada through Rampart.

Sneak Peek – XGO Phase 1 Baseball Shirt in MultiCam

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Coming in August is this Raglan Sleeved Baseball shirt, made from XGO’s Phase 1 fabric (Phase 100% Poly acclimate dry/ ag47 silver).

XGO Factory Visit

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Last week, I had the chance for a quick visit to XGO’s parent company, Longworth Industries, to tour not only their factory, where they assemble garments, but also their mill, where they create their fabrics.

The factory was humming right along when I arrived mid-afternoon. Longworth currently runs one shift per day in this factory which produces XGO clothing for military and LE customers all year long, with seasonal production of their commercial, Polarmax line.

At any one time, Longworth Industries holds about $1.5 Million in raw goods, but not much of it lays dormant. Each lot is checked for proper color shade and to ensure the fabric meets its basic characteristics.

While each day, the management team lays out the day’s production goals, fabric is cut in a continuing process to stay ahead of the sewing floor.

One of the most interesting processes for me was their use of ink cups to print labels. Longworth had previously used a heat transfer process for their labels.

Conveniently, Longworth’s fabric mill is located right next door to their garment factory.

The majority of XGO’s Berry Compliant fabrics are milled here. Above, you see a bi-component knit being woven with different outer and inner yarns. They also use a dye house located nearby and the XGO headquarters and warehouse aren’t far away. The close proximity of their supply chain helps control costs.

The mill runs three shifts with some additional overtime. That’s an interesting ratio. At their current rate, which includes a multitude of variables, they run three shifts at the mill to produce one shift’s worth of garments.

Although central North Corlina was once well known for its textile industry, new employees must be trained, particularly sewing machine operators. This is an issue, I’ve seen time and time again, regardless of the location. People just don’t grow up sewing anymore. However, the team they’ve got right now, was doing a great job of assembling garments.

I want to thank to Longworth Industries team for hosting me on short notice. They have assembled a great team.

www.proxgo.com