Bulwark FR<sup>®</sup>

Nobody gets comfort better than the Bulwark® brand. With a perspective free of accepted barriers, the brand is the world’s leader in flame-resistant apparel. Without question. Without compromise.


Bulwark FR®

For more than four decades, the Bulwark® brand has served the oil and gas, electric utility and petrochemical markets – without compromise. And as the world's largest manufacturer of flame-resistant (FR) apparel, the Bulwark® brand is on an inspired mission to raise FR’s “Innovation Quotient” with a new era of better and smarter protective apparel. With the industry's widest and deepest selection of fabrics, styles and colors, the Bulwark® brand offers a game-changing product line that doesn’t trade comfort for safety.


The Bulwark® brand paired VF’s culture of innovation with the R&D capabilities of Milliken & Company to develop the iQ Series™ – an entirely new form of flame-resistant apparel.



Primary Products

Flame-resistant apparel

Global Reach



Strategy & Innovation

Innovation Driven by Insight

Next Generation Of FR Garments

For decades, FR brands have been tweaking the same tired technologies to meet the same age-old demands. But the Bulwark® brand’s iQ Series™ combines flame resistance with a whole new level of comfort. iQ Series™ garments are a blend of the Bulwark® brand’s industry-leading insight and Milliken’s world-renowned culture of unbridled innovation.

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Continuously Making Things Better


Total Transparency

From fiber to factory, we track every stitch of every garment across the Bulwark® brand’s 60 manufacturing touch points, ensuring that the highest standards are followed. This uncompromising devotion to information management yields total visibility into the Bulwark® brand’s entire supply chain.


Giving Back To Favorite Charities

Bulwark’s Community Action Team focuses its community efforts toward one nonprofit per month – the nonprofit selected is one that a current associate is personally involved with.

Life at VF

What’s it like to be part of the VF team? The day-to-day experience is as rich and diverse as our broad portfolio of brands and our variety of locations around the world. But all across VF, our workplace is characterized by a distinctive culture of respect, collaboration and sharing – a strong, authentic culture that inspires innovation and enables us all to grow and succeed together. It’s a culture we call One VF. Check out our Careers page for open positions

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