Arco is the UK’s leading safety company, distributing quality products, training and providing expert advice. Founded in 1884, Arco offers a world-class range of 170,000+ quality assured, branded and own brand products for the food manufacturing industry, including personal protective equipment, clothing, footwear, gloves and workplace safety and hygiene products. Headquartered in Hull, Arco reaches its customers through its extensive product catalogue, interactive website and 48 strong trade counter network. The company has sales of over £283m and employs approximately 1600 people.
From help with choosing the right protective clothing, to work place safety and hygiene products, Arco’s dedicated team of technical specialists and experts can help with selection, fitting and training.
As the first safety distributor to have its own in-house independently accredited Product Assurance Laboratory, Arco takes product quality very seriously, with a robust due diligence programme that works throughout the supply chain to give peace of mind.
In order to ensure that Arco’s vendors share the same values, their products and ethics are subject to the same stringent level of compliance and are expected to adhere to relevant standards. As a member of the Ethical trading initiative (ETI) since 2007, Arco signs up to the ETI’s nine principles Base Code as part of its ethical policy.
Arco’s ongoing commitment to its customers is to ensure it provides the best and safest equipment in the market.