HONG KONG’S FIREFIGHTERS WEAR TIGAR’S BOOTS
In the first six months of 2017, Tigar A.D. has delivered 2400 pairs of safety rubber boots for Hong Kong firefighting brigade and this delivery is worth 95 328 euros. Top quality rubber footwear by the company Tigar from Pirot was recognized by customers from Asia, America, Scandinavia and Western Europe.
Vladimir Ilic, the company’s new CEO, said that firefighting brigade from Hong Kong Fire Service Department has been among our customers since 2009.
’Yearly quantities required for Hong Kong vary from 1500 to 3000 pairs, and their value ranges from 60 to 145.000 euros per tender. It is about tehnically most demanding products which have to satisfy not only the competiton criterion in the process of local procurement but the strict functional criteria, as well. The company Tigar has successfully answered their requests and won the job since 2009 so that Hong Kong’s firefighters may walk fearlessly through open flame, thanks to the quality of Tigar firefighters boots’, said CEO Ilic.
According to the CEO, in addition to Hong Kong fire department, the company Tigar A.D. supplies Scandinavian army with safety footwear, and rubber peasant shoes as well as „Maniera” boots are well-known and well-accepted even in far distant Japan.
For more than eighty years in business, the company Tigar A.D. has faced numerous challenges. By virtue of hard work and optimism of more than 1500 employees, this company managed to overcome many downfalls, to survive and be not only the trademark of Pirot, but of whole Serbia’, says Ilic.