About Us

Our Story

In 1997, Hugh Hoagland founded ArcWear, an arc flash testing firm for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), fall protection and arc flash clothing.

Globally, ArcWear is the most experienced company for arc flash testing, doing 90% of the world's arc flash testing. Our reputation for accuracy and informative results is unsurpassed in the industry. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, ArcWear receives more than 100 items for ArcFlash testing per month that are transported to Kinectrics High Current Laboratory in Toronto, Canada.

Meet Our Team

Our Team

The ArcWear team is made up of electrical safety professionals who each have a distinguished background in electrical safety testing. With diverse qualifications in textiles, engineering and electrical arc testing, our team is dedicated to the providing the world's most comprehensive testing to ensure the safest electrical work environment possible. Our professional staff works as a team in all aspects of arcflash testing to ensure solid results from start to finish.

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A2LA Accreditation

ArcWear received ISO 17025 Accreditation, granted by A2LA, the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation, on January 2, 2014.

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Giving Back

At ArcWear, we believe in the importance of giving back to the community. Our staff and family members volunteer annually at various local events. Not only do we value the highest level of excellence in the services we provide, we also consider it our responsibility to make a positive impact in the communities we serve.

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