As a safety professional in my daily capacity and a son of Louisiana, I found this piece to be quite interesting. It is refreshing to see Louisiana citizens succeeding in their entrepreneurial endeavors and this company, which is woman-owned, makes it all the more special.
You likely won’t see Jaime Glas’ apparel designs featured on the catwalks of Milan, Paris or New York. You might, however, see them hard at work near a different kind of catwalk in places such as the Gulf of Mexico and the Permian Basin or at petrochemical facilities on the U.S. Gulf Coast.
Glas, a petroleum engineer-turned-entrepreneur, is on a mission: to make flame-resistant clothing (FRC) safer and more comfortable – not to mention more stylish – for women in the field.