PGI started out shielding meat handling personnel with strong, rubberized aprons and sleeves in 1942. As the country grew in numbers, so did the need for protective garments, and in turn PGI's capability to react to the necessity for a safe work environment. For more than fifty years, PGI has maintained its plants in America's heartland: Green Lake, Wisconsin. These days, the variety and class of PGI protective apparel is unparalleled. High-tech shielding and fire resistant materials achieve their full potential with PGI's comprehensive performance and production abilities. PGI products include structural firefighting equipment, carbon hoods, wildland PPE, wildland firefighting pants, fire hoods and wildland fire coats. Shop PGI fire hoods and wildland PPE fire equipment at CHIEF at lowest possible prices.