Interesting facts

Buttons and button-like objects used as ornaments or seals rather than fasteners have been discovered in the Indus Valley Civilization  as well as Bronze Age sites in China and Ancient Rome.
Buttons made from seashell were used in the Indus Valley Civilization for ornamental purposes. Some buttons were carved into geometric shapes and had holes pierced into them so that they could be attached to clothing with thread.
Functional buttons with buttonholes for fastening or closing clothes appeared first in Germany in the 13th century. They soon became widespread with the rise of snug-fitting garments in 13th- and 14th-century Europe.

Meridian today

Meridian company, founded 1991, works successful more than 20 years on the Russian market and provides their clients with the work- and corporate wear, shoes and personal protective equipment.
The company has garment factories (JSC “Rabozhaya odezhda” the city of Lukoyanov, Close Joint Stock Company “Lyskovskie uzory” the city of Lyskovo, Joint Stock Company “Raduga” the village of Vad, the city of Perewoz, JSC “Kulebakskaya shweynaya fabrika the city of Kulebaky), design department, experimental department and the high quality computer embroidery.

Our products, differing for the quality, high operating characteristics, functionality and elaborate design, meet the requirements of Russian GOSTs and Тechnical Specifications, which approves the full set of according documents. To satisfy maximally the clients’ requirements and increase the production quality, Close Joint Stock Company “Meridian” works according to the Quality Management System,   uses ISO 9001:2008 certification.

The company pays large attention to the corporate wear output. In this case the designing of new workwear collection and corporate catalogs publication take an enormous significance. In the designing process of such collections the specialists of our company observe not only the style unity (constructive garments specifications, color glade, logo image) and take into account  working conditions of the emploeers, current standards norms, body’s requirements regarding work safety.

Nowadays is Close Joint Stock Company «Meridian» one of the leading Russian manufacturer and supplier of workwear and personal protective equipment. Our customers are organizations' departments of telecommunication-, oil-, gas exploration companies, energy complex enterprises, auto industry, different branches of industry, and also firms, organizations, car service offices, geographic expeditions, agricultural and forest managements. «Meridian» company delivers their production to all Russian regions from western borders to the Far East and the cities of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Our principles of operation and respect to the clients are true: we try to be the solid partner and always ready to the  long – term cooperation

The purpose of high – visibility clothing

The purpose of high – visibility clothing is signification of people’s presence in the conditions of low visibility. For example, during the road renovation, the road workers in the high – visibility clothing are noticeable from a distance and will not be the victims of inattentive driver. Especially actual is the use of high – visibility clothing in the night – time, during the rain and fog. According to the rules of work safety for such clothing the drivers of town transport, workers of road – maintenance, housing and public utilities, employees of The Federal Authority for Road Traffic Safety must be equipped with such clothing.