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Beyond Medical Exam Gloves

Did you know workers in the medical and dental industries use an average of 15 pairs of disposable gloves each day which is 3,960 pairs each year? While this number may appear high, it is not that different – or even the highest usage – compared to glove usage in other industries. When people think

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Changes: Gloves in the Automotive Industry

Changes: Gloves in the Automotive Industry Not long ago, if you asked automotive technicians about wearing disposable gloves, they probably would’ve laughed. These workers traditionally did not wear gloves, but that practice is going out the window.  In fact, technicians in this industry on average wear 13 pairs of gloves each day – and in some cases up

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Disposable Gloves in the Food Industry

When it comes to disposable glove usage in the food processing and food service industries, the phrase “less is more” finds a home. These industries have the highest glove usage of all sectors – 20 pairs per worker each day on average. However, employees use some of the most affordable glove materials: polyethylene and polyvinyl chloride. Because these

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Disposable Glove Usage: Industrial Safety and Chemical

Did you know the industrial, safety and chemical industries had the highest disposable glove revenue, on par with the medical and dental industry in 2012? Not only was this sector the top contender for industrial markets that year, analysts project it will continue to have the second highest overall revenue by 2022. While industrial safety is a broad area, one need

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Disposable Glove Growth Opportunities in the JanSan Industry

With regard to disposable glove revenue, the janitorial-sanitation industry has one of the lowest figures, but that does not mean it is not a target market for distributors. In fact, the Jan-san industry has the second-highest revenue growth potential of all sectors, indicating the market is ripe for expansion. Jan-san employees use gloves for various reasons, including

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Advantages of Powder Free Gloves

With production efficiencies and personal preferences, the trend toward powder free gloves is on the rise. Why use powder free gloves? Powder free gloves have a majority market share. This is because they are best for a number of applications. Powder free gloves are preferred for the automotive industry, for example. When powdered gloves are

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Getting Ready for New Prop 65 Requirements

Starting Dec. 20, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), which is part of the California Environmental Protection Agency, will roll out a new labeling requirement for products containing Diisononyl phthalate (DINP). Retailers and distributors in the state of California that sell items that contain this chemical must understand their obligations. This requirement

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The Many Uses for Gloves in a Facility

There are various types of facilities, each of which having numerous applications that require disposable gloves. Within these facilities, numerous tasks – some core to the business and other supporting – are undertaken, and each of these instances requires a certain level of protection. Here are some examples of activities at large facilities and how gloves are be

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Know Your Glove Materials: Part III Vinyl

The second generation of disposable gloves, polyvinyl chloride (PVC), or vinyl, followed latex gloves. As a result of the growing awareness of HIV in the 1980s, the health care industry needed a disposable glove to create a barrier between medical professionals and bloodborne pathogens. This gave rise to latex gloves but due to a number

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Unexpected Uses for Disposable Gloves: Fishing

Who would have thought that disposable gloves could be an excellent holiday gift! According to The Vancouver Columbian, nitrile gloves are a perfect holiday gift for individuals who enjoy outdoor activities such as fishing. Many anglers like to wear gloves when they are on the water, and the holiday season is the perfect time to promote