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The Right Glove for the Job

Disposable gloves are used for a multitude of purposes, from food preparation to medical to automotive. However, it’s important to know which type of gloves are best suited for your intended purpose. Here’s a look at the main types of gloves and their uses: Latex Latex gloves offer the best fit and dexterity, which is why

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Gear up for Safety Month with AMMEX!

June is National Safety Month and AMMEX has you covered to get a grip on safety. Protect those hard working hands with our suite of heavy duty and premium disposable gloves. Our Gloveworks Orange Nitrile Gloves provide superior durability with a unique, high visibility orange color. This raised diamond texture provides for an excellent grip in

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Millimeters to Grams: Change in the Glove Industry

How can you be sure you are choosing the right gloves for the job? Currently, glove performance is measured with millimeter thickness. However, this measurement is not the most accurate due to variations in thickness across a single glove. Disposable gloves are thickest in the fingertips and thinnest in the wrists due to how they are dipped

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What to Know: OSHA’s Change MSDSs to SDSs

In 2012, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). The revision sought to make the HCS align more closely with international compliance and provide a more standardized approach to the formatting of OSHA’s material safety data sheets (MSDSs), which will transition to safety data sheets (SDSs). Additionally, the update implemented

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5 Benefits of Using Social Media Marketing

Social media is a prevalent part of consumers’ lives, and the phenomenon has strongly influenced marketing strategies. The push for social media marketing to reach consumers expanded to business-to-business interactions, providing companies with a new channel to reach their B2B clients. This trend may be largely due to the increasing population of millennials in the workforce. This generation

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West Coast Ports Reach Tentative Labor Agreement

Following weeks of negotiations between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, the two organizations have finally reached a tentative five-year agreement. The tentative agreement will allow large backlogs of cargo containers along the West Coast to unload their shipments. In Seattle ports specifically, the backlog will clear within three weeks, the

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West Coast Ports Shut Down During Labor Negotiations

A labor dispute between shipping employers and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union on the West Coast has recently shut down operations due to the two parties failing to reach a compromise. Ports were closed Feb. 12 and will be closed Feb. 14-16. This has noticeably crippled U.S. shipping, particularly for Asian imports, Reuters reported. In fact,

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Preload Your Sales for 2015

They say the early bird gets the worm, and this is much more than a cliche when it comes to your disposable glove sales for the year. In fact, the start of 2015 is the best time to ramp up your sales activity and set a strong pace for the next 365 days. This is

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Lose Weight in the New Year!

This is the year you will keep your promise to lose weight, and this does not refer to shedding a few pounds at the gym. Rather, this is the year glove distributors and end users are learning about the benefits and uses of lightweight disposable gloves. The quest for cost savings Like many innovations, the push

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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