How latex gloves are made

How Latex Gloves are Made

Natural rubber latex glove production is an interesting process that starts with nature and ends with comprehensive barrier protection. Each step along the way ensures the gloves are of the utmost quality when they arrive to distributors and end users.  Here is an overview of the production cycle from start to finish.  How latex gloves

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Valentine’s Day: For the Love of Food Safety

Did you know economists predict Americans will spend $1.7 billion on candy this Valentine’s Day? That finding comes from the National Retail Federation and indicates a large need for disposable gloves in the food industry as the holiday of love approaches. In addition to buying their sweethearts stuffed animals and roses, many consumers will shell out for

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The History of Disposable Gloves

Disposable gloves had bright beginnings and were developed to address a longstanding need for cleaner practices and barrier protection. By understanding this history, your sales teams will be able to more fully express how essential gloves are to many industries. Here is an overview of how disposable gloves came to be a necessity for many

What Does Your Glove Vendor do for You?

What Does Your Glove Vendor do for You?

When was the last time you stopped and evaluated your relationship with your disposable glove vendor? Sure, they sell you gloves, but what do they do to help you sell those gloves to your customers? Not all vendors will provide you with what you need to become successful selling their products, and you don’t have

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2014 Person of the Year: Barrier Protection Saves Lives

Equipped with barrier protection, the Ebola fighters quieted the epidemic, earning the title of Time Magazine’s 2014 Person of the Year. This distinction did not go to an individual, but instead, recognized the many medical professionals who risked their personal safety to help combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa that turned into an epidemic.

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Get a Grip: A Glove Texture Introduction

While you may be aware of how various applications call for different disposable glove materials, how much do you know about glove textures? How to describe glove textures Glove texture comes from the formers during production. Currently, there is no standard for describing the extent to which gloves are textured. Some gloves are only textured on

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How Manufacturers Test Glove Quality

Given the many uses for disposable gloves, they must undergo rigorous inspection before they are ready for sale. In the automotive, janitorial-sanitation and agricultural industries, workers deal with a number of harsh chemicals, which means the gloves they wear must be proven to provide the right amount of protection. The same is true for medical applications,

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Stock up for Super Bowl XLIX

Super Bowl XLIX is approaching, and while the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots will provide the spectacle on the field, what about the one in the stands at University of Phoenix Stadium? How about the scenes in bars, restaurants and other venues across the country? While players will be showing off on the field,

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Start to Finish: The Disposable Glove Supply Chain

Where do disposable gloves come from? While you may not hear that question as often as “Where do babies come from,” this makes the process no less interesting. In fact, the supply chain is an international network that includes manufacturers, distributors and shippers. Here is an overview: Raw material production A few countries are known for

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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