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Spring is the Busiest Season for Landscapers

Now that the snow has finally melted and the grass is starting to grow again, many people are starting to think about sprucing up their yards and gardens. Landscaping companies may field a higher volume of calls than normal. Therefore, it is important to have the right gear on hand for landscaping projects. Even places that have been

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Barrier Protection Needs in the Beauty Industry

Whether customers seek no-chip manicures or a relaxing foot massage, nail and beauty technicians need barrier protection to guard themselves against harsh chemicals and pathogens. This presents a large sales opportunity for distributors of disposable gloves and masks. Not only are salon owners looking out for the safety of their employees, but they are also liable to

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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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It’s Time to Suit Up for Spring Cleaning

Dust bunnies, grime and clutter accumulate throughout winter, and it is time to attack these issues head on now that the weather has improved to allow for open windows. However, before you get started with eradicating the messes around your house, you must acquire the right gear for the job. Your wash bucket will be full of cleaners, rags,

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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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March Madness: Team Nitrile

Sometimes, the game calls for aggressive players, and for March Madness: Team Nitrile delivers the “Xtreme” intensity needed to command the court. These gloves play hard in the paint to provide exceptional barrier protection, with the best chemical and tear resistance among all glove materials. Here is our starting lineup for March Madness:  Team Nitrile: Orange nitrile These

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Gear up for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and you should stock up on disposable gloves in addition to green apparel, decorations and beer. Gloves will be out in force as much as the parade-goers March 17 – and the day after. Many revelers will be dying or painting hair, paper mache decorations and other items

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AMMEX: From Start-Up to Industry Leader

Where a company goes all depends on where it starts, and we at AMMEX come from one man’s goal to provide comprehensive barrier protection to the world. Expanding from a small office to a headquarters in Kent, Washington, production facilities in Asia and distribution centers in Toronto and Atlanta, AMMEX is one of the fastest-growing

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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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How Nitrile and Vinyl Gloves are Made

Unlike latex gloves, nitrile and vinyl gloves do not come from natural rubber. These gloves come from synthetic materials, but the manufacturing process is not too different from latex glove production. Here is an overview of how manufacturers create these gloves: Creating the synthetic materials The processes for creating the nitrile and vinyl materials is similar.