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Watson Gloves Releases New Landfill Biodegradable Nylon Gloves

September 26, 2022

Watson Gloves, Canada’s leading retail distributor of quality gloves currently in its 103rd year of business, is elevating its sustainable glove development by introducing the first landfill biodegradable nylon coated gloves into the market. With biodegradable additive in both the nylon shell and nitrile coating, the landfill biodegradable seamless knit gloves are able to break down…

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Watson Gloves Partners with 3M Thinsulate to Launch New Industrial Work Gloves with Sustainable Insulation

September 26, 2022

Watson Gloves, a 104-year-old company founded in Vancouver, Canada and a leading supplier of quality gloves across North America, has partnered with 3M™ Thinsulate™ to release a new line of industrial gloves made with sustainable insulation. Available this fall in 15 styles, the new Watson Gloves line features 3M Thinsulate Type EC, containing 78 percent…

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A Q&A With Armor Guys

September 14, 2022

What is GRAPHENE and why is Armor Guys using it in hand protection? Discovered in 2004 by two scientists at the University of Manchester who won a Nobel Prize for it, Graphene is an allotrope of carbon that is the most abundant material on earth. It’s a two-dimensional, honeycomb lattice structure at only one atom…

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Innovative PPE Keeps Construction Workers Comfortable, Safe, and Productive During National Construction Appreciation Week and Year-Round

September 13, 2022

National Construction Appreciation Week occurs annually on the third week of September and celebrates the millions of hardworking men and women in the American construction industry. In celebration of the week, Magid Glove & Safety is recommending innovative PPE for the construction industry that will keep workers safe while improving comfort, productivity, and compliance. Gloves…

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Essential Hand Protection for Worker Safety

August 30, 2022

By: Jane Marsh, Contributor It’s impossible to overstate the importance of essential hand protection for worker safety. Statistics show hand injuries can — and do — happen regularly, whether in manufacturing, engineering, warehousing or one of the trades. According to OSHA, wearing proper personal protective equipment (PPE) could prevent around 70.9% of worker injuries sustained…

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Magid Silicone Coated Gloves for Window Manufacturing Last Up to Six Times Longer

August 2, 2022

Window manufacturers and other industries that work with hot melt and sealant can have it all with Magid’s RepTek Grip® silicone palm-coated gloves providing adhesion resistance paired with high cut resistance and dexterity. Hot butyl can become a hassle when it sticks to gloves, shortening the wear-life and costing more money. This innovative new silicone…

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New Improvements in ISEA/ANSI 105 Glove Labeling Make Hand Protection Simpler for Construction Safety

July 18, 2022

By Donald F Groce, Contributor Proposed changes in the American National Standard for Hand Protection Classification ANSI/ISEA 105-2016 are expected to be adopted in the very near future by the International Safety Equipment Association. These changes have resulted in an even better tool for providing safer hand protection for those of us who face hand…

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MCR Safety Announces New Environmentally Friendly Gloves

July 13, 2022

MCR Safety’s UltraTech® 96092 is an environmentally friendly glove made of a 15 gauge recycled PET and cotton material. This glove is coated on the palm and fingertips with a biodegradable foam nitrile coating, making this a fantastic eco-friendly option with excellent gripping power. The comfortable and flexible knit wrist fits well and is latex-free. Each pair…

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First Impact Glove with Low-Profile Impact Protection AND a Crinkle Latex Palm

July 5, 2022

Magid Glove & Safety has expanded its T-REX® Flex Series® Lean lineup with the new TRX449. Lean impact protection means no more overprotecting with thick TPR, or under protecting with non-impact gloves. The TRX449 is the first impact glove on the market that has low-profile impact protection and a crinkle latex palm to provide the…

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Magid Revolutionizes Coreless Cut Protection with New DX+ Technology

July 1, 2022

Magid has taken coreless cut protection to the next level with DX+ Technology® (“DX Plus Technology”). Building on the groundbreaking advances of Magid’s 2018 DX Technology®, DX+ is even lighter and gives workers higher cut protection, up to ANSI Level A6, without sacrificing comfort. What makes Magid’s DX+ Technology one-of-a kind? Extreme comfort that’s 30…

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