Safety Is Job 1 for Every Business, and Gloves Play a Key Role

Road sign says SAFETY BEGINS WITH YOU

“Workplace safety” may be a somewhat vague and generalized term, but it nevertheless carries huge significance for businesses of all sizes.

The trend toward workplace safety is clear over the last 30 to 40 years. In 1980, probably 1% of auto mechanics used disposable gloves. In 2022, that figure is much higher—and because it’s still relatively small in the context of the overall industry, there is lots of room to grow.

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Do Gloves Protect Against Fentanyl? What You Need to Know

A law enforcement officer wears Gloveworks black nitrile gloves while holding a walkie talkie.

Fentanyl is a national health menace. The damage it causes is far-reaching and heartbreaking, and first responders are well aware of the dangers it poses in even casual contact.

Up to 100 times stronger than morphine, this synthetic opioid was developed for managing extreme pain in cancer patients. It has also been subverted as a highly addictive “recreational” drug, added to heroin or mixed into other drugs that pose potentially fatal risks to unknowing victims.

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7 Black Disposable Gloves to Cover Your Customers’ Every Need

AMMEX has a wide selection of black disposable gloves to fit most needs.

While orange and green are popular colors for nitrile disposable gloves—especially when they feature Raised Diamond Texture—AMMEX has over the last decade-plus sold more black than any other color.

Why? Because there is something universally appealing about black gloves. From an aesthetic point of view, they convey a sense of authority, that the wearer means business. On a practical level, they conceal grease, grime, and dirt to maintain a professional appearance. And if we’re talking about fashion sense, well, nothing says cool like basic black.

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5-Mil Black Nitrile Is a Great Solution During Shortage of Thicker Gloves

Gloveworks Industrial Black Nitrile Gloves from AMMEX.

The disposable glove market has seen a shortage of thicker products ever since the emergence of COVID-19. In order to meet astronomically higher demand for nitrile, manufacturers were forced to produce more gloves at thinner measurements (and in smaller sizes).

Some of our most popular gloves—especially the Raised Diamond Texture suite, 8-mil orange and green, and 6-mil black and royal blue nitrile—have been in extremely short supply for the better part of two years.

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Black Nitrile 5-Mil Gloves Are a Comfortable Fit for Jan/San Customers

Gloveworks Industrial Black Nitrile Gloves deliver barrier protection and comfort.
Do you have disposable glove customers in the janitorial & sanitation industry? Do they have a difficult time finding gloves with the right balance between dependable barrier protection, comfort, and value?

It’s actually a fairly common issue. Vinyl gloves, often chosen for jan/san applications because they are priced right for frequent glove changes, are great for light-duty use. But sometimes you need a stronger, more durable glove with excellent fit that can be worn for longer periods.

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Polyethylene Gloves for Food Service Deliver Hygiene at a Great Price

X3 Industrial Clear Stretch Hybrid Poly Gloves are great for working with food.

If your food service customers are looking for a disposable glove that can help maintain a high degree of hygiene at an attractive price point, look no further than X3 Industrial Clear Stretch Hybrid Poly Gloves (product code: TEX3).

Disposable gloves are more important than ever in the restaurant industry, with the Delta variant of the coronavirus still spreading in many areas. Restaurants are also looking to keep operating costs down, and distributors who can deliver value-oriented, effective products will have an upper hand in growing their customer base.

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Black Nitrile Gloves Are What Automotive Customers Want and Need

Gloveworks Black Nitrile Disposable Gloves are designed with automotive technicians in mind.

The last year and a half has been frustrating for automotive technicians and the distributors who keep them in disposable gloves.

It has been difficult obtaining the kind of thick, durable gloves that techs need to withstand the rigors of working on vehicles. Manufacturers in Malaysia, hamstrung by lockdowns, movement control orders, and limits on capacity, are months behind on their production schedules.

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Restaurant Cleanliness Begins With Disposable Gloves and Hand Hygiene

X3 Industrial Clear Vinyl Gloves from AMMEX are great when sanitizing surfaces.

In these make-or-break times for restaurants, cleanliness has never been more important. And you can’t have a truly clean restaurant without disposable gloves.

Food and beverage sales in the restaurant industry are projected to total $789 billion in 2021, up 19.7% from 2020. That’s an encouraging turnaround, considering that during the pandemic the industry has lost nearly $300 billion in sales.

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