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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Find the Opportunities to Help Your Company Sell RDT Gloves

A hand wearing a Gloveworks orange nitrile glove works on an engine.

You won’t find oversaturation in the disposable glove marketplace. There is always an untapped need, if you look in the right places.

One of our distributors, it turns out, didn’t have to look far. He saw potential in selling gloves, convinced his management that AMMEX was the company to work with, and has seen excellent results—all in a relatively short time frame.

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3 Ways to Ensure Your Customers Get the Right Glove for the Job

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Every distributor knows that happy customers lead to greater revenues. Of course, there are several nuances when it comes to selling disposable gloves, such as having the right product info, helping customers try out the product, and asking the right questions to identify the correct needs.

Our distributors frequently encounter end-users who are buying the wrong gloves for their intended purpose. Many are predisposed against using vinyl gloves under any circumstance, even when they deliver better-than-expected performance at a lower price. Learning as much as you can about your client’s needs can help you put your glove expertise to good use.

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Ongoing COVID Surge Will Ensure Gloves Are Needed for Some Time

Disposable glove sales demand is expected to remain strong through 2021 and into next year.

How is your glove business holding up? Are you concerned about what’s ahead for the rest of the year?

For the first three quarters of 2021, the U.S. economy expanded at a torrid pace, as industries that were shut down during the pandemic—especially restaurants, hospitality, and travel—reopened. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development projected that the U.S. economy will experience 6% overall growth in 2021, putting it substantially ahead of where it was in late 2020.

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Help Your Customers Find the Right Disposable Glove Every Time

AMMEX's Product Toolkit is an invaluable resource for disposable glove distributors.

AMMEX has made a number of improvements to the online portal to enable our distributors with a set of new sales tools. We listened to you and made changes based on your input. We also incorporated industry best practices for UX/UI and the online behavior of our customers.

One of the helpful new features is Your Product Toolkit, a subsection (along with Manage Your Business) of the AMMEX Partner Business Center. It can help you gain product expertise with information tools, media assets, guides, and much more.

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