Glove Distributors Who Deliver Brand Consistency Are Positioned for Success

AMMEX's new packaging will begin to make its debut in February 2021.

The last 15 months since the coronavirus spread globally have, of course, been a frustrating time for everyone in the disposable glove industry.

For end users, a lot of that frustration stems from the lack of a consistent brand experience. If you can’t buy the gloves you want from a source you trust, you may have to use less-than-honorable sellers. And that means quality can suffer.

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Industrial Nitrile Gloves in Stock at AMMEX Despite Global Shortage

Gloveworks Black Nitrile Industrial Gloves (GPNB) are latex-free and powder-free.

Fifteen months into the coronavirus pandemic, disposable glove distributors and their customers keep coming back to the same question: When can we get more nitrile gloves?

The answer for the most part remains the same: We don’t know for certain. What we do know, though, is that we have a healthy inventory of Gloveworks Black Nitrile Industrial Gloves.

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Disposable Glove Thickness: What You Need to Know

When it comes to evaluating disposable gloves, thickness isn’t everything. The material they are made of, and whether they are industrial or exam grade, are also key factors in determining their appropriate applications.

But the question of how thick any particular glove is will always be an endless source of conversation—and often consternation—among those who buy disposable gloves, or sell them for a living.

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Vinyl Disposable Gloves Can Handle More Jobs Than You Might Think

Gloveworks Black Synthetic are an excellent alternative to nitrile gloves. Vinyl Industrial Gloves

Versatility is one of the major discussion points for selling vinyl disposable gloves. When you add exam-grade vinyl and synthetic hybrids to the conversation, the possibilities for use-cases expand even more.

If you’re working in a restaurant, you need protection for your hands. With eateries just reopening to indoor dining after a year-plus of coronavirus-induced shutdowns, hygiene is not a matter to be taken lightly. (Then there’s that whole cross-contamination thing, which also involves a lot of hand-washing.) Black synthetic vinyl is a great solution, especially for front-of-house wear.

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AMMEX Disposable Gloves Have a Sharp New Look for 2021

AMMEX's new packaging will begin to make its debut in February 2021.

 

AMMEX disposable gloves will come in a different wrapper starting this month, but don’t fret: They will still be the same great gloves.

Those who purchase disposable gloves from AMMEX in the coming weeks may notice a new look and feel for all of our packaging. The reason for this redesign is three-fold: We are aligning our brands, simplifying packaging layouts, and making them more presentable.

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Shortage of Nitrile Leaves Glove Customers to Rely on Vinyl

Nitrile butadiene rubber is in short supply the world over, making nitrile gloves both expensive and difficult to obtain.

Nitrile butadiene rubber is in short supply the world over, making nitrile gloves both expensive and difficult to obtain.

Nearly a year since the first cases of COVID-19 appeared in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, the world is still reeling from the pandemic’s effects.

Global cases are in the tens of millions, with deaths over a million. In the U.S., the virus is proliferating. Economies continue to sputter. Still, we may not have yet seen the worst of COVID’s impact on society and the disposable glove marketplace in particular.

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Disposable Glove Supply Shortage Keeping Prices High

In these times of soaring prices, vinyl disposable gloves offer great value in both medical and industrial applications.

Average sales prices of disposable gloves, regardless of material type—nitrile, latex, and vinyl—are going up. Shortages of raw materials also constrain latex and nitrile production, which puts additional pressure on pricing.

The increased need for gloves worldwide continues to drive demand, due to both the COVID-19 pandemic and a greater general awareness of health, safety, and hygiene. Glove manufacturing’s inherent limitations—raw materials, labor, and capacity shortages—constrain supply.

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