These are, as we have pointed out in this space before, volatile times in the disposable glove industry.
COVID-19 has demand for disposable gloves (and face masks and all other forms of personal protective equipment) skyrocketing. Glove supply is lagging because factories in Southeast Asia can’t keep up.
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Thanks to COVID-19, prices for personal protective equipment, especially disposable gloves, have been on the rise as supply suffers acute shortages. In many cases, price jumps have been astronomical, and in the next 45 to 90 days, prices for all gloves will likely double. PVC prices may go even higher, delivering a serious blow to the affordability of vinyl gloves.
In simplest terms, it is a matter of overwhelming demand and a supply chain that cannot keep up. Disposable gloves have for years been viewed as a basic commodity that is widely available, but for many reasons, there has always been a limited manufacturing capacity. Glove makers and the supply chain were not prepared to deal with the sudden spike in demand.
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The global disposable gloves market is experiencing explosive growth. Today’s overwhelming demand for personal protective equipment is expected to continue unabated as glove manufacturers in Southeast Asia struggle to keep up with orders.
Health-related fears driven by the novel coronavirus are of course a major factor in the industry’s current economic boom. But beyond that, the use of disposable gloves, especially in the industrial safety sector, has been steadily on the rise.
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With 2019 fading into memory, you should be putting the finishing touches on your sales strategy for 2020.
The average sales pipeline can take 3 to 4 months to build. To hit the ground running in January, you’d be well served to have a map drawn with a clear sense of direction.
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Regardless of which industries you serve as a distributor,
it’s important to have an ace-in-the-hole product you can count on to get your
customers excited about disposable gloves. Your chances of earning their
business take a giant leap forward when you combine a promising product with a where
customers can try before they buy.
The gloves that give you the best shot at winning them over
are Gloveworks® heavy-duty
nitrile from .
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If you think workplace safety programs aren’t worth the investment, consider this case from consulting firm Excite Safety Training:
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