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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Exam-Grade Nitrile Gloves a Great Fit for Industrial Jobs

Black nitrile gloves from AMMEX Professional can do double duty in industrial or medical applications.

Exam-grade nitrile is the glove material of the moment.

Anyone hoping for a steady stream of nitrile gloves this summer had better expect obstacles. Supply chains are still backed up, which increases the number of backorders. Malaysia’s ongoing coronavirus crisis is putting the country in near total lockdown, causing labor shortages and severely limiting production.

If your customers need nitrile gloves right now, AMMEX Professional’s line of exam-grade disposable gloves is a welcome solution.

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Nitrile, Vinyl, Latex, or Hybrid: Which Glove Is Right for Your Customer?

Nitrile, synthetic hybrid, vinyl, or latex: Which glove is right for your customer?

In last week’s blog post, we wrote about disposable glove thickness, which can be a source of confusion for end users (and sometimes even distributors). This week we examine how to choose the right glove material for the job.

When the coronavirus went global in early 2020, the disposable glove market was turned upside down. Inventory of nitrile gloves—far and away the most popular—soon dropped as pricing rose substantially. Now, a year later, nitrile inventory is coming back, prices are coming down, and the amount of available gloves is working its way back to pre-pandemic levels.

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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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Restaurant Reopenings a Great Opportunity to Sell Vinyl Gloves at an Awesome Price

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Spring is here, and summer is just around the corner. COVID vaccinations are largely going well. Despite a potential fourth surge of coronavirus infections, and troubling developments in such places as Illinois and Michigan, optimism over reopening society is becoming more common.

Those in the business of disposable gloves should note that even with this encouraging news, the need for personal protective equipment is not going away.

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Worldwide Commerce Catches a Break as Suez Canal Ship Is Freed

The container ship Ever Given was freed Monday in the Suez Canal.

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If you are dependent on global shipping, you can breathe a bit easier. On Monday, March 29, the giant container ship Ever Given was set free.

After nearly a week of being stuck in the Suez Canal, blocking shipping traffic in both directions, the 1,312-foot vessel finally was “successfully refloated.” Crews that had worked around the clock got help from a few extra inches of tidal flow to move the Ever Given back to the center of the canal.

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Vaccination Progress Is Great, but Need for Gloves Is Not Going Away

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The biggest vaccination campaign in history is under way. More than 535 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered across 141 countries, according to data collected by Bloomberg. The latest rate was roughly 14.5 million doses a day.

In the U.S., more Americans have received at least one dose than have tested positive for the virus since the pandemic began. To date, 143 million doses have been administered. In the last week, an average of 2.71 million doses a day were distributed, and at least 20 states have expanded vaccinations to all adults.

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Stuck in the Desert: Suez Shipping Crisis Stifles Ocean Traffic

The container ship Ever Given remains stuck in the Suez Canal, blocking ocean traffic.

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In recent weeks we’ve written about the supply chain crises of container ships backed up outside West Coast ports, waiting to be unloaded, and the consequent logistics challenges of getting products to the U.S. The situation is causing massive delays for goods from furniture to electronics to Pelotons.

As you certainly have noticed if you’ve looked at cable TV or internet news in the last few days, things just got a whole lot worse.

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