Industrial Disposable Glove Market Is Poised to Continue Decades-Long Growth

A technician uses Gloveworks Industrial Orange Nitrile Disposable Gloves to work on an electrical panel.

The industrial disposable glove market has seen consistent double-digit growth over the last 40 years. Glove use for applications from plumbing to electrical to mechanical has increased annually.

There was a time that few if any workers in industrial settings wore disposable gloves. Many workers of a certain vintage still don’t, with a common complaint being that gloves restrict their range of motion and just don’t “feel right.”

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Latex Gloves Still Have a Strong Following Despite Challenges

A user works on an engine while wearing Gloveworks heavy-duty latex gloves (ILHD).

It may have the distinction of being the original disposable glove material, but natural rubber latex often gets a bad rap.

The primary concern is about latex allergies. About 4% of the world’s population has some form of latex allergy. It is more problematic for health care workers, especially dentists and surgeons, because of repeat exposure to exam-grade latex gloves.

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The Secret to Raised Diamond Texture’s Success

Gloveworks Industrial Orange Nitrile gloves being used with tools

Raised Diamond Texture (RDT) has raised the bar across the disposable glove industry. When your customers want the best gripping power on the market, they should reach first for Gloveworks Industrial Nitrile Gloves with RDT.

End-users love them for their strength, durability, and barrier protection. Distributors love them for their excellent margins—and because once their customers experience Gloveworks RDT, they don’t want to use anything else.

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Long Wait for Gloveworks Nitrile With Raised Diamond Texture Is Nearly Over

Have your customers spent the last year-plus lamenting the lack of heavy-duty Gloveworks disposable gloves with raised diamond texture? Have you been frustrated by backorders that take a long time to fill?

After months of manufacturing and supply chain delays, these wildly popular nitrile gloves are returning to regular inventory in a matter of weeks.

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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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