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Towa Corporation Plans Expansion in Bangladesh to Decentralize Production Risks

Glove manufacturer Towa Corporation Ltd. is set to move forward with expansion efforts from Aug. 1, 2019, adding new room to a Bangladeshi plant that produces gloves for the manufacturing industry. The company will invest around 100 million yen ($882,900) to achieve this. By adding a third floor to its current two-floor setup here, Towa Corporation will open up additional...

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Showa Glove Launches New Solvent-Resistant Gloves for Chemical Handling Work

Showa Glove Co. recently launched the Showa 3415, a chloroprene-based glove designed to protect hands from the dangers of working with chemical substances. The gloves come in black and are available in the three sizes of medium, large and extra large. As a solvent-resistant glove fully coated in chloroprene rubber, the company’s new product offers resistance to both acidic and...

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Towa Corporation Sees Strong Sales for Women’s Farming Gloves

Glove manufacturer Towa Corporation Ltd. is enjoying strong sales with its “Nogyo-Joshi” (farm girl) line of gloves, which were launched by the company this past June. This is the second glove product released under the Nogyo-Joshi Project, which is being promoted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF). The gloves were developed with consideration of the needs of...

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Japanese Glove Sales Remain Strong as Focus on Work Safety Grows

Japan’s domestic sales volumes of glove products remained firm in 2016, up slightly from the year before, according to a report by the Japan Glove Manufacturers Association. Domestic sales of household gloves totaled 91.84 million pairs during 2016, up 0.2 percent from the previous year, while sales for surgical gloves increased 1.5 percent to 79.02 million pairs. Ultra-thin disposable gloves...

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Showa Glove Launches Highly Absorbent Hand Care Gloves

Rubber glove manufacturer Showa Glove Co. has begun selling gloves for hand care. The gloves were launched in April of this year and are on sale throughout Japan. They can be used for hand care during sleep or as inner gloves when using household gloves. The gloves feature 13-gauge seamless stitchwork and a long wrist area, which provides slide protection...

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Midori Anzen to Develop Better Cut-Resistant Gloves in Joint Project

Midori Anzen Co. Ltd., a manufacturer of protective footwear and other safety equipment, has recently begun developing gloves that are far more difficult to cut than their conventional counterparts. These new gloves are being developed in a joint project with a fiber manufacturer, with the first product launch slated for April of next year. Midori Anzen’s partner in this endeavor...

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