Hygienists, mandates help push glove demand upward

McNulty, Mike
June 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;6/30/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 24, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that according to a study conducted by the International Glove Association, the glove demand in 2007 grew by 4.7 percent over 2006. Industrial glove consumption had a compounded 6.5-percent annual growth rate over a five-year period, from 2003 through 2007. Glove use is growing because of new government mandates and industrial hygienists want better glove protection because it cuts down on accidents.


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