First DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards at Expoprotection 2016
DuPont Protection Solutions (DuPont) today announced the winners of the first DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards in Europe at Expoprotection 2016. These awards recognize innovative glove designs from DuPont™ Kevlar® licensees who are meeting evolving marketplace needs using Kevlar® fiber in their glove construction. The EMEA winners include: Gecko glove from Seiz; G-Tek Kev 09-K1640 from Protective Industrial Products; Hy-Flex 11-541 from Ansell; the Tilsatec glove TTP042PU and MCR CT1014 glove.
Wearers will benefit from these award-winning glove designs by experiencing enhanced cut protection, increased dexterity, new colors, flexible palm with high grip and touch screen compatibility, which are all critical today for worker’s safety and performance.
“For our first Glove Innovation awards in EMEA we were impressed by the entries” said Steve LaGanke, global marketing manager, DuPont Protection Solutions. “The DuPont™ Kevlar® licensees developed unique and innovative designs to meet marketplace needs,” explained LaGanke. “They demonstrated true innovation using Kevlar® in different and exciting ways to challenge the boundaries of conventional cut protection, exemplifying what it means to take a Dare Bigger™ approach with DuPont™ Kevlar®”
The breadth and versatility of the Kevlar® technology platform helps enable customers to design products that make a difference when performance and safety are crucial. Best known for its use in ballistic and stab-resistant body armor, DuPont™ Kevlar® celebrated its 50th anniversary last year and has helped to save the lives of thousands of people around the world. The use of Kevlar® has been extended to everything from firefighter and industrial protective clothing to vehicles, fiber optic cables, commercial aircraft and city roads. Kevlar® fiber also is used in many consumer products such as mobile phones, tires and high-performance sporting apparel and equipment. Athletes Dare Bigger™ with Kevlar® in high-performance sporting equipment to help them perform at their peak, just as Kevlar® can help enable peak performance in a variety of applications. For more information about Kevlar® visit: http://www.kevlar.dupont.com
DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802.The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit http://www.dupont.com.
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