Staying relevant in a changing industry

In previous Rubber World columns, I have discussed the reintroduction of the manufacture of latex gloves back into the U.S. after a 25 year absence. During those years, in Southeast Asia, there have been significant, evolutionary improvements to the equipment, processing, formulations, and the latex itself. The challenge we face is to develop a competitive, sustainable manufacturing capability in the U.S., utilizing some of the personnel who were involved in glove manufacturing years ago, and merging their experience with new ways of thinking and problem solving.

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Latex gloves market forecast with a 9 percent CAGR through 2027

The global latex gloves market is growing profusely since the onset of COVID 19. With the pandemic ever-increasing across the globe, the market demand is rising substantially. The onslaught of the pandemic has still been hovering despite stringent vaccination measures by Governments worldwide. With newer strains emerging regularly, it is expected that the latex gloves market would witness significant traction during the years to come

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Rhino Health to open rubber glove factory in Fort Worth, TX

– Rhino Health Inc., the only domestic manufacturer of nitrile rubber gloves, announced plans to expand operations and open its largest manufacturing facility in Fort Worth, TX. The facility is a 400,000 square foot property in Majestic Fort Worth South Business Park, and will house approximately 10,000 square feet of office space for corporate functions as well as serve as a corporate office location.

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