Ansell Healthcare is the world's largest manufacturer of protective gloves and clothing. Our products are on the job around the world, helping to protect workers in almost every industry, from aerospace and healthcare, to food processing and semiconductor manufacturing, to electronics and automotive manufacturing.
The same minds that created products strong enough to protect workers from the world's nastiest, most hazardous chemicals are working to meet your protective needs in the food service and food processing industries.
Our group is made up of several highly specialized businesses.
- The former Edmont Company is the recognized leader in industrial synthetic work gloves, known around the world for brands like Sol-Vex®, Hycron®, and Nitrilite®.
- Golden Needles is the leader in automated knitting technology, famous for cut-resistant gloves using yarns knitted out of DuPont™ Kevlar®, and stainless steel wire. The Golden Needles Polar Bear line of cut-resistant gloves continues to be a highly recognized brand in the food industry.
- The former CPP operation specializes in aprons, sleeves, and a wide variety of chemical- and weather-resistant apparel featuring advanced materials like Nomex® and GORE® Fabric. Many of the CPP products can be found today protecting workers in food service and food processing environments.
- All these companies make up Ansell Healthcare today and offer the food service and food processing industries more products, programs, and resources than anyone else in the industry.