Vendor NewsToday, SHOWA, a global leader in hand protection, promotes Matt Blank to the position of Director of National Accounts. An 11-year veteran of SHOWA, Matt has been very successful in the areas of Territory and Account Management. His experience and professionalism will be the foundation on which he will continue to build SHOWA’s high-performance national account support team.


Since introducing the world’s first PVC work glove in 1953, SHOWA continues its legacy of innovation to distinguish the company as a global leader in hand protection. With 58 patents owned and more than 100 researchers dedicated to developing new, environmentally sustainable ways to protect hands at work. SHOWA, known for its  portfolio of more than 1,800 specialized gloves for the industrial, professional and home care categories.

SHOWA has eight production facilities around the globe and approximately 5,000 employees worldwide. The company’s investment in research and development speaks to its value in innovation-driven excellence, which SHOWA manages at every stage of the design and production with 100% integrated manufacturing. To learn more, visit