Worldwide Protective Products, a leading producer of hand and body protection products, announces a major expansion of manufacturing capacity at its Wilkesboro, NC facility. The expansion includes significant additions within the workforce as well as manufacturing and warehouse space—by relocating to a larger, more fluid facility.
In making the announcement, Kerry Dyer, Managing Partner, said, “This is a significant milestone for Worldwide Protective Products, which not only fulfills a need driven by double-digit sales growth in consecutive years, but also an investment in our expectations for growth. Our business model is focused on custom hand and body solutions for industrial environments. This growth-driven expansion will fuel the commitment to innovation and customer response that continues to serve as the foundation of our business.”
The expansion includes site consolidation and additional 25% in manufacturing, warehouse, and support space. Beyond the relocation— a restructuring of both the sales and marketing departments with additional staff and a 70% increase in full-time personnel, along with additional manufacturing equipment that enhanced overall production capability by almost 35% in the first quarter alone. This expansion echo’s Worldwide Protective Products’ commitment to U.S. manufacturing by a dedicated skilled and experienced team and personalized customer service—offering the most effective line of custom hand and body protection solutions on the market today.
Worldwide Protective Products is a leading producer of hand and body protection products with locations in Wilkesboro, NC and Orchard Park, NY. For more information, contact 877-678-4568.