DuPont Protection Technologies today announced the winners of the 2014 DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards in conjunction with the 2014 National Safety Council Congress & Expo in San Diego, Calif. The awards are designed to recognize innovative glove designs from DuPont™ Kevlar® licensees who are meeting evolving marketplace needs. Winning glove entries were chosen based on designs that utilized Kevlar® fiber in the glove construction, were unique and groundbreaking in their approach, and challenged the boundaries of conventional cut protection. Winners recognized in this year’s Innovation Awards include: Ansell gloves 97-100 and 46-111 made by Ansell; Memphis 9178NF from MCR Safety; Dexterity® S13KFGPU and Dexterity® S18KGFN from Superior Glove Works Ltd; and the FR Waterproof Ultimate Lined with Kevlar® from Youngstown Glove Company.
“We were very impressed with the entries and selecting the winners was a difficult task,” said Dave Buzzelli, North American marketing manager, Kevlar® Cut Protection. “The winners best demonstrated true innovation by using this advanced material in different and exciting ways, exemplifying a Dare Bigger™ approach with DuPont™ Kevlar®.”