BRUSSELS, MELBOURNE, Australia and RED BANK, New Jersey, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Ansell, a global leader in hand protection with over a century of expertise, has announced the realignment of its Food and Agriculture product portfolios under the single core brand VersaTouch™.
Building on over 30 years of experience in the Food Industry, Ansell will focus VersaTouch™ on best-in-class solutions for workers across a wide range of food related segments and applications including Agriculture, Food Processing and Food Services.
Featuring a full line of hand protection and protective clothing products, VersaTouch™ will include high-performance reusable gloves for managing cut and thermal risks, immersible gloves for working in liquid environments, and single use gloves for versatile wet and dry applications.Selected VersaTouch™ styles meet FDA, EU and/or country-specific standards for applications that include direct food contact. The first VersaTouch™ products to be launched include a new range of 3 mil single use gloves - VersaTouch™ 92-200; 92-210 and 92-205 - uniquely designed to deliver longer wear, resist tears, and provide better grip. Product strength is achieved without compromising on fit, feel and dexterity - features for which all Ansell gloves are well known. Thomas Draskovics, President & General Manager of Ansell Specialty Markets Global Business Unit, said: " For over three decades, Ansell has provided the Food Industry with the best and most trusted hand protection products available anywhere in the world. With VersaTouch™, Ansell sets a new global standard for market leading innovation and value-added solutions designed specifically for our Food industry customers. " He continued: " With the VersaTouch™ range, we are using our in-depth experience in the food industry to deliver a single, superior protective solution. The range will empower workers to choose a product that provides an ideal balance of safety, comfort and performance - selecting the right product for the task at hand has never been easier." About Ansell