Red Bank – Brussels – Melbourne, June 7, 2012
– 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
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 withthe best and most trusted hand protection products available anywhere in the world. WithVersaTouch™, 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 thefood industry to deliver a single, superior protective solution. The range will empowerworkers to choose a product that provides an ideal balance of safety, comfort andperformance - selecting the right product for the task at hand has never been easier.”
For more information:Ansell Media Relations
Wouter Piepers, Global Coms - Ansell
Tel: (322) 5287400 /(32) 478335632
Claire Keane – Edelman PR
Tel: (351 1 ) 678 9333
Ansell is a world leader in providing superior health and safety protection solutions that enhance human well being. With operations in the North America, Latin America, EMEA and Asia, Ansell employs more than 10,000 people worldwide and holds leading positions in the industrial and medical gloves market, as well as in the sexual health and well being category worldwide. Ansell operates in four main business segments: Medical Solutions, Industrial Solutions, Specialty Markets, and Sexual Wellness. Information on Ansell and its products can be found at www.ansell.com.