Recent acquisitions result in 9 new products and a broader product offering
Dubai, January 15th, 2013 -- Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, has exhibited a range of innovative new solutions for customers in the Middle East and Africa at Intersec 2013 in Dubai today. Intersec is the most significant trading platform and networking event for security and safety professionals in the Middle East. Ansell has recently expanded its product range following a number of acquisitions in 2012. The enlarged range of existing products along with innovative new protective solutions will now be available to Ansell customers in the Middle East and Africa.
“The recent acquisitions of French hand protection specialist Comasec and Ansell Protective Solutions (formerly part of Trelleborg), has provided us with more comprehensive safety solutions that will benefit our customers in the Middle East and Africa” said Peter Dobbelsteijn, Senior Vice President & Regional Director, Ansell EMEA. "We will achieve the goals outlined in our growth strategy by investing in research and development, embracing the latest state of the art technologies, and engaging with partners who can facilitate the swifter distribution of our innovative solutions, to our end-users.”
New additions to the Ansell product family, exhibited today at Intersec, include the new HyFlex® 11-518 glove, the thinnest and most lightweight EN cut protection level 3 glove in the world and Comasec’s new Marigold Industrial PX-218 glove which offers more dexterity than any other EN cut protection level 2 glove on the market. Other new products exhibited by Ansell at Intersec come from the company’s market leading VersaTouch™, TouchNTuff® and ActivArmr® brands.
Notes to Editors:
The full list of products exhibited by Ansell at Intersec is as follows:
• VersaTouch™ - Re-usable Nitrile Gloves (37-200/37-210)
• TouchNTuff® - Sterile Nitrile/ Polyisoprene Gloves (93-700/83-500)
• ActivArmr® – Multipurpose Glove
• Marigold Industrial - Synthetic Fibre ‘second skin’ Glove (PX-218)
• Marigold Industrial - Industrial Protective Glove Puretough (P1150)
• Marigold Industrial - Nitrile Supported Glove with Thermal Protective Liner (Z51 Thermal)
• Powerflex - Flame and Cut Resistant Glove (80-813)
• HyFlex® - Ultra-light Duty Cut Resistant Glove (11-518)
Further detail on these products can be found on the Ansell website: http://www.anselleurope.com/ansell/ansell-healthcare-news/ansell-healthcare-press-releases-1/
For more information:
Ansell Media Relations
Liesbeth Lievens,GC – Ansell
Tel: 00 32 2 5287482
Ansell Investor Relations
David Graham, I.R. -Ansell
Tel: (613)9270 7215 / (61)4011 407 49
Ansell is a world leader in providing superior health and safety protection solutions that enhance human wellbeing.
With operations in North America, Latin America/Caribbean, EMEA and Asia, Ansell employs more than 10,000 people worldwide and holds leading positions in the personal protective equipment and medical gloves market, as well as in the sexual health and wellbeing 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