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INTRODUCING THE 2018 KEVLAR INNOVATION AWARD WINNERS


The latest advancements in glove and sleeve protection are here. The 2018 Innovation Award winners are taking protection against multiple workplace hazards to a new level. Congratulations to all of this year's winners, you've set the bar incredibly high for 2019.

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MCR Safety Cut Pro Series

MCR Safety Cut Pro Series

A 13-gauge glove with maximum cut level ANSI A9, consisting of Kevlar engineered yarn with steel and a black nitrile foam coating for improved grip and abrasion resistance.

Superior Glove S18KGDNE

Superior Glove S18KGDNE

An 18-gauge Kevlar composite filament fiber shell of protection that is the world's thinnest, most comfortable arc flash level 3 rated glove.

MCR Safety Orange Kevlar Sleeves

MCR Safety Orange Kevlar Sleeves

First sleeve available in cut level ANSI A5 consisting of high-visibility orange Kevlar engineered yarn.

Youngstown Glove Company 14inch High Voltage Protector

Youngstown Glove Company 14" High-Voltage Protector

A flame-resistant 14" high-voltage leather protector lined with Kevlar, arc rated to 48 cal/cm2, puncture resistant to ANSI level 5 and cut-resistant to ANSI A3. Designed to fit over class 1 through 4 rubber insulation gloves.

Protective Industrial Products 10-KVSYBH Sleeve

Protective Industrial Products 10-KVSYBH Sleeve

Kevlar Armor Blended Sleeve comprised of Kevlar patented engineered yarn. This combination achieves ANSI A5 cut protection with a blousy fit that can be used over bare arms or clothing without sacrificing dexterity.

Majestic Cut-Less with Kevlar

Majestic Cut-Less with Kevlar

A lightweight 18-gauge glove designed with Kevlar for high cut resistance, comfort and dexterity. This combination of materials created a comfortable, breathable, cut-resistant glove that doesn't sacrifice mobility and has a touch screen compatible palm coating.

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DUPONT KEVLAR GLOVE INNOVATION AWARDS


Created to spotlight excellence in innovation and design of protective gloves made with Kevlar, the DuPont Kevlar Glove Innovation Awards give authorized licensees of the Kevlar brand the opportunity to showcase their advanced designs using Kevlar that enhance worker protection while delivering comfort and superior durability.

“WE ARE HONORED TO RECOGNIZE THESE GLOVE MANUFACTURERS FOR THEIR INVENTIVE USES OF KEVLAR.”

“DuPont celebrated its 50th anniversary of the invention of Kevlar, but it remains very much at the forefront of protective technology when it comes to promoting worker safety. We are proud to collaborate with these glove manufacturers that continue to push the limits of what’s possible to make work gloves that are more comfortable, more durable and more protective.”

Joel DeNardis, Global Kevlar Industry Manager - Mechanical Protection, DuPont Protection Solutions

“WE ARE HONORED TO RECOGNIZE THESE GLOVE MANUFACTURERS FOR THEIR INVENTIVE USES OF KEVLAR.”

“DuPont celebrated its 50th anniversary of the invention of Kevlar, but it remains very much at the forefront of protective technology when it comes to promoting worker safety. We are proud to collaborate with these glove manufacturers that continue to push the limits of what’s possible to make work gloves that are more comfortable, more durable and more protective.”

Joel DeNardis, Global Kevlar Industry Manager - Mechanical Protection, DuPont Protection Solutions

2017 Winners


Ansell HyFlex 11-542

Ansell HyFlex 11-542

Kevlar engineered yarns make this the lightest weight, ANSI cut level 7 glove on the market, vs 2017 competitive set, with superior dexterity and all-day comfort.

SHOWA 4561 15-gauge

SHOWA 4561 15-gauge

15-gauge, cut level ANSI A4 glove, consisting of Kevlar and utilizing SHOWA’s Zorb-IT grip technology, which allows for stronger grip in oily and wet conditions.

Protective Industrial Products Smart-Fit Sleeves

Protective Industrial Products Smart-Fit Sleeves

Smart-Fit sleeves made with Kevlar are light, comfortable and provide enduring protection against heat, cuts, lacerations and abrasions, providing arm cut protection with complete stretch recovery.

Superior Glove Works Dexterity Cut-Resistant Glove

Superior Glove Works Dexterity Cut-Resistant Glove

Cut-resistant glove made with Kevlar that offers ANSI A3 cut protection in an 18-gauge design for precision work and comfort.

Youngstown Glove Company FR Rain Glove

Youngstown Glove Company FR Rain Glove

An arc-rated, cut-resistant, flame-resistant and waterproof leather glove with a liner made of 100% Kevlar.

2016 Winners


MCR Safety Memphis Ninja N9878BNF

MCR Safety Memphis Ninja N9878BNF

This 18-gauge shell is engineered with black Kevlar fiber and stainless steel to provide sensitivity to touch with ANSI A3 level cut protection.

Protective Industrial Products G-Tek KEV 09-K1600

Protective Industrial Products G-Tek KEV 09-K1600

This high-cut ANSI A7, 13-gauge glove features a traditional Kevlar gold liner with black nitrile palm that provides excellent grip in wet and dry applications. Made with Kevlar Ultra technology, it is touch screen compatible.

Protective Industrial Products G-Tek KEV 09-K1640

Protective Industrial Products G-Tek KEV 09-K1640

ANSI A4 13-gauge glove features an enhanced visibility red liner made with Kevlar engineered yarn and black nitrile palm that provides excellent grip in wet and dry applications.

Superior Glove Works Endura Deluxe

Superior Glove Works Endura Deluxe

Deluxe, tan-colored welding glove features Kevlar stitching throughout and a Kevlar composite filament fiber blend. Select side-split cowhide for comfortable yet rugged service.

Superior Glove Works Contender

Superior Glove Works Contender

7-gauge glove made with 50% Kevlar is specifically designed for the demanding requirements of automotive assembly and metal fabrication plants. The incorporation of spandex allows for a superior dexterity in a heavy-duty glove.

Youngstown Glove Company Safety Lime Hybrid

Youngstown Glove Company Safety Lime Hybrid

Completely lined with Kevlar for added cut protection, the enhanced visibility safety lime stretch poly top of hand, durable goat-skin palm and reflective logos/fingertips add to the safety features.

2015 Winners


Ansell HyFlex 11-541

Ansell HyFlex 11-541

ANSI cut level 4, 18-gauge ultra-lightweight glove, made possible by patented Kevlar engineered yarns, provides outstanding cut resistance, dexterity and grip.

MCR Safety Memphis 9178NFO

MCR Safety Memphis 9178NFO

Enhanced visibility orange glove is made possible by patented Kevlar engineered yarn. It’s lightweight and comfortable; offers great dexterity; and provides high cut protection with an ANSI cut level 4.

Worldwide Protective Products MATAKV/BK40

Worldwide Protective Products MATAKV/BK40

Designed specifically for high-risk automobile manufacturing and assembly operations. Incorporating Kevlar fiber produced the first ANSI level A7 rated glove in a steel-free, knitted format.

Superior Glove Works Contender SBKG

Superior Glove Works Contender SBKG

The unique spinning process used for this heavyweight knit glove helps cut and abrasion resistance remain consistent across the surface. The flame resistance of Kevlar enables the glove to be used around heat and sparks.

Youngstown Glove Company FR Emergency Gas Glove

Youngstown Glove Company FR Emergency Gas Glove

The first heat- and flame-resistant glove designed specifically for use in emergency gas situations features an extended gauntlet cuff that fits over FR suits to ensure total hand, wrist and forearm safety. The innermost liner is made of 100% Kevlar, which offers protection and comfort.

Ansell HyFlex 11-542

Ansell HyFlex 11-542

Kevlar engineered yarns make this the lightest weight, ANSI cut level 7 glove on the market, vs 2017 competitive set, with superior dexterity and all-day comfort.

SHOWA 4561 15-gauge

SHOWA 4561 15-gauge

15-gauge, cut level ANSI A4 glove, consisting of Kevlar and utilizing SHOWA’s Zorb-IT grip technology, which allows for stronger grip in oily and wet conditions.

Protective Industrial Products Smart-Fit Sleeves

Protective Industrial Products Smart-Fit Sleeves

Smart-Fit sleeves made with Kevlar are light, comfortable and provide enduring protection against heat, cuts, lacerations and abrasions, providing arm cut protection with complete stretch recovery.

Superior Glove Works Dexterity Cut-Resistant Glove

Superior Glove Works Dexterity Cut-Resistant Glove

Cut-resistant glove made with Kevlar that offers ANSI A3 cut protection in an 18-gauge design for precision work and comfort.

Youngstown Glove Company FR Rain Glove

Youngstown Glove Company FR Rain Glove

An arc-rated, cut-resistant, flame-resistant and waterproof leather glove with a liner made of 100% Kevlar.

MCR Safety Memphis Ninja N9878BNF

MCR Safety Memphis Ninja N9878BNF

This 18-gauge shell is engineered with black Kevlar fiber and stainless steel to provide sensitivity to touch with ANSI A3 level cut protection.

Protective Industrial Products G-Tek KEV 09-K1600

Protective Industrial Products G-Tek KEV 09-K1600

This high-cut ANSI A7, 13-gauge glove features a traditional Kevlar gold liner with black nitrile palm that provides excellent grip in wet and dry applications. Made with Kevlar Ultra technology, it is touch screen compatible.

Protective Industrial Products G-Tek KEV 09-K1640

Protective Industrial Products G-Tek KEV 09-K1640

ANSI A4 13-gauge glove features an enhanced visibility red liner made with Kevlar engineered yarn and black nitrile palm that provides excellent grip in wet and dry applications.

Superior Glove Works Endura Deluxe

Superior Glove Works Endura Deluxe

Deluxe, tan-colored welding glove features Kevlar stitching throughout and a Kevlar composite filament fiber blend. Select side-split cowhide for comfortable yet rugged service.

Superior Glove Works Contender

Superior Glove Works Contender

7-gauge glove made with 50% Kevlar is specifically designed for the demanding requirements of automotive assembly and metal fabrication plants. The incorporation of spandex allows for a superior dexterity in a heavy-duty glove.

Youngstown Glove Company Safety Lime Hybrid

Youngstown Glove Company Safety Lime Hybrid

Completely lined with Kevlar for added cut protection, the enhanced visibility safety lime stretch poly top of hand, durable goat-skin palm and reflective logos/fingertips add to the safety features.

Ansell HyFlex 11-541

Ansell HyFlex 11-541

ANSI cut level 4, 18-gauge ultra-lightweight glove, made possible by patented Kevlar engineered yarns, provides outstanding cut resistance, dexterity and grip.

MCR Safety Memphis 9178NFO

MCR Safety Memphis 9178NFO

Enhanced visibility orange glove is made possible by patented Kevlar engineered yarn. It’s lightweight and comfortable; offers great dexterity; and provides high cut protection with an ANSI cut level 4.

Superior Glove Works Contender SBKG

Superior Glove Works Contender SBKG

The unique spinning process used for this heavyweight knit glove helps cut and abrasion resistance remain consistent across the surface. The flame resistance of Kevlar enables the gloves to be used around heat and sparks.

Youngstown Glove Company FR Emergency Gas Glove

Youngstown Glove Company FR Emergency Gas Glove

The first heat- and flame-resistant glove designed specifically for use in emergency gas situations features an extended gauntlet cuff that fits over FR suits to ensure total hand, wrist and forearm safety. The innermost liner is made of 100% Kevlar, which offers protection and comfort.

Worldwide Protective Products MATAKV/BK40

Worldwide Protective Products MATAKV/BK40

Designed specifically for high-risk automobile manufacturing and assembly operations. Incorporating Kevlar fiber produced the first ANSI level A7 rated glove in a steel-free, knitted format.