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Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Professional Introduces New Jackson Safety G60 Cut Resistant Gloves and Sleeves


3/20/2012 11:28:06 AM

ROSWELL, Ga., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For work environments that pose a risk of cuts and abrasions, Kimberly-Clark Professional* has launched two new products that offer protection as well as comfort Jackson Safety* G60 Level 2 Polyurethane Coated Cut Resistant Gloves and Jackson Safety* G60 Level 5 Cut Resistant Sleeves with Dyneema® Fiber.

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Both are ideal for metal fabrication, glass handling, automotive assembly and stamping and assembly.

"The new gloves offer cut resistance without compromising dexterity, while the sleeves deliver the highest level of cut protection as well as comfort," said Veronica Savage, category manager for industrial gloves, Kimberly-Clark Professional.

The new Jackson Safety* G60 Level 2 Polyurethane Coated Cut Resistant Gloves protect against minor cuts and abrasions, offer a barrier against oil penetration and provide excellent dexterity for improved productivity. Other benefits include:

  • ANSI/EN 388 Level 2 cut resistance
  • A stretch Kevlar® liner that delivers cut resistance and a comfortable fit
  • Protection for intermittent heat contact up to 212degreesF(gloves must not come into contact with a naked flame)

The new Jackson Safety* G60 Level 5 Cut Resistant Sleeveswith Dyneema® Fiber provide superior cut protection, making them ideal for work environments that pose a risk of cuts and abrasions.

They also offer:

  • ANSI Level 3/EN388 Level 5 cut resistance
  • Dyneema® fiber with nylon, Lycra® fiber and glass liner for cut resistance and a comfortable fit
  • A patent-pending proprietary closure for the arm and wrist

For more information about Jackson Safety* brand cut resistant gloves and sleeves, visit, www.kcprofessional.com or call 1-888-GOKC (4652).

About Kimberly-Clark Professional

Kimberly-Clark Professional partners with businesses to create Exceptional Workplaces for their employees and patrons. KCP helps transform workplaces making them safer, healthier, and more productive. Key brands in this segment include: Kleenex, Scott, WypAll, Kimtech, and Jackson Safety. Kimberly-Clark Professional, located in Roswell, Ga., is one of Kimberly-Clark Corporation's four business segments and can be visited on the web at www.kcprofessional.com.

About Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, nearly a quarter of the world's population trust K-C's brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds the No. 1 or No. 2 share position in more than 80 countries. To keep up with the latest K-C news and to learn more about the company's 140-year history of innovation, visit www.kimberly-clark.com.

EDITOR CONTACTS:
Kim Henderson
Kimberly-Clark Professional
770-587-8331
kim.henderson@kcc.com

Laura Kempke or Andrew Law
Schwartz MSL Boston
781-684-0770
lkempke@schwartzmsl.com or alaw@schwartzmsl.com

SOURCE Kimberly-Clark Professional


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