March 15th, 2017
Saint-Gobain and Ansell sign Master Distribution Agreement for Fire & Military first responder market in US
Saint-Gobain to distribute Trellchem® and Microchem® by AlphaTec™ line in addition to ONESUIT®
Merrimack, N.H. (March 15, 2017) – Coming off a year of record growth, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has signed a distribution agreement with Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, for the fire and military first responder market in the United States. Per the agreement, Saint-Gobain will be the master distributor of Trellchem® and Microchem® by AlphaTec™ product lines for chemical protective apparel. Saint-Gobain will continue to manufacture and distribute its ONESUIT® line of hazmat suits and accessories.
By adding the product lines of Ansell to its portfolio, Saint-Gobain now has a complete line of chemical protective apparel to bring to the first responder market. Saint-Gobain will offer certified top end level A & B ensembles in addition to level C & D suits. The entire product portfolio is certified to the highest global certification standards available to manufactures. The level A and B type products are certified to standards from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) for chemical and biological agents. Level C and D products will be certified to the applicable EN and/or NFPA standards.
“Our customers have been pushing us to extend our innovative solutions to the entire range of the chemical protective products. By partnering with Ansell we can now offer a ‘one-stop-shop’ for innovative chemical protective clothing for the US first responder market” said Devang Khariwala, Market Manager, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics.
Devang Khariwala David Mack
Market Manager, Protective Systems Sr. Director of Sales & Marketing
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Ansell
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About Saint-Gobain Corporation
Saint-Gobain is one of the world’s top 100 industrial corporations with a tradition of excellence dating back more than 350 years. The company has a strong and ongoing commitment to sustainable habitat, energy efficiency and environmental solutions that protect and insulate. For more information visit www.onesuitprotection.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Ansell is a world leader in providing superior health and safety protection solutions that enhance human well-being. With operations in North America, Latin America/Caribbean, EMEA and Asia, Ansell employs nearly 15,000 people worldwide and holds leading positions in the personal protective equipment and medical gloves market, as well as in the sexual health and well-being category worldwide. Ansell operates in four main business segments: Industrial, Medical, Single Use and Sexual Wellness. Information on Ansell and its products can be found at www.ansell.com
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