This week I had the pleasure to meet another Glove Guru who represents one of the best glove companies in the world. (No pun intended for those in the know)
As with any good glove business guy who wants to establish a rapport, he followed up with an e-mail (nice touch).
I found it interesting that his e-mail signature contained some very useful information.
FACT: Each hand contains: 29 major and minor bones, 29 major joints, at least 123 named ligaments, 34 muscles which move the fingers and thumb, 48 nerves and 30 named arteries. Those facts put a whole new perspective on what our products are actually protecting…
I’ve since invited him for lunch when he is in the area again and I’ll make sure he adds cut protection and heat protection issues to his agenda. He knows best, but he is also helping raising the bar with hand protection issues.
In the meantime, you can check out our Glove University. We call it GO U.
I am very pleased to announce that last Friday the 29th; GO Gloves received the prestigious award as a “Top Holiday Seller in 2009” from the management of Amazon.com.
The award certificate states that we were honored for outstanding performance on Amazon.com over the 2009 Holiday Season. We were praised for providing an exceptional shopping experience for Amazon customers and thanked us for our hard work and dedication.
Additionally, GO Gloves ranked among the top of all Amazon Sellers over the 2009 season on the basis of net sales, and customer satisfaction metrics. We also received the highest marks (in other words A+) over this period.
Amazon isn’t the only one happy with our holiday gloves sales. They should have seen what our staff accomplished from our own web site shipping about 2,000 glove orders per day. (Enlarge image on the right for a look at our shipping dock for a typical 1st of 2 daily outbound shipments during December)
This week Design Week featured and article about biodegradable plastics and bamboo being hot trends.
With our biodegradable packaging initiative and our GO Greens® Bamboo Gloves introduction in 2009 tells me we are headed in the right direction for the next decade. I hope you agree.
Click on the title of this post to see the article.
It is amazing how many friends and colleagues sent me this You-Tube video featuring employees of the Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. I’m not sure why but I guess I better know about this glove stuff, too. It’s a very fun-filled video and well done.
Although we don’t currently carry pink disposable gloves, I think I better look into them.
Click on the title of this post to link to the video.
The first was Michael Jackson’s flashy glove he wore during his performance at the 1983 Motown 25 (shown). It sold for $420,000 to a buyer in
The other was a NASA award of $250,000 for developing a more flexible space glove for use by astronauts. This is the second year in a row that Peter Homer in
Several years ago I helped a NASA prime contractor develop glove liners but I think I might be better off hooking up with Mr. Homer. Maybe I’ll even get luckier for the bigger prize and have a new stage performer find me. The bottom line is that I think NASA got a deal looking at the numbers and the gloves.