PRESS RELEASE ARCHIVES
March 4, 2021
Sempermed USA announces the launch of our newest nitrile examination glove brand, TenderTouch® 100. This glove joins the TenderTouch® family, which currently includes TenderTouch® exam nitrile (200 glove count, 180 XL). TenderTouch® 100 is tested for use with chemotherapy drugs and meets the USP 800 requirements for PPE compliance. These soft nitrile gloves are packed 100 per box, which is an economical choice for a variety of applications and environments where hand protection is critical.
March 15, 2021
Due to the current extenuating circumstances, Sempermed has implemented a new Return Policy effective as of March 15, 2021.
April 21, 2021
Sempermed USA announces the launch of our newest industrial vinyl glove brand, SemperGuard® Black Vinyl. This glove joins the premium industrial SemperGuard® family, which currently includes SemperGuard® Nitrile Powder-Free, SemperGuard® Latex (Powdered and Powder-Free), SemperGuard® Vinyl (Powdered and Powder-Free), SemperGuard® Blue Vinyl Powder-Free, SemperGuard® Stretch Vinyl Powder-Free, and SemperGuard® FoodSafe Stretch Poly. SemperGuard® Black Vinyl is 100% free of DEHP and DINP, and is manufactured without accelerators, reducing the risk of dermatological reactions.
May 27, 2021
It was announced in a press conference on May 22, 2021, that Malaysia would be put under a stricter ‘Emergency Movement Control Order’ due to the rapidly rising COVID-19 cases in the country. Not only is the country under a lock-down, but consequently all factories, including glove manufacturers, are ordered to reduce their staff to 60% of the registered workforce on-site between May 25th and June 7th
July 8, 2021
Due to the increase in Covid-19 infections throughout Malaysia, the Ministry of Health has prolonged the current “Movement Control Order” within the country, implementing even more restrictions for the most affected areas. Despite Sempermed's proactive, protective measures, our Sempermed production site in Kamunting has been impacted by this order.
August 3, 2021
The Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) affecting our factory since July 8th, 2021, was lifted on Friday, July 30, 2021, by the Malaysian Ministry of Health. We began running our glove production lines on Saturday, July 31st.
August 10, 2021
Sempermed USA is a globally integrated manufacturer that provides focused sales, marketing, and logistical support to those in need of hand protection. With more than 100 years of glove manufacturing experience, we have long been a pioneer within the disposable glove industry. As part of a strategic decision to improve our customer experience, we are consolidating our four distribution centers into three, effective July 2021. We are pleased to announce that the new distribution center (DC) is in Reno, Nevada and the first container shipments began arriving there in July.
August 25, 2021
Clearwater, FL, August 24, 2021 – Sempermed USA, one of the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of hand protection, is pleased to introduce Mei Nelson, the new Supply Chain Services and Customer Service Manager. She assumed her role on July 6, 2021.
September 2, 2021
Sempermed USA announces the launch of our newest industrial glove brand, GripStrong® Black Nitrile. This glove is the extension of the GripStrong® family, which currently includes GripStrong® Nitrile Powder-Free, GripStrong® Latex Powder-Free, GripStrong® Vinyl PowderFree, and GripStrong® Poly.