Magla Signs Licensing Agreement to Sell Disposable Exam Gloves Under the American Red Cross Brand Name


MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 23, 2006 -- Magla Products, LLC has
signed a licensing agreement with the American Red Cross to
market a complete line of disposable medical exam gloves
under the American Red Cross brand name. The initial product
line will consist of disposable latex, powder-free latex,
Nyplex(R), and Nitrile gloves. Each type of glove will be
available in a 10ct bag as well as both 40ct and 80ct
dispenser boxes.

The agreement brings together Magla Products, one of the
country's most innovative manufacturers of home, garden and
work gloves and cleaning products, and the American Red
Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers to
provide relief to victims of disasters and help people
prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.

"We are excited to have found such an excellent partner in
which to brand our exam gloves," said Jordan Glatt, Magla
Products President. "The Red Cross name fits perfectly with
our corporate goals of marrying each of our product lines
with the top name in each of the categories that we are
involved with. The added bonus of having a portion of the
sale of each package going directly to benefit the efforts
of the American Red Cross is what makes this arrangement so
special."

"While the American Red Cross provides safety and security
through first aid and lifesaving training, Magla fills a
need for top-quality, dependable hand protection. A
partnership between our organizations is a perfect fit,"
said Kathleen Loehr, senior vice president for development
at the American Red Cross.

The packages of gloves will be sold to all classes of trade
and be available for shipment starting in March of 2006. All
American Red Cross medical exam gloves are lot controlled
and meet the ASTM standards for quality.

The American Red Cross is where people mobilize to help
their neighbors - across the street, across the country and
across the world - in emergencies. Each year, in communities
large and small, victims of some 70,000 disasters turn to
neighbors familiar and new - the nearly 1 million volunteers
and 35,000 employees of the Red Cross. The American Red
Cross is the largest supplier of blood and blood products in
the United States. The Red Cross is not a government agency;
it relies on donations of time, money, and blood to do its
work.

Magla Products, the leading manufacturer and marketer of
branded hand protection, has several successful programs in
place. They have: the leading brand of work glove with
Stanley Work and Garden Gloves; a complete line of household
reusable and disposable gloves and reusable cloth wipes
under the Mr. Clean brand name; as well as a fashionable
line of garden gloves under the Burpee brand name. They also
own and operate a 175,000 square-foot warehouse/distribution
facility in Statesville, NC.

Contact:

Steven Golub
Magla Products, LLC
973-984-7998 x302
sgolub@magla.com

Sarah Marchetti
American Red Cross
202-303-4473
MarchettiS@usa.redcross.org

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