NEWTON, NC — Industrial glove manufacturer Southern Glove has announced that their cut and sew manufacturing facility in Honduras, has been accredited ISO 9001:2008 status for its quality management system. Since 1997, the Honduras location has manufactured Southern Glove cut and sewn hand and arm protection products and provides contract, full-package manufacturing for other industries under the Southern Innovations brand.
"At Southern Glove, we have always taken great pride in the quality of hand and arm protection we provide to our customers," said Brent Fidler, Southern Glove president and CEO. "Now, with ISO 9001:2008 certification of the Honduras plant, our customers know that when they buy any of our products, they are receiving world-class quality from start to finish."
ISO 9001:2008 is one of the most coveted manufacturing certifications in the world. Fidler said the accreditation assures that the company's quality systems provide the foundation to enhance customer satisfaction, staff motivation and continual improvement.
Southern Glove's Honduras plant manufactures a wide range of cut and sewn products including gloves, protective sleeves, aprons, industrial apparel, safety vests, pet products, butchers' frocks and chefs' coats. Core manufacturing capabilities include product design, pattern creation, cutting and assembly.
Headquartered in Newton, NC, Southern Glove has been in business since 1945 and is American-owned and managed by the family who founded the company. To learn more about Southern Innovations, visit southerninnovations.net or call 800-222-1113. To learn more about Southern Glove, visit southernglove.com or call 800-222-1113.
Southern Glove President and CEO
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