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  • Will Southern Glove sell to individuals or an end-user?
  • A

    No. Our safety products are sold through authorized distributors. Contact a sales team member to locate a distributor in your area.

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  • Can you custom-make gloves to suit a specific job application?
  • A

    Custom-designed gloves for specific applications are one of Southern Gloves' specialties. We can custom make a variety of:

    • Sizes
    • Materials
    • Attachments

    Minimum orders may be requested for gloves made with special non-inventoried cloth. Contact sales team members for assistance.

    A

    Over the last six decades, we've custom-printed thousands of logos for our customers. New logos are added weekly, including:

    • Company names for advertising
    • Safety awards
    • Slogans

    Printing options:

    • Up to 4 colors
    • Maximum 3"x3" printing space
    • Printing on the back or the cuff of the glove
    Q
  • What is the cost and lead-time to have a new heat transfer made?
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    • Setup cost: $165.00 to $200.00+, depending on the number of colors
    • Lead-time for a new transfer is approximately three weeks
    • Upcharge per dozen for logo application is $0.95 cents
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  • What is your normal lead-time?
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    Normal lead time for in-stock items is usually 24 hours. If the order is for a custom made product or the product is not in stock, the lead time is approximately 4 weeks.

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  • What is your lead-time on printed gloves?
  • A

    Lead time to ship a printed glove order is five to eight working days. For new logo setup, lead time is three weeks on the first order following proof approval.

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  • What is the minimum lead-time on new styles or non-stock items?
  • A

    Four weeks.

    Q
  • What is your minimum order?
  • A

    We normally ship even case quantities. Quantity per case varies depending on product type. Please contact us for case quantities.

    Q
  • Do you have EDI capabilities?
  • A

    We currently have several customers who use EDI and can fulfill EDI requests.

    Q
  • Are any of your products made of USA materials?
  • A

    All products with "made in USA materials" are manufactured with two computerized cutters in our state-of-the-art Honduras manufacturing facility from materials produced in the United States

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  • What type of flame-retardant gloves do you offer?
  • A

    Hot-mill gloves for steel mills and smelters:

    • Olive drab
    • Cotton
    • Flame retardant

    Standard and impact-resistant gloves for oil/gas workers:

    • High-visibility
    • Green and orange
    • Flame-retardant
    Q
  • What type of impact resistant gloves do you offer?
  • A

    Sarco Impact Gloves

    • Provides impact protection for the backs of the hands and thumbs
    • Designed to protect oil/gas service workers and drillers

    Mud Dawg

    • Invert mud glove
    • Designed for use in oil rig environments when drilling and excavating soil that contains shale and petrochemicals
    • Triple PVC dipped

    Arma Tuff

    • Medium impact protection
    • High dexterity
    • Designed for heavy manufacturing environments
    Q
  • What glove sizes do you offer?
  • A

    With our advanced cutting equipment, we can custom-make just about any size you require.

    Standard glove sizes

    • Small to 2XL, depending on glove construction
    • Consult with a sales team member on available sizes in a specific glove style

    Create a custom size for your application

    • Custom orders have longer lead-times

    View our Glove Sizing Chart

    Q
  • Are XXL gloves available?
  • A

    Minimum orders are required to make XXL gloves. Please contact us for minimum order quantities.

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  • Which is the better glove, cotton or poly cotton?
  • A

    This depends on the job application.

    Cotton:

    • Absorbs more oil and grease
    • Preferred choice in high-heat conditions

    Poly cotton:

    • Absorbs less oil and grease
    • Provides more abrasion protection
    • Shrinks less when laundered
    • Not recommended in high-heat applications because its melting point is lower than cotton alone
    Q
  • How are ounce weights measured in canvas gloves?
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    The "ounce" standard does not apply to the gloves themselves.

    • Gloves are made from fabric measured in ounces per square yard.
    • An "18-ounce" glove will have a palm made of fabrics totaling 18 ounces per square yard.
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  • What is the difference between split and grain leather?
  • A

    Split leather is:

    • Made from the lower layers next to the insides of the animal
    • More fragile and stiffer
    • Much less expensive

    Grain leather is:

    • Made from the outside of the animal
    • More supple and stronger
    • Higher in price
    Q
  • Can your gloves be washed or laundered?
  • A

    All our gloves can be laundered by an industrial cleaner and most styles can also be washed at home using mild detergents and no chlorine bleach. Dry on a low-heat setting.

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  • What products do you offer besides gloves?
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    If we source the materials, we can offer almost any product that is cut and then sewn in various configurations, including:

    • Aprons
    • Vests
    • Smocks
    • Frocks
    • Lab coats
    • Wraps
    • Sleeves
    • Pads
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  • What types of contract sewing are you capable of doing?
  • A

    We currently sew the following assortment with many other products in the pipeline:

    • Smocks
    • Aprons
    • Hard-hat liners
    • Pet products

    Visit our cutĀ and sew manufacturing division Southern InnovationsĀ for more information.

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  • Do you offer high-resolution pictures of your products?
  • A

    Yes, high-resolution pictures of most products are available upon request.

    Q
  • Do you have UPC capabilities for your hangtags?
  • A

    UPC codes can be applied to our hangtags. Style numbers and descriptions are included.

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  • Do you offer international shipping?
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    We offer two different international shipping options:

    • Prepay shipments on orders of $2,000 or more
    • Must be shipped to a freight forwarder of the customer's choice located in the continental USA
    • Customer is responsible for freight, duties and other fees
    • Exported shipment is available upon special request
    • Please call us for further details
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  • Do you offer same-day shipping?
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    Same-day shipping is available on in-stock products if the order is received by 11:30 a.m. EST.

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  • Will you drop-ship to our customers? Is there a charge?
  • A

    There is no charge for drop-shipping.

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  • Do you pay freight on large orders?
  • A

    We pay freight on orders of $2,000 or more.

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  • How are price increases handled?
  • A

    Customers will receive 30-day written notification of price increases.

    Q
  • Do you accept payment by wire transfer?
  • A

    Ask one of our sales team members to direct you to the correct department for details.

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  • Does Southern Glove accept payments via credit cards? If so, what cards?
  • A

    Yes; Visa and MasterCard.

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