Southern Glove’s Sarco Impact Glove Earns EN-388 and EN-420 Ratings For Protection


Newton, NC 6/27/2013

Industrial glove manufacturer Southern Glove has announced that its best-selling Sarco Impact Glove has earned both the EN-388 and EN-420 ratings for protection. The EN-388 rating and label indicates the levels of a glove’s abrasion, blade, tear, and puncture resistance and is required for a glove to be sold in Europe. The EN-420 rating and label covers general requirements for gloves includes sizing, dexterity and health and safety properties including latex protein, glove pH and chromium levels.

Southern Glove is the exclusive manufacturer of the Sarco Impact Glove, which is constructed from dual-layer, EVA- impact-resistant foam rubber that offers unparalleled protection against crushing impacts, harsh abrasions and lacerations.

“The Sarco Impact Glove was designed as a durable work glove that also helps provide significant protection to the wearer’s hand and fingers against crushing blows,” said Brent Fidler, President and CEO, Southern Glove. “Earning the EN-388 and EN-420 ratings and labels provide independent confirmation of the Sarco Impact glove’s protective qualities that make it so valuable to our customers in oil drilling and heavy manufacturing environments.”

Southern Glove’s products are available exclusively through a national network of authorized glove distributors throughout the United States. The company also carries an extensive inventory of products located at its Newton, NC warehouse.

Headquartered in Newton, NC, Southern Glove is American-owned by the same family who founded the company and has operated manufacturing continuously in Honduras since 1997.

For more information on the Sarco Impact Glove or to find the authorized Southern Glove distributors closest to you, please call Southern Glove toll free at 1-800-222-1113 or visit

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