Marvel Gloves has entered into a partnership with Atom Corporation, Japan for distributing their range of industrial gloves in India. Marvel Group is a leading Indian company engaged in the manufacture, import and export of all kinds of safety gloves and personal protection equipment (PPE). Having played a pioneering role in creating the market for safety gloves and PPE in India over the last 36 years, the Marvel Group will now distribute products from Atom Corporation in the Indian market. Apart from its own range of safety gloves, Marvel has been importing high tech gloves from global manufacturers of repute to complement its range with products that it does not manufacture in India. With this tie-up with Atom Corporation, the company has further strengthened its portfolio.
Covering safety needs of working hands is the motto of Atom Corporation, Japan, a manufacturer of protective gloves of global repute. The founder of the company, Tomoshiro Taira was deeply affected by the aftermath of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in August 1945 and in his resolve to support atomic energy only for peaceful purposes named the company he had founded in 1942 as Atom Corporation.
One of the innovative offerings from the Atom range is anti-vibration gloves for handling heavy duty drills, hammers, grinders, impact wrenches, power saws, etc. These gloves, with anti-vibration ‘Brick Pods’ – an Atom innovation – reduce vibrations substantially and minimise the risk of hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). The HVAS causes changes in sensory perception, which can lead to permanent numbness of fingers, muscle weakness and, in some cases, bouts of white finger. It is caused by working with vibrating tools. It is generally seen among workers who have been handling vibrating tools for longer periods.
Innovation is the mantra at Atom Corporation. In 1966, the company developed and started manufacturing natural rubber latex interlock-lined gloves, a first in the world, and three years later, developed and started manufacturing solid natural rubber vulcanised string-lined gloves. The company also adopted automation in its factory with the engineers developing in-house a fully automated production line for latex lined gloves in 1970, a first in the world of industrial gloves. Soon after that, in a ground-breaking breakthrough, the company fully automated the machine for solid natural rubber vulcanised string-lined gloves as well.
In 2004, Atom developed the innovative anti-vibration glove (1121 series) that passed the stringent European certification test for anti-vibration gloves: EN ISO 10819: 1996 - the American standard ANSI S3.40 specifies the same test procedures. In 2005, the company developed nitrile palm coating string-lined gloves with innovative properties, such as an incomparable oily grip and oil repellence without sacrificing the dexterity and tactility.
Atom Corporation, the No. 1 gloves company of Japan has found the ideal partner for the Indian market.
The Atom range
Atom offers a range of gloves for highly specialised applications including: