Superior Glove to open new Springdale, N.L., plant
October 24, 2016 By Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Oct. 20, 2016 – Springdale, N.L., has been selected as the home of a new Superior Glove plant.
Scheduled to open mid-November with a focus on manufacturing the Contender cut-resistant gloves and Cutban protective sleeves, the plant will start with 12 employees and is expected to grow to employ 20 by 2017, said the company in a statement.
“This is about our continued commitment to manufacturing in Canada,” said Tony Geng, president. “It means more jobs for Canadians and more hardworking hands and arms worldwide being protected by our Superior gloves and sleeves.”
“The chosen location is also a reflection of the company’s Canadian roots and dedication to local economies,” according to the statement, adding that the addition of the company’s third manufacturing plant will help increase coast-to-coast market reach and global growth.