News Releases

Jul 19, 2017

West Chester Protective Gear is proud to announce our in-house Testing Center is now live and operational. This testing center is another tool in our toolbox helping us to bring innovative, new products to market. By testing materials internally, we will be able to shorten the innovation cycle and also reduce costs on multiple rounds of external testing. We continue to use 3rd party...

Apr 29, 2015

Double Down with West Chester Protective Gear at NHS in Las Vegas! West Chester will be exhibiting in booth 45016, showing all kinds of new and exciting innovation. In order to make your trip worthwhile be sure to ask us about....

  • Our new John Deere gloves
  • Our new Ironcat welding technology
  • Our R2 Evolution...
Mar 26, 2015

The R2 Evolution is finally here. West Chester Protective Gear has done it again. We have created the ultimate hand protection line for the oil, gas, and mining industries and we’ve thought of everything…

  • 4-way stretch spandex on the back of hand to provide superior...
Mar 24, 2015

West Chester Protective Gear is proud to announce the upcoming additions to our R2 oil, gas and mining line. These evolutionary products provide the most innovative features available in the market. Each glove is fully equipped with:

  • 4-way stretch spandex on the back of hand to provide superior dexterity
  • Super flex TPR specifically designed to reduce hand fatigue,...
Nov 7, 2013

West Chester Protective Gear, a leading supplier of hand protection, rainwear and protective clothing, has announced a pending relocation of its corporate headquarters from Corridor Park Drive in Monroe, Ohio to E. Kemper Road in Sharonville, Ohio. The new address will be:

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Oct 28, 2013

West Chester Protective Gear has been recognized as InCom Distributor Supply “Vendor of the Year” by Do it Best Corp.

InCom Distributor Supply is the industrial division of Do it Best and is a growing worldwide network of independent distributors serving the MRO needs of commercial, industrial, and government facilities.

The award was announced at the Do it Best October...

Sep 17, 2013

West Chester is featured in a recent video on ToolSelect TV. With 11,000+ subscribers and over 3 million views on YouTube, ToolSelect TV is a recognized source for unbiased tool reviews, information and comparisons.

In this video shot live at the 2013 National Hardware Show in Las Vegas, West Chester’s John Harrell demonstrates the...

Sep 17, 2013

Dirty Work – Fit For A Woman Glove Line Honored For Innovative Design And Retailer Program Support

West Chester Holdings has been honored with Home Improvement Executive magazine’s 2013 Innovation Award (Bronze) for the category of Work Gloves.

Home Improvement Executive annually selects recipients for the Innovation Awards based on interviews with retail buyers, store personnel...

Sep 17, 2013

West Chester Protective Gear is pleased to introduce the new high performance R2 Safety Rigger Glove (86810) designed to meet the needs of riggers and hard working regular Joes.

The glove features an oil resistant synthetic leather double palm with reinforced red PVC palm and fingertip patches for excellent grip. The protection impact zone safeguards against bumps and bruises on the...

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