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social compliance

YTY Group Issues Statement on Social Compliance

Given the increasing public review and commentary on the topic of social compliance as it relates to manufacturers of single-use Examination and Surgical gloves, YTY Group, as a large and long-standing member of this industry, has felt it necessary to clarify our position on this important topic. It is our hope that through this statement we provide guidance on our social compliance policies and practices, and the future direction we seek to take on this matter.

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YTY Holds Donation Drive for Three Lekir Orphanages​

YTY Holds Donation Drive for Three Lekir Orphanages

In the spirit of giving during the celebrations for “Hari Merdeka,” the official Independence Day for Malaysia, YTY launched a company-wide CSR initiative to bring joy to the children of three orphanages in the Lekir neighbourhood of Perak.  These orphanages were Rumah Kebajikan Kanak-Kanak Sanathana (Padang Astaka), Rumah Waswasan Orphanage (Desa Manjung), and Rumah Haruman Kasih (Ayer Tawar).

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Gas Price Increase

Glove Industry Gets Hit with an Unexpected Gas Price Increase. Again.

Gas Malaysia Berhad announced a surprise increase in natural gas prices, with only a three-day notice. The natural gas price hike increased from RM 32.38 to RM 34.12 per MMBtu, equivalent to a 5.4% increase for Tariff Category F, which is the tariff category glove manufacturers are subject to. This tariff is higher than the base tariff at RM 32.74 per MMBtu as announced in the road map in December 2016.

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Accelerator-Free Nitrile Exam Glove

YTY Launches Another World-First: Freedom IV — A Low-Weight Accelerator-Free Nitrile Examination Glove with ASTM & EN Compliance

YTY is pleased to launch another world first: Freedom IV, the industry’s lowest-weight Accelerator-Free Nitrile Examination glove that is compliant with both US ASTM and European EN regulatory requirements.  As such, Freedom IV will be able to offer a “Low Dermatitis Potential” labeling claim, as supported by clinical testing.

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social compliance

YTY Group Issues Statement on Social Compliance

Given the increasing public review and commentary on the topic of social compliance as it relates to manufacturers of single-use Examination and Surgical gloves, YTY Group, as a large and long-standing member of this industry, has felt it necessary to clarify our position on this important topic. It is our hope that through this statement we provide guidance on our social compliance policies and practices, and the future direction we seek to take on this matter.

Read More »
YTY Holds Donation Drive for Three Lekir Orphanages​

YTY Holds Donation Drive for Three Lekir Orphanages

In the spirit of giving during the celebrations for “Hari Merdeka,” the official Independence Day for Malaysia, YTY launched a company-wide CSR initiative to bring joy to the children of three orphanages in the Lekir neighbourhood of Perak.  These orphanages were Rumah Kebajikan Kanak-Kanak Sanathana (Padang Astaka), Rumah Waswasan Orphanage (Desa Manjung), and Rumah Haruman Kasih (Ayer Tawar).

Read More »
Gas Price Increase

Glove Industry Gets Hit with an Unexpected Gas Price Increase. Again.

Gas Malaysia Berhad announced a surprise increase in natural gas prices, with only a three-day notice. The natural gas price hike increased from RM 32.38 to RM 34.12 per MMBtu, equivalent to a 5.4% increase for Tariff Category F, which is the tariff category glove manufacturers are subject to. This tariff is higher than the base tariff at RM 32.74 per MMBtu as announced in the road map in December 2016.

Read More »
Accelerator-Free Nitrile Exam Glove

YTY Launches Another World-First: Freedom IV — A Low-Weight Accelerator-Free Nitrile Examination Glove with ASTM & EN Compliance

YTY is pleased to launch another world first: Freedom IV, the industry’s lowest-weight Accelerator-Free Nitrile Examination glove that is compliant with both US ASTM and European EN regulatory requirements.  As such, Freedom IV will be able to offer a “Low Dermatitis Potential” labeling claim, as supported by clinical testing.

Read More »