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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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chemicool fentanyl-resistant

YTY Introduces Chemicool (Fentanyl-Resistant) 4.0g — The World’s Lowest-Weight CDC-Compliant Fentanyl-Resistant Nitrile Exam Glove

YTY has introduced yet another world first: Chemicool (Fentanyl-Resistant), the world’s lowest-weight Fentanyl-resistant Nitrile Exam Glove. Offered at a 4.0g weight, Chemicool (Fentanyl-Resistant) is an incredibly cost-effective solution that meets the CDC guidelines for hand-protection against dangerous synthetic opioids. In addition, the low weight allows for increased dexterity for critical EMS tasks.

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Accelerator-Free Nitrile Exam Glove

YTY Launches Another World-First: Freedom IV — A Low-Weight Accelerator-Free Nitrile Exam 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. Given the unique formulation used to manufacture it, Freedom IV™ is also sulphur-free.

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Low-Weight Nitrile Examination Glove

YTY Launches Skinz — The World’s First Low-Weight 2.5g Medical-Grade Nitrile Examination Glove

YTY has launched Skinz, a revolutionary new product which, at 2.5 grams, is the lowest weight, medical-grade Examination Glove in the world! In creating Skinz, YTY set out to engineer a single-use Nitrile Examination Glove with prudent barrier protection, stand-out levels of comfort and fit, and exceptional physical properties. Donning this truly revolutionary glove feels like you have put on a second skin — it is that amazing!

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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).

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 »
chemicool fentanyl-resistant

YTY Introduces Chemicool (Fentanyl-Resistant) 4.0g — The World’s Lowest-Weight CDC-Compliant Fentanyl-Resistant Nitrile Exam Glove

YTY has introduced yet another world first: Chemicool (Fentanyl-Resistant), the world’s lowest-weight Fentanyl-resistant Nitrile Exam Glove. Offered at a 4.0g weight, Chemicool (Fentanyl-Resistant) is an incredibly cost-effective solution that meets the CDC guidelines for hand-protection against dangerous synthetic opioids. In addition, the low weight allows for increased dexterity for critical EMS tasks.

Read More »
Accelerator-Free Nitrile Exam Glove

YTY Launches Another World-First: Freedom IV — A Low-Weight Accelerator-Free Nitrile Exam 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. Given the unique formulation used to manufacture it, Freedom IV™ is also sulphur-free.

Read More »
Low-Weight Nitrile Examination Glove

YTY Launches Skinz — The World’s First Low-Weight 2.5g Medical-Grade Nitrile Examination Glove

YTY has launched Skinz, a revolutionary new product which, at 2.5 grams, is the lowest weight, medical-grade Examination Glove in the world! In creating Skinz, YTY set out to engineer a single-use Nitrile Examination Glove with prudent barrier protection, stand-out levels of comfort and fit, and exceptional physical properties. Donning this truly revolutionary glove feels like you have put on a second skin — it is that amazing!

Read More »