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Mechanix Wear Adds Mark Rolfes from Pelican as Director of Global Sales

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

VALENCIA, California – March 6th, 2017 – Mechanix Wear Inc. today announced the addition of Mark Rolfes as the company’s Director of Global Sales. In this role, Mark will lead Mechanix Wear’s international sales team as it expands its renowned automotive, tactical and industrial glove lines into new markets and territories to reach new customers and grow the company’s global market share.

“Mechanix Wear is poised to expand its global handprint and we’re excited to have Mark lead the charge,” said Michael Hale, CEO of Mechanix Wear. “Mark’s expertise in our industry and his proven leadership skills will be great assets as he leads our Mechanix Wear sales team.”

Mark brings more than 25 years of strategic marketing and executive sales management experience to his new position. Previously, Mark served as Pelican Products’ Vice President of U.S. Sales where he built a track record of rapid sales growth and extensive business development. He led the sales team to record breaking profits each year he was with the company.

“As a brand and product, Mechanix Wear has become synonymous with innovation, safety and performance,” said Mark Rolfes. “I’m looking forward to building upon the company’s existing relationships, partnerships, and consumer base to make Mechanix Wear a global leader in the space.”

Prior to his career at Pelican, Mark served as a National Sales Manager for The Bata Footwear Company, a leading manufacturer of industrial and chemical protective footwear. At Bata Footwear, Mark worked in product development and secured accounts with major hardware and safety equipment suppliers, including W.W. Grainger and Home Depot among others in a variety of markets.

Mark is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Towson University. He sits on the Board of the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation.

www.mechanix.com

Patrol Incident Gear (PIG) Releases Full Dexterity Tactical Gloves ECHO gloves specifically designed for women shooters

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

We are excited to announce the arrival of the newest glove in our PIG lineup, the Full Dexterity Tactical (FDT) Echo Women’s Utility Glove!

This premium slip-on tactical glove offers the most popular features from the PIG glove line, with a superior high-dexterity fit that uses gender-specific patterns for Women.

Features:
-Touchscreen compatible forefinger and thumb
-Fold-over finger construction to eliminate fingertip discomfort
-Multi-piece palm for superior hand fit
-Single-layer palm for unequaled firearm grip
-Bar-tacked paracord pull loop
-Silicon print on the palm for enhanced grip on slippery surfaces
-Elastic wrist for quick don and doff sequence
-Available in Black, Coyote, Ranger Green & Carbon Grey

Designed as a lightweight “Utility” glove, if you use your tactical shooting gloves both on and off the range, the PIG FDT Echo Utility Glove is the best solution on the Women’s market for ease of use, durability and the tactile-dexterity you need to make your shot count!

Click here to check them out!

Sneak Peek – A7 Rough Rider Tactical Gloves

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Angel 7 Industries Director Kerry Harris was a Marine Corps officer and a Navy pilot so he combined the fire protection of Nomex flight gloves with the ruggedness and durability of combat gloves to create the A7 Rough Rider Tactical Gloves.

www.angel7industries.com

SKD Tactical Introduces PIG Full Dexterity Tactical (FDT) – Delta Utility Glove In MultiCam

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

This premium slip-on tactical glove offers the most popular features from our other FDT models in a low-cost option that still gives you the superior high-dexterity fit you only get from the PIG Full Dexterity Tactical line-up. The addition of a breathable 3D mesh material in genuine Multicam print. That extra Coyote you see on the glove is the PIG logo.


Features:
-Full touchscreen compatible forefinger and thumb
-Fold-over finger construction to eliminate fingertip discomfort
-Single-layer palm for tactile sensitivity
-Bar-tacked paracord pull loop
-Silicon printed grip on the palm
-Elastic wrist for quick don and doff sequence
-Genuine Multicam™ printed 3D mesh material

If you use your tactical shooting gloves both on and off the range, the PIG FDT Delta Utility Glove is the best solution on the market today for ease of use, durability and the tactile-dexterity you need to make your shot count!

www.skdtac.com/PIG-Full-Dexterity-Tactical-FDT-Delta-Utility-p/pig.762

Kickstarter – TAPS

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

TAPS is a pretty cool idea. It’s is a touchscreen sticker for your handwear, but it incorporates a unique fingerprint for touch ID. TAPS are formulated to stick and stay on almost any surface and guaranteed to work on all touchscreen devices. It’s a simple idea, but offers interesting applications for those who wear gloves all of the time.

www.kickstarter.com/projects/nanotips/taps-touchscreen-sticker-w-touch-id-ships-before-x

Tactical Specialty: Mechanix Wear Police and Military Gloves

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Los Angeles, California –October 17th, 2016 – Mechanix Wear introduces Tactical Specialty (T/S): a line of specialized tactical gloves devoted to protecting the hands of military, police and SWAT professionals. Mechanix Wear Tactical Specialty gloves are designed to perform in a range of high-risk scenarios and environments whether you’re a police officer demanding high-dexterity patrol gloves, or an infantryman requiring military rated flame-resistant combat gloves.

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Mechanix Wear Tactical Specialty gloves are available in 5 specialty models:

1. Recon :: Leather Patrol Gloves

2. Pursuit CR5 :: Cut-­Resistant Duty Gloves

3. Tempest :: Flame-­Resistant Combat Gloves

4. Breacher :: Flame-­Resistant Combat Gloves

5. Azimuth :: Flame-­Resistant Operator Gloves

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All T/S gloves come standard equipped with touchscreen technology throughout the entire palm to meet the growing demand for connectivity in the field. Flame-­resistant T/S glove models are built with high-­quality FR goatskin leather and Nomex® to meet ASTM D6413 & NFPA 1971-­07 ratings for flame and thermal heat resistance required by the U.S. military. From the patrol to forcible entry, Mechanix Wear Tactical Specialty gloves are built to weather the storm.

Tactical Specialty Product Video “The Breach”: http://glov.es/TS

Mechanix Wear Woodland Camo Tactical Gloves

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

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Los Angeles, CA (August 2016) – Mechanix Wear is proud to present The Original, FastFit and M-Pact tactical gloves in Woodland camouflage. Mechanix Wear has partnered with 1947, LLC to bring you Woodland camouflage tactical gloves with a 60% larger disruptive pattern and improved irregularity to prevent the camouflage from blotting at distance in the field.

Woodland camouflage combines irregular markings in green, brown, black, and sand to effectively disguise the wearer in mountainous regions with varying vegetation. The integration of Woodland camouflage into Mechanix Wear tactical gloves expand our line of color-ways and camo patterns for military professionals operating in mountainous
regions.

View Mechanix Wear’s Woodland Camo Gloves :: glov.es/Woodland-Camo

SKD Tactical – PIG Delta Gloves In Stock

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

The Full Dexterity Tactical (FDT) Delta Utility Glove is finally ready to ship. (MSRP $29.95)

This premium slip-on tactical glove offers the most popular features from our previous models in a low-cost option that still gives you the superior high-dexterity fit you only get from the PIG Full Dexterity Tactical line-up.

Features:
-Full touchscreen compatible forefinger and thumb
-Fold-over finger construction to eliminate fingertip discomfort
-Single-layer palm for tactile sensitivity
-Bar-tacked paracord pull loop
-Silicon printed grip on the palm
-Elastic wrist for quick don and doff sequence
-Available in Black, Coyote, Ranger Green & Carbon Grey

Designed as a “Utility” glove, if you use your tactical shooting gloves both on and off the range, the PIG FDT Delta Utility Glove is the best solution on the market today for ease of use, durability and the tactile-dexterity you need to make your shot count!

www.skdtac.com/PIG-FDT-Delta-Utility-Glove-p/pig

Fit For Duty: First Tactical’s Glove Collection

Friday, July 8th, 2016

First Tactical’s gloves are fit by science, offering protection and durability without sacrificing mobility. First Tactical designs their gloves according to your bone structure and body height, resulting in an unparalleled fit. Made for duty, expect control and comfort with full range of motion to carry out even fine motor tasks.

All of First Tactical Gloves are designed with TouchTac Finger Construction for unmatched sensitivity and a touchscreen friendly wear. Featuring a durable goatskin palm all gloves can be machine washed while perforated fourchettes provide breathability.

First Tactical offers four different types of gloves: The Lightweight Patrol Glove, the Medium Duty Glove, the Medium Duty Padded Glove, and the Hard Knuckle Glove. Each glove comes in men’s and women’s sizes except the Hard Knuckle Glove which is only available in men’s sizes at this time.

First Tactical will be on hand for this year’s NTOA Conference and will have an incredible deal for attendees. All of First Tactical’s gloves will be available for just $10. First Tactical will donate $5 of every purchase to the NTOA and will supply a conference patch to every buyer. Stop by Booth 701!

www.firsttactical.com

SKD Tactical – PIG FDT Delta Utility Glove Pre-Order

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

SKD Tactical has added a glove to their PIG lineup; the Full Dexterity Tactical (FDT) Delta Utility Glove. With an MSRP of $29.95, they are sure to be popular.

This premium slip-on tactical glove offers the most popular features from their previous models in a low-cost option that still gives you the superior high-dexterity fit you only get from the PIG Full Dexterity Tactical line-up.

Features:
-Full touchscreen compatible forefinger and thumb
-Fold-over finger construction to eliminate fingertip discomfort
-Single-layer palm for tactile sensitivity
-Bar-tacked paracord pull loop
-Silicon printed grip on the palm
-Elastic wrist for quick don and doff sequence

Available in Black, Coyote, Ranger Green & Carbon Grey

Designed as a “Utility” glove, if you use your tactical shooting gloves both on and off the range, the PIG FDT Delta Utility Glove is the best solution on the market today for ease of use, durability and the tactile-dexterity you need to make your shot count.

For a limited time only SKD Tactical is offering 20% OFF on Pre-Orders for the ALL NEW PIG FDT Delta Utility Glove. This offer ends on July 19, 2016. They expect to ship Pre-Ordered Delta Gloves within 2-3 weeks of your Pre-Order date.

www.skdtac.com