“We are proud to partner with DuPont in an effort to provide the next generation of cut protection,” said Mitch
Lewellen, CEO of MCR Safety. “This ANSI Cut Level 4 product features a high level of cut protection with a thinner
and more flexible glove. This high visibility orange Kevlar® provides greater visibility for a higher level of
The breadth and versatility of the Kevlar® technology platform helps enable customers to design products that
difference when performance and safety are crucial. The use of Kevlar® can be found in everything from fire
and industrial protective clothing to vehicles, fiber optic cables, mining belts, commercial aircraft and city
roads, and in many consumer products such as mobile phones, tires, and sporting apparel and equipment.
"Our customers and licensees are world-class organizations that share our passion for quality and safety, and that
the proven strength, endurance and versatility of DuPont™ Kevlar® enables them to perform bigger,” said Kathy
Kowalski, Global Brand Leader for DuPont Protection Technologies.
MCR Safety will offer free samples of this new glove to qualifying customers for a limited time. Participating
customers must have a minimum of 50 employees wearing cut protection and be willing to complete a product evaluation
form within 30 days. Contact MCR Safety to enroll email@example.com. The program will be effective March 16th
while supplies last. Upon receipt of product evaluation form, you will receive our safety “shake” kit. Samples may
be purchased at www.mcrsafety.com/shop for those not participating in
the product evaluation program or requiring
additional product for evaluation.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Kevlar®, DuPont™ Kevlar® brand Facebook and Twitter sites will
Dare Bigger™ Moments throughout 2015. Visit the Dare
Bigger™ microsite, or click
here to submit a Dare Bigger™
moment, innovation or story of your own. During the ESPN Winter X Games, DuPont featured various products containing
Kevlar® including skis, body armor, helmets, firefighter turnout gear and the new Memphis Orange gloves with
MCR Safety has over forty years of experience as a leader in the field of personal protective equipment (PPE). MCR
Safety globally manufactures and distributes safety gear marketed as MCR Safety, Memphis Glove, Crews, River City,
and US Safety. MCR Safety offerings include gloves, glasses, and garments which are made from the highest quality
materials available to ensure maximum safety, comfort, and style.
DuPont Protection Technologies is a leader in technologies and products that protect people, the environment and
critical assets worldwide. For additional information, please visit DuPont Protection Technologies. For media
information on the Kevlar 50th anniversary, please visit the DuPont™ Kevlar® Media Center.
DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of
innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers,
governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough
healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment.
For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit
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