Warmister based glove maker Dents is proud to announce the grant of  a  Royal Warrant of Apppointment to HRH the Prince of Wales

For more information http://blog.dents.co.uk/by-royal-appointment/



Read about cutting edge technology for safety gloves and Liveryman David Bennett




Members alarmed by new EU regulations concerning the performance of oven gloves need not lose sleep unduly (other than perhaps by the idea that this is a pressing area for the European authorities to turn their attention to). As one might anticipate the UK trade has for some time supplied gloves to the highest protective standards: BM Polyco introduced their 'Hot Glove' over 8 years ago to provide protection and reassurance  to the British baking trade.




Speaking at the Economist's recent Growth Crossings Conference in London, Pittards' CEO Reg Hankey outlined the Company's evolving approach to the challenges posed by a rapidly developing economy. Pittards has traded with Ehtiopia for over a hundred years, and currently employs some 1500 people engaged in leather and finished product manufacture.

For more detail visit http://growthcrossings.economist.com



AIM-listed leather-maker Pittards reported improved first half profits for 2015 and announced that it will open a new Retail Store at Somerset's Clarks Village in Street. The Company's first off-site retail venture will open at the end of October and will carry a multitude of leather products - as can be seen currently on-line and at the Company's headquarters in Yeovil.

For more details visit www.pittards.com



Pittards Plc issued financial results for 2014 to the Stock Exchange on Monday March 23rd. Citing challenges as a result of foreign exchange rates the company nevertheless posted results broadly in line with 2013 and reported growth in its glove making operations in Ethiopia.

For full details visit the investor section of the Pittards website www.pittards.com



Leather maker Pittards was firmly in the spotlight at the British Open Golf tournament at St Andrews, supplying the leather for the FootJoy glove worn by eventual winner Zach Johnson. In fact, Pittards also supplies the leather for Johnson's FootJoy shoes - and on a bumper final day for FootJoy both the other playoff contenders, Luis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman, were also sporting their gloves and shoes in Pittards leather.



Staff at Dents were delighted to welcome the Duchess of Cornwall to their Warminster headquarters on February 24th - see Dents Blog for more details http://blog.dents.co.uk.The Duchess was introduced to gloves and glove making by the Dents team with the Glovers Livery in attendance, and she presented long service awards on behalf of the Livery to Dents Staff.



A film crew form the BBC's popular 'Escape to the Country' series has been filming glove making at Dents. Presenter Jules Hudson was shown traditional manufacturing techniques and given a tour of the museum.The broadcast date for the programme is not yet known, so watch this space!



Sorry if this one came a little late for Christmas (blame the editor of this page) but listen to Deborah Moore of Dents interviewed by Simon Mayo on BBC Radio 2 so that you will be better informed for the future 




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