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Protective Industrial Products Acquires Brahma Glove Division

Protective Industrial Products, Inc., Guilderland Center, NY, supplier of gloves to industrial distributors throughout the U.S., has acquired the Brahma Glove Division from Great Southern Corporation, not to include advertising specialty or licensed products.

Steve Vaught, the former president of Great Southern, will be the general manager of the newly created Brahma Glove Co. Division of Protective Industrial Products, Inc. Brahma Glove Co. is retaining the current broker representation and will focus on the consumer market that has been its primary customer base for many years.

Brahma offers industrial and consumer gloves made for working, hunting, gardening, welding and chemical protection. PIP’s Industrial Division will maintain its focus on industrial distribution.

PIP, founded in 1984, is headquartered in Guilderland Center, NY, and also operates distribution centers in Memphis, TN, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, Chaska, MN, Monterrey, Mexico, Panama City, Panama, Shanghai, China and Hong Kong.

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