SHOWA stands for the highest degree of hand protection and innovation. Our technology has forever changed our industry, what our hands are capable of and the impact we make on our environment.
We pioneer the quality, performance and protection to give ordinary hands extraordinary abilities.
We deliver quality beyond compare. From engineering to end use, our gloves are created better to perform better.
As a fully owned, 100% integrated manufacturer, we create all our own machinery, yarns, coatings, polymers, designs and hand formers. We control every step of our process, every step of the way – for 100% quality control at every level.
With 9 production facilities across the globe, 5,000 employees worldwide and over 100 researchers, we innovate globally and locally.
SHOWA means “finding a balance between different elements” in Japanese. This principle is at the heart of our heritage and our vision for the future.
We believe in investing in tomorrow, leading responsibly and protecting what matters most.