Ansell was founded in 1893 by Eric Norman Ansell when he acquired condom machinery and founded the Ansell Rubber Company. They began making GAMMEX or gamma sterilized disposable surgeon’s gloves in 1965. From 1970 and on, Ansell would keep acquiring industrial glove companies and expanding its production.
For over 125 years, Ansell has delivered protection solutions to millions of people at work and at home, keeping them out of harm’s way. Ansell is serious about safety and transforming their company to sustainably protect employees and the environment around them. They want to think of people and the planet first.
Ansell has huge goals set for sustainability, they want to use 100% recycled or compostable materials by 2026. They have set sustainability targets for their operations, including zero waste to landfills from manufacturing facilities by the end of 2023.