History

25 years in the making, and counting

History

At Hartalega, we’ve been making history since the day we started. From our humble beginnings in 1988 to becoming the world’s largest Nitrile glove manufacturer, Hartalega has always been in the forefront of the glove-making industry. Here are some of our highlight achievements and successes over the years:

  • 2011-2016
  • 2001-2010
  • 1988-2000

Our Industry Firsts

  • 1994

    Industry’s first Polymer Coated Powder Free Examination Gloves.

  • 1995

    Industry’s first Automated Glove Stripping System (also able to remove nitrile gloves from hand moulds).

  • 2002

    World’s first High Elasticity Nitrile Examination Glove.

  • 2003

    Industry’s first Oil Palm Empty Bunch Fiber Renewable Energy Plant.

  • 2004

    World’s first 28,000 pieces per hour High Capacity Glove Production Line.

  • 2005

    Word’s first 4.7g Light Weight Nitrile Examination Glove.

  • 2006

    World’s first High Elasticity Nitrile Surgical Glove.

  • 2007

    World’s first 3.7g Light Weight Nitrile Examination Glove.

  • 2007

    Industry’s first Online Glove Packing System.

  • 2007

    Nation’s first Oil Palm Empty Bunch Fiber Renewable Energy Plant registered to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) or Kyoto Protocol.

  • 2009

    World’s first 33,000 pieces per hour High Capacity Glove Production Line.

  • 2009

    Industry’s first RFID Warehouse Management System.

  • 2011

    World’s first 3.2g High Strength Light Weight Nitrile Examination Glove.

  • 2011

    World’s first 42,000 pieces per hour High Capacity Glove Production Line.

  • 2012

    Word’s first 45,000 pieces per hour High Capacity Glove Production Line.

  • 2013

    World’s first colloidal oatmeal coated gloves that hydrate your skin

  • 2016

    World’s first smart packing technology where every glove is alternately layered to ensure one glove dispensing.