January 30, 2014 | Joe Geng |

[Press Release] Superior Glove Named IDI Supplier of the Year Third Time

Acton, ON, January 30, 2014 – Superior Glove Works has been named Independent Distributors Inc. (IDI) 2013 supplier of the year, beating out several large international corporations and achieving the title two years running.

The award is based on a survey and subsequent votes submitted by all of the IDI members. This is the third time Superior Glove has won this award, with the first honor being bestowed in 2009 and then again in 2012.

Superior Glove VP of Sales US Robert Gheesling

Achievement is ranked in five categories:

  1. Quality of Vendor Program
  2. Quality of Customer Service
  3. Quality of Deliveries
  4. Quality of Relationship with Distributors
  5. Overall Value of Supplier to the Company

Superior Glove excelled in all categories, resulting in winning this year’s supplier of the year, with remarkably high marks in the quality of deliveries area (including on-time, accurate and well-packaged deliveries). The company also ranked especially high in the competitive pricing component of the quality of vendor program category.

Combined with Superior Glove’s 2013  Canada’s Best Managed Companies win, this supplier award by Canada’s largest industrial distribution network helps cement Superior Glove as a true leader in its field. The dedication to solving hand-protection needs in the industry is unmistakable, and Superior Glove is clearly doing an excellent job executing on its promises.


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About Superior Glove:

Superior Glove Works is a clear leader in the industrial work glove industry. Vertical integration, a sound business approach and a dedication to research and innovation has led the company to be one of the largest work glove manufacturers—with customers in Canada, the USA and Europe. Specializing in cut-resistant gloves, Superior offers an astounding 3,500 styles of work gloves to the safety glove market. Providing “engineered hand protection for every industry” is more than just a slogan—it is the impetus for growth and the foundation on which Superior Glove was built. For more information visit: www.superiorglove.com.


About IDI:

IDI is a network of Canadian distributors specializing in bearings, fluid power products, industrial supplies, janitorial supplies, power transmission products and safety supplies. Founded in 1981, IDI is a business group of industrial distributors that wish to retain their independence in a rapidly changing and dynamic marketplace. As the largest industrial distribution network in Canada, IDI’s mission is to advance the interests of its members, customers, suppliers and staff, and to work in harmony towards the continuation of their success in a free enterprise system. IDI currently consists of 100+ member companies in 200+ locations across Canada, employing 2,300+ employees and commanding sales in excess of $1 billion. For more information visit: www.idiind.com.


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Joe Geng
About Joe Geng
Vice President of Superior Glove