Top Glove is a company that manufactures rubber gloves and medical devices. The company was founded by Lim Wee Chai in 1991, in Klang, Selangor, Malaysia, and the company operates is the Asia-Pacific region.
The company looks to manufacture through their facilities around the world with around five-hundred production lines. The are capable of producing roughly 45 billion gloves per year. Some of the products that Top Glove produces are meant for hand protection, sexual wellness, dental care, and other related medical and hygiene-based products.
Due to the outbreak of the novel COVID-19 (coronavirus), personal protective equipment has increased in demand due to shortages in healthcare environments and hospitals. Top Glove looks to make supplies to combat the pandemic by manufacturing face masks and medical gloves. They are aiming to produce up to 110 million masks per year.
COVID-19: Malaysian firms led by world's top glove maker prioritise medical supplies
April 10, 2020
The World's Largest Manufacturer of Gloves
Top Glove Corporation Bhd | Crunchbase
Documentaries, videos and podcasts
Lim Wee Chai
Klang, Selangor, Malaysia
- Cluster: COVID-19A cluster of topics related to COVID-19. COVID-19 is the abbreviated name for coronavirus disease 2019, a respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus strain called SARS-CoV-2. COVID-19 was first detected in Wuhan City, China and the outbreak was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020 by the WHO.