French Factory of Industrial Gloves.

MAPA was founded in 1948 by Mr. Marret and Mr. Paturel.

In 1958 MAPA produced the first flocklined glove. Since then, the history of Mapa Professional has always been guided by the same vision : to protect the well-being of employees around the world and to ensure that working environments are clean, safe and healthy. The mission the company set itself is to be the leading player on the high-quality protective gloves market thanks to innovation, the high-tech nature of its products, the effectiveness of its distribution and the understanding of the needs of end users.

Today MAPA has manufacturing facilities throughout various regions of the globe. It is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of protective gloves and a Subsidiary company of the American Group Jarden.

MAPA’s products provide protection against chemicals and liquids, mechanical hazards, temperature, and hand contamination and they can be divided into two market segments:

  • MAPA Professional – Industrial Division
  • MAPA AdvanTech – Critical Environments Division
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