Arvada, CO, March 25, 2020 – Today, Hestra donated 38,000 pairs of gloves to Colorado first responders. The donation included 38,000 pairs of nitrile gloves that will be used by the City of Arvada’s first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hestra, a Swedish company, relocated its USA headquarters to Arvada, Colorado in January of 2019 following the completion of its new building. The company manages all USA finance, distribution, marketing, and sales from this location.
“We are so thankful to be able to support our local first responders in this small way during the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Dino Dardano, president of Hestra USA. “These individuals are doing selfless work on the front lines and we wanted to support them in a meaningful way. Many of our staff live in this community and value the opportunity to give back to those who are helping us through this tough time.”
The City of Arvada is home to over 120,000 citizens and is one of the largest cities in Colorado.
About Hestra: HESTRA is one of the leading international glove brands in skiing, outdoor recreation, fashion, and work. The family business was founded in 1936 and is currently run by the third and fourth generation of Magnussons. Hestra’s design and development are carried out from its headquarters in Hestra, Sweden while manufacturing is carried out at company-owned factories to ensure full control of the production chain and a high level of quality. Hestra Gloves produces over 2 million pairs of gloves annually and has 400 employees. The company has a presence in over 30 countries and subsidiaries in USA, Germany, Hungary, Norway, and Vietnam.