Smart Glove

About Us

Smart Glove has been accredited the highest recognized certification of ISO 9001: 2008, EN ISO 13485:2012, ISO13485: 2003 by an SCC accredited CMDCAS registrar, and EC certificate, complying with Canadian Medical Device Regulation, and FDA Quality System Regulation (QSR) to ensure consistent glove performance. Our medical products range allowed to market in the United States by the FDA through 510(K) process.

All gloves are manufactured and inspected in strict compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices, surpassing those of the industry standard established by the American Society for Testing and Material (ASTM), EN Standard and FDA requirement. Our gloves fulfilled CE mark, UL certified according to NFPA 1999-2008 Edition, Standard on Protective Clothing for Emergency Medical Operations, fulfilled EN Food Contact Regulation 02/72/EC, Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC, Personal Protective Equipment Directive, 89/686/EEC, and Standard Malaysian Glove by Malaysian Rubber Board.

All gloves are quality guaranteed and gone through a stringent inspection internally and independent third party prior to each shipment. It indicates commitment from Smart Glove to continually exceeding Acceptable Quality Level (AQL), providing you with maximum barrier protection and consistently delivery our product that exceed customers’ quality requirements.

The Company

Smart Glove was established in 1994 on the founder’s vision of developing and providing innovative and superior medical gloves from natural and synthetic rubber.  Smart Glove’s acclaimed status as the pioneer and leader in Nitrile gloves since the late 1990s’ and 2000s’ was the fruit of its own Research & Development focus, culminating in several patents in nitrile glove making.

Over the years, Smart Glove had built a strong international client base, from the United States to Europe and to Japan, supplying a wide range of high quality nitrile medical examination and special purpose industrial gloves, including nitrile cleanroom gloves.  Today, Smart Glove operates with 6 modern plants in Malaysia and Indonesia, supplying about 500 million pieces a month. Under Smart Glove Group, it employs more than 2000 people, comprising highly qualified engineers and technical professionals, with an experienced management team.  

The Man with the Vision

A graduate of Bachelor of Science, KP Foo is Smart Glove’s founder and Executive Chairman.  He began his career in Research & Development in a ceramics industry. He then joined the glove industry in 1992 as a Chemist with Sri Johani Industries Sdn. Bhd.  He was later promoted to become Factory Manager and in 1993, he became a shareholder and director of the company.   Subsequently, he founded Smart Glove  in 1994 and has single handedly driven the company to record tremendous growth in the last 20 years. With his sound technical knowledge and hands-on approach in Research & Development, he is recognized in the industry as a reflection of Smart Glove’s capability to invent and provide the best nitrile gloves the market can offer today.

The Commitment

As embodied in its Quality Policy, Smart Glove assures its customers that they will only receive quality products and excellent services, while ensuring its gloves consistently meet all the regulatory requirements.  This is achieved by adopting the principle of continually improving the effectiveness of Quality Management System. Today, Smart Glove’s products has been awarded quality standards or received recognition  of various standards including ISO9001, US FDA, Canadian MDR, ISO 13485, CE Marking, Compliance to Food Contact Regulation 2002/72/EC, requirement and Standard Malaysian Glove (SMG).

Smart Glove is also one of the pioneering glove manufacturers to adopt the Lean Six Sigma (LSS) principles in its operations.  This translates into a more cost effective operation, which is then transferred as savings and higher service level to our customers in terms of competitive pricing, high quality and prompt delivery. 


Vision and Mission