Press reports

31.01.2017We make America great again

Our protective gloves have an worldwide good reputation. It's so good that customer in the USA can perceive ist. [more]

25.10.2016Care balm for leather gloves

Now you can order an especially car balm for your leather gloves. We have developed a care balmn to increase a longer endurance of the gloves.  [more]

08.12.2016The new ELK DEFENDER 2.0 is out now!

The new high-tech product from Penkert with the high level of comfort for firemen. [more]

13.05.2016RETTmobil 2016

Please visit us at the trade fair "RETTmobil" in Fulda (Germany).  [more]

01.10.2015Do you speak spanish, russian or english?

Please visit our new website www.faltenbalg-hersteller.de and choose your your preferred language. [more]

23.12.2014Merry Christmas

We would like to thank you for your confidence and we look forward to further fruitful cooperation. [more]

11.11.2014In silent mourning we take leave

In silent mourning we take leave of the founder of our firm, August Penkert. [more]

04.07.2013HERO - The protective glove for technical rescue operations

Special cut protection gloves for technical rescue operations and rescue services that conform to EN 388:2003 and feature virus-proof/bacteria-proof membranes. [more]

19.04.2013Refrigerated truck for Schwarzmüller

A boot prototype that seals up the crossing between the trailer and the trunk of the motor coach was developed. [more]

15.11.2012SAFEGUARD INOX PREMIUM conforms to the new DGUV (German Statutory Accident Insurance) guideline!

With the new SAFEGUARD INOX PREMIUM protective glove, stringent material-related and qualitative requirements have resulted in a consequent further development in the domain associated with special gloves for technical rescue operations and rescue services. [more]

29.08.2013ELK DEFENDER – High-tech handwear with the highest degree of wearing comfort

The ELK DEFENDER gloves represent the newest product innovation from the Penkert group. They are ideally suited for extreme fire runs. [more]

10.06.2012Who is the toughest fire-fighter in the world?

TFA - TOUGHEST FIREFIGHTER ALIVE: Who is the toughest fire-fighter in the world? [more]

29.08.2013JUNIOR - the fire-fighter gloves for youngsters that comply with 388:2003

The JUNIOR gloves represent the latest innovative product from the Penkert group. They are designed for use by the junior employees of the rescue services. [more]

29.08.2013FLASH PRO PREMIUM / ELK DEFENDER - Impressions from practical usage.

Usage-based impressions of gloves produced by Penkert: [more]

29.08.2013Leitstelle 2011 - Trade magazine that deals with fire protection, disaster management and emergency services

The “Leitstelle 2011” trade magazine introduces the protective gloves produced by August Penkert GmbH that are designed for use by fire brigades and technical rescue operations. (11/2011 issue) [more]

20.07.2011New DVD-series - “RESCUE – Pros in action” (5)

In the 5th issue, “Pros in action” presents the new training video from the “RESCUE” DVD series for fire-fighters and onsite relief providers. [more]

05.12.2010Leitstelle 2010 - Trade magazine that deals with fire protection, disaster management and emergency services

The “Leitstelle 2010” trade magazine introduces the protective gloves manufactured by August Penkert GmbH that are designed for use by fire brigades and technical rescue operations. (11/2010 issue) [more]

19.11.2010“Elk-leather in action”: The ELK DEFENDER in the ‘Feuerwehr’ magazine

The latest issue of the ‘Feuerwehr’ magazine (12/2010 issue) contains the article “Elk-leather in action”, which deals with our new ELK DEFENDER fire-fighter gloves. [more]

12.11.2010GS BIOACTIVE gloves in the ‘Industriebedarf’ trade magazine

Issue no. 11/12/2010 of the ‘Industriebedarf’ trade magazine contains an article about our new antimicrobial GS BIOACTIVE gloves, which have been tested by TÜV (technical control board). [more]

30.09.2010ELK DEFENDER the glove for firemen in practical testing.

Fireflash is the training center for firemen in europe. During the Interschutz 2010 they were testing our new glove for firemen. Read here more about the field report. [more]

08.02.2010Magazine "Technischer Handel" reports about the GS-gloves

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The magazine "Technischer Handel" ist reporting about the GS-gloves of August Penkert GmbH in the acual issue. [more]

04.01.2010The WDR television station visits Penkert.

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As part of the WDR consumer magazine ‘Servicezeit: Gesundheit’ heath conscious consumers learn practical tips for healthy everyday living. In one edition, the ‘Servicezeit: Gesundheit’ programme was devoted to the topic of ‘Chromate allergy in leather’. [more]

11.11.2009A+A 2009: Presentation of the new GS BIOACTIVE gloves

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At the A+A 2009 in Dusseldorf, August Penkert GmbH presented its latest innovation in the field of GS (geprüfte Sicherheit) gloves, the protective glove for everyday operations involving mechanical hazards. With a new ‘anti-microbial effect‘ inner lining, the new range of GS gloves is especially skin-friendly. [more]

29.10.2009NEW! The GS (Geprüfte Sicherheit) gloves now come with the anti-microbial trevira® BIOACTIVE inner lining

[Translate to english:] GS Handschuhe[Translate to english:] TÜV-zertifizierte GS Handschuhe mit antimikrobiellem Innenfutter
Our well known GS glove series, which was specially designed for everyday operations involving mechanical hazards, does not just offer an excellent secure grip, room for the fingers to move about and a high level of comfort for the wearer. [more]

10.10.2009Florian 2009: 4,500 visitors, 114 exhibitors, 1 glove

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At the Florian 2009 trade fair in Karlsruhe, August Penkert GmbH presented its latest technical developments in the field of protective gloves for the rescue und axiliary services. [more]

19.06.2009Approved safety with protective gloves which have been tested for hazardous materials

[Translate to english:] SG-schadstoffgeprüfte Sicherheit[Translate to english:] SG-schadstoffgeprüfte Sicherheit
The new MEC WORK and MEC HEALTH (hazardous material-tested) protective gloves for everyday use from August Penkert GmbH have been approved to feature the ‘SG’ (hazardous material-tested) logo.  [more]

02.09.2009New products at RETTmobil 2009

The company presented its latest innovations at RETTmobil, Europe’s leading trade fair for rescue and mobility products. The development of new hand protection products for firemen and the auxiliary services has always taken centre stage.  [more]

12.11.2008‘FIRE SERVICE saving lives, extinguishing flames, rescuing’ newspaper

Ideal for heavy duty fire service operations: The new ‘FIRE DEVIL PREMIUM’ high-tech handwear. The new fire gloves are designed to provide reliable protection from contact with heat, minimal shrinkage and no hardening of the material. They are waterproof and breathable.  [more]