Mechanix Wear

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Mechanix Wear, Inc.
Private
Industry Automotive, Industrial, Tactical, Hardware
Founded 1991
Headquarters Valencia, California,
United States
Number of locations
1
Area served
United States
Canada
Europe
Key people
James Hale, Founder
Products High Performance Gloves
Number of employees
90
Subsidiaries Ethel Gloves
Website http://www.mechanix.com
A pair of Mechanix Wear Original gloves

Mechanix Wear, Inc. is an American safety company headquartered in Valencia, California, that produces high performance work gloves in the automotive, industrial, tactical and construction segments.

Motorsports involvement[edit]

NASCAR[edit]

"The Original" Mechanix Wear gloves were first used in NASCAR during the 1991 Daytona 500 by the Richard Childress Racing Number 3 GM Goodwrench team. The company later became a team product supplier, contingency sponsor, NASCAR officials' product supplier, NASCAR aftermarket licensee and year-end Most Valueable Pit Crew award sponsor. 

Pit Crew of the Year Award[edit]

In 2002, Mechanix Wear began sponsoring the "Mechanix Wear Most Valuable Pit Crew" award. The NASCAR year-end award is determined by a vote of all NASCAR Nextel Cup crew chiefs. Past winners include:

[1]

References[edit]

External links[edit]