MELBOURNE, Australia, December 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Pursuant to the filing of a Form 13D with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Ansell Limited (ANN.AX), a global leader in protection solutions, today announced it has made an investment in Lakeland Industries, Inc.
Ansell has acquired 9.66% of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAKE).
Lakeland manufactures and sells a comprehensive line of safety garments and accessories for the industrial protective clothing market.
Ansell is a world leader in providing superior health and safety protection solutions that enhance human well being. With operations in North America, Latin America, EMEA and Asia, Ansell employs more than 10,000 people worldwide and holds leading positions in the industrial and medical gloves market, as well as in the sexual health and well being category worldwide. Ansell operates in four main business segments: Medical Solutions, Industrial Solutions, New Verticals, and Sexual Wellness. Information on Ansell and its products can be found at http://www.ansell.com.
SOURCE Ansell Healthcare