Beautifully engraved SPECIMEN certificate from the Boss Manufacturing Company. This historic document was printed by the Republic Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of an eagle with the company logo.
BMC was founded in 1893 and made overalls before evolving into a manufacturer of work gloves. The company's gloves and protective gear make up 90% of its sales. Boss Holdings, Inc. operates primarily in the work gloves and protective wear business segment through its primary operating subsidiary, Boss Manufacturing Company (BMC). In addition, the Company conducts operations in the pet supply business segment. Through BMC, the Company imports, markets and distributes gloves, boots and rainwear products serving two primary markets, consumer and industrial. The consumer market consists of retailers ranging from convenience stores to mass merchandisers, as well as grocery and hardware stores. The industrial market includes various commercial users of gloves and protective wear. The Warren Pet division of the Company's Boss Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. subsidiary imports, markets and distributes a line of pet supplies to various retail outlets. Products in this line include dog and cat toys, collars and leads, chains and rawhide products.