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First in Food Safety Innovations

Celebrating over 60 Years of Servicing the Food Service Industry

For over 60 years, Handgards® has earned the respect and confidence of the food service industry as a progressive innovator in food safety. We also are the industry leader in supplying quality products to our customers. We have been the leader for food service disposables and have flourished by retaining our industry leading ability to develop new and innovative products that help you save time and money.

We are also first in food safety innovations that protects the end-user from costly outbreaks of food contamination by providing the broadest menu of products that have a high standard of service all our own.

Unlike other companies in our industry, we’re an innovator and a manufacturer, not just a distributor.

We are capable of manufacturing a wide variety of films using HDPE, LDPE, mLLDPE and Nylon resins. In addition, flexographic printing on the film is available to add a distinct branding message to your products. We continue to manufacture products right here in the USA, providing quicker turnarounds.

To insure high-quality products and a commitment to food safety, we have met all of the requirements to be an SQF (Safe Quality Food) certified facility. Handgards is committed to producing and supplying safe food packaging to each our customers and complying with regulatory requirements, and establish and maintain a company-wide food safety culture and focus on continuous improvement of our Food Safety Management System.

Our primary mission is to satisfy the needs of our customers by providing quality products and service of the highest level. With our modern manufacturing facility, Handgards is very well prepared to provide manufacturing solutions and provide expertise for your industrial applications for years to come.


As our customers look to us to fulfill their growing needs in disposable goods, we takes these requests and develop market leading products.​


With our on-site Quality Assurance teams you can rest assure that your product has been inspected and given the proper attention to satisfy your needs.


With over 60 years in the industry we have the proven track record and expertise to provide solutions to your manufacturing needs.​


We have the capability to manufacture your product right here in the USA. Our manufacturing facility is located in El Paso, Texas.


We offer one of the most extensive and comprehensive lines of food safety, food protection, protective wear, and food service products in the industry. We proudly serve industry leaders and we’ve been the undisputed market leader for over six decades, an extraordinary achievement in any industry.


We are committed to the quality of our relationships with our customers, suppliers, community, and to each other. We are challenged to do our best and are empowered to accomplish the job at hand. As we work together we remember how past experience has helped us grow, but are not intimidated by what is new and untried. Through honest and open communication, we share knowledge and ideas for solving problems and making improvements. At Handgards we accept the challenge to grow our company and continue to be the recognized leader in our industry.

Online Tools & Resources

Handgards offers a number of helpful online tools and resources to help you find answers and information about our products and services. We want to provide proper education and training to our customers which will help them grow their business.

Core Values

Handgards follows fundamental core values which form the foundation on which we perform work and conduct ourselves. By abiding to these values and guiding principles this is what makes us who we are and is our fundamental driving force in our company culture.

Our People

At Handgards we believe our company is only as good as our people. Our people is the key ingredient to our success. Their loyalty and hard work is exemplified in the product we produce.They are committed to providing our customers quality product and service.​


Our manufacturing and distribution facilities are located in El Paso, Texas, in the Southwest region of the United States.

To insure high-quality products and a commitment to food safety, we have met all of the requirements to be an SQF (Safe Food Quality) certified facility.


With our customers in mind and always maintaining our goal of 100% on time and complete, we have expanded our distribution capabilities to Columbus, Ohio.

Delivering your product efficiently and on-time is of the utmost importance, we strive to meet your expectations.

Handgards University

Handgards University is not an actual university, college, or learning institution, it is an extension of Handgards’ commitment to provide tools and resources for our customers and sales network. HGU will be your one stop shop for educational, informational, and training needs. We have enhanced and streamlined the delivery of our marketing material content to insure that the features and benefits of our products are well represented.

The Handgards University team will be working diligently behind the scenes to gather and deliver content on a consistent basis to make your visit more productive, efficient, and enjoyable.

Full access to Handgards University is exclusive only to Handgards personnel, customers, and broker representatives.

Please contact your Handgards sales representative for access.


901 Hawkins, El Paso, Texas
Phone: (800) 351-8161

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