We engage with brands on a personal level — putting sales aside in the interest of genuine partnerships. We’re enthusiastic about sharing our research in sustainability and technology to push the boundaries and unlock new possibilities for your products. Our team looks forward to collaborating with you to discover the perfect material solutions tailored to your customers’ needs

“It’s become my passion project to create new waves of material solutions for the best gloves on the market. Our team is altering the course of sustainability, performance, and protection to forge new roads ahead for our industry.” ​

Matt Pennington,
President of AX® Materials

Matt Pennington


Matt has been working in synthetic and textile material technologies for 15+ years with a focus on footwear and gloves. He is passionate about constant innovation in materials and creating products that perform better for customers with a reduced environmental impact. In addition to serving as president, he also manages all accounts for our North American brands.

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Antoine Ravnich

Sales Director Europe

Antoine is an industrial engineer who’s been operating in the footwear and apparel industry for 20 years. He’s held multiple development, procurement, and sales positions throughout Europe and Asia. Based in Western France, Antoine’s technical approach to products is guided by his experience and dedication to finding the right solutions for his customers.

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Alli Jutras

Marketing Manager

Alli is a marketing specialist and creative force with a background in sustainability, digital communications, and community outreach. Based out of our Portsmouth, New Hampshire headquarters, Alli spearheads marketing strategies that allow your products to shine. She’s interested in telling your brand story using the value of AX® Materials.

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