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Top Glove in talks to acquire high-end rival

Malaysian company could move upmarket and enlarge customer base

A worker inspects products at a Top Glove factory in Klang, outside Kuala Lumpur.   © Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR -- Top Glove on Friday said it is negotiating to buy all shares of rival Aspion, the surgical glove producing unit of Adventa Capital.

The company is already the world's largest maker of natural rubber gloves.

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