Radians Acquires Crossfire Safety
Memphis, TN—January 21, 2013—Safety Supply Corporation, the parent of Radians Inc., is pleased to announce the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Crossfire Safety Eyewear and Pelican Bay Trading Company, Inc.
“Crossfire represents another major step in our acquisition strategy to accelerate growth in our core lines of business,” said Mike Tutor, Chief Executive Officer, Radians, Inc. “Radians’ financial resources and infrastructure will provide Crossfire the opportunity to significantly broaden its product offerings in the future. All Crossfire employees have been offered positions with the new company that will continue operating from its current facility in Acworth, Georgia.”
“The Crossfire brand and company reputation, patented eyewear styles, and breadth of distribution complement our existing business,” said Bill England, President of Radians. “We are enthusiastic about this transaction and believe this is an excellent step forward for both of our companies and most importantly for our customers who rely daily on our eye protection equipment in their challenging work environments.”
Radians is a Memphis, TN-based manufacturer of quality safety eyewear, hearing protection, performance gloves, high visibility clothing and footwear products. Radians has partnered with highly respected companies including DEWALT, Black & Decker, Stanley, Bone Collector, Smith & Wesson and Remington to provide high performance personal protection products. The company has additional facilities in Sparks, Nevada; Dallas, Texas; Belmont, Michigan, and Thomasville, North Carolina.