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North Safety acquires European maker of hand protection products

Montreal, QC -- Robert Peterson, president of Norcross Safety Products recently announced that KCL, Kachele-Cama La...


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December 2, 2003
By MRO Magazine
MRO Magazine

Montreal, QC — Robert Peterson, president of Norcross Safety Products recently announced that KCL, Kachele-Cama Latex GmbH is the latest member of the growing Norcross family of companies following its acquisition.

KCL manufactures and markets hand protection products in Germany, Hungary and the Czech Republic. KCL will continue to market itself as a stand-alone company, but will be integrated into the North Safety Products’ family and will report to Claude Roberge, president of North Safety Products Canada. Norcross Safety Products L.L.C. is the parent company of North Safety Products Ltd.

“KCL has been very successful in spite of the challenging economic conditions in Germany, thanks to investments in new production technology and additional sales representation”, Peterson said.

North Safety Products, a manufacturer of occupational health and safety products, offers a full range of personal protection equipment, including head, eye/face, hearing, respiratory, hand and fall protection, lockout/tagout, protective footwear, first aid, safety signs, controlled environment, electrical safety products and traffic safety products.

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