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North Safety Products acquires Swift First Aid

Anjou, QC -- Norcross Safety Products L.L.C., parent of North Safety Products, a manufacturer of personal protectiv...


Anjou, QC — Norcross Safety Products L.L.C., parent of North Safety Products, a manufacturer of personal protective equipment, has acquired Swift First Aid, a provider of first aid products.

“North Safety Products is very excited to have Swift join the North organization,” stated Sid Ellis, president of North Safety Products. “Swift is a recognized leader in the U.S. first aid market. Combining North’s and Swift’s product offering with best in class service for our customers makes this a natural acquisition.”

Swift First Aid, established in 1948, is located in Valencia, CA. “Swift First Aid wanted to align itself with a market leader,” stated Greg Higgins, president, Swift First Aid. “North Safety Products’ recognition as a leader in first aid and personal protective equipment provider will enable us to grow the market segment through additional channels, while carrying on the 60 years of Swift tradition of delighting our customers.”

Also, Honeywell and Odyssey Partners recently announced that they had signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Odyssey’s Norcross business by Honeywell.

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North Safety Products, a manufacturer of occupational health and safety products worldwide, offers a full range of personal protective equipment, including respiratory, hand, protective footwear and clothing, welding, head, first aid, hearing, eye/face, fall protection, lockout/tagout, safety signage and traffic safety apparel and products. Global headquarters are located in Cranston, RI. The Canadian division is based in Anjou, QC.