Safety gear company MCR Safety acquires U.S. Safety

The acquisition includes the operations in the United States as well as its subsidiary, Parmelee Ltd, based in the United Kingdom.


MCR Safety, a leading manufacturer of safety gear, announced the acquisition of U.S. Safety (Parmelee Industries) of Lenexa, Kansas. The acquisition includes the operations in the United States as well as its subsidiary, Parmelee Ltd, based in the United Kingdom. U.S. Safety is a manufacturer and supplier of prescription safety eyewear as well as other PPE products.

"We have always held U.S. Safety and its leadership team in the highest regard and are very excited about combining these product lines. This creates significant added value to our customer partners and the industry we serve. The Parmelee's and Sankpill's have built one of the most trusted and respected companies and brand in our industry. We look forward to continuing and growing the business as part of the MCR Safety family," said Mitch Lewellen, CEO of MCR Safety.

"We are so pleased to now be a part of the MCR Safety family. Our combined cultures, product offerings and shared devotion to quality and exceptional service bring new and exciting opportunities to our customers at every level. With the strength of MCR Safety's market position, leadership and reputation supporting us, we expect great things to come," said JP Sankpill, President of US Safety. 

Douglas Group, of St. Louis represented the seller in this transaction.

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