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Total Safety Announces the Acquisition of Pacific Coast Tool to Expand its Presence in the Power Utility Segment

HOUSTON, November 6, 2019 (Newswire) – Total Safety, the world’s leading provider of integrated safety technologies and services, announced today that it has acquired Pacific Coast Tool (Pac Coast) to expand its distribution offerings to power utility customers.  Pac Coast is based in Southern California serving utility and industrial customers with supplies, tools and safety products. Pac Coast will operate and be integrated under Total Safety’s specialty distribution business unit, which operates under the S&S Supplies and Solutions brand.

“Pac Coast immediately expands our presence in the power utility segment, particularly in Southern California,” said George Ristevski, CEO.  “It continues our strategy of diversifying into attractive end markets where our expertise in hazardous environments is highly valued.”

“The acquisition of Pac Coast is a perfect fit within our S&S operations,” said Tracy Tomkovicz, President, S&S. “We are particularly excited about sharing our complementary capabilities to better service our customers and to help Total Safety expand into the power utility space,” said Steve Tomkovicz, Senior Vice President, Business Development. “Pac Coast will allow us to open a new protective equipment laboratory in Southern California to expand our capabilities in the local market for safety and protective gear.”

About Total Safety:

Total Safety is the leading global provider of integrated industrial safety services, equipment and compliance solutions, providing safety equipment, technology and data that make a meaningful difference in the way businesses run.  Based in Houston, Texas and operating from 200 locations in more than 20 countries, our nearly 3,600 employees help our customers increase employee health and safety, meet compliance and regulatory requirements, boost productivity and reduce downtime.  Driven by our unwavering commitment to our mission  …to ensure the safe Wellbeing of Workers Worldwide® we work across all sectors, including power utilities, oil and gas, petrochemical and refining, manufacturing, construction, and automotive. Visit us at to learn more.

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