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Encon Safety Products announces hiring of Business Manager

Hardy Sides joins Encon PPE as Business Unit Manager

September 28, 2012
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Summit Training Source offers new GHS training videoEncon Safety Products is pleased to welcome Hardy Sides as PPE Business Unit Manager. Hardy will lead Encon's efforts to dramatically increase its presence in the Personal Protection Market with brands like Veratti®, NASCAR®, and Guard-Dogs, Aggressive Eyewear®.  Hardy will also utilize his knowledge in product development and channel sales to increase Encon's awareness in the markets it serves.

Mr. Sides joins Encon® from APG, LP where he served as General Manager of the Plastic Products Division. He has over thirteen years of experience in the PPE industry with the development of new products and innovative methods of increasing profitability. "I welcome the opportunity to lend my experience and expertise to a successful and forward-looking company such as Encon Safety Products", was Hardy's welcomed response to his introduction.

Encon's General Manager, Jim Johnson, says "Hardy's vast industry knowledge and experience brings a welcome strength to Encon's product team.

About Encon

Encon Safety Products is a global manufacturer and leader of Emergency Shower & Eyewash Equipment, Safety Storage Solutions, Arc Flash Protection, and Personal Protection Equipment. 

For over 45 years Encon® has been a highly respected leader in reliable and innovative products to protect people and provide emergency personal treatment.  Encon® is Certified to the ISO 9001:2008 Standard and is located in Houston, Texas.

Encon® and Veratti® are registered trademarks of Encon Safety Products, Inc.

Guard-Dogs, Aggressive Eyewear® is a registered trademark of ABBS Vision Systems, Ventura, California, and is licensed by Encon Safety Products, Inc.

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