Safety Marketing Group (SMG), the world's largest consortium of independently owned safety equipment distributors, today released names of the Annual Partnership Conference Award Winners. These Awards includes Peak Performer Awards (Supplier and Distributor of the year), JMA (Joint Marketing Agreement) Awards, Award of Excellence, and GOLD Distributors and Suppliers.

The winners were announced during the Joint Session at the group’s annual conference held in Orlando, Florida on April 11, 2016.

They are as follows:

JMA (Joint Marketing Agreement) Award

  • DiVal Safety (Distributor)
  • Radians (Supplier)

Supplier of the Year: Peak Performers

  • Cordova Safety Products
  • DuPont Personal Protection
  • National Safety Apparel
  • Protective Industrial Products
  • Radians
  • Tingley Rubber

Distributor of the Year: Peak Performers

  • American Cleanstat, LLC (includes Reliable Safety)
  • Bennett, Bowen, & Lighthouse
  • DiVal Safety Equipment, Inc.
  • Fremont Industrial Corporation
  • Northern Safety
  • Pro-Am Safety
  • Safety Products, Inc.
  • Scientific Sales, Inc.
  • Stauffer Glove & Safety

Award of Excellence

  • Rayhsa Vallejo
  • Seguridad Regiomontana

Gold Suppliers

  • 3M Personal Safety
  • Accuform
  • ACME United Corp Pac-Kit & PhysiciansCare
  • Ansell
  • Chicago Protective Apparel
  • Cordova Safety Products
  • CoreTex Products, Inc.
  • DEB USA, Inc.
  • DuPont Personal Protection
  • Ergodyne
  • Kimberly Clark
  • Lakeland
  • Logistics Supply
  • National Safety Apparel
  • Protective Industrial Products
  • Radians
  • Sqwincher
  • The Safety Zone
  • Tingley
  • ZOLL Medical

Gold Distributors

  • AGS Safety and Supply
  • Alliance Safety, Inc.
  • American Cleanstat, LLC
  • Amerisafe
  • Bennett, Bowen, & Lighthouse
  • Broner Glove & Safety Company
  • Day Star Safety Corporation
  • DiVal Safety Equipment, Inc.
  • Emergent Safety Supply (SSI and ANI Safety)
  • Fremont Industrial Corporation
  • Industrial Safety Products
  • Industrial Safety Supply Corporation
  • IWS Gas and Supply
  • Lone Star Safety
  • Midwestern Safety Equipment Co., Inc.
  • National Safety
  • Northern Safety
  • OBBCO Safety & Supply
  • Pro-Am Safety
  • Quest Safety Products, LLC
  • Rayco Safety, Inc.
  • Safety Products, Inc.
  • Safety Services, Inc.
  • Safety Source Northeast
  • SafetyWear, div. of Sullivan Brough, Inc.
  • Scientific Sales, Inc.
  • Stagg Safety Equipment, Inc.
  • Stauffer Glove & Safety
  • USA Safety Supply Corporation
  • Vorpahl Fire & Safety

5 Year Gold Distributors and Suppliers:

3M Personal Safety

Chicago Protective Apparel

Emergent Safety



Safety Source Northeast

Scientific Sales

About the Safety Marketing Group

The Safety Marketing Group, located in Brooksville, Florida, is a network of dominant industrial safety equipment distributors in North America. Member companies are unified to furnish dedicated customer service and flexibility provided best by independent entrepreneurs, owned and operating on a local level. SMG is a corporation, organized as an industry cooperative, which is focused on group purchasing and group marketing of quality safety equipment products. SMG represents 50+ Distributor Members, 45+ Preferred and Associate Suppliers and over $900 Million in annual sales.

45 + SMG Suppliers were represented and 50 + SMG Distributors were in attendance at this year’s conference; 300 + Safety Specialists were on hand for the annual Business Meeting, which was held on Monday, April 11, 2016.  The following two days were “suite to suite” meetings for all of our Distributor and Suppliers.

SMG is a Cooperative which is Member Owned by our Independently Owned Safety Equipment Distributors with purchasing power of $900,000,000.00.

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