Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (PIP),a leading supplier of personal protective equipment, announces its appointment by Bollé Safety as the exclusive marketer and supplier of the Bollé brand of safety eyewear in the United States. PIP will market the Bollé Safety selection of eyewear products together with the company’s Safetygear by PIP™ line of eyewear and personal protective equipment to its extensive industrial distributor network. PIP has scheduled the Bollé Safety product launch for March of this year.

"Our association with Bollé Safety will have great significance in the safety industry as PIP becomes positioned to provide new and innovative eyewear choices to our customers," said Joe Milot, President of PIP. "Bollé elevates PIP’s safety eyewear offerings to a new height of product sophistication."

"We are very excited to join forces with Bollé Safety", said Robin Roberts, VP of Sales at PIP. "PIP is a recognized industry leader of world class sales and customer service and a successful marketer of innovative brands. Bollé’s unique brand and style will further set PIP apart from others in safety eyewear, pushing PIP to the industry forefront as it is in the hand protection industry."

"Bollé brings a solid resume of experience in this product category to the US market. With its award-winning innovative lens technologies and its eye health expertise, Bollé Safety is exclusively focused on providing eyewear solutions that deliver comfort, performance and style to the end user," commented Blake Lipham, CEO, Bushnell Outdoor Products.

About Bollé Safety

Bollé Safety is a division of Bushnell Outdoor Products, a global manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer products based in Overland Park, Kansas. With a history of innovation dating back to 1888, Bollé is recognized as a global brand leader known for performance, style and comfort in the sport, optical and safety markets. For information about Bollé Safety, please contact Bill Yerby, Director of Sales Bollé US 913-558-4383.

About Protective Industrial Products

Protective Industrial Products, Inc. is one of the leading suppliers of work gloves and personal protection equipment to industrial distributors nationally. PIP’s strategy is to Bring the Best of the World to You™ by providing the highest value safety products available globally to all PIP customers. PIP strengthens its value proposition by also offering PIP products at the lowest possible cost in the most efficient manner, while building long-term relationships with its distributors.