Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (PIP), a leading manufacturer of gloves and Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), has named Kevin Kairys as their new PPE Product Specialist in the Upper Midwest States including Western PA, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan.

Protective Industrial Products, Inc. is a global organization that has operated as a supplier of work gloves to industrial distributors throughout the US since 1984.

Mr. Kairys will handle the management and growth of Personal Protective Equipment, eyewear and clothing. He will focus on the Industrial, Safety, Construction and Electrical distribution markets.

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in Greensburg, Mr. Kairys attended Ferrum College

in Ferrum, Virginia and received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. He was previously with Geomet Technologies where he was the East Coast Regional Sales Manager. Mr. Kairys will be based in Salem, Ohio.

“Mr. Kairys brings an incredibly strong background in safety products, sales and distribution. He will be a vital part of the growth of sales in his territory,” noted Robin Roberts, Senior VP Sales and Marketing.

Kevin can be reached via email ( or phone (518‐595‐1287) beginning September 1.