earthFor the record, there were 204 exhibitors from foreign countries; 100 of them from China. Most of the rest were from Canada, with a smattering of vendors from India, Malaysia, Pakistan, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Brazil, Portugal, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Bahrain and Argentina.

Some of the more unusual vendors at the NSC Congress & Expo, exporters to the U.S. market, and some brands you’ll instantly recognize from the consumer side:

Absolute Outdoor

Acknit Industries, Inc.  India

Always In Mind, Inc.

Applebee’s Services, Inc (incentive gift cards)

Beagle 1, Inc

Billabong Enterprises Co, Ltd.  Hong Kong

Black Mamba Gloves

Boundless Network (managing promotional spending)

Brief Relief (privacy to relieve yourself)


Caterpillar Safety Services

CHG Hospital Beds

Collision Awareness

Dunlop Protective Footwear, Inc.   The Netherlands

Fuzhou Zhongtai Plastic Co.   China

Georgia-Pacific Corporation

German Social Accident Insurance   Germany

Gifts People Choose

Industrial Psychologists, Inc.

John Deere Boots

Just A Second Ago (motivational speaker)

Koolin’ Klthz, Etc.

LightKnight  New Zealand

Mr. Chain

Parker’s Perfect

Polartec, LLC

Ready America

Rite in the Rain (all-weather writing paper)


SiteDocs Safety Corp.  (construction safety app)


Smile in the Rain Waterproof Garment Co., Ltd   China

Staples® Facility Solutions

Stop-Painting.Com    (floor tape and pavement tape)

`Tiger Tail USA – Self Help Muscle Care

Timberland PRO

UL Workplace Health and Safety

Winner International, The Club®   (theft prevention of autos)