Improving knowledge of regulatory changes and safety best practices has been a common theme among attendees of the nearly 60 complimentary seminars hosted by J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc. during the first half of 2019. And that trend looks to continue with nearly 25 more events scheduled for the third quarter of this year.
PIP Global Holdings Inc. (PIP Global), a leading global supplier of hand protection and general safety products, proudly announces the acquisition of DSI Safety Inc. (Dynamic Safety) headquartered in Laval, Canada. Led by veteran industry executive, Claude Roberge, Dynamic Safety is a leading supplier of Personal Protective Equipment in Canada, as well as a globally recognized manufacturer of hard hats, first aid kits, and other safety products.
After 40 years at Strong Man, Jay Kinder passes away
June 26, 2019
Our hearts are heavy as the Strong Man family has lost our founder, president, and leader, Jay Kinder. Jay passed away on June 24th with his wife, Elaine, by his side. Jay and Elaine’s relationship flourished at both home and at work, which led the two to grow Strong Man from their garage to the successful business it is today.
Continuing the tradition of innovation and heritage
June 25, 2019
Two industry powerhouses, Cone Denim® and Westex by Milliken, the flame resistant (FR) textiles business of global manufacturer Milliken & Company, are pleased to announce they have extended their exclusive partnership to provide innovative flame resistant denim apparel fabrics for the industrial workwear market through 2025.
Wildeck, Inc. is pleased to announce that Paul Mihelich will be transitioning from Wildeck’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing to Wildeck’s Vice President of Strategic Accounts and Installations. In this new role, Mihelich will be responsible for managing Wildeck’s relationships with several key accounts and working to ensure the smooth installation of Wildeck’s guarding, mezzanine, lift and access products.
Wildeck, Inc. is proud to announce and welcome David Milner as the company’s new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In his new role, Milner will be responsible for coordinating the company’s sales and marketing functions, overseeing the efforts of Wildeck’s internal and external sales representatives and expanding the company’s distribution network.
Kee Safety, Inc., Buffalo, New York, introduces its new Crossover Safe Access Platforms to provide safe, efficient routes for maintenance, construction, and other personnel when accessing rooftops of flat and low-sloped buildings. Engineered to comply with OSHA safety standards, the new multi-purpose Crossovers feature a Kee® Walk anti-slip modular walkway and platform system with handrails that enables workers to step over piping, HVAC equipment, and other obstructions as well as traverse changes in rooftop levels.
After months of engineering and extensive testing, Malta Dynamics is pleased to announce its new Edgehog Leading Edge Self-Retracting Lifelines. The Edgehog line meets ANSI standard Z359.14-2014 for a worker capacity range of 130-310 lbs.
“A leading edge self-retracting lifeline can be critical,” Malta Dynamics President Holland said. “If a worker goes over an edge, as the self-retracting lifeline contacts the edge and comes over, there is a potential the cable could break if it's not specifically designed for leading edge use.”
Get a daily dose of transport insight from J. J. Keller’s trusted team of industry experts
June 18, 2019
To help promote ongoing motor carrier compliance, J. J. Keller — the nation’s leader in transportation regulatory compliance — has unveiled its NEW transport daily insight skill for Amazon Alexa. Linked to their popular transportation newsletters as part of the J. J. Keller Compliance Library, this intuitive Alexa skill delivers on-demand, transport-related compliance tips each day — and enabling it is quick and easy!
Fume extraction vendor supports habitat restoration and environmental education
June 17, 2019
When fume extraction supplier ULT entered the US market in early 2017, the company made a big promise: “We will plant a tree for every unit sold in the US.” Now that promise was kept.
On Friday, May 17th, ULT LLC fulfilled its commitment by supporting the planting of native tree and shrubs seedlings in Mequon, Wisconsin. ULT LLC paid the transportation costs for 150 City of Milwaukee children to plant seedlings at Mequon Nature Preserve (MNP).