Capital Safety Group acquires UK based leading fall protection systems design and manufacturing company

Capital Safety Group is to acquire all shares and assets in Uniline Safety Systems, a leading fall protection systems design and manufacturing company based in Worcestershire, United Kingdom. Uniline Safety Systems offers a variety of products and services catering to fall protection market, with key customers in the Wind Energy, Utilities, Marine and Roof Top sectors.

Uniline Safety Systems has 38 employees and operates out of Redditch, Worcestershire, with additional offices in Australia. Capital Safety Group expects the investment to supplement its global leadership position with key customer relationships and systems products and expertise, along with complementary geographical strengths to create the largest fall protection systems supplier in the world.

Uniline Safety Systems will play a key role in the future development and support of Capital Safety Group’s combined fall protection business.

Capital Safety Group CEO Anders Pettersson commented that the acquisition of Uniline is a great addition to Capital Safety Group’s portfolio. Pettersson reiterated that Uniline shares many of the same beliefs that drive Capital Safety Group; a commitment to quality, an endless drive to satisfy the customer’s needs and dedication to innovation and solving otherwise unmet customer needs.

Uniline has succeeded in developing relationships with key customers in strategically important segments to Capital Safety Group and has established specifications for their products around the world, Pettersson said. Adding Uniline to Capital Safety Group will be a large step forward for Capital Safety’s European business and add key solutions and additional expertise around the world, he added.

Uniline CEO and Owner Simon Luke commented that ever since its establishment, Uniline Safety Systems has built a substantial reputation around the world for delivering excellence in the design, manufacture and sale of engineered fall protection systems. Uniline’s success has been built on the teams’ technical knowledge, expertise and customer service, Simon said.

Capital Safety is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of height safety and fall protection equipment with 19 operating sites worldwide. The firm owns the DBI-Sala and PROTECTA brands.

Uniline Safety Systems is a leading international manufacturer of fall protection products and systems. Uniline’s comprehensive range of products offers fully compliant, practical solutions for structures of all types, in all industries.

Operating through specialist safety companies in over 25 countries, Uniline provides local support and installation services to meet the specific safety objectives of all its customers.

17th March 2011