National Safety Apparel® Acquires Tecgen® Brand From Invista

CLEVELAND — September 1, 2015 — National Safety Apparel (NSA), a manufacturer of safety apparel, has acquired the TECGEN® brand of technologically advanced safety apparel designed for use in a wide range of industries including petrochemical and electrical power, from INVISTA Ashburn Hill LLC.

The acquisition of the Tecgen brand further increases National Safety Apparel’s portfolio of premium flame resistant (FR) brands. Tecgen brand products will be promoted to National Safety Apparel’s distributor‐partners in conjunction with existing brands like ArcGuard®, Carbon Armour, Arc H2O, and CARBONCOMFORT. The addition of the Tecgen brand further validates NSA’s commitment to building a house of PPE brands for their customers.

Chuck Grossman, President & CEO of National Safety Apparel is quoted as saying “This acquisition further strengthens NSA’s position as the leader in high‐performance FR garments. We continue to look for strategic acquisitions that complement our organic growth in the protective clothing markets that we serve. “

Anthony Green, INVISTA’s Global Business Director of FR apparel, said “the timing was good for National Safety Apparel to acquire the Tecgen brand assets. This adds a strong brand to their growing portfolio. INVISTA will continue to focus our capabilities on developing innovative technology based solutions for workwear, military and consumer applications where performance and protection create value for our customers.”

Posted September 1, 2015

Source: National Safety Apparel