SureWerx Acquires PPE Supplier KP Industries

Formerly known as JET Group, Vancouver-based SureWerx enhances its PPE safety portfolio and reach into the U.S. market by adding Old Mission, MI-based knee and elbow protection supplier KP Industries.

VANCOUVER, Canada — SureWerx (formerly JET Group), a supplier of professional tools, equipment and safety products for workers across North America, announced Monday the acquisition of KP Industries, a U.S. brand of knee and elbow protection based in Old Mission, MI.

"The acquisition of KP Industries is perfectly aligned with our corporate strategy to complement our existing safety programs by introducing a complete professional PPE safety portfolio into the Canadian market and to expand our portfolio and reach into the U.S. safety market," states Bill Jeffery, Senior Vice President of Corporate & Brand Development.

KP industries is the original designer and manufacturer of the KneePro series of knee pads, sold extensively in the U.S. and around the globe since 1990. The addition of the KneePro Ultra Flex III knee pad, the premium Ultra Flex III Hybrid with laminate gel insert, as well as ArmorPro Elbow Guard elbow pads to SureWerx line of safety products further strengthens its position as a North American source for unique and innovative safety solutions for the professional markets.

"As part of SureWerx, we expect to significantly increase market share as this proven product is made available to our North American distribution partners as part of our "One Source" strategy," Jeffery added.

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