Total Safety U.S. Acquires Sola Safety and Controls Division

Total Safety U.S., Inc. has acquired the assets of the Sola Safety and Controls Division ("Sola") from Sola Communications, LLC. Sola Communications, LLC, which is owned by an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, will remain an independent company focusing on communication services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Sola has been providing quality safety services to the upstream sector in the Gulf of Mexico. The primary services offered by the division are sales, service, installation, and maintenance of H2S detection and respiratory systems, fire suppression and detection systems, and aids to navigation. Sola's service centers are located in Lafayette, LA, Mobile, AL and Larose, LA, which further complements Total Safety's presence on the Gulf Coast.

"We are very excited about the talented and motivated employees that are joining Total Safety through this merger," said David E. Fanta, Chief Executive Officer of Total Safety. "The combination of these two well respected companies and their management and employee teams will continue to allow us to meet the expectation of our customers and further provide our enhanced safety services solutions," continued Mr. Fanta. "Our number one goal is to make this transition as smooth as possible and to continue to execute our mission of ensuring our safe well-being of workers worldwide."