Total Safety Acquires Inter-Mountain Safety Company

Total Safety has completed its acquisition of Inter-Mountain Safety Company. IMS is a provider of comprehensive safety services to the oil and gas industry in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

"Total Safety is very pleased to announce this most recent acquisition," said David E. Fanta, Chief Executive Officer of Total Safety. "The addition of IMS allows us to better serve our upstream customers as a single point of contact for safety solutions. IMS's reputation for quality personnel and services is unsurpassed in the Rocky Mountains."

IMS's primary service offerings include hydrogen sulfide protection services, site safety professionals, the sales, rental, inspection, repair and maintenance of respiratory protection and gas detection equipment as well as safety training to the upstream sector. Founded in 1980, IMS is a leading provider of specialized safety services and is known for its excellent customer relationships and quality services. This transaction further expands Total Safety's reach into key energy markets in North America.

IMS founder Frank Kaunitz states, "The management team of IMS is excited to be a part of the Total Safety family and looks forward to integrating our services and further expanding our client base with the same trusted personnel."