Total Safety Acquires Assets of Communications Provider for O&G Industry

Total Safety has acquired the assets of Wholesale Radio Rental, Inc. which provides portable communication devices for use in the petroleum, oil and gas and petrochemical industries.

"We are very pleased about the management team and skilled employees of Wholesale Radio Rental joining Total Safety. The addition of Wholesale's team and assets allows us to expand on an existing service line and more strategically and effectively provide safety and communication solutions to the industry," said David E. Fanta, President and CEO, Total Safety.

For over 15 years, Wholesale Radio Rental has provided intrinsically safe portable communication systems to a wide variety of industries concentrating primarily in the energy sector. Applications include maintenance shutdowns, turnaround services and unit start-ups. Wholesale Radio Rental has four locations -- Houston, TX, Sulphur, LA, Baton Rouge, LA, and Benicia, CA.

"Total Safety is the perfect partner for us," said Jimmy Foret, owner, Wholesale Radio Rental. "Their commitment to safety and customer service is something we wholeheartedly believe in, and being part of such a dynamic team is something we look forward to. This will be a benefit to our customers and employees."

Specific financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.