Aramsco, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of New York Wiping and Industrial Products Co., Inc. d/b/a Safety Zone (“Safety Zone”). Safety Zone is a leading distributor of work footwear, wiping cloths, and a wide variety of personal protection equipment serving government, commercial customers, and independent contractors across Puerto Rico. Safety Zone has locations in Guaynabo, Vega Baja, Ponce, and Caguas. Safety Zone stores will continue to operate with their current expert staff and will also continue to provide on-location support with its Shoemobiles.

Jose Jimenez, Regional Vice President at Aramsco commented, “We are thrilled to welcome Safety Zone employees, customers, and vendor partners to the Aramsco family. The Safety Zone team has a great reputation for providing excellent service and we look forward to working with the team to build on this reputation. The Safety Zone transaction is part of Aramsco’s continued desire to build its presence in Puerto Rico."

“The combination of Safety Zone and Aramsco creates additional benefits for our customers. Aramsco’s existing presence in Puerto Rico, combined with our own, provides customers with convenient access to an expanded product and service offering,” said Morris Rothenberg, CEO of Safety Zone.

“It is a privilege to announce that Safety Zone will be joining the Aramsco family of companies. We appreciate the opportunity to partner with a business that is built on strong customer and vendor relationships, exemplary customer service, and a dedicated employee base,” added Christopher Kim, VP of Business Development at Aramsco.