12/4/2013-Medina, Ohio: Slate Rock Safety, LLC, an ecommerce retailor and distributor specializing in the distribution of safety clothing, was selected by Case Western Reserve’s The Weatherhead 100, a prominent award for companies to celebrate entrepreneurship and growth, as one of the region’s fastest growing companies for 2013.
Slate Rock Safety earned no. 2 on the list, due to its 1,658.11% growth from 2008 to 2012. The substantial growth is supported by 11 new job creations in 2012 with 4 new additions to date in 2013. Other recognitions this year came from Inc. Magazine, Cascade Capitol Corporation, the Medina County Economic Development Corporation, and their President earning a spot on Crain’s Forty under 40.
“It is exciting to be part of such a fast growing industry. Every day, we have the opportunity to learn more about the impact our customers have on our nation. These stories help us realize it is more than a piece of clothing that we’re providing, it’s essential protection for the American worker,” said Kim Wilson, President. Slate Rock Safety prides itself on its unparalleled, growth-oriented culture and unique organizational chart, which is drafted to have each department in the company revolve around the customer. “Each of us is driven to provide the best possible solution and customer service to our customers each and every day,” Kim added.

About Slate Rock Safety:

Led by partners Kim and Chad Wilson, Slate Rock Safety encompasses five business divisions, including flagship FRSafety.com. Collectively, they serve the oil & gas, electrical utility, public safety, and industrial markets. It also maintains prime vendor contracts with several branches of the government, and has GSA Schedule 84 certification. Advanced technology, knowledgeable employees, and ambitious leadership have led to Slate Rock Safety becoming an industry leader in the safety apparel market. For more information about Slate Rock Safety’s nomination, visit weatherhead.case.edu/weatherhead100/award_info