9/10/2013-Medina, Ohio: Slate Rock Safety, LLC, an ecommerce retailor and distributor specializing in the distribution of safety clothing, was selected by INC. Magazine, a revered resource for entrepreneurs and business owners, as one of “America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies” for 2013, and selected as an honoree of a 2013 Cascade Capital Corporation Business Growth Award.

Slate Rock Safety is building off of its 11 new job creations in 2012 with 3 new additions to date in 2013, and more planned to come. With a sales growth rate of more than 900 percent from 2008 to 2011, Slate Rock Safety landed itself in Inc. Magazine’s 2012 list of 500 fastest-growing private companies in America. Continued growth of 65 percent in 2012 earned Slate Rock Safety spot number 1350 on the Inc. 500|5000 list.

This growth also exemplifies the achievements expected from recipients of a Cascade Capital Corporation growth award, an annually selected award from companies in Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland, Holmes, Stark, and Wayne counties that have experienced significant sales or employment growth and have helped strengthen the regional economy.

The company’s unparalleled, growth-oriented culture is customer-centric and provides a springboard for success. Slate Rock Safety’s internal organizational chart is drafted to have each department in the company revolve around the customer. “Each of us here serves the customer in all we do,” said Kim Wilson, President. “Every day presents us with an opportunity to listen to our customer, and figure out a unique solution to their needs.”

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 recent nominations, visit www.slaterocksafety.com

Contact: David Sterling, Marketing Manager

dsterling@slaterocksafety.com