8/30/2012 – Medina, Ohio: Slate Rock Safety, LLC, a women-owned safety apparel distribution company, has been named an honoree of a 2012 Cascade Capital Corporation Business Growth Award.

Cascade Capital Corporation, an economic development finance company, annually selects 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.

Slate Rock Safety‘s  creation of 11 new jobs, coupled with a three-year growth rate of 900%+, personifies the achievements expected from recipients of a Cascade Capital Corporation growth award. Slate Rock Safety and fellow honorees will be recognized at a ceremony to be held Thursday, October 4th at the John S. Knight Center in Akron, Ohio.

About Slate Rock Safety:

Founded in 2007 by partners Heidi Sweeney, Kim Wilson, and Chad Wilson, Slate Rock Safety serves as the umbrella corporation for five separate business divisions that wholesale and retail safety clothing to various public safety, energy, and industrial markets. Slate Rock Safety was recently named to the 31st annual INC. 500 list of fastest growing private companies in America. For more information visit Cascade Capital Corporation, or contact:

Kelly Krasuna
Slate Rock Safety, LLC
(866) 783-7977 x 211