11/01/2013 - Medina, Ohio: Slate Rock Safety, LLC, an ecommerce retailor and distributor specializing in the distribution of safety clothing, continues a year of recognition from national and local organizations. After being honored by INC. magazine for being one of the fastest-growing private companies in America, Slate Rock Safety won Entrepreneur of the Year by The Medina County Economic Development Corporation. In addition, The Cascade Capital Corporation Business Growth Awards listed Slate Rock Safety as a two-time honoree, both in revenue growth and in employee growth.

Slate Rock Safety is building off of its 11 new job creations in 2012 with 4 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, and continued growth of 65% in 2012, the company has been recognized by multiple organizations for its revenue growth and job creation.

In addition to Slate Rock Safety’s recognition, one of their own was recently recognized by Crain’s Cleveland. Kim Wilson, President, was recently honored in the 2013 class of Crain’s Forty under 40, which honors Northeast Ohio individuals under forty years of age for their professional success and civic contributions. Upon learning of the announcement, Kim Wilson said, “I am very lucky to have been always surrounded by amazing people who have supported, motivated, and mentored me to where I am today. I am much honored, and extremely thankful for all those who have played a role in my professional and personal growth over the years.”

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