12/8/2014-Medina, Ohio: Slate Rock Safety, LLC, an ecommerce retailer and distributor specializing in safety clothing, was listed in Case Western Reserve’s The Weatherhead 100, a prominent award that celebrates innovative success and recognizes the region’s fastest-growing companies.
Slate Rock Safety earned no. 12 on the list, due to its 579.01% growth from 2009 to 2013. The substantial growth is fueled by Slate Rock Safety Outfitters, a uniform purchase program created from market need and recognized for its innovation. By using industry-leading technology for web based applications developed in-house and by personally supporting customers with an account management team, Outfitters positions Slate Rock Safety for continued strong growth in the safety apparel market.
“It is an amazing feeling to come to work each day and realize we’re providing essential protection for the American worker,” said Kim Wilson, President. Slate Rock Safety prides itself on its fiercely customer-centric culture and unique organizational chart, which is drafted to have each department in the company revolve around the customer. “Each one of us plays a role in listening to our customers and making sure their unique needs are met. One of the unique things about us is our ability to quickly adapt to the changing needs of our customers.”

About Slate Rock Safety:

Led by partners Kim and Chad Wilson, Slate Rock Safety is a Certified Woman-Owned Small Business encompassing 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 or www.slaterocksafety.com
Contact: David Sterling, Marketing Manager