Skip to content Powered by Safety Marketing Group Award Winners at 2018 Partnership Conference (formally Safety Marketing Group) the world’s largest consortium of independently owned safety equipment distributors, today released names of the Annual Partnership Conference Award Winners. These Awards includes Peak Performer Awards (Supplier and Distributor of the year), JMA (Joint Marketing Agreement) Awards, Award of Excellence, and GOLD Distributors and Suppliers.

The winners were announced during the Joint Session at the group’s annual conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 30, 2018.

They are as follows:

JMA (Joint Marketing Agreement) Award

  • Cordova Safety Products
  • Northern Safety

Supplier of the Year: Peak Performers

  • Cordova Safety Products
  • DuPont Personal Protection
  • Lakeland
  • Tingley Rubber

Distributor of the Year: Peak Performers

  • AGS Safety and Supply
  • Alliance Safety, Inc.
  • Bennett, Bowen, & Lighthouse
  • DiVal Safety Equipment, Inc.
  • National Safety
  • Northern Safety
  • Olympic Glove & Safety
  • Quest Safety Products, LLC (Diamond Distributor Award)
  • Safety Products, Inc.
  • Vorpahl Fire & Safety

Award of Excellence

  • Seguridad Regiomontana
  • Rayhsa Vallejo

Gold Suppliers

Acme United Corp Pac-Kit & PhysiciansCare
Chicago Protective Apparel  
Cordova Safety Products  
DuPont Personal Protection  
Ergodyne & Basic Issue  
Logistics Supply  
Moldex-Metric, Inc.  
National Safety Apparel  
Protective Industrial Products  
Tingley Rubber  
West Chester Holdings, Inc.  
ZOLL Medical  

Gold Distributors

AGS Safety and Supply
Alliance Safety, Inc.
American CleanStat, LLC
Bennett, Bowen, & Lighthouse
Broner Glove & Safety Company
Demand Safety
DiVal Safety Equipment, Inc.
Emergent Safety Supply
Guardian Safety and Supply, LLC
National Safety
Northern Safety
Olympic Glove & Safety Company, Inc.
Pro-Am Safety, Inc.
Quest Safety Products, LLC
Ritz Safety
Rocky Mountain Industrial Supply, Inc.
Safety Products, Inc.
Safety Supply South
Stauffer Glove & Safety
Verona Safety
Vorpahl Fire & Safety

This year presented Safety Hero Awards recognizing outstanding acts of community service. The membership is made of many giving organization and the recipients of this award went above and beyond to help people during last year’s series of natural disasters.

Safety Hero Awards

  • Medsafe
  • Quest Safety Products, LLC
  • Radians

About the

The, located in Tampa, Florida, is a network of dominant industrial safety equipment distributors in North America. Member companies are unified to furnish dedicated customer service and flexibility provided best by independent entrepreneurs, owned and operating on a local level. is a corporation, organized as an industry cooperative, which is focused on group purchasing and group marketing of quality safety equipment products. SMG represents 50+ Distributor Members, 45+ Preferred and Associate Suppliers and over $900 Million in annual sales.

50 + SMG Suppliers were represented and 50 + SMG Distributors attended this year’s conference; 300 + Safety Specialists were on hand for the annual Conference, which was held on Monday, April 30, 2018.  The following two days were “suite to suite” meetings for all our Distributor and Suppliers. (formerly Safety Marketing Group (SMG)) is a Cooperative which is Member Owned by our Independently Owned Safety Equipment Distributors with purchasing power of $900,000,000.00.

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