Great Yarmouth, U.K. – Safety and Survival Systems International Ltd (3Si), announced their acquisition of International Safety Products Ltd (ISP), a life jacket manufacturer and supplier of safety products and personal protection equipment.
ISP will join Ocean Safety and Typhoon alongside Revere Survival within the group.
“I am delighted to welcome ISP into the 3Si Group, creating one of the world’s leading lifejacket providers and safety product suppliers,” said 3Si CEO Doug Baxter. “ISP shares with 3Si a key philosophy of providing excellent value, innovation and support to our customers and they have an enviable customer base covering the globe. I look forward to working with our new colleagues to offer our customers an enhanced capability and service.”
“We are extremely proud of what is being achieved at ISP and we have complete confidence that the business will continue to thrive within the 3Si Group,” said John Rogers, managing director of ISP. “This is a hugely positive development for the company which can now leverage even greater levels of resource to drive investment, development and growth.”
ISP commercial director, Geoff Billington, said the acquisition signaled a new era for ISP which will ramp up its ambitious overseas expansion.
“One of ISP’s greatest strengths is its passionate, dedicated and highly-skilled workforce,” he said. “Our strong team ethos and attention to customer service have been fundamental in elevating the business to where it is today. Under the 3Si Group ISP can now access an extended customer base enhancing our ability to reach new markets and territories. This provides huge potential for ISP’s unrivalled product offering.”