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Michael Waddell of Bone Collector Makes Celebrity Appearance at Radians Booth at Shot Show

January 22, 2013, Posted in News


To celebrate Radians’ new license agreement with Bone Collector, hunting and outdoor icon Michael Waddell of Bone Collector made a celebrity appearance at Radians booth at the Shot Show in Las Vegas on January 18. Waddell mingled with show attendees, signed lots of autographs, answered questions and modeled some of the new Bone Collector products. Although Waddell was only scheduled for 30 minutes, he stayed at the Radians booth for an hour and a half. Pictured from left to right are George Kawell, Sporting Goods Sales Manager, Michael Waddell of the Outdoor Channel’s Bone Collector, and Joe Smith, VP of Sporting Goods.

Radians Acquires Crossfire Safety

January 21, 2013, Posted in News

PRESS RELEASE


Crossfire Safety


Memphis, TN—January 21, 2013—Safety Supply Corporation, the parent of Radians Inc., is pleased to announce the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Crossfire Safety Eyewear and Pelican Bay Trading Company, Inc.

“Crossfire represents another major step in our acquisition strategy to accelerate growth in our core lines of business,” said Mike Tutor, Chief Executive Officer, Radians, Inc.  “Radians’ financial resources and infrastructure will provide Crossfire the opportunity to significantly broaden its product offerings in the future.  All Crossfire employees have been offered positions with the new company that will continue operating from its current facility in Acworth, Georgia.” 

“The Crossfire brand and company reputation, patented eyewear styles, and breadth of distribution complement our existing business,” said Bill England, President of Radians. “We are enthusiastic about this transaction and believe this is an excellent step forward for both of our companies and most importantly for our customers who rely daily on our eye protection equipment in their challenging work environments.”

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Radians is a Memphis, TN-based manufacturer of quality safety eyewear, hearing protection, performance gloves, high visibility clothing and footwear products. Radians has partnered with highly respected companies including DEWALT, Black & Decker, Stanley, Bone Collector, Smith & Wesson and Remington to provide high performance personal protection products. The company has additional facilities in Sparks, Nevada; Dallas, Texas; Belmont, Michigan, and Thomasville, North Carolina.

Radians Youth Kits Protect Eyes & Ears & Make Great Christmas Gifts for Young Shooting Enthusiasts

November 26, 2012, Posted in News

PRESS RELEASE


 

MEMPHIS, TN—November 20, 2012—Young shooters and hunters need to learn early in life that protecting their ears and eyes during a hunt or at the shooting range is paramount to saving their hearing and vision over the long haul.  Young sporting enthusiasts can easily and affordably protect both their ears and eyes with the Radians Youth Combo Kit.

This premium kit contains a youth-sized ear muff to protect hearing from gunshot blasts. It also contains an interchangeable shooting glass with a lens design that lets you easily switch between three lens colors:  clear, silver mirror, and amber.  A microfiber carrying bag and microfiber accessory lens storage pouch are also included to easily protect and carry the shooting glass.

If you already have hearing protection, the interchangeable shooting glass mentioned above comes as a separate kit called the Radians Youth 3 Lens Kit. Both kits make great Christmas present s for the young sporting enthusiast in your life.

For more information about Radians quality personal protective products for shooters and hunters, call 1-877-RADIANS or visit their website at www.Radians.com or  Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/RadiansPPE.

Radians is Packing the Pink To Support the Growing Number of Female Shooters and Hunters

November 26, 2012, Posted in News

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

MEMPHIS, TN—November 20, 2012—A recent survey by the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA) reports amazing growth in female participation in hunting and shooting.  According to the NSGA survey, “72 percent more women are hunting with firearms today than just five years ago.” Hunting with a bow and arrow is up 176 percent (thank you Hunger Games!) and shooting with a handgun is up 33 percent.

The survey reports that “3 million women now hunt and over 5 million women enjoy shooting.” To support the growing number of female shooters and hunters, Radians is developing a pink safety line for women that includes eye, ear, and hand protection. Some of the products in the women’s line include:

  • X-TREME™ Anti-Fog Women’s Shooting Glass  (MSRP $15.49)
  • Pink custom molded ear plugs (MSRP $14.99)
  • Lowset™  pink passive earmuffs (MSRP $19.99)
  • Pink Pro-Amp™ electronic earmuffs (MSRP $99.99)
  • Pink Shooter’s kit (shooting glass and earmuff combo (MSRP $24.99)
  • Pink Shooting Gloves (available 2013--MSRP $12.99)


When designing the products for women, Radians considers the differences in female anatomy. For example, their eyewear frames for women are 10% smaller than those made for men, providing the perfect size for women. Although the eyewear styles are more feminine, they are fully functional when it comes to meeting and exceeding ANSI Z87.1+ Standards for safety.

For more information about Radians quality personal protective products for shooters and hunters, including their ladies and youth lines, call 1-877-RADIANS or visit their website at www.Radians.com or their Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/RadiansPPE.

New Product Focus: DeWalt DPG737 Thermal Work Gloves

November 12, 2012, Posted in News

http://www.contractorsupplymagazine.com

DEWALT DPG737

Safety Equipment: DeWalt DPG737 Thermal Work Gloves

Radians' new thermal work gloves use a 2-in-1 Cold Weather System, Glove-in-Glove technology to keep your hands warm and dry while protecting you on the job site. The thermal liner traps warm air, while maintaining dexterity. The nylon outer shell wicks away moisture and provides a wind and abrasion resistant barrier. Contact 1-877-RADIANS.

Source: Contractor Supply Magazine

ISHN included Radians Extremis Safety Glass in their September Product Update. Thank you to ISHN for the coverage!

October 02, 2012, Posted in News

www.ishn.com

With a soft, foam protective liner and all the safety benefits of an ANSI Z87.1+ certified safety glass, Radians new Extremis™ eyewear goes to extremes to provide workplace safety, comfort and style both indoors and outdoors. Features include an anti-fog coating, a scratch-resistant hardcoat, 99.9 percent UVA/UVB protection, and a foam-lined frame to protect against dust and flying debris.

Source: ISHN

http://www.ishn.com/articles/94001-safety-glasses

Radians announces new made-in-the-USA foam ear plugs

October 02, 2012, Posted in News

www.ishn.com

Although hearing protection regulations have been in place for decades, Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is still a major occupational illness. Radians' new Made in the USA foam ear plugs (Resistor, Deflector, and Deviator) provide an effective, single-use solution to combat NIHL. Because they are manufactured in America, they are also the patriotic solution to hearing protection.

Tested in accordance with ANSI S3.19-1974 standards, Radians disposable foam ear plugs feature soft, slow-recovery foam for extreme comfort and outstanding noise reduction (NRR 32 and NRR33). They are easy to roll down and insert, and then they expand slowly for a low-pressure fit in virtually any size ear canal.

They are available corded and uncorded in a tapered bullet or bell shape and are conveniently packaged in individual polybags to keep each pair clean. Bulk and case quantities are available allowing organizations to affordably address hearing protection and hygiene issues.

 “As more Americans practice patriotic spending to help jumpstart our sluggish economy, Radians Made in the USA foam plugs not only fulfill the need for quality hearing protection; but they also satisfy the need to buy American,” said Bill England, President of Radians. “There is a lot of value in being able to choose American made products these days, and Radians is on a mission to manufacture a significant amount of high quality personal protective products with a competitive value.”

Radians is a Memphis, TN-based manufacturer of quality safety glasses, hearing protection, performance gloves, high visibility clothing and footwear products. Radians has partnered with highly respected companies including DEWALT, Black & Decker, and Remington to provide high performance personal protection products. The company has additional facilities in Reno, Nevada; Dallas, Texas; Thomasville, NC, and Belmont, Michigan.

 

Source: ISHN 

http://www.ishn.com/articles/94171-radians-announces-new-made-in-the-usa-foam-ear-plugs

Welcome to the NEW Radians.com!

August 19, 2012, Posted in News

We are so excited to release the latest version of our Radians.com Corporate website.  We've added quite a few new features to provide you with an enhanced online experience.

Check out some of our new features

  • Enhanced Site Search - Start typing in the search box and search results appear as you type.
  • News Blog - Stay up-to-date with what's going on at Radians.
  • Product Image Library - Looking for hi-res product images for your site?  Download image zip files quickly and easily.
  • Catalogs and Brochures - Easily download a copy to your desktop, smartphone or tablet.
  • Product Tags - Find like items by clicking on a tag link located at the bottom of each product page.
  • Social Icons - Like a product and want to share?  Just use the social media icons at the top of each product page.
And don't forget

COMING SOON: Radians Build-A-Vest Custom Safety Vest & T-shirt designer.  Custom create a safety vest or t-shirt, save your design and place your order online!

Radians Nevada Facility Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification

August 13, 2012, Posted in News


Radians Quality Manager, Steve Clark, is pleased to announce that our Sparks, Nevada location just completed their first ISO 9001:2008 certification audit with no findings identified, which means a perfect score.  Congratulations to all the employees at our Nevada facility!

The requirements for certification revolve around established management principles including the implementation of a quality management system, management commitment, resource management, control of products and processes, and continual improvement.   Improved risk management, reduced operating costs via process improvement, and increased customer satisfaction through the delivery of consistent products are three of the major benefits of system implementation.

Radians has established a corporate goal to have our Sparks, NV and Belmont, MI branches added to the scope of the existing ISO 9001:2008 before the end of the 3rd quarter of this year.  Memphis has been certified to the ISO 9001:2008 International Standard for Quality Management Systems since September of 2011, and has already completed the required annual surveillance audit for this year.  Next on the list?  Michigan will be audited for certification August 29-31.

Radians Receives a 100% Perfect Supplier Score in an International Vendor Evaluation

July 11, 2012, Posted in News



Evaluating vendors and suppliers is a continuous purchasing and quality control task, especially if you are an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, such as Radians. Radians conducts evaluations on its vendors to meet its ISO 9001:2008 certification requirements, and likewise, Radians also gets evaluated by other companies who are fulfilling their ISO 9001:2008 evaluation duties.

Urigo Limited is a major player and leader in the PPE industry in Colombia, South America, where they have supplied safety solutions and technical support for the last 60 years. Urigo Limited has many large key PPE accounts including Ecopetrol, Petrobras, Holcim, and Unilever.  Radians is one of Urigo’s main suppliers to these accounts. Recently, Urigo conducted their annual supplier evaluation on Radians and some of our competitors, including Honeywell, MSA, and MCR.

Luis Soto, Director of Latin American Operations for Radians, reports that Radians scored a 100% perfect supplier score in Urigo Limited’s annual supplier evaluation, scoring higher than Honeywell, MSA, and MCR.  Radians was judged on several categories including technical consulting, warranties, product return, quality, price, and customer service.

Radians Supports West Salem Rod & Gun Club's 8th Annual Youth Day

June 25, 2012, Posted in News


Sponsored in part by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF), the West Salem Rod & Gun Club gave children up to 13 years old the ability to participate in RMEF’s program called SAFE (Shooting Access for Everyone).

At the event, SAFE introduced young and novice shooters to safe and responsible firearm use, which included the wearing of Radians shooters glasses and hearing protection. The children also learned about the hunter’s role in conservation and the North American Wildlife Conservation Model. The youth had the opportunity to shoot an Air Rifle with help from RMEF SAFE mentors or experienced shooters.

“Shooting competitions and youth day events are an integral part of Radians grass-roots marketing efforts to showcase our products among shooters and hunters,” says Jim Hink, Director of Marketing.  “These events allow us to foster goodwill among the community and the shooting clubs while simultaneously grooming our youth to become safety conscious.”

Mary Padron, Marketing Communications & Event Coordinator for Radians, works with the various associations and clubs to supply them with Radians safety products, banners, and marketing literature. “Sometimes, we get photos from the events, such as these posted here; and you get to see firsthand how our products keep people safe and make them happy too!”

Radians Acquires Carolina Safety Sport, LLC of Thomasville, N.C.

June 11, 2012, Posted in News

For Immediate Release


Memphis, Tenn. (December 29, 2011) – Safety Supply Corporation, the parent company of Radians Inc., along with Philip Young and Tammy Joyce announce they have acquired substantially all of the assets of Carolina Safety Sport, LLC (Carolina). Carolina is a respected brand of USA manufactured custom reflective apparel located in Thomasville, North Carolina.


"This is an exciting acquisition for Radians,” Mike Tutor, Radians CEO states. “With the addition of Carolina Safety Sport, we continue to demonstrate our commitment to expanding our domestic manufacturing. Carolina’s capabilities will complement our growing reflective wear business. Radians is pleased to add Philip and Tammy to our management staff as they continue to run the operations in Thomasville and bring innovative ideas and expertise to Radians. The whole team is very excited about our future and the prospect of our combined growth both organically and through future acquisitions.”


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Radians® is a Memphis, Tenn. based manufacturer of quality safety glasses, hearing protection, performance gloves, high-visibility clothing, and footwear products. Radians has partnered with highly respected companies including DEWALT, Black & Decker, and Remington to provide high performance personal protection products. The company has additional facilities in Reno, Nev., Dallas, Texas, and Belmont, Mich.

Radians Line of Mossy Oak® Safety Products Provide Camouflage & Protection

June 11, 2012, Posted in News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


MEMPHIS, TN
– If a sponsor at The Hunger Games had sent a Radians® Hunter’s Ears™ electronic camouflage earmuff to Katniss Everdeen, she may have avoided partial deafness after the mine explosion while still being able to hear any tributes sneaking up on her.  In light of the recent fanfare associated with The Hunger Games, Radians® is proud to offer an extensive line of camouflage Mossy Oak® safety products for hunting that provides both concealment and protection for the outdoor enthusiast.

Respectful of fashion trends and passionate about safety equipment, Radians Mossy Oak-licensed patterns provide camouflage style and high-tech features to protect hearing and vision.

High-Tech Hearing Protection

By combining electronic amplification and automatic compression technology, Radians Hunter’s Ears™ have revolutionized hearing protection for the sports enthusiast. The main benefit of an electronic earmuff, such as Radians Hunter’s Ears™, is the enhancement of outdoor sounds while providing concealment, warmth, comfort, and ear protection from muzzle blast sounds.
The electronic sound amplification earmuff with 2 independent high frequency directional microphones enhances the surrounding sounds, thereby providing an environment where users can hear range commands and game, as well as their hunting partners. The compression technology automatically compresses harmful impulse noise to a safer range below 85dB without clipping or cutting. The camouflage Mossy Oak pattern offers concealment, something else that is very important as witnessed in The Hunger Games.

A Mossy Oak-patterned earmuff called the Low Set Camo is available from the Radians passive hearing collection. Its adjustable CoolMax® headband offers a comfortable, tight fit, which is important in blocking out harmful noise in passive hearing protection.

Vision Protection

Radians also has Mossy Oak camouflage patterns available in its arsenal of vision protection.  A variety of formats are available:

Youth

Safety, including hearing and eye protection, is an important concept to teach our youth, especially when it comes to the world of hunting and shooting. Radians designed the Journey Jr.™ in Mossy Oak® Break-Up® camo shooting glasses specifically for younger shooting and hunting enthusiasts.

Specialty Eyewear

Radians Mossy Oak Polarized Cobalt safety glasses provide a quality polarized lens. This specialty lens eliminates reflective glare that directly hits the lens and also a portion that hits at other angles.  Eliminating reflective glare reduces eyestrain, allowing a crisp view of the surroundings in richer colors. For those around water, it eliminates reflection and allows viewing below the water’s surface.

Hunter’s Kit™

The Mossy Oak® Break-Up® Hunter’s Kit by Radians provides the combination of eyeware and hearing protection in one convenient kit. The Journey™ shooting glass with a full wraparound frame, 4-position telescoping temple, is available with a Cease Fire™ earplug or a pair of tan Custom Molded Earplugs.

Mossy Oak® Break-Up® patterns are available through a full line of Radians® Electronic and Passive Products.  For more information, contact a sales representative at 1.877.723.4267 or visit www.Radians.com.
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Radians® is a Memphis, TN, based manufacturer of quality safety glasses, hearing protection, performance gloves, high visibility clothing and footwear products. Radians has partnered with highly respected companies including DEWALT, Black & Decker, Mossy Oak, and Remington to provide high performance personal protection products. The company has additional facilities in Reno, Nevada; Dallas, Texas; and Belmont, Michigan.

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Radians Makes Its First Appearance at the Mexican Safety Expo

May 22, 2012, Posted in News

Mexican Safety Expo, Mexico City at the Banamex Center




Radians recently exhibited at the annual Mexican Safety Expo in Mexico City at the Banamex Center. Radians was one of the newest exhibitors at this international show exhibiting along side other safety companies, including  3M, Vallen, Encon, MSA, Honeywell, PIP, and MCR Safety.

Sponsored by the Latin America Security Association, “the show is really three expos in one combining security, safety, and fire all under one roof,” said Marcela Hill, graphic designer for Radians Latin Marketing/Industrial division.  Hill attended the show with Luis Soto, Radians Latin America Sales Director.

According to Occupational Health & Safety, the show attracted close to 14,000 security and safety professionals, allowing Hill and Soto to collect nearly 400 sales leads.
Soto said the show was very strategic from a marketing perspective because it showed our customers and competitors, “the serious arrival and participation of Radians in the Mexican safety market.”

“The safety market in Mexico is still growing and is heavily influenced by the push from USA and European companies for PPE in the automotive, oil & gas, and mining industries, said Soto. “Mexican public safety markets are increasingly specifying American National Standard Institute (ANSI) standards for the products they buy, which gives Radians an excellent opportunity for growth particularly in our growing RadWear reflective wear business.”

What lines were the hot pick at the Radians exhibit? Hill said our DeWALT line and our RadWear Hi-Viz line attracted a lot of attention, so much so that our competitors were a little surprised by our presence at the show.”

Hill and Soto were able to visit with existing customers, such as Home Depot, CFE, and Lear and began establishing new relationships with the Mexico City International Airport, Ford, Magid de Mexico, and VW.

Safety Marketing Group honors Radians with a Peak Performer Award

May 15, 2012, Posted in News


Safety Marketing Group honors Radians with a Peak Performer Award at their annual Partnership Conference in Las Vegas. Accepting the award on behalf of Radians are President Bill England, Pete Esposito, Dave Larimer, and Rex Kent.

 

                      

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