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Protective Industrial Products acquires ISSI; Tim Swift joins PIP
Tim Swift comes to PIP with over 34 years of accomplishments in the safety eyewear market. For 20 years Mr. Swift led the sales management of American Allsafe before it was purchased by Jackson Safety in 1998. In 2004, Tim left Jackson Safety to pursue his own venture by forming Integrated Sourcing and Supply Innovators, LLC with a focus on providing exceptional customer service while delivering quality products in a timely fashion. His extensive background and knowledge of the safety industry will add valuable depth to PIP’s Sales Management Staff. His primary responsibility will be to build the STAFDA channel of business.
“We are thrilled to have Tim Swift on board here at PIP. Tim’s leadership and reputation within the industry will be contributing factors to future growth initiatives in PIP’s eyewear business,” Robin Roberts, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Sales.
“I am pleased to join an organization with the stature and exceptional reputation of PIP. I look forward to working with the PIP team, learning their products and developing relationships with new suppliers,” Tim Swift, Sales.
The ISSI selection of goggles and eyewear combined with that of PIP, Bollé Safety and Bouton creates the largest selection of eyewear compared to all other competitors in the market. “I cannot wait to get started and look forward to selling the products, especially eyewear, that make PIP the industry leader in safety,” said Swift.