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HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Total Safety, the world’s leading provider of integrated safety technologies and services, announced today that it has acquired Pacific Coast Tool (PacCoast) to expand its distribution offerings to power utility customers. PacCoast is based in Southern California serving utility and industrial customers with supplies, tools and safety products. PacCoast will operate and will be integrated under S&S, a Total Safety Company acquired in September 2019.

“PacCoast immediately expands our presence in the power utility market particularly in Southern California,” said George Ristevski, CEO. “It continues our strategy of diversifying into higher growth and stable markets.”

“The acquisition of PacCoast is a perfect fit within our S&S operations,” said Tracy Tomkovicz, President, S&S. “We are particularly excited about sharing our respective and complementary capabilities to better service our customers and to help Total Safety expand into the power utility market,” said Steve Tomkovicz, Senior Vice President, Business Development. “We intend on opening a protective equipment laboratory in Southern California to expand their offerings for safety and protective gear.”

About Total Safety:

Total Safety is the leading global provider of integrated industrial safety services, equipment and compliance solutions, providing safety equipment, technology and data that make a meaningful difference in the way businesses run. Based in Houston, Texas and operating from 200 locations in more than 20 countries, our nearly 3,600 employees help our customers increase employee health and safety, meet compliance and regulatory requirements, boost productivity and reduce downtime. Driven by our unwavering commitment to our mission …to ensure the safe Wellbeing of Workers Worldwide,SM we work across all sectors, including power utilities, oil and gas, petrochemical and refining, manufacturing, construction and automotive. Visit us at to learn more.


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