Total Safety Buys Callaway Safett

Total Safety U.S. Inc., a Houston, Texas-based portfolio company of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, has acquired Callaway Safety Equipment Co., a provider if safety services to the oil and gas industry. No financial terms were disclosed.    

PRESS RELEASE

Total Safety U.S., Inc. announced today that it has acquired the assets of Callaway Safety Equipment Co., Inc. (“Callaway”). Callaway is a provider of integrated safety services to the oil and gas industry. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“Total Safety is very pleased to announce this most recent acquisition,” said David E. Fanta, Chief Executive Officer of Total Safety. “The addition of Callaway further demonstrates our commitment to the energy industry by expanding our service offerings into the West Texas and New Mexico regions. We are pleased to have the employees of Callaway Safety join the Total Safety team.”

Callaway offers sales, rental, inspection, repair and maintenance of safety equipment, site safety professionals, safety training for oilfield and industrial applications. The company provides services relating to drilling, completion, workover, plant/refinery shutdowns and turnarounds, natural gas processing plants and pipeline construction. Founded in 1981, Callaway is a leading provider of specialized safety services and is known for its excellent customer relationships and quality services. This transaction further expands Total Safety's reach into key energy markets in North America.

Callaway founder Sam Callaway states, “The Callaway team is very excited about becoming a part of the Total Safety family, and we look forward to being a part of and contributing to the overall continued success of Total Safety. I want to thank our valued customers for their support throughout the past 27 years and feel that now as a Total Safety company the Callaway team will be able to offer you an expanded offering of safety service solutions.”

About Total Safety

Total Safety, a DLJ Merchant Banking Partners portfolio company, based in Houston, Texas, is the world's leading global provider of integrated safety strategies and the products necessary to support them