Leading Global Manufacturer of PPE Expands Presence in US Market
Woodstock, GA, December 2020 — ERB Industries, Inc. d/b/a ERB Safety, d/b/a Fame Fabrics, a leading manufacturer of personal protective equipment and commercial apparel, is pleased to announce that the company has been acquired by Delta Plus Group headquartered in Apt, France. Delta Plus Group is a premier global manufacturer of head-to-toe safety equipment for workers in construction and general industry.
For more than 40 years, Delta Plus Group’s mission has been to protect people at work. With revenues in excess of $318M in 2019 and operations in more than 32 countries, the company aims to be among the leaders in the global personal protective equipment market.
“For Delta Plus Group, the addition of ERB Industries in the Group significantly increases our penetration into the US market. This acquisition is the perfect complement to earlier acquisitions in the US. The addition of ERB Industries to our portfolio will strengthen our relevance and value position for customers. We are impressed by the high-quality standards of ERB Industries, and we look forward to working with Sheila Eads and her team to accelerate the development of the combined ERB / Delta Plus offering and to take an exciting new step forward in fulfilling our vision of becoming a leader in the US market for personal protective equipment” said Jérôme Benoit, President and CEO of Delta Plus Group.
For more than 60 years, ERB Industries has been a growth-oriented manufacturer. Under the leadership of Sheila Eads, CEO, the company has grown through designing, creating, and marketing a comprehensive offering of quality-centric products to protect workers throughout The Americas.
“The Delta Plus values of entrepreneurship, family, and curiosity parallels those of ERB Industries. We are very excited to increase the value to our customers by broadening our current product offering through the strength of the Delta Plus brand and to build on the successes of both businesses together for many years to come”, says Sheila Eads.
ERB Industries has long-standing local roots and employed hundreds of people residing around the North Atlanta and Woodstock, Georgia communities. When the company moved to Woodstock in 1972, it was one of few manufacturing businesses in Cherokee County providing employees a place to work close to home. Delta Plus Group plans to continue this legacy by residing in the Woodstock community.
ABOUT DELTA PLUS
For more than 40 years, Delta Plus’s mission is to protect people at work.
Delta Plus designs, manufactures and distributes a full range of Personal Protective Equipment to equip people from head to toe.
Thanks to its expertise, its R&D investment its 8 production sites, its global location and its services, Delta Plus is a major worldwide player, chosen for its multi-specialized global offer, its variety of innovative and affordable products and its proximity to its partners.
ABOUT ERB INDUSTRIES
ERB Industries through the ERB Safety division is proud of its “Made in the USA” head protection and many other brands such as Girl Power at Work®, Aware Wear® high visibility apparel, One Nation® protective eyewear, Coolerz®, Republic™ Gloves. Proudly offered through its Fame Fabrics division is City Market®, Fame® Chef and Essentials commercial apparel brands.
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