October 20, 1998
NEWS RELEASE NO. 98-015
Trading Symbol VSE: CCB
US SEC Exemption No. 82-3378
RICHMOND, BC - CON-SPACE COMMUNICATIONS LTD., (VSE:CCB) President, Mr. Terence A. Ibbetson, announced that Acklands-Grainger, the largest safety supply company in Canada, today became a valued distributor of CON-SPACE products.
"With 200 branches backed by 8 warehouses and over 2000 employees, Acklands-Grainger is a company to be reckoned with here in Canada," said Ibbetson. "Their spectacular growth coupled with annual sales in excess of $500 million shouts success, so we are delighted they chose to offer our complete line of communication equipment to their extensive customer base."
Acklands-Grainger, has over 600 sales people across Canada which include 80 safety specialists. The company has a history of providing reliable products and service to its many customers throughout Canada. They have a well earned reputation as a "one stop supplier" with a commitment to excellence.
"The addition of Acklands-Grainger to our network, more than quadruples our active sales force in Canada," said Ibbetson. "We are now working on a training schedule to bring their sales people up to speed on our products and expect to see early results from this alliance."
CON-SPACE is a very progressive young Canadian company that
has been taking the International safety market by storm by rapidly
becoming the world leader in the development, manufacture and
marketing of specialized communication equipment used by industry,
municipalities, airlines, governments, fire departments, rescue
teams and the military. Personnel who are required to operate
in dangerous environments or hazardous atmospheres, often within
confined space locations or hazardous areas, use CON-SPACE products.
This unique equipment has been responsible, not only for improving
efficiency and productivity of workers, but also for saving their
The addition of Acklands-Grainger to the distribution arm of CON-SPACE is expected to have a significant increase in product sales within Canada.
For more information, please call James L. Swanson, Chairman CON-SPACE COMMUNICATIONS LTD., (604) 244-9323, (800) 755-2528 in the U.S., or by e-mail [email protected]
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