Airgas, Inc. Radnor, PA, has agreed to buy Energy Safety Services Inc., doing business as Oilind Safety. The provider of rental safety equipment and safety services had $21 million in sales in 2007.
Oilind Safety, which is based in Phoenix, AZ, will operate as a stand-alone company within a new Airgas organization that includes construction and rental businesses.
Oilind Safety has 16 locations, mostly in the Western U.S.
Oilind Safety provides rental safety equipment, such as fall protection, breathing air and gas monitoring systems, and safety management services for audits, training and emergency response planning.
Airgas, Inc. is a U.S. distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and hardgoods, as well as safety products, nitrous oxide and dry ice, liquid carbon dioxide, process chemicals, refrigerants, and ammonia products. Airgas has more than 1,100 locations.