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S.P. Richards Agrees to Acquire Safety Zone

Genuine Parts office products group adds safety distributor.

S.P. Richards Co., the office products group of Genuine Parts Co. (NYSE: GPC), Atlanta, GA, has agreed to acquire The Safety Zone LLC, Guilford, CT. Terms were not disclosed.

Safety Zone distributes supplies and devices for safety, jan-san, medical, food service and food processing applications from eight distribution centers in the U.S. and one in Canada. The company has annual sales of $180 million.

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