Thompson Safety Announces Acquisition of Sterling Safety

Thompson Safety Announces Acquisition of Sterling Safety
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Houston TX, September 2023 - Thompson Safety, a leading provider of first aid, fire protection and safety services, has announced its acquisition of Sterling Safety, a premier safety services company headquartered in Houston, TX.

"We have been competing with Thompson Safety in the Houston market for years, and have always admired the competition. While they were not the only company we considered, they were ultimately the best fit to carry the Sterling Safety torch into the future for our customers and staff. We look forward to working with the Thompson Safety team to become the partner of choice for First Aid, Fire Protection, and Safety services in Houston, TX."

- Sterling Kirk, Founder & CEO

With the acquisition of Sterling Safety, Thompson Safety will now be able to offer an even broader range of services to Sterling Safety’s existing customers, including fire protection, eyewash services, comprehensive safety training, and a wide array of PPE. Additionally, Sterling Safety customers will now have access to Thompson Safety's expanded geographic footprint, as well as new digital technology and online ordering tools.

"As a Houston-based company, we have been competing with Sterling for over 6 years. They have an excellent reputation for high quality service and customers that are very loyal to them. We are incredibly excited to add them to the Thompson Safety team."

- Tommy Thompson, CEO

The acquisition has been finalized, with a full integration in the coming weeks/months. The Sterling Safety service team will be integrated into one of the three Thompson Safety offices in Houston, ensuring the continued provision of all existing services and uninterrupted support to their customers.

About Thompson Safety

Headquartered in Houston, TX, Thompson Safety is a comprehensive safety services company that provides on-site first aid, fire, PPE, AED, eyewash, and training services to support safety and EHS professionals in streamlining their safety programs. For further information, please visit or follow Thompson Safety on LinkedIn. Interested in becoming a part of the Thompson Safety team? Visit