SMG helps manage coverage and maximize opportunities for suppliers and
Safety Marketing Group
The world's largest consortium of independently
owned safety equipment
We are a network of dominant, independent
safety equipment distributors in North America. It’s member companies are
unified to furnish dedicated customer service and flexibility provided best by
independent entrepreneurs, owned and operated on a local level. The SMG is a
corporation-organized as an industry cooperative-which is focused on group
purchasing and group marketing of quality safety equipment products.
Our focus is on collective strength through
strong preferred supplier programs which provides improved profit opportunities
and where needed, leverage to compete with the large national distributors.
We currently have over 60 distributor members
whose combined sales are in excess of $900,000,000. We also have over 60
Preferred and Associate Suppliers in our organization representing the leading
or top tier brands and product solutions.
The mission of SMG is to provide
opportunities, services and resources that enable distributor members to be
the customer’s choice for safety solutions through a unified alliance with
The SMG’s strength comes from its
membership. Each of our members is an equal shareholder of the SMG
The members of SMG are typically dominant
safety distributors in their geographical areas. They are:
Locally owned and operated
Headed by committed community industry
Exceptionally responsive to customers
Dedicated to providing ultimate customer
Members benefit from a management team
which is drawn from leaders of the industry. Active participation by all
members is the key to reaching SMG’s objectives.
The SMG members have a combined annual
sales in excess of $900,000,000 and operate from more than 180 stocking
locations throughout North America.