Cleveland, Ohio – August 20, 2020: The parent company of DRIFIRE®, National Safety Apparel continues to expand their USA-based safety and military clothing brands with the acquisition of Virginia Beach based Wild Things.
The acquisition of Wild Things adds another market leader to National Safety Apparel’s already established “House of Brands”. Wild Things is a premium cold weather military clothing brand that perfectly complements National Safety Apparel’s existing DRIFIRE brand of high-performance flame resistant base layers, combat uniforms, and flight suits.
“We’re committed to providing our military personnel with the gear they need and growing our manufacturing footprint in the USA”, states National Safety Apparel President and CEO, Chuck Grossman. “Wild Things aligns with our mission to provide high quality, innovative products, and expand our offering for the U.S. Armed Forces.”
Wild Things started as a manufacturer of lightweight, superior gear for elite mountaineers and grew its offerings to include gear and apparel for U.S. Special Forces. The company has a manufacturing facility in Gorham, New Hampshire, and the brand is supported by a team in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Known for its technical and durable outerwear, Wild Things products are currently in the field with every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.
National Safety Apparel is a market leader in the design and manufacture of high-quality industrial safety and military apparel. A fourth generation, family owned company, NSA’s Cleveland and Chicago-based facilities employ nearly 500 NSA team members. The company and its brands serve a wide variety of industries such as electrical and gas utilities, steel mills and aluminum foundries, glass plants, construction, and manufacturing in addition to military personnel.