Posted November 13, 2023

Protective Industrial Products Acquires Final Fit Safety

Final Fit Safety manufactures sustainable ear plugs.

Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (“PIP®”), a global leader in personal protective equipment (PPE) including hand protection, above-the-neck protection, workwear and footwear, has acquired Final Fit Safety, headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

PIP®, with over 35 locations around the world, is a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners. Final Fit Safety was founded by Mr. Howard Leight, long considered a pioneer in the development and manufacturing of ear plug-type hearing protectors for over 50 years.

Final Fit Safety products include the revolutionary BioSoft and Pinch Fit ear plugs made from biobased sustainable material.

“We are pleased to welcome Final Fit Safety to our PIP family. Our goal is to provide our valued customers around the world with innovative, best-in-class solutions that deliver more opportunities for growth for a safer today and a more sustainable tomorrow,” explained Curt Holtz, President and CEO of PIP®.

He continued, “The range of Final Fit Safety products complements and extends our growing ECOSeries technology portfolio. We are excited to be able to offer our customers an alternative to traditional polyurethane foam ear plugs.”

Mr. Howard Leight shared, “We believe the combination of PIP’s global scale and Final Fit’s product innovation enable us to expand our biobased ear protection business more rapidly. We have known PIP for many years, and believe they are the right company to move our innovative products forward.”

Final Fit Safety is another example of the successful PIP® acquisition strategy built upon a commitment to strengthening its portfolio of products, so that global customers choose PIP® first for all their PPE needs.


Protective Industrial Products (“PIP®”) is a leader in providing innovative personal protective equipment (PPE) which includes Hand Protection, Above-the-Neck Protection, Workwear and Footwear to the industrial, trades, retail and e-tail channels.

PIP®, along with its recognized global brands: PIP®, G-Tek®, Boss®, Grippaz®, Bisley Workwear® and its licensed PPE brands, CAT®, John Deere®, Scotts Miracle-Gro® and now PUMA® Safety Footwear are relied upon for personal protection by workers every day.

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Final Fit Safety developed the world’s first biobased sustainable hearing protection ear plug, an alternative to traditional PU and PVC foam plugs. Final Fit Safety has now teamed up with PIP Global Safety to help broaden the reach of this innovative product. Additional information about Final Fit Safety is available at and will soon be available on