Posted March 5, 2024

Protective Industrial Products Acquires Scope Optics Pty Ltd. of Australia

Scope Optics offers high-quality, innovative and affordably styled protective eyewear.

Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (“PIP®”), a global leader in personal protective equipment (PPE) including hand protection, above-the-neck protection, workwear and footwear, proudly announces that it has acquired Scope Optics Pty Ltd, headquartered in Keysborough, Victoria, Australia. PIP®, with a presence in over 35 locations worldwide, is a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners.

Scope Optics, founded in 2005 by Danny Sabados, is an example of design excellence in the safety eyewear industry, offering high-quality, innovative and affordably styled protective eyewear.

Curt Holtz, President and CEO of PIP® stated, “We are delighted to welcome Scope Optics to the PIP family. By incorporating Scope Optics safety eyewear into our existing portfolio of eye protection brands, including Bouton Optical® in North America and Europe and Pro Choice® in Asia Pacific, we are adding a wider selection of premium designs, advanced lens technologies and exceptional value to best serve our customers.”

Danny Sabados, President of Scope Optics shared, “At Scope Optics, our mission has long been to provide high quality, comfortable and uniquely styled safety eyewear to help keep workers safe while looking and feeling great. Through the integration of PIP’s organization, people and capabilities, I am excited to expand our presence and serve more customers around the world.”

The addition of Scope Optics is another example of the PIP® proven acquisition strategy, built on a commitment to strengthening its portfolio of products, and always bringing our customers the best of the world in head-to-toe PPE solutions.

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