Drew Marine Completes Aqcuisition of Alexander Marine & Safety

press release
Monday, February 04, 2013

Drew Marine has completed the acquisition of Alexander/Ryan Marine and Safety Inc., and it will join the organization under the name Alexander/Ryan Marine & Safety division of Drew Marine.  With locations in the United States (Louisiana and Texas) and in the United Kingdom, the division brings 82 new employees to Drew Marine.


Alexander/Ryan Marine & Safety is a manufacturer and distributor of fire, safety and rescue equipment to the Offshore and Marine markets. Alexander/Ryan offers a variety of high quality products and services, including personal protection, lifesaving and firefighting equipment, life raft systems, new survival craft, survival craft refurbishment and technical field services. Drew Marine Signal & Safety has a long established business relationship with Alexander/Ryan and is one of the largest distributors of Pains Wessex products in the U.S.


Len Gelosa, Drew Marine’s President & CEO, said, “As a global organization, it is imperative that we continue to grow in ways that support our mission of providing superior brands, products and services to our customers. The acquisition of Alexander/Ryan complements our mission perfectly and creates the opportunity for even greater inroads into the Fire, Safety and Rescue and Offshore markets.”

Drew Marine is a provider oftechnical solutions and services to the marine industry.  Recognized products and services include Water Treatment, Fuel and Energy Management, Maintenance Chemicals and Coatings, Welding and Refrigeration, Sealing Products, and Fire, Safety & Rescue.  

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