ORR Corporation has sold ORR Safety to Würth Industry North America / Northern Safety & Industrial

Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, ORR Safety is one of the largest privately held safety companies in the United States. Since 1948, ORR Safety has provided worker safety products, personal protective equipment (PPE) and related safety services to over 2,000 blue-chip customers, helping to protect hundreds of thousands of workers across North America. The company has over 250 employees, four distribution facilities and maintains strategic relationships with a large global supply chain. ORR Safety will add depth, industrial vertical expertise and diversity to Würth Group’s current safety product offering through NSI.

Lincoln acted as the exclusive investment banking advisor to ORR Safety and its parent, ORR Corporation, working closely with the company’s management team and various stakeholders throughout the sale process. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

ORR Corporation ORR Safety Northern Safety Wurth Group 2021
  • 2021
    Close Year
  • Business Services | Industrials
  • Private
    Client Type
  • Strategic | Cross-border
    Transaction Type
  • USA | Germany
The Lincoln team was instrumental in achieving this great outcome, bringing together two preeminent North American safety solutions providers. They were with us every step of the way, from crafting ORR Safety’s strategic positioning and marketing materials, to identifying and approaching prospective buyers, to negotiating and finalizing the deal.
Clark Orr, Jr.
Chairman of ORR Corporation

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