Martin Inc. Acquires Marshal Safety lnc. in Evansville, Indiana

Martin Inc. announced today the acquisition of Marshal Safety Inc. located in Evansville, IN. Marshal, a full-service safety, environmental equipment, and services company, was founded in 1898 and serves Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee.

“Marshal’s exceptional reputation and history in the safety industry coupled with their location in the mid-west is what attracted us to this opportunity,” said David Ruggles, President of Martin Supply. “As our company grows, so does our desire to expand into new markets. We are looking forward to providing world-class service and custom-tailored solutions to these new customers.”

“We are excited about joining the Martin team”, said Charles Hall, President of Marshal. “Now, we can offer an expanded line of safety products and services allowing us to serve our existing and new customers even better while offering great opportunities for our current employees. Plus, both companies share a passion for safety, so to us, it’s a great fit.”

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Founded in 1934 and headquartered in Florence, AL, Martin Inc. is one of the nation’s leading providers of custom-tailored solutions for maintenance, repair, operation and production supplies (MROP) to the industrial and construction markets. Martin offers a wide variety of products and services in Industrial, Safety, Integrated Supply, and Fastening – all uniquely designed to help companies operate better. Martin is a member of Affiliated Distributors, the Industrial Supply Association, the National Fasteners Distributor Association and the Global Sourcing Alliance. In 2020, Martin was ranked 50 on Industrial Distribution‘s 2020 Big 50 List. For more information, visit or follow us on LinkedIn.