Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation Completes Acquisition of Universal Safety Response, Inc.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (July 21, 2009)--Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation has completed its acquisition of Universal Safety Response, Inc. (USR), a privately held, full-service security systems solutions provider.
USR will be operated as a wholly owned subsidiary of Smith & Wesson.
USR is the original creator of the patented GRAB vehicle safety barrier, which is the only active barrier product that meets the Federal Highway Administration's TL-2 safety test, the Department of State's K12 L3 security test, and the Department of Defense ASTM M50 Shallow Mount security test.
USR serves a variety of clients in the defense, transportation and petro-chemical industries, as well as airports, Fortune 500 companies and national laboratories.