Certified Slings & Supply Opens Service Center in Jacksonville — 7th in Florida

Expansion Extends Brick and Mortar Coverage Area From North to South Florida

CASSELBERRY, Fla.--()--Certified Slings & Supply, a leading distributor and manufacturer of custom rigging, contractor supplies and safety equipment, announced today that it will open a new, 11,000-square-foot service center in Jacksonville on July 21.

With the opening of the Jacksonville location, Certified Slings & Supply extends its Florida coverage area from Miami to North Florida, with seven locations altogether serving a growing statewide customer base. The new service center also enhances the company’s ongoing growth by providing an additional brick and mortar option for customers in South Georgia, as well as the entire Southeast.

“Our move into Jacksonville fits a growth strategy to better serve our customers throughout Florida as well as in South Georgia,” said Douglas Worswick, CEO of Certified Slings & Supply. “A brick and mortar presence in North Florida affirms our commitment to support our customers in that region and grow business for our suppliers. Plus, it shows we are committed to being a partner of the Jacksonville business community.”

Certified Slings is a member of the Florida First Coast Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. and the JAX Chamber.

Located 15 miles south of downtown Jacksonville on Philips Highway, the new service center will offer an array of products and services, including on-site rigging, equipment for load securement and lifting, contractor supplies, and fall protection equipment and education. All Certified Slings products are tested and come with a digital printout certifying the tests.

To mark the store opening, Certified Slings will invite guests to a lunch and learn with a free four-hour rigging training course on Oct. 9. Service center leader Rick Roy will manage the store and can be contacted at 904-366-9806 or at rroy@certifiedslings.com; C.J. Jennings is the territory manager and can be contacted at 904-528-8152 or at cjennings@certifiedslings.com. Service center hours are 7 a.m-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The store’s direct line is 855-630-9100.

Certified Slings & Supply is a family-owned business with more than 80 years of combined experience in the custom rigging, overhead lifting, load securement, and contractor supplies industry. Its customers include theme parks, utilities, mining companies, government and contractors. Beyond Florida, the privately owned company has distribution in South America, the Caribbean and Mexico and services customers worldwide through its online store.

CERTIFIED SLINGS & SUPPLY

Certified Slings & Supply is a leading ISO-certified manufacturer and distributor of custom rigging, overhead lifting, load securement, contractor supplies and safety equipment, with offices and training facilities throughout the Southeast U.S. and Central and South America. Founded in 1958 and purchased in 1976 by U.S. Navy veteran Ron Worswick, Casselberry, Fla.-based Certified Slings & Supply is a privately owned business combining three generations of family ownership under the leadership of CEO Douglas Worswick, who carries on his late father and best friend’s commitment to hard work, honesty and the company motto — “Service, Quality and Team.” Certified Slings & Supply has won numerous industry awards for service and sales, and was recently named a “Best Places to Work” by the Orlando Business Journal. For two consecutive years, the OBJ has listed Certified Slings & Supply one of Central Florida’s fastest growing, privately owned businesses. Click here to see a map of the seven Florida locations. For more information, please call us at 800-486-5542 or visit www.certifiedslings.com.

Contacts

For Certified Slings & Supply
Mary Deatrick, DPR, 407-332-5212
mary@deatrickpr.com

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Contacts

For Certified Slings & Supply
Mary Deatrick, DPR, 407-332-5212
mary@deatrickpr.com