Lexington, KY, April 5th, 2019: Galls, LLC, North America’s leading distributor of uniforms and equipment to the public safety market, announced that it has acquired Universal Uniforms, a regional distributor of public safety uniforms and equipment to police, fire, EMS, agencies and individuals. Universal Uniforms is headquartered in New Jersey. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

“We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Universal Uniforms,” said Michael Wessner, Chief Executive Officer of Galls, “Universal Uniforms is a regional leader in the uniform market and has distinguished itself through excellent service in its stores. We are excited to build on Universal Uniform’s success by pairing it with Galls’ breadth of product assortment, national distribution capabilities, catalogue and web presence, as well as our eQuip™ premier information technology infrastructure.” 

“After over 40 years of building this business, I am pleased to see Universal Uniforms join with the industry leader to continue its history of great service and innovation,” said Paul Marchese President, Universal Uniforms. 

About Galls, LLC: Lexington, Kentucky-based Galls, LLC is “Proud to Serve America’s Public Safety Professionals.” Together with its subsidiaries, Galls represents the largest distributor of uniform and equipment to public safety personnel, including police, fire, EMS, private security, corrections, federal/military, and postal. Each year, more than one million men and women in the public safety, postal and public transportation industries depend on Galls for their essential and robust selection of equipment and apparel, ranging from customized uniforms, sunglasses and boots/shoes to body armor, handcuffs, medical kits and light bars. Founded in 1967, Galls is a trusted resource for fast, convenient and reliable public safety equipment, supplies and gear. Galls is headquartered in Lexington, KY, and boasts an associate team of 1000-plus based throughout the United States that services customers through an award-winning national catalog, convenient eCommerce site, more than 50 dedicated sales reps, 80 locations, and the eQuip agency online solution. Learn more at www.galls.com

About Universal Uniforms: Serving for over 40 years and with branches in Newark and Morristown, New Jersey, Universal Uniforms offers top-notch service for public safety personnel. To learn more about Universal Uniforms, please visit www.universal-uniform.com/