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21st November 2007

Checkmate sign deal with C2 Vertical Safety

Height safety company C2 Vertical Safety, has signed a deal to become Checkmate’s sole distributor in Sweden.

The company, which was founded in 2000 by a team of climbing enthusiasts, specialises in providing quality equipment and advice for height safety in two main areas – professional and sport.

C2 Vertical Safety will stock a selection of Checkmate’s height safety equipment including the very latest product – the Xcalibre 3 metre fall arrest block. The Swedish firm is currently working with Checkmate Safety in the designing and testing of a specialist rescue safety system for the country’s national power industry.

Mattias Johansson, Managing Director of C2 Vertical Safety said “At C2 we focus on quality and let it permeate throughout our company activity. The Checkmate product range fits well with our company ethos and will offer the high standard our customers expect.”

Oliver Auston, Managing Partner of Checkmate Safety added “The agreement with C2 Vertical Safety is great news for Checkmate as it opens up a new international market for us. We look forward to working with them to provide the quality systems and equipment they need to continue to be the Swedish market leader in the design and provision of height safety systems.”