SPI Health and Safety Renews a Major Contract with Rio Tinto

BLAINVILLE, QC, April 28, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - SPI Health and Safety, the Canadian leader in health and safety recently announced the renewal of its contract with Rio Tinto for a total of $30 million dollars over the next five years, representing approximately $6 million annually. Therefore, SPI Health and Safety retains its status as the official supplier of Rio Tinto for Eastern Canada.

The contract obtained by SPI went through a rigorous process for which the company was able to respond to key criteria effectively, such as its knowledge of facilities and needs, its competitive prices, its level of expertise and innovation, as well as its operational effectiveness.

"Over the last few years, SPI has built a trusting relationship with Rio Tinto. We had the honour of winning the Value Maximization award during their annual gala," stated Martin Tremblay, President and Chief Executive Officer of SPI Health and Safety. 

In February 2015, Rio Tinto recognized our team's leadership on how it proactively proposed replacement products, thus substantially reducing costs. Also, the presence of SPI on site during the introduction of new products was taken into account in selecting a winner.

About SPI Health and Safety Inc.

A Canadian leader in goods and services related to occupational health and safety, and recently named one of the best-managed companies in Canada, SPI Health and Safety offers both complete and specialized solutions, encompassing the distribution of products, technical services, fire protection services, consulting and training.

Founded in 1972, SPI Health and Safety is a fast-growing company that now has more than 30 points of service across Canada.


SOURCE SPI Health and Safety Inc.

For further information: Source : Isabelle Delphine, Marketing Director, SPI Health and Safety, 450 420-2012 #4244; For information : Diane Jeannotte, 514 772-8019

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