NORTH TOWNSHIP, Ohio, February 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Statewide Safety Systems, an Area Wide Protective (AWP) company, has been named 2021 Distributor of the Year by Lindsay Corporation, a leading infrastructure equipment manufacturer.
The award recognizes excellence in promoting and growing sales of Lindsay highway products, including crash attenuators used in construction work zones and for redirecting traffic around roadside and median hazards.
“We are delighted to be honored by Lindsay for our contributions to sales performance and road safety,” said Michael Lancas, vice president of sales at Statewide. “We have distributed Lindsay road products in California and Hawaii for nearly 20 years, helping to maximize driver and work crew safety while providing cost-effective road safety solutions for states, municipalities and contractors. We look forward to continuing our collaboration in the future.”
Besides, Lindsay present Rex Nepomuceno, a statewide product specialist, with its Customer First Innovation Award. The award recognizes individuals who make a significant contribution to by Lindsay expansion into existing and new markets. Lindsay credits Nepomuceno with securing one of its largest crash cushion projects in Hawaii and help grow its business in the state by 500%.
“Rex is well known in Hawaii for his passion, experience and advocacy for road safety,” Lancas said. “Statewide and the entire AWP team are grateful to him for his contributions to our businesses and the impact he has on customers like Lindsay.”
Statewide, a major traffic control service provider based in Irvine, California.was acquired by AWP in August 2021. Statewide expanded AWP’s presence in 10 states and increased AWP’s capabilities in traffic control, infrastructure safety equipment rental, and sign manufacturing.
About area-wide protection
As North America A leader in professional traffic management, Area Wide Protective Inc. (AWP) protects the public and the people who make infrastructure possible. AWP’s brand network includes Statewide Safety Systems, Trafficade Service Companies, Advantage Barricade & Roadmarks, Traffic Safety Rentals and Safety First. Company capabilities include work area signage, design and engineering of transportation management plans, equipment sales, rentals and 24/7 support. AWP employs 6,550 team members in 27 US states and four Canadian provinces.
For more information, visit www.awptrafficesafety.com.