November 2013

Falcon Safety Products Announces Appointment of Steve Smith as Senior VP of Sales

Falcon Safety Products Announces Appointment of Steve Smith as Senior Vice President of Sales

Falcon Safety Products Inc. (Falcon), a world leader in compressed-gas technologies and manufacturer of the Dust-Off brand of office and consumer electronics cleaning accessories, announces the hiring of Steve Smith as Senior Vice President of Sales. Smith will be responsible for managing all sales activities in Falcon’s safety and marine horn and Dust-Off® brand  markets in the US and Canada. Working closely with Falcon Safety Products President, Phil Lapin, as well as the company’s senior sales team and sales representatives, he will develop, lead, and implement the company’s overall sales strategy & initiatives.

“Steve brings over 25 years of experience in the consumer products industry and the drive that suits Falcon’s company culture,” said Lapin. “He has a comprehensive understanding of selling consumer products to key mass merchandising companies in the US, as well as a proven track record of implementing successful sales strategies.”

Prior to joining Falcon Safety Products, Smith served as Director of Sales at Sportcraft, Ltd. in Budd Lake, NJ, where he was responsible for all e-commerce sales, development and inventory reduction initiatives. He also served as Director of Sales at Zippo Manufacturing Company in Bradford, PA, where he was responsible for management, sales, profit and forecasting functions for all US customer accounts.

“Falcon’s strong reputation as a leading manufacturer in their industry drew me to exploring this opportunity,” said Smith. “The ability to further my career while leveraging my professional experience and relationships  in consumer products manufacturing was exactly the next step that I was looking to take. I’m looking forward to working with my new team and helping Falcon Safety Products solidify and enhance its position as the leading manufacturer in the industry.”

Smith holds a Bachelor of Science in History Education and Social Science from Bradley University. He currently resides in Budd Lake, NJ with his wife and four children.

About Falcon Safety Products Inc.

Founded in 1953, Falcon Safety Products Inc. is a privately held corporation headquartered in Branchburg, New Jersey. A world leader in compressed-gas technology, Falcon manufactures a diverse line of products including the Dust‑Off® brand of computer / personal electronics cleaning products and signal horns for the marine, sport and safety markets.  For additional information, please contact Falcon Safety Products Inc. at 908‑707‑4900 or visit www.falconsafety.com.