Rockford Systems to Announce Partnership with Unitrol Electronics at Safety 2018 Exposition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, MAY 25, 2018 – Rockford Systems, LLC, a premier provider of machine safeguarding products and services, will demonstrate a range of machine safety solutions at the Safety 2018 Professional Development Conference and Exposition. The company will be exhibiting in booth #2601 at Safety 2018, scheduled from Sunday, June 3 to Tuesday, June 5 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Committed to machine and worker safety through safeguarding education, customized solutions and continual innovation, Rockford Systems is set to announce at Safety 2018 a new partnership with Unitrol Electronics, Inc. As a distribution partner, Rockford Systems will provide sales, installation and technical support on the revolutionary Soft Touch Pinch-Point Safety System for spot welder and pneumatic riveter customers, designed to enhance worker safety and help avoid pinch-point injuries. Roger Hirsh, president of Unitrol Electronics, Inc. and the inventor of Soft Touch, will be on hand in the booth to answer questions from attendees and media.

“We are excited to showcase the Soft Touch Pinch-Point Safety System at Safety 2018, which draws the type of audience that will appreciate the quantum leap in safety this solution brings to welders and riveters,” said Vice President of Marketing and Business Development.


Show attendees are invited to participate in a live demonstration of Soft Touch’s safety features during all Expo hours. Demo participants will be entered into a drawing to win one of five Amazon® Echo® Plus devices that Rockford Systems is giving away. Drawing winners will be announced daily and do not need to be present to win. Echo Plus connects to the Alexa Voice Service to play music, ask questions, make calls, provide information, news, sports scores, weather, and more. It has a retail value of $149 (USD).

In addition to Soft Touch, Rockford Systems will showcase its full line of machine safeguarding solutions for industrial machinery, including a fully safeguarded mill drill and drill press under power at the show. Booth visitors are welcome to pick up a free OSHA guard opening scale (retail value of $32) or bench grinder safety gauge (retail value of $21), while supplies last.

Rockford Systems is scheduling 30-minute press interviews Sunday through Tuesday to learn more about Soft Touch. Please contact Kari Larson at 800-922-7533 or to make a media appointment.

Partnership with Unitrol Electronics

About Rockford Systems, LLC.

Headquartered in Rockford, Illinois, Rockford Systems, LLC delivers trusted machine safeguarding solutions for organizations working with industrial machinery. As a trusted adviser since 1971, Rockford Systems helps organizations interpret and apply complex Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) machine safety standards for a broad array of industrial applications. In addition, Rockford Systems provides complete Safety Life-Cycle Management Solutions, including on-site surveys, customized engineering integration, over 10,000 safeguarding products, expert installation services, training and technical support, and ongoing compliance validation. Rockford Systems has improved the profitability of many of North America’s largest companies by increasing compliance, reducing worker risk, enhancing productivity and decreasing costs.

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Kari Larson
Rockford Systems, LLC

Dan O’Connell
O’Connell Communications


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Rockford Systems, LLC

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O’Connell Communications

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