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Rockford Systems and ISS Safety Announce Strategic Partnership to Serve Machine Safeguarding Customers Globally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, JANUARY 12, 2021 — Rockford Systems LLC and ISS Safety, LTD. have entered into a strategic partnership that provides machine safeguarding customers in North America, Europe and Asia with uniform, single-source solutions to reduce risk of accidents and improve employee safety.

Rockford Systems was founded in 1971 and is based in Rockford, Illinois. It is the leading provider of turnkey machine safeguarding products and services to the North American market. Rockford Systems offers machine safeguarding assessments, custom engineered solutions, a broad offering of safety products, and expert installation by factory service technicians. ISS Safety, located in the United Kingdom, has been offering machine safety solutions since 2001 to customers throughout Europe and Asia. Like Rockford Systems, ISS Safety LTD has a robust portfolio of machine safety products and expert services. Today’s agreement brings together these two industry leaders to implement safeguarding solutions for companies with locations throughout the world.

Joe Nitiss, CEO of Rockford Systems commented, “Large domestic and international corporations with multi-site facilities are finding it increasingly difficult to track risk status and machine safety. To address this challenge, forward-thinking EHS managers are seeking standardized global safety platforms consisting of similar assessment policies, training courses, safeguarding hardware, and installation techniques. By partnering with ISS Safety, Rockford Systems can give its customers consistent solutions, wherever they are located.”

Mark Salter, Project Director for ISS Safety added, “ISS has deep knowledge and expertise in European machine safety standards and applications, which should prove to be extremely valuable for our current and future customers. This milestone partnership strategically aligns both of our companies for long-term success.”

To contact Rockford Systems, visit or call 1-800-922-7533.

To contact ISS Safety, visit or call 44-(0)20-8732-5505.

Headquartered in Middlesex U.K. and founded in 2001, ISS Safety offers unrivalled expertise within the world of factory, process plant and machinery safety. With experience in safety audits, safe systems of work, risk assessments, system design, product supply and integration, installation, commissioning, training and after sales support; ISS offers the complete management of safety projects.

With a focus on safety solutions that help customers introduce and maintain effective risk management control systems, ISS Safety brings together in partnership the leading brands in industrial safety. ISS offers an un-biased assessment of customer requirements, ensuring the most cost-effective solution to machine safeguarding problems.


Headquartered in Rockford, Illinois, Rockford Systems LLC delivers industrial plant safety solutions for organizations using metalworking, automation, material handling or thermal processing in their operations. Since 1971, Rockford Systems has specialized in the design and installation of over 25,000 safeguarding solutions for industrial fabrication equipment and manufacturing systems that exceed applicable safety regulations and standards.

Rockford Systems offers trusted industrial turnkey safeguarding solutions including scalable assessments, audits and inspections, training and education, consulting and policy development, and over 10,000 safeguarding products. Rockford Systems also provides turnkey combustion safety solutions including assessments and inspections, as well as standardized and customized valve safety trains. These extensive risk reduction solutions enable organizations to dramatically improve compliance and worker safety while maintaining productivity.


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