Protective Industrial Products Inc. Committed to Growth in the Capital Region - New Global Headquarters in Airport Park

Dec 31, 1969 • Press Release

LATHAM, NY – June 28, 2022 – Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (“PIP®”), a global leader in the personal protective equipment (“PPE”) markets for the industrial, construction and retail channels, proudly announces a new 60,000 square foot headquarters office location in Airport Park at 25 British American Boulevard, Latham, New York.

PIP®, founded by Joe Milot and Wellson Tao over 38 years ago, has grown exponentially since its start in the Capital Region in 1984. PIP® has thrived with its global headquarters in this excellent portion of New York State, with close proximity to universities, a pool of high-potential employees and the inherent work ethic found in the area.

“We have strong roots in the Albany area where we have always been served well by the community and its people,” said Joe Milot, CEO. He added, “People are the strength of our organization, and we are proud to continue this commitment to the area and our Capital Region community.”

The new PIP® global headquarters, which doubles the size of the Company’s office space in Latham, NY, exemplifies the company’s growth and success in delivering a broad portfolio of consumable PPE products, such that global distributors and retailers continually choose PIP® first for all their safety needs. The PIP® mission is to provide those distributors and retailers more opportunities for growth by offering workers around the world PPE that exceeds industry standards while incorporating sustainability and ethical sourcing practices in all its offerings.

As a global leader in PPE products, with more than 30 locations in 14 countries worldwide, PIP® has found that the Capital Region offers the resources and slate of diverse talent that ensures successful business operations from its global headquarters, supporting the numerous PIP® entities around the world. For more information, contact or see

Protective Industrial Products (PIP®) is a leader in providing innovative PPE to wholesalers and distributors in industrial channels. PIP®, along with its recognized leading brands: G-Tek®, Grippaz®, Bouton®, Ironcat®, Assurance®, Kut Gard®, CleanTeam®, QRP®, Ambi-Dex®, Dynamic®, NOVAX®, Bisley® Workwear, Paramount Safety, Caiman® and Boss® Gloves are relied upon for personal protection by workers every day. PIP’s retail division offers safety products to leading retail customers under the Westchester Protective Gear®, Safety Works®, Boss®, Brahma®, Mud®, West County Gardener® and Hearos® brands, as well as some of the world’s most recognized licensed brands such as John Deere® and CAT®. PIP’s portfolio of brands now adds the ISSALINE® and Akrobat® brands under Industrial Starter in Europe. Additional information about PIP® is available at