In 1987, Checkers began with a simple vision. It was to be a dynamic and growing organization dedicated to saving lives and protecting assets by delivering innovative safety products. That vision still drives Checkers today. With our product offerings of Cable and Hose Protection Systems, Wheel Chocks, Warning Whips, Warning Lights and more, Checkers creates reliable safety solutions for our customers.
Checkers is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, U.S.A. The company has another manufacturing and support facility located in Mesa, Arizona. Each of our innovative safety products is proudly produced in the United States. We take pride in providing the highest quality product at the best possible price. Serving a diverse number of customers and markets worldwide for over 25 years has provided us the knowledge and insight to ensure every one of our customers needs is satisfied. Through our commitment to innovation and excellence Checkers is, poised to continue serving as your leading global provider of industrial safety products.
THE CHECKERS COMPANY VISION:
A dynamic and growing organization dedicated to saving lives and protecting assets by delivering innovative safety products.
Our mission is to create value for our partners, by delivering innovative safety products and being:
- Market, Technology and Innovation Driven
- Committed to Excellence
- Respectful and Adhering to the Highest Level of Integrity
- Socially Responsible Within the Community and Developing Our Employees
Founder Steve Henry identified a need and developed the first urethane wheel chock for the mining industry
Checkers® moves into its first 700 square foot manufacturing facility in Boulder, Colorado
Checkers presents the checkers safety products at its first trade show, MinExpo, and debuts the now most-trusted MONSTER® Wheel Chock for haul trucks
Checkers Industrial Supply, Inc. is recognized as the leading wheel chock manufacturer in the United States
Checkers expands its manufacturing to include reaction injection molding process (RIM)
1990 – 2003
Checkers broadens its checkers safety products offerings to include LINEBACKER® Cable/Hose Management Systems, POWERBACK®Rubber Duct Cable Protectors, DIAMONDBACK® Hose Bridges, TIGERCHOCKS® Aviation Wheel Chocks, ROADBLOCKS® Utility Wheel Chocks, SUPER-CROSS Utility Crossover Pads, FLAGSTAFF® Warning Whips, BANDIT® Goggle Retainers, LOTBLOCKS® Parking Stops, and SLOMO® Speed Bumps
Checkers introduces few checkers safety products: GUARD DOG® Cable/Hose Management Systems, CROSS-GUARD® ADA Compliant Ramps, and CROSS-LINK® Protector Bridges
Checkers introduces FASTLANE® Lightweight Cable Protector
Checkers moves into state-of-the-art 50,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Broomfield, Colorado
Checkers acquires Peterson Systems International, the manufacturer of YELLOW JACKET® Cable Protectors
Checkers acquires HBM Canada Manufacturing, Inc., manufacturer of industrial warning whips, vehicle identification lights, and other checkers safety products
Checkers acquires C&C Signal, LLC, an industry leader in the engineering of barricade lights, solar barricade lights, strobes, and other LED lighting modules related to traffic safety
Checkers expands rapidly, with the acquisitions of AlturnaMATS, SVE Portable Roadway Systems, Firefly Illuminated Cable Protectors, Superior Manufacturing Group, Zigma Ground Protection Solutions, GNR Technologies, and Terraplas.
To accommodate the many acquisitions of the previous year, Checkers Industrial Safety Products re-brands to Checkers Safety Group, housing the power brands Notrax® Mats for Professional Use, Tufftrak® Ground Protection Solutions, Linebacker® Cable Management, and Monster™ Motion Safety.
Checkers joins Justrite Safety Group