FrenchCreek Production Unveils the 'Z SERIES' Products to Conform to the New 2007 ANSI Z359.1 Standards


February, 2008

-The FCP 'Z SERIES' Products include Fall Protection and Rescue/Recovery Equipment that meets or exceeds the revised 2007 ANSI Z359 Standards

FRANKLIN, PA - February, 2008 - Kicking off the new year, FrenchCreek Production Inc. has officially unveiled its full line of 'Z SERIES' Products, designed to meet or exceed the revised Z359.1 standards set forth by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The updated standard went into effect on October 15, 2007, and is another change for the Fall Protection Industry and for some of the companies & users of Fall Protection Equipment.

One of the major updates to the ANSI Z359.1 standard is the new Gate Strength requirements, which requires snap hooks and carabiners meet the following conditions:

o Gate Face must withstand a load of 3,600 lbs. (old standard was 220 lbs.)

o Side of Gate must withstand a load of 3,600 lbs. (old standard was 350 lbs.)

o Minor Axis of snap hooks or carabiners (except captive eyes) must withstand a load of 3,600 lbs.

o Tensile loads must withstand a load of 5,000 lbs. (same as old standard)

FrenchCreek Production is offering an additional, ALL NEW Product Line called the 'Z SERIES', to help companies comply with the new ANSI Standard. The 'Z SERIES' line of Fall Protection and Rescue/Recovery Products will cover ALL equipment in which a snap hook or carabiner is present, regardless of application. Questions concerning the change and how it may apply to your company can be directed to FCP's consultation experts Toll Free at 877-228-9327. Specific detailed information can also be found through the American National Standards Institute at: www.ansi.org.

About FrenchCreek Production:
FrenchCreek Production, founded in 1992 and based in Franklin, Pennsylvania, is a manufacturer and national supplier of Fall Protection and Rescue/Recovery Systems throughout the United States. With a multitude of independent distributors selling the FrenchCreek name or products, the company continues on a consistent and positive growth trend. Combined, Founder Carl Wible, President Jason Wible, and VP/GM Frank Davison, hold over 60 years in the Fall Protection Industry.

Contact Information:
Jeffrey T. Greksa
Marketing Director
Toll Free: 877.228.9327
Fax: 814.437.2544
fcpmarketing@velocity.net
www.frenchcreekproduction.com
General inquiries: fcp@velocity.net

Ron Adams
Sales Engineer
Toll Free: 877.228.9327
Fax: 814.437.2544
rwadams@velocity.net
www.frenchcreekproduction.com
General inquiries: fcp@velocity.net

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