April 30, 2002
SafetyAlerts to Acquire SafetyAgent
PROVIDENCE, RI. and
CENTREVILLE, VA. (SafetyAlerts)
Worldwide Alerts Inc., (?WAI?) and SafetyAgent.com, LLC today announced the
companies have signed a definitive agreement under which WAI will merge the
SafetyAgent business, a privately held internet distributor of consumer
product recall information to their members, into the existing
SafetyAlerts.com operations. WAI is the owner and operator of SafetyAlerts.
Craig Thompson, President of SafetyAgent stated, ?We wanted our members to
benefit from the very best service available for all types of consumer
product recall information. We felt that the strength of SafetyAlerts?
current operations and its vision for the future clearly made it the best
choice for our members?.
SafetyAlerts currently provides immediate direct notification to hundreds of
thousands of registered consumers in 14 countries. In addition to the
notification service, SafetyAlerts is currently providing recall information
to more than 300,000 unique website visitors, and receives 8-10 million hits
per month from over 8000 links on other websites.
William Knegendorf, President of WAI announced, ?We are working with
technology industry leaders to soon expand the SafetyAlerts internet
notification system to handle 20 million concurrent users. Soon after, we
will begin offering our services by telephone. WAI believes that a more
informed consumer is a safer consumer?.