Amerisafe Timeline

Amerisafe started as an Insulation Supply company in 1976 under the name Parker Products. The company experienced substantial growth when it was acquired by Luse Holdings in 1980. The following timeline provides a quick look at how Amerisafe became the leading provider for safety and insulation supplies & services in the Midwest.

1976
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Parker Products begins as a one-man operation supplying insulation cement and accessories to mechanical insulation contractors.

1980
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Luse Holdings purchases Parker Products and becomes an authorized Knauf Insulation distributor.

1986
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After helping some asbestos abatement companies find some of the products they needed, Parker Products spins off another new Luse Holdings distribution company: Amerisafe.

1990
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Amerisafe has gained a reputation for supplying safety supplies to contractors with tremendous service and speed. The company decides to take this expediency to the general safety market serving industrial and utility customers.

1994
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Parker acquires the assets of a manufacturer/wholesaler of specialized high-temperature products such as furnace cement and maranite board.

1998
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Amerisafe acquires the assets of an environmental safety training firm and begins to certify asbestos and lead abatement workers and supervisors.

2000
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Parker enters the world of fabrication, cutting, and shaping insulation products for original equipment manufacturers.

2002
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Amerisafe brings on Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) and begins to provide consulting services to clients of all types, assisting them on OSHA safety and environmental compliance issues.

2003
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Parker and Amerisafe move operations to a new 80,000 sq. ft. State-of-the-art building located on the Naperville-Aurora borderline.

2004
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Now under Amerisafe, Parker Products and Amerisafe join forces as the leader in the safety and insulation supplies & services arena.

2007
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Amerisafe acquires a Pittsburgh based safety consulting company and begins bringing safety expertise and site safety management to every corner of the US. 

Our corporate aim as a Luse Holdings company:
To provide products and services that exceed our customers’ expectations and to serve our customers, employees, stockholders, industry, and community in a way that honors GOD.