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Harris Williams announces is a press statement that it advised H.I.G. Capital’s investment affiliate, H.I.G. Advantage (H.I.G.), on its acquisition of Supply Source Enterprises, Inc. (SSE) from Genuine Parts Company (GPC).

SSE is a leading manufacturer of branded and private label personal protective equipment and janitorial, safety, hygiene and sanitation products. The transaction was led by Bob Baltimore and Graham Gillam of the Harris Williams Specialty Distribution Group.

“H.I.G.’s acquisition of SSE highlights continued strong investor interest in safety and cleaning supply companies as the global economy augments sanitation practices,” says Bob Baltimore, a managing director at Harris Williams. “We look forward to seeing what the company accomplishes in partnership with H.I.G., as they navigate a world with new expectations around cleanliness.”

Headquartered in Cleveland, SSE offers an extensive product portfolio and differentiated value-added services. Through its Safety Zone and Impact Products divisions, SSE serves a diversified customer base, including janitorial and sanitation supply distributors, safety products resellers, foodservice and food processing distributors and retailers.