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SMA Release

February 2, 2010

OAK BROOK, ILStrategic Market Alliance (SMA) announced that Brady Industries — headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada — has become a member of Strategic Market Alliance effective February 1.

Brady Industries is a nationally recognized distributor to the hospitality, office building, healthcare, restaurant, recreation, education, retail, industrial and transportation segments via their six operating divisions. Including their Las Vegas headquarters, they have operations in Phoenix, Arizona; Salt Lake City, Utah; Boise, Idaho; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Farmington, New Mexico.

β€œThe member owners of SMA welcome Brady Industries President Travis Brady, his management and staff to SMA,” said SMA Chief Executive Officer Richard McGann. β€œIn their respective geographies, Brady Industries is considered the market leader. The manner in which they conduct business, the caliber of their employees, their industry reputation and high ethics make Brady Industries a perfect fit working alongside the current owner members of SMA.”

SMA is a member-owned cooperative comprised of leading North American janitorial, sanitation, food service and industrial packaging distributors. SMA serves as a catalyst for optimizing the efficiency and effectiveness within the supply channel by creating value-based solutions that drive sales, improve operating efficiencies and create more strategic business alliances.