National Trench Safety Announces Opening of New Seattle, Washington Operation

HOUSTON, T.X.—National Trench Safety, LLC (NTS), a Houston-based company specializing in the rental and sales of trench and traffic safety equipment, trench and traffic safety engineering, and OSHA-compliant training classes, announced today the opening of a new branch operation in Seattle, Washington.

“We’re very pleased to be announcing the opening of our new Seattle operation,” explained Ron Chilton, President of NTS.  “Seattle has demonstrated strong, robust growth over the last few years and will allow us to strengthen and increase our support along the West Coast.  We’ve been servicing this area for some time on larger projects and the opening is an extension of our need to better service our customer base.”

The Seattle operation will be led by Gene Nowlan, a well-recognized industry veteran.  “Gene joined us almost two years ago and quickly demonstrated a proficiency to strengthen and lead branch operations.  We are very excited about the prospects in the Seattle market given Gene’s experience and look forward to establishing NTS as the premier trench and traffic safety supplier in the market.”

The Seattle operation is the 33rd branch location for National Trench Safety in the United States and England. This large footprint allows NTS to provide its national, regional and local market customers a fully integrated, national branch network delivering  unique engineered solutions, the highest level of customer service and the most cost effective shoring solutions in the industry.

In maintaining its objective of building a nationwide network of trench and traffic safety branches, NTS plans to open several additional branch locations over the next 12 months.  For more information about NTS, visit the National Trench Safety website at


About National Trench Safety:

National Trench Safety is dedicated to providing the construction industry with the most complete line of trench and traffic safety equipment, as well as cutting edge engineered solutions and OSHA-compliant training classes.  With a proven track record of success, National Trench Safety expertly provides unique solutions to the most difficult and complex project needs. National Trench Safety is committed to providing customers with the highest quality products, most diverse and broad product/fleet offerings and the most comprehensive customer training in the industry. National Trench Safety—“The Trench and Traffic Safety Specialists”.