Opens First Operations Hub in China,
Brings New Product Lines to the World

Springville, Utah, February 23, 2010 – Little Giant Ladder Systems®
(, makers of the original articulating ladder, announced
the expansion of its international business in dozens of countries in Asia, Europe, and
South America. The creation of an Asian operations hub in Shanghai and expanded
distribution throughout Europe marks a significant global milestone for the company.
“Asia and Europe are areas of high demand for Little Giant Ladders,” said H. Arthur
Wing, President. “The current need and tremendous growth opportunity has steadily
increased to a level such that it was strategically sound to establish a center of
operations in China. Our Shanghai facility opens a whole new world of possibilities for
Little Giant Ladder Systems, and we look forward to servicing our customers around the
world who made this milestone possible.”
The Shanghai facility will serve the expanded distribution areas of Korea, Japan, all of
Mainland China and parts of Europe. Grainger Industrial Supply will also continue to
distribute Little Giant Ladders.
Four new product lines will be introduced at the International Hardware Fair in Cologne,
Germany, February 28 – March 3, 2010. These new innovations will be the first ladders
to run through the expanded global distribution channels.

New product video, images and FAQs can be viewed at:

“The response to our recent innovations and widespread distribution created a need for
expansion throughout the world,” said Ryan Moss, CEO. “Innovation is the hallmark of
Little Giant Ladder Systems. We are proud to provide professionals and homeowners
all around the world with the never-before-seen safety, stability and ease-of-use
features offered by the new SumoStance, MicroBurst, Select Step, and Flip-N-Lite
product lines.”

About Little Giant Ladder Systems:
Little Giant Ladder Systems, Inc. manufactures and distributes superior-quality climbing
products to discerning homeowners and professionals throughout the world. The
company’s growing family of consumer brands includes Little Giant Ladders™,
SumoStance™, Select Step™, BigTrex™, Flip-N-Lite™, and MicroBurst™.

For more information contact:
Stephen Whyte
Strategic Connections, LLC
Telephone: 801-529-3060