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K&D Pratt Group signs distribution partnership with MSA Safety

Mount Pearl, NL – April 9, 2019

K&D Pratt Group Inc. is pleased to announce a new distribution partnership with MSA Safety Incorporated.

“Given our nearly 100-year history in sales and service to the fire and life safety industries in all of Atlantic Canada, K&D Pratt is ideally positioned as the Prestige distributor/partner for MSA,” said Andrew Bell, President of K&D Pratt Group Inc. “From an early focus on the fire industry in 1922, we have evolved into a total fire and life safety solutions provider for marine, offshore and land-based clients.  Partnering with MSA now allows us to expand our world class fire and safety product and service offering to our highly valued customers across Atlantic Canada.”

Established in 1914, MSA Safety is the global leader in the development, manufacturing and supply of fire and safety products that protect people, and emergency responders. The company's comprehensive product line is used by workers around the world in a broad range of markets, including the oil, gas and petrochemical industry, the fire service, the construction industry, mining industry, and the military.

MSA’s core products include self-contained breathing apparatus, portable gas detection, thermal imaging cameras, fixed gas and flame detection systems, industrial head protection products, respiratory protection products, fire and rescue helmets, and fall protection devices.

“K&D Pratt and MSA make a perfect pair,” said K&D Pratt Life Safety Business Unit Manager Shawn Groves. “We’re very excited to bring MSA’s broad, state-of-the-art line of products to market, increasing our capacity to serve the life safety industries, and municipal fire service across Atlantic Canada.”

More information on purchasing new and servicing existing MSA products will follow in the coming days. To learn more about this new partnership, please call K&D Pratt at (800) 563-9595.



For Immediate Release: 
Mount Pearl, NL – July 13, 2017

K & D Pratt Group Inc. has recently signed an agreement with Castrol Marine Lubricants to expand our lubricant portfolio to include Marine distribution.  K&D Pratt Group Inc. has been exclusively representing Castrol Offshore Lubricants for over 10 years in Atlantic Canada providing Subsea Control Fluids and Surface Production Fluids in support of the Offshore sector. 

“The addition of the Marine Lubricants line to the existing portfolio of Castrol products represented by K&D Pratt was a natural fit.” explained David Duron Jr., Subsea Technical Sales Manager for Castrol Offshore.

“Castrol has been a long time valued partner with K&D Pratt” says Andrew Bell, President and Owner of K&D Pratt Group Inc.  “While we have been successful in the Oil & Gas sector with Castrol, we have a lot to offer with our extensive and well established client base in the commercial marine sector.  The Marine Lubricants line will certainly put another check in the box of a complete product offering for our clients.” 

K&D Pratt Group Inc. is a multi-industry solutions company serving Atlantic Canadians for over 95 years.  Offices are located in Dartmouth, NS, Antigonish, NS, Charlottetown, PEI, with headquarters in Mount Pearl, NL. 

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K&D Pratt is proud to announce a donation of $750.00 to the St. John’s Firefighters Burn Fund.  K&D Pratt’s Wade Parsons presented the donation to Jim O’Toole, representing the fund, who is also a local firefighter.

If you would like to make a donation, please contact K&D’s Wade Parsons at 685-8003. 


K&D Pratt is now the exclusive representative for Endress+Hauser in Atlantic Canada for Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Central and Southern New Brunswick.

K&D Pratt Group has been serving Atlantic Canada with instrumentation and control products for over 15 years. The K&D Pratt Instrumentation Business Unit also has a wide selection of water and waste water treatment equipment including filtration, chlorination and pH adjustment systems.

K&D Pratt Instrumentation Business Unit specializes in providing instrumentation and control products, valves, fittings, tubing and engineered systems to the process, industrial, manufacturing and municipal markets.

Andrew Bell, President of K&D Pratt Group Inc. comments “The business approach of Endress+Hauser is similar to that of K&D Pratt. In addition, Endress+Hauser being a global leader in measurement instrumentation coupled with K&D Pratt’s expertise of the local market creates a strategic alliance that meets the future growth plans of both companies.“

François Massé, Instrumentation Manager for K&D Pratt comments “This is exciting times for the Instrumentation unit of K&D Pratt. Taking on a main instrumentation manufacturer offering K&D Pratt exclusivity in Atlantic Canada sets the stage for our new partnership with Endress+Hauser to be very successful.”

For the full press release click here.

Endress+Hauser Canada announces Partnership with K&D Pratt Group Inc. in Atlantic Canada




Every now and then a little change is in order.  So here at K&D Pratt, we felt it was time to give our website a little update!  Today’s technology provides instant access to information, most often, through hand held devices.  Our new site ensures ease of navigation no matter the device being used.

“We have had some great achievements since our last site was developed”, says Andrew Bell, President of K&D Pratt Group Inc. “K&D Pratt is a very unique company.  We are six very distinct business units unified in the sectors we serve.  We wanted to ensure that the site communicated our identity effectively whist being easy to navigate!”

“Our site builds on many of the excellent features of the past, like the Safety Rewards Program”, Bell further states “Clients can join the program to reward their employees for promoting exemplary safety within their organization.  We also have taken on new product and service lines like Viking Life-Saving Equipment.  We feel that our new site showcases our abilities and achievements in a very user friendly.  We hope you like it!”

So check us out!  Same address, new site!

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K&D Pratt Group Inc. Celebrates 2000 Days of No Lost Time

Mount Pearl, NL – March 9th, 2015 marks 2000 days that K&D Pratt is operating under no lost time. This is a significant achievement for K&D Pratt. Zero recordable incidents require focus, dedication and vigilance to our safety program and culture.  Our safety practices are not only important in our workplace, but they are equally important in all aspects of our daily life.  Ensuring that we are all working in a safe environment is everyone’s responsibility and we are proud that we have all embraced our positive culture.  Click here to read more.



I am pleased to announce that Rob Green will join our team as Business Development and Branch Manager - Maritimes. A career naval officer, Rob brings with him 26 years of senior management experience in the navy that includes two successful tours in command at sea, as well as several senior management positions in HR and training policy development. In addition, he has worked on several DND procurement contracts and is very familiar with government procurement and contracting processes.

Rob Can be reached at:

(902) 480-3027


K&D Pratt appointed Atlantic Canada distributor for Honeywell Field Product Solutions

K&D Pratt Instrumentation has announced its appointment as Atlantic Canada distributor for Honeywell Field Product Solutions. Since the 1960’s Honeywell has established itself as an industry leader in instrumentation and controls. The product offering includes, pressure and temperature transmitters, flow meters, recorders and data acquisition, analyzers, controllers, OneWireless communication system and hybrid controller.

Operating out of facilities in Dartmouth, NS and St. John’s, NL, K&D Pratt Instrumentation has earned a reputation for supplying quality products and dedicated services in instrumentation and controls in  the industrial, process, water & wastewater, power generation, offshore oil & gas and refineries sectors.

For more information please contact François Massé, Manager at 709.724.7291 or by e-mail


October 16, 2014
K&D Pratt Group Inc. is proud to announce partnership with Viking Life‐Saving Equipment as the exclusive sales, distribution and service partner for Viking products within the four Provinces of Atlantic Canada.

Viking is a market leader in marine and offshore evacuation systems, liferafts,
immersion suits, fire suits and other high quality life‐saving appliances. K&D Pratt will join the Viking network of more than 70 branch offices, agents and 270 certified servicing stations worldwide.

K&D Pratt will represent the sale of all Viking product lines through their Life Safety Division beginning October 15th, 2014. Service of Viking products, such as liferafts, offshore and chute evacuation systems, lifejackets and immersion suits, will be done through their Technical Service Division beginning November 15th, 2014. 

To have your Viking products serviced in any of the Atlantic Provinces or to purchase any lifesaving equipment, please contact our offices in Newfoundland and Labrador at 1‐ 800‐563‐9595 or Nova Scotia at 1‐800‐567‐1955.

We look forward to meeting you soon and to being your dedicated Viking partner.

Click here to read the full press release.

K&D Pratt Group Inc. authorized by Viking Life‐Saving Equipment