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Contact: Gavin McWilliams, Samson                                                

Phone:  360.325.7963

Email: gmcwilliams@samsonrope.com



Samson Introduces New SRS Climbing Line - MERCURYTM 



Samson, the worldwide leader in high-performance rope, is pleased to introduce Mercury, a static climbing line excellent for Single Rope Systems (SRS) and rescue and access applications.  Mercury has a kernmantle construction consisting of a nylon parallel strand core with a thirty-two-strand polyester cover for durability, using a special manufacturing process to ensure superior strength, ease in knot tying, and a soft hand.


“We worked directly with customers and climbers alike to provide a kernmantle rope that people have been really excited about,” said Gavin McWilliams, Marketing Strategy Manager for Samson’s Arborist Division.  “And we intend to introduce more in the seasons to come.”


Offered in 11mm to work in tandem with the most popular hardware on the market, Mercury comes in a highly visible orange camouflage-inspired color palette.  Mercury will be a welcome addition for any arborist’s climbing rope tool kit.  It is easy to handle, works well when wet, and is great for footlocking and knot-holding.


Samson continues to set the standard for strength in arborist lines, adding Mercury, which offers 5% higher strength than Static Rope, and can be trusted as a safe and secure stronghold for all arborist climbing activities.  Mercury is available now, and will be featured by Samson at TCI Expo, November 8-10 in Charlotte, NC, in booth #942. Stop by the booth, contact your local Samson distributor, or visit SamsonRope.com for more information. 



About Samson

For 140 years, Samson has been recognized as a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of high-performance ropes. Today, Samson engineers continue to pioneer the use of new fiber technology and the development of innovative coatings and constructions to produce ropes with unprecedented performance characteristics. Samson is part of Wind River Holdings® portfolio of operating companies. For more information about Wind River Holdings®, visit www.windriverholdings.com.