SOURCE: Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd.

Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd.

March 16, 2017 15:00 ET

James W.A. Buchan to Join the Board of Directors

NOGALES, AZ--(Marketwired - Mar 16, 2017) - Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd. (NYSE MKT: APT), a leading manufacturer of products designed to protect people, products and environments, including disposable protective apparel and building products, today announced the appointment of James W.A. Buchan to the Company's Board of Directors, effective as of March 31, 2017.

Al Millar, Chairman of the Board of Directors, commented, "James has years of broad management and project experience, which will add a valuable perspective to our Board. We look forward to benefitting from his fresh perspective and ideas for our business lines."

Mr. Buchan currently serves as a Senior Manager for Bell Canada, one of the largest telecom and media companies in Canada, where he provides leadership and technical expertise to critical facility operations. He has extensive experience in financial management, strategic planning, human resources and labor relationship management, and has a strong communications background.

Mr. Buchan will replace David B. Anderson, who has announced that he will be stepping down from the Board of Directors, effective as of March 31, 2017. Commenting on Mr. Anderson's departure from the Board, Mr. Millar stated, "We would like to thank Mr. Anderson for his service and for his numerous and invaluable contributions to the Company since joining the Board of Directors in 2004."

With the appointment of Mr. Buchan to replace Mr. Anderson, the Company's Board of Directors remains comprised of seven directors, four of whom are deemed to be "independent" directors under the rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the NYSE MKT.

About Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd.
Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd. is the parent company of Alpha Pro Tech, Inc. and Alpha ProTech Engineered Products, Inc. Alpha Pro Tech, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets innovative disposable and limited-use protective apparel products for the industrial, clean room, medical and dental markets. Alpha ProTech Engineered Products, Inc. manufactures and markets a line of construction weatherization products, including building wrap and roof underlayment. The Company has manufacturing facilities in Salt Lake City, Utah; Nogales, Arizona; Valdosta, Georgia; and a joint venture in India. For more information and copies of news releases and financials, visit Alpha Pro Tech's website at

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Contact Information

  • Company Contact:
    Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd.
    Al Millar/Donna Millar

    Investor Relations Contact:
    Hayden IR
    Cameron Donahue