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Meet Candace Friedman of Acme Safety and Supply Corp

Today we’d like to introduce you to Candace Friedman.

So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story.
I was in the industry for 10 years and the company was bought out by a LA company who didn’t want a women in management in the construction industry they said they would keep me as front person, so I left and started Acme.

Great, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
A Women in Construction, hiring qualified personnel, funding.

Acme Safety and Supply Corp. – what should we know? What do you guys do best? What sets you apart from the competition?
Rental, Sales and Service of traffic safety equipment and materials. Custom sign shop doing banner, signs and vehicle graphics. Traffic plan department, plans, getting approval at counter of different cities.

What moment in your career do you look back most fondly on?
We did all signs , equipment and materials of the Superbowl here in San Diego and was voted Most Valuable Vendor.

Contact Info:

  • Address: 1616 West Avenue, National City, CA 91950
  • Website:
  • Phone: 619-299-5100
  • Email:

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