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MSA Safety Named As Preferred Portable Gas Detection Supplier for Royal Dutch Shell

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 1:00pm

PITTSBURGH, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of advanced safety solutions that protect people and facility infrastructures, today announced it has been named a preferred supplier of portable gas detection equipment for Royal Dutch Shell.

Key Points: 
  • PITTSBURGH, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of advanced safety solutions that protect people and facility infrastructures, today announced it has been named a preferred supplier of portable gas detection equipment for Royal Dutch Shell.
  • This preferred supplier status is part of three-year global framework agreement to supply portable gas detection equipment and other safety technology to Shell's offshore and onshore facilities and installations worldwide.
  • With the new agreement, individual Shell worksites now have the flexibility to work with MSA as a preferred worldwide supplier, providing access to MSA's market-leading and diverse range of sophisticated safety solutions.
  • This includes the company's line of best-in-class connected portable gas detectors that offer web-based gas detection capabilities like remote live monitoring and fleet management.

MSA Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Webcast

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

A press release outlining MSA's second quarter financial results will be distributed on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 after the market closes.

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  • A press release outlining MSA's second quarter financial results will be distributed on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 after the market closes.
  • Established in 1914, MSA Safety Incorporated is the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures.
  • Many MSA products integrate a combination of electronics, mechanical systems and advanced materials to protect users against hazardous or life-threatening situations.
  • With more than 40 international locations, MSA realizes approximately half of its revenue from outside North America.

MSA Safety Announces Investment and Collaboration Agreement with Swiss Autonomous Drone Technology Firm to Enhance Fire Service Offerings

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 3:30pm

Established in 2014, Perspective Robotics AG develops advanced situational awareness tools that utilize tethered drone technology for first responder applications under the brand name Fotokite.

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  • Established in 2014, Perspective Robotics AG develops advanced situational awareness tools that utilize tethered drone technology for first responder applications under the brand name Fotokite.
  • "Identifying and adapting new technologies in ways that improve worker safety is really the foundation of the MSA mission.
  • Our unique technology solution combined with MSA's strong presence and brand in the fire service will allow us both to accelerate innovation and enhance firefighter safety."
  • Established in 1914, MSA Safety Incorporated is the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures.

Luca Savi Elected to MSA Safety Board of Directors

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 10:00pm

PITTSBURGH, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Board of Directors of MSA Safety, Inc. (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in safety products and systems that help protect workers and facility infrastructure, today announced that Luca Savi, Chief Executive Officer and President of ITT Inc. (NYSE: ITT), has been elected to the company's Board of Directors.

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  • PITTSBURGH, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Board of Directors of MSA Safety, Inc. (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in safety products and systems that help protect workers and facility infrastructure, today announced that Luca Savi, Chief Executive Officer and President of ITT Inc. (NYSE: ITT), has been elected to the company's Board of Directors.
  • "We're very pleased to have the opportunity to add Luca to the MSA Board," said Nish Vartanian, MSA President, Chairman and CEO.
  • "Born and educated in Italy, Luca brings to our Board a wide range of international experience and perspective.
  • Established in 1914, MSA Safety Incorporated is the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures.

MSA Safety Establishes Philanthropic Program to Help Protect Firefighters in Developing Countries

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

PITTSBURGH, June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of sophisticated safety solutions that protect people and facility infrastructures, today announced a new partnership with UK-based non-profit FIRE AID to help protect firefighters in developing countries.

Key Points: 
  • PITTSBURGH, June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of sophisticated safety solutions that protect people and facility infrastructures, today announced a new partnership with UK-based non-profit FIRE AID to help protect firefighters in developing countries.
  • The program will help deployrepurposed Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) to firefighters in developing countries, who often times may have limited access to protective equipment.
  • "We want to do what we can to help firefighters in need, while also being environmentally responsible.
  • Established in 1914, MSA Safety Incorporated is the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures.

MSA to Present at Wells Fargo Virtual Industrials Conference

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 7:30pm

b'PITTSBURGH, April 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, today announced that Kenneth Krause, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer will present at the 2021 Virtual Wells Fargo Industrials Conference onWednesday, May 5, 2021from8:40 a.m.9:10 a.m. E.T.\nThis event will be webcast live and can be accessed at http://investors.MSASafety.com .

Key Points: 
  • b'PITTSBURGH, April 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, today announced that Kenneth Krause, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer will present at the 2021 Virtual Wells Fargo Industrials Conference onWednesday, May 5, 2021from8:40 a.m.9:10 a.m. E.T.\nThis event will be webcast live and can be accessed at http://investors.MSASafety.com .
  • Following the presentation, a replay will be available for 30 days at the link listed above, under the "News and Events" menu.\nEstablished in 1914,MSA Safety Incorporatedis the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures.Many MSA products integrate a combination of electronics, mechanical systems and advanced materials to protect users against hazardous or life-threatening situations.
  • 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 and the military.
  • MSA\'s core products include self-contained breathing apparatus, fixed gas and flame detection systems, portable gas detection instruments, industrial head protection products, firefighter helmets and protective apparel, and fall protection devices.With 2020 revenues of$1.35 billion, MSA employs approximately 5,000 people worldwide.The company is headquartered north ofPittsburghinCranberry Township, Pa., and has manufacturing operations inthe United States,Europe,Asiaand Latin America.With more than 40 international locations, MSA realizes approximately half of its revenue from outsideNorth America.For more information visit MSA\'s web site at www.MSAsafety.com .\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/msa-to-present-at-wells-fargo-vi...\n'

Former Lehigh Valley Miner, Whose Leg Was Amputated After A Horrific Cement-Plant Worksite Injury, Filed Suit Today Alleging The Catastrophe Was Predictable And Preventable

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:06pm

C-48-CV-2019-1158 Complaint PDF )seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages under Pennsylvania law and includes a request for a jury trial.

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  • C-48-CV-2019-1158 Complaint PDF )seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages under Pennsylvania law and includes a request for a jury trial.
  • "As the investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA, Case No.
  • Photos in that report depict missing supports for the grating at the time of the incident and the remediated work location.
  • The lawsuit isn't just about me, it's about making sure that no miner ever has to experience the horrors I have experienced."

Breakthrough Technology for Firefighter Search and Rescue Now a Reality from MSA Safety

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 1:30pm

Today, global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) announced the availability of LUNAR, a new multi-purpose search and rescue device that promises to join that list of breakthrough innovations.

Key Points: 
  • Today, global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) announced the availability of LUNAR, a new multi-purpose search and rescue device that promises to join that list of breakthrough innovations.
  • Resulting from years of working directly with Firefighters, LUNAR uses Cloud technology to deliver breakthrough fire-scene management capabilities for incident commanders.
  • According to Nish Vartanian, MSA Chairman, President and CEO, the introduction of LUNAR delivers on the company's vision of being a leader in introducing new-to-world technology that protects lives.
  • "We've always viewed LUNAR, and its many potential applications, as a major leap forward and game-changer when it comes to enhancing firefighter safety," Mr. Vartanian said.

MSA Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Webcast

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 9:30pm

A press release outlining MSA's fourth quarter and full year financial results will be distributed on Thursday, February 18, 2021 after the market closes.

Key Points: 
  • A press release outlining MSA's fourth quarter and full year financial results will be distributed on Thursday, February 18, 2021 after the market closes.
  • Established in 1914, MSA Safety Incorporated is the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures.
  • Many MSA products integrate a combination of electronics, mechanical systems and advanced materials to protect users against hazardous or life-threatening situations.
  • With more than 40 international locations, MSA realizes approximately half of its revenue from outside North America.

MSA Safety Acquires U.K. Firefighter Turnout Gear Manufacturer Bristol Uniforms

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 1:45pm

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced it has acquired U.K.-based Bristol Uniforms ("Bristol") in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $60 million.

Key Points: 
  • PITTSBURGH, Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced it has acquired U.K.-based Bristol Uniforms ("Bristol") in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $60 million.
  • "Helping to keep firefighters safe has been a longstanding element of the MSA mission," said Nish Vartanian, MSA Chairman, President and CEO.
  • Today's acquisition reflects the confidence we have in our team's ability to quickly integrate Bristol into the MSA portfolio.
  • Bristol Uniforms is also a leading manufacturer of flame-retardant, waterproof and other protective workwear for the utility industry.