Established in 1914,MSA is a global leader in the development & manufacture of sophisticated safety products that protect people’s health and safety. 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 line of products is used by workers around the world in the fire service, construction, utilities, mining, manufacturing and other industries. Core products include portable gas detection instruments and sensors, fixed gas and flame detection systems, respiratory protective equipment, fall protection products, and head, eye, face, hearing and communications protection. MSA, based north of Pittsburgh in Cranberry Township, Pa., has manufacturing operations in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America, and more than 40 international locations. Additional information is available on the company’s Website at www.MSAsafety.com.