MSA launches Safety io – transforming safety through technology

MSA Safety, global designer, manufacturer and distributor of industry-leading safety products, has, for over 100 years, been committed to continuous improvement and greater safety achieved through smart innovation. And true to form, MSA has set its sights on transforming the…

Tomorrow’s Firefighter – meeting the technological challenge

The changing role of the firefighter in recent years has largely been driven by an overall reduction in requirement to respond to fires but, more importantly in many ways, by the emergence of new risks and hazards. This is borne…

A changing environment –revolutions in firefighter PPE

Firefighting is hot, hazardous, and let’s face it, grueling work. But believe it or not, the job today has become even more challenging as firefighters must deal with increased heat loads, toxic substances and other physical challenges that make structural…

New Modular Breathing Apparatus Technology from MSA Creates Broad New Options for Firefighters

Until recently, a one-size-fits-all approach for firefighter respiratory protection might have been considered the norm. However, no two fire stations are alike, and each has differing needs, preferences and expectations of their protective equipment. This understanding served as the key…

New “Jet-Style” Firefighter Helmet from MSA Now Certified to NFPA Performance Standards

Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated have announced that its new jet-style fire helmet, called the Cairns® XF1, has received third-party certification as compliant to the 2018 edition of the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) 1971 performance standards for…

Part Trailblazer, Part Top Gun: MSA to Debut New Jet-Style Fire Helmet at 2018 Fire Department Instructor’s Conference

Company’s longstanding commitment to enhancing firefighter health and safety takes center stage in Indianapolis Only one year after revolutionizing the firefighter safety market with the introduction of the industry’s first – and still only –Thermal Imaging Camera integrated into firefighter’s…

MSA to Acquire Firefighter Turnout Gear Manufacturer Globe Manufacturing Company

MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Globe Holding Company, LLC (“Globe”) in an all-cash transaction valued at $215 million. Based in Pittsfield, NH, Globe is a leading innovator and…

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