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2011-07-28 07:30:00

PITTSBURGH, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced that net sales for the second quarter of 2011 were a record $295 million compared with $237 million for the second quarter of 2010, an increase of $58 million, or 24 percent. Net income attributable to MSA for the second quarter 2011 was $20 million, or 53 cents per basic share, an increase of $8 million, or 66 percent, compared with $12 million, or 33 cents per basic share, for the same period last year....

2011-04-28 07:30:00

PITTSBURGH, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced that net sales for the first quarter of 2011 were $276 million compared with $212 million for the first quarter of 2010, an increase of $64 million, or 30 percent. Net income for the first quarter of 2011 was $13 million, or 36 cents per basic share, an increase of $8 million, or 170 percent, compared with $5 million, or 14 cents per basic share, for the same period last year. Excluding after-tax non-recurring...

2011-03-30 14:50:00

PITTSBURGH, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA (NYSE: MSA) said today it has increased production of its air-purifying respirator (APR) line in two U.S. factories in response to greater demand for such products from Japan. The respirators, which include half-mask and full-facepiece models, are being produced to help protect Japanese cleanup workers and health officials involved with remediation and containment efforts associated with the...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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