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2012-06-22 10:21:15

PITTSBURGH, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA) of Pittsburgh, Pa., the leading global manufacturer of safety equipment for worker and infrastructure protection, today announced it has completed the sale of its North American ballistic helmet business to Revision Military of Essex Junction, Vt. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed. The potential sale of this business, which MSA announced in March, is something the company has been considering for some time,...

2012-05-08 10:21:47

PITTSBURGH, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of MSA (NYSE: MSA) today declared a second quarter dividend of 28 cents per share on common stock, payable June 10, 2012 to shareholders of record on May 21, 2012. This represents an 8 percent increase from the previous quarterly dividend of 26 cents. The Board also declared a dividend of 56-1/4 cents per share on preferred stock, payable June 1, 2012 to shareholders of record on May 21, 2012. About MSA: Established in...

2012-04-25 02:26:50

PITTSBURGH, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced that net sales for the first quarter of 2012 were $293 million compared with $276 million for the first quarter of 2011, an increase of $17 million, or 6 percent. Net income for the first quarter of 2012 was $24 million, or 65 cents per basic share, an increase of $11 million, or 80 percent, compared with $13 million, or 36 cents per basic share, during the same period last year. "Our first quarter results reflect...

2012-04-23 06:23:21

PITTSBURGH, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA), the leading global manufacturer of safety products and systems that protect people and facility infrastructures, has appointed Steve Blanco to the position of Vice President of Global Operational Excellence. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120423/NE92416) New to MSA, Mr. Blanco succeeds Kerry M. Bove who, in November, 2011, was named a president of MSA International, responsible for the company's...

2012-04-12 10:20:44

PITTSBURGH, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of products that protect people's health and safety, announced today that it will broadcast a first quarter 2012 earnings conference call live via the Internet on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The call will last approximately 45 minutes. Investors and interested parties will have the opportunity to listen to the conference call live at...

2012-02-15 07:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced that net sales for the year ended December 31, 2011 were a record $1.173 billion compared with $977 million in 2010, an increase of $196 million, or 20 percent. Net income for the year ended December 31, 2011 was $70 million, or $1.91 per basic share, an increase of $32 million, or 83 percent, compared with $38 million, or $1.06 per basic share, for 2010. Excluding after-tax restructuring charges of $6 million and...

2012-02-03 12:48:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of products that protect people's health and safety, announced today that it will broadcast a fourth quarter 2011 earnings conference call live via the Internet on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The call will last approximately 45 minutes. Investors and interested parties will have the opportunity to listen to the conference call live at...

2012-01-30 14:29:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Security (MSA), the largest, private provider of single purpose, single handler explosive detection canine (EDC) services in the United States, entered into an agreement with T&M Protection Resources, LLC (T&M), a global security and investigations firm with headquarters in New York City, to acquire its EDC contracts. MSA currently deploys over 200 EDC teams globally. The acquisition of T&M's canine assets will not only expand MSA's...

2012-01-16 11:09:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of MSA (NYSE: MSA) today declared a first quarter dividend of 26 cents per share on common stock, payable March 10, 2012 to shareholders of record on February 14, 2012. The Board also declared a dividend of 56-1/4 cents per share on preferred stock, payable March 1, 2012 to shareholders of record on February 14, 2012. About MSA: Established in 1914, MSA is a global leader in the development, manufacture and...

2011-12-14 10:52:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA) announced today that it has been awarded several contracts with a combined value of more than $21 million to produce self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and other protective products for fire departments throughout the United States, Canada and in Chile. Considering the challenging economic environment that has impacted the first responder market over the past several years, we're pleased that the market has shown...