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2011-07-14 12:59:00

PITTSBURGH, July 14, 2011 /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 second quarter 2011 earnings conference call live via the Internet on Thursday, July 28, 2011 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...

2011-05-11 13:46:00

PITTSBURGH, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of MSA (NYSE: MSA) today declared a second quarter dividend of 26 cents per share on common stock, payable June 10, 2011 to shareholders of record on May 23, 2011. The Board also declared a dividend of 56-1/4 cents per share on preferred stock, payable June 1, 2011 to shareholders of record on May 23, 2011. About MSA: Established in 1914, MSA is a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products...

2011-05-02 11:40:00

PITTSBURGH, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA (NYSE: MSA) announced today that its Consumer Products Brand, MSA Safety Works, has been awarded the 2011 Environmental Packaging of the Year Award by the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) for their MSA Safety Works Espresso(TM) Polarized Safety Glasses packaging. The Environmental Packaging of the Year Award is presented to the company that has made the greatest advancements in the field of...

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...

2011-04-19 15:30:00

PITTSBURGH, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA) President and CEO William Lambert today announced that, in a planned management succession, Ronald N. Herring Jr., and Kerry M. Bove have been named presidents of the company, each appointed to lead specific geographic regions that comprise MSA's European and International business segments. Mr. Herring and Mr. Bove will succeed Roberto Canizares who, after nine years of service with the company, has decided to retire at the end of...

2011-04-12 12:36:00

PITTSBURGH, April 12, 2011 /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 2011 earnings conference call live via the Internet on Thursday, April 28, 2011 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...

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...

2011-03-28 14:21:00

PITTSBURGH, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced that four members of the Adams Area Fire District, just north of Pittsburgh, Pa., are the recipients of the MSA 2011 Fireslayer of the Year Award. Ironically, the four firefighters were recognized for their heroic actions in the rescue of Michael Rupert, MSA Product Group Manager for First Responder Products, from a fiery crash last May. Eric Beck, MSA Director of Marketing,...

2011-03-11 15:30:00

PITTSBURGH, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced it has received formal notification from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command that its Enhanced Combat Helmet (ECH) design did not meet all performance requirements of the DT2 testing phase of the ECH program. As a result, MSA will not be a participant in an initial U.S. Marines/U.S. Army contract for approximately 240,000 Enhanced Combat Helmets. The Enhanced Combat Helmet is...

2011-02-28 07:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced that net sales for the year ended December 31, 2010 were $977 million compared with $910 million in 2009, an increase of $67 million, or 7 percent. Net income for the year ended December 31, 2010 was $38 million, or $1.06 per basic share, a decrease of $5 million, or 12 percent, compared with $43 million, or $1.21 per basic share, for 2009. Excluding after-tax costs of $6 million associated with the October...