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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...

2011-02-14 08:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 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 fourth quarter 2010 earnings conference call live via the Internet on Monday, February 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...

2011-01-25 05:18:00

MONTVALE, N.J., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Optex, Inc., a manufacturer of security infrared and laser technology solutions and systems, is now represented by the Milsk Company, Southfield, MI, and Manufacturer's Solutions Alliance (MSA), St. Louis, MO, in order to further increase its east coast sales support for security integrators and distributors. Optex regional managers and technical personnel, in collaboration with the Milsk Co. and MSA, will provide sales, design, and...

2011-01-14 12:26:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of MSA (NYSE: MSA) today declared a first quarter dividend of 25 cents per share on common stock, payable March 10, 2011 to shareholders of record on February 15, 2011. The Board also declared a dividend of 56-1/4 cents per share on preferred stock, payable March 1, 2011 to shareholders of record on February 15, 2011. About MSA: Established in 1914, MSA is a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety...

2010-11-04 13:47:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of MSA (NYSE: MSA) today declared a fourth quarter dividend of 25 cents per share on common stock, payable December 10, 2010 to shareholders of record on November 18, 2010. The Board also declared a dividend of 56-1/4 cents per share on preferred stock, payable December 1, 2010 to shareholders of record on November 18, 2010. About MSA: Established in 1914, MSA is a global leader in the development, manufacture and...

2010-10-28 07:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced that net sales for the third quarter of 2010 were $242.0 million, compared with $228.5 million for the third quarter of 2009, an increase of $13.5 million, or 6 percent. Net income for the third quarter of 2010 was $9.6 million, or 27 cents per basic share, a decrease of $1.4 million, or 12 percent, compared with $11.0 million, or 31 cents per basic share, for the same quarter last year. Excluding after-tax...

2010-10-21 10:25:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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 third quarter 2010 earnings conference call live via the Internet on Thursday, October 28, 2010 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...

2010-10-14 07:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced it has completed the acquisition of General Monitors of Lake Forest, Ca., a leading innovator and developer of fixed systems for gas and flame detection. General Monitors is a privately held company that employs approximately 225 people globally and had 2009 revenues of approximately $80 million. The transaction, which MSA announced in early September, is valued at $280 million and is being financed with a...

2010-09-07 16:45:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire General Monitors, headquartered in Lake Forest, Calif., a leading innovator and developer of advanced flame and gas detection systems. The transaction is valued at $280 million and will be financed with a combination of existing cash balances and incremental borrowing. General Monitors, which employs approximately 225 people globally and has annual revenues of...


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