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11/21/14"Breathe Easier. It's Here."
MSA's Next-Generation Breathing Apparatus for Fire Fighters Now Certified as NFPA Compliant PITTSBURGH, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), today announced that its long awaited G1 Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) has received U.S. government approval from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and certification from the Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) as compliant to the 2013 Edition of the National Fire Protection Associati... 
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11/17/14MSA's G1 Breathing Apparatus Moves Key Step Closer to NFPA Certification
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced that its next-generation G1 Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) has been approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) as meeting the requirements of 42 CFR, Part 84, the U.S. standard covering the performance of respiratory protective equipment.  NIOSH approval represents a key step forward in the process for third-party certifi... 
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11/05/14MSA Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today declared a fourth quarter dividend of 31 cents per share on common stock, payable December 10, 2014 to shareholders of record on November 17, 2014. MSA, which was founded in 1914, has paid a dividend to shareholders for more than 50 consecutive years.       The Board also declared a dividend of 56-1/4 cents per share on preferred stock, payable December 1, 2014 to shareholders of recor... 
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10/30/14MSA to Present at Baird Industrial Conference
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced that members of management will be presenting at Baird's 2014 Industrial Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Ill. on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM CT. A real-time audio and slide webcast of the presentation can be accessed at http://investors.msasafety.com.  A replay of the webcast will be available on MSA's investor relations website throu... 
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10/22/14MSA Announces Third Quarter Results
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10/15/14Global Safety Magazine Recognizes MSA with Two Product-of-the-Year Awards
New Hard Hat Suspension and Portable Gas Detector Recognized by Occupational Health and Safety Magazine for Innovation and Quality PITTSBURGH, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people's health and safety, has been awarded two New Product-of-the-Year awards by Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) magazine.  The MSA product innovations recognized by OH&S... 
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10/13/14MSA Hopes Construction Sites "Go Pink" with Iconic V-Gard® Hard Hat
Company Partners with Susan G. Komen to Increase Breast Cancer Awareness PITTSBURGH, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of breast cancer awareness month, global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced that the company has established a one-year partnership with Susan G. Komen to continue to raise awareness of the widespread impact of breast cancer.  The company, through its charitable foundation, donated $25,000. "MSA's mission is to see to it... 
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10/08/14MSA Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Webcast
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, announced today that it will host its third quarter earnings conference call on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.  Investors and interested parties will have the opportunity to listen to the conference call live via the Internet at www.MSAsafety.com.  Please log onto ... 
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10/06/14MSA Closes In on Certification of New Breathing Apparatus for Firefighters
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced that it now expects its next-generation air mask for firefighters – the G1 Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) – to be certified by the U.S. government in the fourth quarter.  Previously, the company anticipated receiving product certification by the end of September. "We're naturally disappointed the product certification process is taking longer than we exp... 
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09/12/14MSA Unveils New Website for Investors
Enhanced features offer new, best-in-class experience for investment community PITTSBURGH, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today pulled the curtain back on a new investor relations (IR) website – http://investors.msasafety.com – as part of a broader company initiative to drive improvements across its investor relations and outreach program. As a comprehensive source of MSA information, the site features a number of ne... 
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08/06/14MSA to Present at Jefferies Global Industrials Conference
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced that members of management will be presenting at the Jefferies Global Industrials Conference in New York City on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 10:00 AM ET.    A real-time audio and slide webcast of the presentation can be accessed at http://us.msasafety.com/stockInformation.  A replay of the webcast will be available on MSA's website through November 13, 2014.  ... 
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08/05/14MSA Declares Third Quarter Dividend
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today declared a third quarter dividend of 31 cents per share on common stock, payable September 10, 2014 to shareholders of record on August 19, 2014.    The Board also declared a dividend of 56-1/4 cents per share on preferred stock, payable September 1, 2014 to shareholders of record on August 19, 2014.  About MSA Established in 1914, MSA Safety Incorporated is the global leader in t... 
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07/23/14MSA Announces Second Quarter Results
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07/09/14MSA Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Webcast
PITTSBURGH, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, announced today that it will host its second quarter earnings conference call on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.  Investors and interested parties will have the opportunity to listen to the conference call live via the Internet at www.MSAsafety.com.  Please log onto MS... 
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06/25/14MSA and Reed Smith Named 2014 'ACC Value Champions' by the Association of Corporate Counsel
PITTSBURGH, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) has named the Law Department of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) as a 2014 ACC Value Champion.  MSA's Law Department was recognized for its innovative legal management practices to improve efficiency, reduce legal expense and achieve better legal outcomes.   ACC, the largest industry group for in-house legal counsel globally, annually recognizes "Value Champions" – Law Departments which deliver excellent v... 
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06/06/14MSA Named a Healthiest Employer in Western Pennsylvania by the Pittsburgh Business Times
PITTSBURGH, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, announced today that it has been recognized as on the region's healthiest employers by the Pittsburgh Business Times.  MSA, employing more than 1,300 people in the Pittsburgh region, was recognized with the Healthiest Employers in Western Pennsylvania award for its commitment to creating a h... 
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05/28/14MSA to Host Investor Day on Centennial Anniversary Weekend
PITTSBURGH, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced that it will host members of the financial community for an Investor Day on Friday, June 13, 2014 at the Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Township, Pa. Scheduled on the eve of MSA's 100th anniversary, the day will include presentations from members of the company's executive leadership team. Additionally, members of MSA's product leadership team will demonstrate some of the com... 
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05/09/14MSA Management to Attend Upcoming Investor Conferences
PITTSBURGH, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced that members of management will meet with various members of the financial community at the 8th Annual Barrington Research Spring Investment Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago on May 21, 2014. In addition, as previously announced, members of management will present at the Oppenheimer 9th Annual Industrial Growth Conference on May 13, 2014, at 10:15 AM ET at the Intercontin... 
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05/06/14MSA Increases Quarterly Dividend
PITTSBURGH, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of MSA (NYSE: MSA) today declared a second quarter dividend of 31 cents per share on common stock, payable June 10, 2014 to shareholders of record on May 20, 2014. This represents a 3 percent increase from the previous quarterly dividend of 30 cents. The Board also declared a dividend of 56-1/4 cents per share on preferred stock, payable June 1, 2014 to shareholders of record on May 20, 2014. About MSA Established in 1914, M... 
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04/25/14MSA Management to Meet with Financial Community at Upcoming Events
PITTSBURGH, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced its participation in several upcoming non-deal roadshows. Representatives from MSA's management team will meet with members of the financial community in the following locations: Baltimore and Philadelphia / surrounding cities on April 29 and 30, 2014, respectively, hosted by Stifel, Nicolaus and Company, Inc. Toronto and San Francisco on May 8, 2014. These a... 
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04/22/14MSA Announces First Quarter Results
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04/10/14"Breathe Easier. It's Here." MSA Introduces Next-Generation Breathing Apparatus for Firefighters in Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fighting fires is not for the faint of heart, and requires equipment built to survive raging infernos. For those who run in when everyone else is running out, they put their trust – and their lives – in the hands of specialized safety equipment engineered to protect them. MSA's understanding of this responsibility is being showcased this week in the form of an all-new breathing apparatus platform – called the MSA G1 SCBA – that is designed to provide ... 
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04/09/14MSA to Host Analysts and Shareholders at the 86th Annual Fire Department Instructors Conference
PITTSBURGH, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, announced today that it will host a group of sell-side analysts and shareholders at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Ind., on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time.  Select members of MSA's management team will deliver a presentation on key top... 
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04/08/14MSA Schedules First Quarter Earnings Webcast
PITTSBURGH, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, announced today that it will broadcast a first quarter 2014 earnings conference call live via the Internet on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.  The call will last approximately 45 minutes. Investors and interested parties will have the opportunity to listen to the con... 
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03/24/14MSA's FireHawk® M7XT Air Mask Certified as NFPA Compliant
PITTSBURGH, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced that it has received notification from the Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) that the company's FireHawk® M7XT Air Mask, which provides firefighters with respiratory protection in hazardous or life-threatening environments, has been certified as compliant to the 2013 Edition of the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) 1981 performance standard for Open-Circu... 
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03/07/14MSA Completes Realignment of Company Structure
MSA Safety Incorporated Established as New Parent Holding Company PITTSBURGH, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced it has completed a legal realignment of the company, establishing a new holding company structure for MSA as well as a new parent company.  With this transaction complete, the new parent company has changed from Mine Safety Appliances Company to MSA Safety Incorporated.  As previously announced, the... 
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03/05/14MSA Management to Meet with Members of the Financial Community in Milwaukee, Wis.; Denver, Colo.; and Chicago, Ill.
PITTSBURGH, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA) the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, announced today that members of its management team will be participating in a non-deal roadshow hosted by Global Hunter Securities (GHS) on March 6 and 7, 2014, in Milwaukee, Wis. and Denver, Colo., respectively. In addition, members of the management team will meet with various members of the financial com... 
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03/03/14MSA Establishes New Holding Company Structure Under the Name MSA Safety Incorporated
PITTSBURGH, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer Mine Safety Appliances Company (NYSE: MSA) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the implementation of a new holding company structure to modernize and better align Mine Safety Appliances Company's global organization with the future needs and strategy of the company.  Among the most visible changes resulting from this action will be a formal change in the legal name of the company from Mine Safety ... 
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02/12/14MSA Announces Record Fourth Quarter Earnings
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01/29/14MSA Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Webcast and Announces Attendance at Upcoming Investor Conferences
PITTSBURGH, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, announced today that it will broadcast a fourth quarter 2013 earnings conference call live via the Internet on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 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 li... 
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01/14/14MSA Announces First Quarter Dividend
PITTSBURGH, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of MSA (NYSE: MSA) today declared a first quarter dividend of 30 cents per share on common stock, payable March 10, 2014 to shareholders of record on February 14, 2014. The Board also declared a dividend of 56-1/4 cents per share on preferred stock, payable March 1, 2014 to shareholders of record on February 14, 2014. About MSA Established in 1914, MSA is the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety... 
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