MSA Safety Inc

About MSA Safety Inc

Established in 1914, MSA Safety Incorporated is the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures. Many MSA products integrate a combination of electronics, mechanical systems and advanced materials to protect users against hazardous or life-threatening situations.
The company's comprehensive line of products is used by workers around the world in a broad range of markets, including the oil, gas and petrochemical industry, the fire service, the construction industry, mining, and the military. The company's core products include self-contained breathing apparatus, fixed gas and flame detection systems, portable gas detection instruments, industrial head protection, fire and rescue helmets, and fall protection devices. With 2014 revenues of $1.1 billion, MSA employs approximately 5,000 people worldwide. The company is headquartered north of Pittsburgh in Cranberry Township, Pa., and has manufacturing operations in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. With more than 40 international locations, MSA realizes approximately half of its revenue from outside North America.


Engineering Co-op

January 2022 Cranberry Township, PA
“I liked everyone's dedication to their work and the passion workers had for the products that they made. Right away I could see that people cared about their work and wanted to make the final version the best it could be. Working in this kind of environment is inspiring and it makes me want to work just as hard as the other workers do. I also enjoy how I am working for a mission that really matters. The products that MSA make help to save lives and it feels good to know that I am helping make the world a safer place. The people at MSA are also very friendly and helpful. Overall, it is a great working atmosphere which is shown through the way people carry themselves and their work.”

Fall Protection Co-op

January 2021 Cranberry Township, PA
“I absolutely loved the kind of work MSA does as well as the people they employed. It was an honor coming into work everyday knowing the products MSA produces will save someone's life. On top of that, every one at the company was approachable, kind, and always looking for moments to include co-ops into any interesting high level work. ”
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