Established in 1914, MSA is the world's leading manufacturer of safety products designed to protect people throughout the world. Many MSA products, while simple to use and maintain, are sophisticated in design in that they typically integrate any combination of electronics, mechanical systems and advanced materials to protect users against hazardous or life-threatening situations.

With headquarters located in Cranberry Twp, Pennsylvania, MSA employs approximately 5,000 associates and maintains operations that extend around the world. These resources include manufacturing operations on five continents, major R&D centers in the US, Germany and China, and more than 40 international locations that help protect lives in more than 140 countries. 

A publicly held company, MSA's stock is traded over the NYSE exchange under the symbol MSA. The company has annual revenues of approximately $1 billion and has achieved record growth in revenue in 8 of the past 10 years.

Cranberry Township, US
Size (employees)
5,000 (est)
MSA Safety was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in Cranberry Township, US

Key People/Management at MSA Safety

Kerry Michael Bove

Kerry Michael Bove

Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
Ken Krause

Ken Krause

Director-Global Finance
Markus H. Weber

Markus H. Weber

Chief Information Officer & Vice President
Joseph A. Bigler

Joseph A. Bigler

Chief Customer Officer & Vice President
Douglas K. McClaine

Douglas K. McClaine

Secretary, Vice President & General Counsel

MSA Safety Office Locations

MSA Safety has offices in Cranberry Township, Toronto, Edmonton, Murrysville and in 12 other locations
Lier, BE
17 Duwijckstraat
Edmonton, CA
16435 118 Ave NW
Toronto, CA
5535 Eglinton Ave W
Berlin, DE
1 Thiemannstraße
Zwaag, NL
33 De Factorij
Lake Forest, US
26776 Simpatica Cir
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MSA Safety Financials and Metrics

MSA Safety Financials

MSA Safety's revenue was reported to be $1.1 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

296.1 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

132.5 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

32.2 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

40.6 m

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

3 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

112.2 m
MSA Safety's current market capitalization is $3 b.
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


982.7 m1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

606.5 m654.4 m620.9 m615.2 m618.5 m629.7 m625.9 m

Gross profit

376.1 m463.8 m500.4 m496.7 m518.1 m500.2 m523.6 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


278.2 m265 m282.5 m275.2 m256.7 m287 m273.7 m279.3 m296 m278.2 m265.8 m288.8 m296.1 m

Cost of goods sold

160 m143.2 m152.8 m151.4 m139.9 m156.5 m154 m158.6 m160.1 m149.5 m146 m155.2 m163.6 m

Gross profit

118.2 m121.8 m129.7 m123.7 m116.8 m130.5 m119.8 m120.7 m135.9 m128.8 m119.7 m133.6 m132.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


62 m59.9 m82.7 m96.3 m106 m105.9 m113.8 m

Accounts Receivable

5 k


136.8 m123 m125.8 m103.1 m

Current Assets

501 m497.9 m505 m472.8 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


96 m102.2 m96.2 m97.4 m86.3 m88.1 m189.3 m111.9 m103.1 m106 m104.4 m115.4 m112.2 m


144.3 m147 m151.8 m145.2 m137.7 m150.4 m150.1 m125.1 m130.5 m132.5 m117.6 m130.6 m160.3 m

Current Assets

495.3 m516.5 m524.1 m501.3 m500.9 m532.6 m620.6 m521 m497.2 m530.9 m494.8 m532.1 m576.5 m


145 m144.8 m155.6 m151.9 m149.9 m144.4 m143.9 m152.5 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

88 m87.9 m67.9 m93.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

30.8 m29.9 m31.7 m35.3 m


(9.4 m)14.4 m

Accounts Payable

10.7 m57 m20.3 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

19.2 m13.9 m22.5 m19.2 m9.5 m33.3 m48.9 m12.1 m31.9 m25 m14.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

15.7 m22.6 m9.2 m


(33.7 m)(39.8 m)(4.3 m)130.5 m132.5 m117.6 m

Accounts Payable

51.6 m27.4 m(19.4 m)66.1 m56.4 m65.7 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

2.6 x
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MSA Safety Operating Metrics

FY, 2016

Distribution Centers

4 k
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MSA Safety Market Value History

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MSA Safety Online and Social Media Presence

MSA Safety Company Life and Culture

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