Fuel for Thought

  • Safety Marriage Celebrates Golden Anniversary

Safety Marriage Celebrates Golden Anniversary

May 23 2008 Read 1193 Times

MSA AUER, the German operating unit of sophisticated safety equipment manufacturer MSA, recently celebrated its 50th anniversary of becoming a member of MSA’s network of global affiliated companies. In 1958, the late John T. Ryan Jr. – at that time president of MSA – signed a contract to acquire Auergesellschaft in Berlin. The company’s acquisition of Auer – a leading German manufacturer of industrial safety equipment – was significant in that it marked a milestone in MSA’s
global expansion efforts and paved the way for a strong MSA presence throughout Europe. Over the past five decades Berlin has been the
site of many important milestones that have helped fuel the growth and success of MSA, noted MSA Chairman and CEO John T. Ryan III. “MSA
AUER’s business has grown substantially over these many years as we have continued to invest in our German affiliate. In 1973, for example, we
established our European Headquarters in Berlin and it has servedMSA in that capacity ever since.” Today MSA is a global leader in the
development, manufacture and supply of sophisticated safety products that protect people's health and safety. The company's comprehensive
line of products is used by workers around the world in the fire service, homeland security, construction and other industries, as well as the military.

“There are probably only a small number of companies throughout the world that have existed for 50 years, let alone well over a century, as
Auergesellschaft and, eventually, MSA Auer has done,” Mr. Ryan said. “Yet, because of the efforts of our associates there and that of our
predecessors to carry on the noble mission of the founders, we are able today to celebrate this great anniversary together.”

MSA AUER, the German subsidiary is a modern, future-oriented company and can look back on more than 115 years of experience and competence in the field of comprehensive safety solutions.

Reader comments

Do you like or dislike what you have read? Why not post a comment to tell others / the manufacturer and our Editor what you think. To leave comments please complete the form below. Providing the content is approved, your comment will be on screen in less than 24 hours. Leaving comments on product information and articles can assist with future editorial and article content. Post questions, thoughts or simply whether you like the content.

Post a Comment

Digital Edition

Petro Industry News September 2020

September 2020

In This Edition Fuel For Thought - DKSH extends partnership with Bruker in China - Will insurers mandate digital ecosystems for energy assets by 2025? - XOS heads to Mars Analytical Inst...

View all digital editions


International Pipeline Expo


Chemistry. Oil & Gas

Sep 29 2020 Minsk, Belarus

OIL Expo

Sep 29 2020 Sosnowiec, Poland

International Energy Week - POSTPONED

Oct 06 2020 Kuching, Malaysia

10th St Petersburg International Gas Forum

Oct 06 2020 St. Petersburg, Russia

View all events