PITTSBURGH, Oct. 16 MSA (NYSE: MSA), the globalleader in the development, manufacture and supply of sophisticated productsthat protect people's health and safety, announced today that it willbroadcast a third quarter 2008 earnings conference call live via the Interneton Monday, October 27, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The call will lastapproximately 45 minutes.
Investors and interested parties will have the opportunity to listen tothe conference call live at http://www.msanet.com. Please log onto MSA's Website 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to register. It may benecessary to download audio software to hear the conference call. To do so,investors should click on the Earnings Conference Call link on MSA's Web siteand follow directions from there. A replay of the conference will beavailable on MSA's Web site for 30 days.
A press release outlining MSA's third quarter financial results for 2008will be distributed on October 27, 2008 before the market opens.
Established in 1914, MSA is a global leader in the development,manufacture and supply of sophisticated safety products that protect people'shealth and safety. Sophisticated safety products typically integrate anycombination of electronics, mechanical systems and advanced materials toprotect users against hazardous or life-threatening situations. The company'scomprehensive line of products is used by workers around the world in the fireservice, homeland security, construction and other industries, as well as themilitary. Principal products include self-contained breathing apparatus, gasmasks, gas detection instruments, head protection, respirators and thermalimaging cameras. The company also provides a broad range of consumer andcontractor safety products through retail channels. These products aremarketed and sold under the MSA Safety Works brand. MSA has annual sales ofapproximately $1 billion, manufacturing operations in the United States,Europe, Asia and Latin America, and more than 40 international locations.Additional information is available on the company's Web site athttp://www.msanet.com.