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    MSA Safety celebrates the Grand Opening of EMEA Global Business Services Centre in Warsaw

    MSA Safety Inc. today held the Grand Opening of the EMEA Global Business Services Centre in Warsaw, Poland. MSA’s new business ‘hub,’ where the ribbon was officially cut today, is located in the city centre and will centralise a wide range of business functions to support international business objectives. MSA Safety also operates a Global Business Services Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to support the Asia Pacific region.

    “Our Warsaw Global Business Services Center is part of our continuous improvement plan to streamline our international footprint, increase the company’s competitiveness, and invest in key areas like customer service,”

    said Bob Leenen, President of MSA International.  As an example, Mr Leenen noted that the new Business Services Center will provide live, specialized product support, in local languages, to MSA customers and channel partners throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  

    MSA Safety is a global leader in the development and manufacture of advanced safety products and systems that help protect workers and facility infrastructure around the world. The company currently employs 220 people in Warsaw. Over time, MSA Safety plans to increase its Warsaw workforce to approximately 300 people in positions spanning several functions, including finance and accounting, human resources, IT, purchasing, logistics, marketing, customer service and internal sales.

    For more than 100 years, MSA Safety’s mission has been to help protect people at work by developing innovative and market-leading safety products, systems and technologies.

    “Although MSA has been operating in Poland since 1996, we look forward to having a stronger presence in Warsaw and growing with more colleagues to help us advance our mission of helping men and women stay safe at work,”

    Leenen concluded.

    MSA Safety

    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 product line 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. MSA’s core products include self-contained breathing apparatus, fixed gas and flame detection systems, portable gas detection instruments, industrial head protection products, fire and rescue helmets, and fall protection devices.

    For more information, visit MSA’s website. 


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