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Industrial Scientific Announces New Mission Statement


PITTSBURGH, PA, USA 28 Mar 2008 Industrial Scientific Corporation announced today that its Corporate mission statement has been enlarged with a broader scope and vision. In the first significant re-write since 1985, the new mission reads as follows:

OUR MISSION
Preserving human life on, above and below the earth
Delivering highest quality, best customer service
every transaction, every time

Chairman and CEO, Kent McElhattan, said, Our people have always been fully authorized and empowered to do everything possible to achieve Our Mission. Its our only reason for being. Now we are increasing the stakes to include everything possible to eliminate death on the job. Its a noble challenge and our people are ready to tackle it. To achieve the kind of success were looking for will require innovation and determination. Our people have repeatedly demonstrated they have the talent and commitment to succeed on big challenges. Over the coming years Im certain you will see a significant, measurable reduction in injury and death on the job.

To achieve this goal, Industrial Scientific manufactures rugged, dependable gas detectors to monitor dangerous levels of oxygen, toxic and/or combustible gas. The company has pioneered the Docking Station concept to automate the more routine maintenance of gas detectors. The breakthrough technology behind the iNet service program keeps gas detectors in perfect working condition to minimize downtime. SafetyNet audit tools complete this offering by collecting and analyzing workplace condition and behavior information to identify and correct problem areas before an accident happens.

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About Industrial Scientific Corporation
Industrial Scientific Corporation is a global leader in gas detection equipment, software and services to protect human life in the most demanding work environments. With continuous improvements in lean manufacturing operations, engineering, and R&D, Industrial Scientific is dedicated to eliminating workplace fatalities. To achieve this goal, Industrial Scientific combines the highest quality products, the breakthrough iNet service to keep them in perfect working condition, and a focus on anticipating and addressing problems before they happen. Employing over 850 people, Industrial Scientific has manufacturing operations based in Pittsburgh (USA), Arras (France), Dortmund (Germany) and Shanghai (China). The company provides technical services to customers from local service centers around the world, and has additional offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Dubai, Mexico, The Netherlands, Qatar, Singapore, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. For more information about Industrial Scientific, please go to www.indsci.com.


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