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Scott Health & Safety Wins Tyco Chairmans Award for Business Growth


Monroe, N.C. December 30, 2003 Scott Health & Safety was recently awarded the Tyco International, Ltd. Chairmans Award for Business Growth for Tycos 2003 fiscal year, which ended on September 30.

Tyco International presented five Chairmans Awards to Tyco strategic business units that have demonstrated excellence in various categories, distinguishing the businesses as top performers. At Tycos 2004 Leadership Meeting held in Orlando, Florida in late October, John McStravick, Vice President and General Manager for Scott Health & Safety, received the Business Growth award from Tyco Chairman and CEO Ed Breen. In presenting the award, Breen cited Scott Health & Safetys year over year sales growth of 30% as well as its sustained double-digit annual growth for eight consecutive years.

In receiving the Tyco Chairmans Award for Business Growth, McStravick stressed the contributions of Scotts employees. This award belongs to the employees of Scott Health & Safety who continuously demonstrate their dedication to building the best life support products money can buy, said McStravick. Our business continues to grow because of our employees unrelenting commitment to excellence, he stated.

About Scott
Scott manufactures and markets self-contained breathing apparatus and other respiratory protection equipment, thermal imaging cameras, breathing air compressors as well as portable and fixed gas detection instruments. Scott is perhaps best known for its Air-Pak brand of self-contained breathing apparatus used by firefighters and other first responders. Scott Health & Safety, headquartered in Monroe, NC is a part of Tycos Fire & Security business segment.

About Tyco Fire & Security
Tyco Fire & Security, a major business segment of Tyco International Ltd., designs, manufactures, installs and services electronic security systems, fire protection, detection and suppression systems, sprinklers and fire extinguishers. Tyco Fire & Security consists of more than 60 brands including ADT, Scott, Sensormatic, SimplexGrinnell, Ansul, Total Walther, and Wormald, which are represented in over 100 countries. Its products are used to safeguard firefighters, prevent and fight fires, deter thieves and protect people and property.


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