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Dan Timco Promoted to Global Director ofOperational Excellence at Industrial Scientific

February 27, 2008

Health & Safety

PITTSBURGH, PA, USA — Industrial Scientific Corporation announced that Dan Timco has been promoted to the newly created position of Global Director of Operational Excellence effective March 1, 2008.

In his new role, Mr. Timco will be responsible for leading Industrial Scientifics global efforts to achieve business excellence. He will work to integrate best practices including Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and Design for Six Sigma to improve all areas of operations.

Industrial Scientific has made significant progress in implementing Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma, said Industrial Scientific President and COO Justin McElhattan. The formation of the Operational Excellence Team reinforces our commitment to deploying best practices globally to ensure highest quality and best customer service. The teams focus is to institutionalize standard business practices and create a culture of continuous improvement.

Since joining Industrial Scientific in 2004, Mr Timco has served in positions of increasing responsibility, including Quality Systems & Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Director of Supply Chain and, most recently, Director of Manufacturing and Supply Chain.

Dan holds a BS degree from the University of Pittsburgh in Industrial Engineering and has multiple certifications including Lean Silver Certified Sensei, Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, Certified Design for Six Sigma Green Belt and Certified Quality Auditor

About Industrial Scientific Corporation:
Industrial Scientific Corporation is a global leader in designing, manufacturing, selling and servicing gas monitoring instruments, systems and related products. Employing over 850 people, Industrial Scientific has manufacturing operations based in Pittsburgh (USA), Arras (France), Dortmund (Germany) and Shanghai (China), provides technical services to customers from local service centers around the world, and has additional subsidiaries in Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Dubai, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. For more information about Industrial Scientific, please go to www.indsci.com.

Kay F. Mangieri, Director of Marketing
E-mail: kmangieri@indsci.com
Phone: 1-800-338-3287 or (412) 788-4353


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