SMG announces 2012 award winnersIndustrial Scientific was named Manufacturer of the Year in the Pittsburgh Business Times’ 12th annual Manufacturer of the Year Awards. The company received this recognition in the category of businesses with 750 or more employees.

“We’re honored to be recognized among so many other leading manufacturers in the Pittsburgh region,” said James Quasey, vice president global operations, who accepted the award on behalf of Industrial Scientific. “With an Employees First business philosophy that stretches across the company globally, it is our people who have made this award possible.” 

Finalists were considered in seven categories, based on the number of employees, along with special honors for sustainability, best family business, and best public company. The awards program is intended to raise awareness throughout the Pittsburgh business community about the vibrancy and exciting opportunities that exist in the manufacturing sector. 

About Industrial Scientific Corporation

As the global leader in gas detection, Industrial Scientific provides gas detection products and services that keep workers safe in hazardous environments. The company’s more than 700 employees in 25 countries are committed to preserving human life, and have dedicated their careers to ending death on the job in this century. Established in 1985 and headquartered in Pittsburgh (USA), Industrial Scientific also has operations based in Arras (France), Dortmund (Germany), and Shanghai (China), and provides technical services to customers from local service centers around the world. Industrial Scientific is the parent company to Predictive Solutions Corporation ( For more information, visit