Vendor NewsIndustrial Scientific is pleased to announce that it was selected Advanced Manufacturer of the Year in the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s 2011 Tech 50 Awards.

These awards honor the Pittsburgh region’s fastest growing and most innovative technology companies and top executives. The southwestern Pennsylvania tech community and the Council gathered to honor the winners at a celebration event at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh last evening.

Advanced Manufacturer of the Year category finalists included industries that are largely automated and that use a high degree of process controls, such as computer-numerical controllers, robotics, advanced IT systems and other automated processes.

Industrial Scientific’s president and CEO, Justin McElhattan, graciously accepted the award on behalf of the company.

“This award is recognition of the great work the people at Industrial Scientific are doing to help people go home alive at the end of the workday,” said McElhattan. “At Industrial Scientific, we’re dedicating our careers to ending death on the job in this century. We’re applying advanced predictive analytics and gas detection technology to help our customers make their workplaces safer.” 

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About Industrial Scientific Corporation

Industrial Scientific Corporation is the world’s leading provider of Gas Detection as a Service. With more than 850 people working in 18 countries, Industrial Scientific is dedicated to eliminating death in the workplace by the end of this century. Achieving this goal requires dedication to delivering highest quality and best customer service in all transactions. Industrial Scientific also focuses on providing analysis of data from equipment use and maintenance to identify problems before they happen. Industrial Scientific has 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, Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Netherlands, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. Industrial Scientific is the parent company to Oldham ( and Predictive Solutions Corporation ( For more information, visit