MSA Safety acquires Bacharach, Inc.

MSA Safety Inc. has purchased New Kensington, PA-based Bacharach, Inc. and its affiliated companies.

Bacharach produces gas detection technology used in the HVAC/R industry, and has approximately 200 employees in Canada, the U.S. and Ireland. The transaction is expected to close in early July.

“The acquisition of Bacharach accelerates our long-term growth strategy to expand our addressable market in applications that align with MSA’s mission and core technologies,” says Nish Vartanian, MSA president, CEO and chairman. “With a leading detection portfolio and strong brand, Bacharach provides access to attractive end markets while aligning exceptionally well with MSA’s product and manufacturing expertise.”

MSA manufactures safety products for a wide range of industries, including construction. The company is headquartered in Cranberry Township, PA, and has 40 locations and approximately 5,000 employees worldwide.

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