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Industrial Scientific Corp.
1001 Oakdale Road, Dept. TR
Oakdale, PA, 15071 1500
Colin Arlott Elected President of Industrial Scientific Oldham
PITTSBURGH, PA, USA - 21 Jun 2007 - The Board of Directors of Industrial Scientific Corporation is pleased to announce that Colin Arlott has been elected as President of ISC Oldham. Mr. Arlott will be based at the company's Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Arras, France. This position reports directly to the Chairman and CEO.
Mr. Arlott will be responsible for all Industrial Scientific operations, including sales, service, engineering and manufacturing within EMEA. He will also serve as President of Winter GmbH based in Dortmund, Germany.
Prior to joining Industrial Scientific in April 2007 as General Manager EMEA Operations, Mr. Arlott served as Managing Director and General Manager of City Technology Ltd. based in Portsmouth, England. Previous responsibilities also include Engineering Manager for ITW Inc., Site General Manager for ABB Instrumentation at Stonehouse and General Manager for the UK division of Elsag Bailey Instrumentation, now part of ABB. He is a Chartered Engineer with a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bristol and a Master of Business Administration degree from Kingston Business School.
Mr. Arlott stated, "After several months getting to know how thoroughly committed Industrial Scientific is to excellence in every area, especially product quality and serving customers, I am delighted to be able to contribute to such a world-class organization. The philosophies and value system of the Company are tightly aligned with the life safety needs of the market we serve, and my own personal value set."
"His personal qualifications and capacity for leadership make Mr. Arlott uniquely qualified to lead our EMEA operations," said Kent McElhattan, Chairman and CEO. "Following the acquisition of Oldham last year, this group now comprises over 300 people in 10 countries. I'm looking forward to working with Colin as we strive to provide solutions to our customers that increase their productivity and safety at the same time."
About Industrial Scientific Corporation
Industrial Scientific Corporation is a global leader in designing, manufacturing, selling and servicing gas monitoring instruments, systems and related products. With continuous improvements in engineering and R&D, lean manufacturing operations and expanded service capabilities, Industrial Scientific is widely known for providing rugged, dependable products that excel in monitoring hazardous gases in the most demanding work environments in the world. Employing over 800 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.
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