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MSA to Acquire Firefighter Turnout Gear Manufacturer Globe Manufacturing Company

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PITTSBURGH, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Globe Holding Company, LLC ("Globe") in an all-cash transaction valued at $215 million. Based in Pittsfield, NH, Globe is a leading innovator and provider of firefighter protective clothing and boots, with annual revenue of approximately $110 million and 420 employees at four U.S. locations.




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Ughhh... Not a big fan of large conglomerate fire service product manufacturers. Seems like the larger companies get, the more removed they are from providing decent customer service and reasonable pricing. Since Cairns sold the helmet line to MSA we lost sizing, comfort and paid more. We've been Globe customers for many years and having strayed many times to give others a chance, we always revert back to Globe for the quality, pricing and delivery time, one can only hope they don't diminish the line in any way, but alas, streamlining multiple lines would seem inevitable. 

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