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MSA Safety opens new experience centre for connected workers and firefighters in France

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New MSA Safety experience centre in Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne

MSA Safety Inc. announced the grand opening of its new Connected Worker and Firefighter Experience Centre in Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne, France,

The Experience Centre, located within MSA’s head protection manufacturing site, is designed to showcase the latest advancements in protective gear through hands-on interaction and immersive learning.

The 150-square metre space provides industrial workers and firefighters with a location to learn about innovative safety technologies directly from those developing these solutions.

“We are thrilled to open the doors of our Connected Worker and Firefighter Experience Centre to our customers and early adopters in technology,” said Dave Howells, President of MSA International.

“This centre is not just a testament to our commitment to safety and innovation but also a tribute to our instrumental French customers, whose feedback, challenges, and needs have been the catalysts for our innovation.

“They inspire us to push the boundaries of what’s possible in safety technology.”

Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne: a hub for safety innovation

Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne is renowned for its role in the fire helmet industry and its commitment to supporting local businesses.

The city’s dedication to economic vitality and community engagement makes it an ideal location for MSA’s new centre.

The site in Châtillon is known for producing a variety of protective headgear, including the GALLET F1XF fire helmet and the V-Gard® range of industrial hard hats.

It also manufactures anti-riot and bulletproof helmets, as well as aviation helmets for helicopter and jet fighter pilots.

This diverse manufacturing capability highlights MSA’s commitment to continuous innovation and growth in safety technology.

Enhancing safety through hands-on experience

The new Experience Centre aims to make it easier for industrial customers and fire brigades to access and understand the latest safety technologies.

By providing a space for direct interaction with these innovations, MSA Safety enhances the learning experience for those who rely on their products.

This initiative underscores MSA’s mission to advance safety through practical and interactive education.

The centre not only showcases the company’s latest products but also serves as a platform for gathering feedback from users, which is crucial for future developments in safety technology.

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