SAFER® Systems Welcomes New Owner, Industrial Scientific
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA – July 8th, 2019 – SAFER® Systems, the industry leader in REAL-TIME® chemical incident monitoring, modeling, and mitigation solutions, is pleased to announce that its owner, Platform Management Investments, L.P. represented by Ionel Nechiti and Steven Mines, has signed and closed a definitive agreement for SAFER Systems to be acquired by Industrial Scientific.
Industrial Scientific is a global leader in connected sensing technology, providing gas detection products, services, and software to keep workers safe in hazardous environments. Established in 1985 and headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Industrial Scientific has 800 global employees across 21 countries committed to preserving human life and eliminating death on the job by the year 2050.
The acquisition is a major milestone for SAFER Systems, providing the company with additional reach and resources to support its mission of saving lives and protecting communities. SAFER Systems’ hazard analysis and REAL-TIME® plume modeling tools paired with Industrial Scientific’s strength in connected sensing and predictive analytics will allow the companies to deliver integrated solutions to customers across industries.
“The acquisition by Industrial Scientific allows SAFER to aggressively pursue its goal of bringing real-time monitoring and modeling solutions to every facility that has hazardous chemicals,” said Eric Fishman, President at SAFER Systems. “Industrial Scientific’s leadership in connected sensing and predictive analytics combined with SAFER Systems’ one-of-a-kind modeling platform will accelerate the delivery of impactful solutions to customers across multiple industries, all over the world.”
“Industrial Scientific is making significant investments to provide customers with a more holistic and real-time view of their safety programs,” said Raghu Arunachalam, SVP and general manager of digital solutions at Industrial Scientific. “We are excited by the opportunity to integrate SAFER Systems’ real-time modeling tools with our iNet® platform to enable customers to rapidly respond to incidents.”
About SAFER Systems
SAFER Systems is the industry leader in real-time chemical incident monitoring, modeling, and mitigation solutions. The company’s next-generation, cloud-based platform integrates gas and meteorological sensor data in real time to provide organizations with the intelligence needed to confidently prepare for, and respond to, incidents. By offering an innovative suite of software products, SAFER Systems enables customers in 23 countries to respond to emergencies efficiently, saving lives and protecting the communities they serve. For more information, visit www.safersystem.com.