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About Industrial Scientific

Since 1985, we have dedicated our careers to eliminating death on the job, first with cutting-edge gas detection technologies and now with asset management, remote monitoring, productivity tracking, and other software applications.

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From the International Space Station to mines deep inside the earth, men and women around the world bet their lives on the technologies our teams have created, including the first three-gas detector, six-gas detector, and wireless gas detector. 

We've also developed a full suite of safety resources, including:

  • iNet® Exchange, a full-service gas detector maintenance and repair program.
  • iNet® Control, a data management tool to help you make smarter long-term decisions.
  • iNet® Now, a live monitoring service that provides real-time visibility into worker and site safety.
  • SAFER One™, a dynamic plume modeling tool to help you operate with confidence during a chemical release.

A History of Gas Detection, Safety, and Innovation

1976

Industrial Scientific was born as the research division of the National Mine Service Company (NMS), focused on developing instrumentation to detect methane gas.

1985

NMS sold the division, and Industrial Scientific Corporation began operating as a private company. With ongoing investments in research and engineering, the gas detector family grew to include patented technologies and state-of-the-art designs.

2017

Industrial Scientific was acquired by Fortive Corporation, a diverse global science and technology company dedicated to accelerating progress around the world. While we continue to function as an independent operating company, Fortive has and will continue to provide the tools and resources to achieve Our Vision.

2019

Fortive Corporation acquired Intelex Technologies, which develops web-based management systems that optimize business performance, enable regulatory compliance, and streamline ISO initiatives. Paired together, Industrial Scientific and Intelex are a market leader in hardware-enabled software workflows.

Today

We are a leader in lifesaving products and technologies that improve in-the-moment safety outcomes for workers worldwide. Our wearable, area monitoring, and software solutions detect gases, offer remote real-time monitoring, guide emergency response teams, and so much more. Our company has over 1,300 employees across the globe committed to preserving human life and ending death on the job by 2050.

Preserving Human Life by Delivering Top Quality Service

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We recognize that, at any given time, hundreds of thousands of people are betting their lives on the work we do as a company. That’s why we're driven by Our Mission, Our Vision, and Our Way.

Our Mission

To preserve human life on, above, and below Earth. We deliver high-quality customer service in every transaction, every time.

Our Vision

Our people dedicate their careers to eliminating death on the job by the year 2050.

Our Way

At Industrial Scientific, we’re humble, hungry, and smart. We seek truth and speak truth. Serving others is our greatest joy.

Preserving human life shapes everything we do, so our work must be of the highest quality and exceed expectations. We don’t let anything out of our factories that we wouldn’t bet our own lives on. 

We know that gas detection alone will not prevent all workplace injuries or deaths, so we're creating the next generation of hardware-enabled workflow solutions to end workplace fatalities in our lifetimes.

We expect our employees to be highly qualified for their positions to best serve our customers, and we will not compromise our standards. We invest aggressively in capital equipment and business systems and partner with the best suppliers to ensure the utmost quality.

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What It’s Like to Grow With Us

Get a peek behind the scenes to see what motivates our teams.

iNet® by the Numbers

The biggest brands in the world trust us to keep their teams safe — and the proof is in the numbers.

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Meet Our Team

Leadership development is one of the most critical factors to our growth. Strong leadership enhances our ability to pursue a compelling vision, motivate and inspire, make the tough calls, and treat people with empathy.

Parker-Burke

Parker Burke

President
Amanda-Birkhead

Amanda Birkhead

Vice President, Global Marketing
Gavin-Boorman

Gavin Boorman

Managing Director & General Manager, Industrial Scientific, EMEA
Zack-Burger

Zack Burger

Head of Human Resources
Clay-Hughes

Clay Hughes

General Counsel
Himanshu-Khurana

Himanshu Khurana

Vice President, Engineering
Nick-Lim

Nick Lim

Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific
Jim-Niederst

Jim Niederst

Vice President, Customer Fulfillment
Keith-Rhodes

Keith Rhodes

Vice President of Sales, Americas
Pronitha-Shankarananda

Pronitha Shankarananda

Vice President, Product Management