Industrial Scientific Welcomes Clay Hughes as General Counsel

Industrial Scientific Welcomes Clay Hughes as General Counsel

Clay Hughes joins the Industrial Scientific leadership team.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH, PA –  Industrial Scientific, the global leader in gas detection, is pleased to announce that Clay Hughes has joined the company in the role of general counsel. Clay will lead the legal team and be responsible for all compliance activities within the company.

Clay worked most recently at UPMC Enterprises where he supported commercialization efforts of new software and technology health care products. Prior to UPMC, Clay worked in the Pittsburgh offices of Jones Day and Reed Smith. Before earning his J.D. at the University of Pittsburgh, Clay worked as a consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and as a product manager at FreeMarkets. Clay holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from Penn State University and is a registered U.S. patent attorney.

We are pleased to welcome Clay to the team," said Justin McElhattan, president of Industrial Scientific. "We believe his skills and leadership will greatly benefit our internal and external stakeholders."

Download Press Release

Welcome Clay Hughes Press Release

About Industrial Scientific Corporation

As a global leader in connected sensing technology, Industrial Scientific provides gas detection products, services, and software to keep workers safe in hazardous environments. To date, the company supports 3,000 iNet® customers and monitors 350,000 devices across 13,000 sites. Established in 1985, and headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Industrial Scientific has more than 1,200 global employees across 21 countries committed to preserving human life and eliminating death on the job by the year 2050. Industrial Scientific is also the parent company to Predictive Solutions Corporation ( For more information, visit

Media Contacts:

Jackie Cappucci 
Corporate Communications Specialist 
1-800-DETECTS or (412) 788-4353