Brady Corp was incorporated under the laws of the state of Wisconsin in 1914. The Company is a manufacturer of identification solutions and specialty materials that identify and protect premises, products and people. The Company is organized and managed on a global basis within two business platforms: Identification Solutions and Workplace Safety, which are the reportable segments. The IDS segment consists of high-performance and innovative identification and healthcare products that are manufactured internally under the Brady brand, and are primarily sold through distribution to a broad range of MRO and OEM customers. Within the ID Solutions platform, the primary product categories include: Facility identification, which includes safety signs, pipe markers, labeling systems, spill control products, and lockout/tagout devices; Product identification, which includes materials and printing systems for product identification, brand protection labeling, work in process labeling, and finished product identification; Wire identification, which includes hand-held printers, wire markers, sleeves, and tags; People identification, which includes self-expiring name tags, badges, lanyards, and access control software; Patient identification, which includes wristbands and labels used in hospitals for tracking and safety of patients; Custom wristbands used in the leisure and entertainment industry such as theme parks, concerts and festivals. The WPS segment consists of workplace safety and compliance products, which include informational signs, tags, security, safety and traffic compliance related products, first aid supplies, material handling, asset identification, safety and facility identification, and workplace regulatory products. Products within the Workplace Safety platform are sold under a variety of brands including: safety and facility identification products offered under the Seton, Emedco, Signals, Personnel Concepts, Safety Signs Service and Pervaco brands; first aid supplies under the Accidental Health and Safety, Trafalgar, and Securimed brands; industrial, office equipment under the Runelandhs brand; and wire identification products marketed under the Carroll brand. Workplace Safety markets and sells products through multiple channels, including catalog, telemarketing and e-commerce. The business serves customers in industries which include manufacturers, government, education, construction, and utilities. The Company's businesses are subject to regulation by U.S. and non-U.S. governmental and self-regulatory entities at the federal, state and local levels.