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Industrial Scientific Welcomes Clay Hughes as General Counsel


Clay Hughes joins the Industrial Scientific leadership team.

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (PRWEB) September 12, 2018

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."

About Industrial Scientific Corporation
As the global leader in gas detection, Industrial Scientific provides gas detection products and services that keep workers safe in hazardous environments. The company's 800 employees in 21 countries are committed to preserving human life and have dedicated their careers to eliminating death on the job by the year 2050. Established in 1985 and headquartered in Pittsburgh (USA), Industrial Scientific also has operations based in Arras, France and Shanghai, China, and provides technical services to customers from local service centers around the world. Industrial Scientific is the parent company to Predictive Solutions Corporation ( For more information, visit

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