Industrial Safety Technologies (IST) is a platform in Battery’s private-equity portfolio, with the objective of building and managing a diverse suite of industrial safety automation products that protect lives and workplaces around the world.
IST is made up of a group of companies strongly committed to developing the newest innovations in industrial safety solutions. From ground breaking wireless technology to the first hazardous gas emergency training system, the IST group provides among the most advanced and reliable solutions to protect lives and workplaces around the world. Detcon and Gas Measurement Instruments (GMI) provide IST with a solid foundation of fixed and portable gas detection solutions worldwide; DSA Detection specializes in the design, manufacture and distribution of consumables for leading brands of explosives and narcotics trace detectors (ETD); Simtronics is a world class provider of sophisticated gas and flame detection systems for onshore and offshore industries; and Oldham provides a comprehensive portfolio of fixed system gas detection monitors and controllers worldwide. The five companies operate independently within the IST group.