MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (Melville, NY), a leading distributor of safety products and services, is adding more than 500 new items and 33,000
skus to its new 2012 MSC Safety Catalog in response to strong customer demand.

“Work accidents can cost our customers billions of dollars per year,” said Anthony Testa, MSC business manager for MRO. “We are constantly evaluating and providing our customers with the latest innovations that will deliver tangible health and cost-saving benefits while meeting their safety and compliance needs.”

Inside the 820-page MSC Safety Catalog, customers will find over 33,000 personal and facility safety related products, from safety glasses to ergonomic supports to machine guards. For 2012, MSC has incorporated new PRO-SAFE arc flash clothing categories as well as a wider variety of PRO-SAFE gloves, disposable clothing, matting, and welding clothing.

To order MSC's 2012 Safety Catalog, please visit or call 800.645.7270. The catalog is also available electronically at

About MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.
MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. is one of the largest direct marketers and premier distributors of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations (“MRO”) supplies to industrial customers throughout the United States. In-stock availability is approximately 99 percent, with next day standard delivery to the contiguous United States on qualifying orders up until 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. For more information, visit the Company's website at