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Honeywell acquires Fire Sentry

Acquisition adds flame detection to Honeywell’s leading gas detection business
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01/25/2012

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.—Honeywell has acquired Fire Sentry, a manufacturer of fire detection and control products for a broad range of industrial markets.

axonX flourishes under Fike

Now called Fike Video Image Detection, it has expanded to new markets worldwide and in the U.S.
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01/25/2012

SPARKS, Md.—Since being acquired by Fike nearly three years ago, axonX, a video smoke detection company that now does business as Fike Video Image Detection, has gained access to markets all over the world and expanded into new verticals here at home, according to General Manager Mac Mottley.

ISA poised for growth under new management

The Kentucky-based fire company now counts Pentagon among high-profile customers
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01/18/2012

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—International Systems of America (ISA) won a big government contract recently to handle all the fire alarm and sprinkler service maintenance for the Pentagon.

Great Lakes Building Systems has banner year

N.Y. company says variety of factors led to 30 percent growth in 2011
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01/18/2012

BUFFALO, N.Y.—Great Lakes Building Systems saw revenues increase by about 30 percent in 2011 over 2010, added five employees and is planning to open a third office this year, company president John Wojdan told Security Systems News.

Healthcare is growth vertical for Alarm & Suppression

The upstate N.Y. company finds hospitals a source of ongoing projects
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01/18/2012

GLENVILLE, N.Y.—Hospitals have proved to be a strong vertical for Alarm & Suppression Inc., a full-service fire company based here.

Home sprinkler bill appears headed to N.J. Legislature

But the measure has been facing legislative roadblocks
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01/16/2012

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J.—A bill to require fire sprinkler systems in new one- and two-family homes in New Jersey likely will go before the state Legislature this year, now that the measure has cleared several legislative hurdles, according to the New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board, which is based here.

Oliver Fire Protection: new name, new acquisition in 2011

Pennsylvania company plans to grow organically and through more acquisitions in 2012
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01/11/2012

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.—Oliver Fire Protection & Security marked 2011 with a new name and a new acquisition. And the company, based here, plans more acquisitions in 2012.

Complete Fire Protection now ‘complete’

Company expands its offerings and focuses on service
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12/14/2011

BALTIMORE—Complete Fire Protection expanded its focus last summer, transforming from a company that concentrated on fire extinguisher and kitchen hood work to being a full-service fire alarm, life safety company, said company VP Michael Ferro.

Incentivizing fire sprinklers in new homes

NFSA: Financial incentive laws for sprinklers are life- and cost-saving measures
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12/07/2011

CAPE CORAL, Fla.—A proposed ordinance in this city would give homebuilders a break on city impact fees if they install fire sprinklers in new homes, saving lives and also saving money for taxpayers in the long run, according to the city councilor behind the proposal and the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA).

TEC’s new office provides room for growth

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12/07/2011

TORRINGTON, Conn.—TEC control systems, an engineered systems distributor of fire, mass evacuation, security, sound and CCTV systems based here, has relocated to a new office building that is twice the size of the former one, giving the company room to grow, said company president Bill Capuano.

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