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Gamewell-FCI partners with Alertus to integrate audible and visual alerts

NORTHFORD, Conn.—In a partnership that’s designed to enhance its emergency communications systems offerings, Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell announced it is working with Alertus Technologies to integrate audible and visual notification devices and Alertus’ IP network command s

Outsmarting economy with parts, smarts

California-based Low Voltage Solutions also says building relationships key to success

VENTURA, Calif.—Jeff Borrelli, president and owner of Low Voltage Solutions, a Silent Knight by Honeywell Farenhyt distributor based here, said specializing in the “parts and smarts” of fire alarm systems has helped the company stay busy in the down economy.

New NFPA conference now in second year

NFPA says Fire & Life Safety Conference so successful last year it’s now an annual event

QUINCY, Mass.—Small and personal, more focused and very hands-on.


Those words describe the National Fire Protection Association’s second annual Fire & Life Safety Conference, to be held Dec. 12-14 in Orlando, Fla., according to Lorraine Carli, NFPA VP of communications.

ECS = ‘A brand new industry’

Demand has grown for emergency communication systems since 9/11, panel of experts says

NORTHFORD, Conn.—Before Sept. 11, 2001, few people saw the need for a comprehensive emergency communications system, according to Peter Ebersold, marketing director for Notifier by Honeywell.

Stampsco one of OK City’s top 50 companies

Company helps fuel growth providing mass notification systems to military bases

OKLAHOMA CITY—Since the start of the economic recession, Stampsco, a fire and life safety company based here, has more than doubled its revenues, nearly tripled its office space, and has twice as many employees, according to company president and CEO Rodney Stamps.

Notifier protects historic warship from fire

Fire alarm system 'did its job' on USS Yorktown

NORTHFORD, Conn.—Thanks to a Notifier by Honeywell fire system installed about two years ago on the USS Yorktown warship in Mount Pleasant, S.C., a fire on the historic aircraft carrier Aug. 9 was quickly detected and extinguished, according to the company, which is based here.

September 11 transformed fire industry

'Survivability' of systems now key

BROOKLYN, N.Y. and BRONX, N.Y.—The Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center killed nearly 3,000 people at that site, including 343 firefighters and 60 police officers.

Missouri gov refuses to delay sprinklers

Gov. Nixon vetoes bill that would have delayed sprinkler mandate for long-term care facilities

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Gov. Jay Nixon this summer vetoed a bill to add a two-year delay to a requirement that all residential care and assisted living facilities in Missouri install sprinkler systems, the governor’s office said.

New CO law business, learning opportunity


MARINA DEL REY, Calif.—California recently became the 35th state in the nation with carbon monoxide legislation. As of July 1, all existing single-family homes with an attached garage or a fossil fuel source are required to install CO alarms within the home. Previous legislation already mandated the detectors in new homes.
The law is a way for the industry both to increase business and its knowledge and expertise regarding the devices, according to John Hopper, president of the California Alarm Association, which is based here.

Security On-Line: Quality keeps recession at bay

Company concentrates on high-end clients with valuable property they’ll pay top dollar to protect

AMBLER, Pa.—Security On-Line Systems, a Silent Knight Farenhyt Engineered Systems Distributor based here, says its key to success in the down economy is to focus on quality, despite the cost.



SSN News Poll May 2018

Rave Mobile Safety recently released survey info on employees’ understanding and perception of their workplaces’ emergency plans. Active shooters have become a more prevalent concern for schools, businesses and other meeting areas. Can security companies be better involved with emergency management?