DAYTON, Ohio--Full-service fire protection firm Megacity Fire Protection acquired Crouch Fire & Safety Products in late February--a deal that expands Megacity Fire's product line, according to the Dayton Business Journal.
The acquisition added $700,000 in annual sales and seven new employees, according to the publication.
PITTSBURGH--SimplexGrinnell provided fire protection products for a Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness exercise that was conducted here on May 7.
Fire protection piping, valves and fire sprinkler heads from the company were used in a decontamination drill.
TAMPA--The Florida Legislature approved a bill in the beginning of May that affects fire safety in nursing homes, reported the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
The legislation requires all of the state's nursing homes to install automated fire sprinkler systems by Dec.
SILVER SPRING, Md.--The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association introduced an online training course in April called Fire Alarm Installation Methods that is one in a series of classes designed to reduce time and expenses typically involved in educational seminars.
Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?