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That’s hot: SimplexGrinnell receives two multi-million dollar contracts

Company to install and service systems for Hilton Hotels and Smithsonian

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Fire and life safety integrator SimplexGrinnell increased its presence in the private and public sector in February, through the win of two multi-million dollar fire alarm contracts with Hilton Hotels Corp.

Superhighway gets hot

New web interface to serve as an educational source for fire and life safety professionals

WORCESTER, Mass. - With the aid of funds from the Society of Fire Protection Engineers, professors at Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s fire safety studies department are in the midst of developing a digital library of information for the fire and life safety industry.

Everyone's along for a ride

Local businesses experience success in tandem

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - As the saying goes, where there’s smoke, there’s fire.

FEMA releases video on extinguisher use

SSN Staff  - 

CLEVELAND - In response to a number of high-profile blazes, the Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association produced a video that covers proper use and installation of fire extinguishers.

FEMA developed the video to cover issues such as portable fire extinguishers, codes and standards focusing on extinguisher use in assembly halls and public meeting places.

Evergreen looks for season-long prosperity

Fire installation company seeks to stable yearly revenue by focusing on commercial contracts

TACOMA, Wash. - Having doubled its revenue every year since it started, Evergreen Fire & Security is branching out beyond its government fire contracts and working to build the commercial side of the business.

Secret of success includes networking

Marketing and exploring a niche market works for Florida firm

DAVIE, Fla. - When Florida State Fire & Security entered the industry in 1990, company officials were determined to succeed in a market where they saw plenty of business opportunities.

Founder credited for vision


DAVIE, Fla. - Don Langberg, the founder and president of Florida State Fire & Security here, died on January 4 after a battle with liver cancer.

Three year wait over for firm


CHICAGO-- - For Jeff Gibson, regional sales manager at BlazeMaster, who worked several years to see non-metallic sprinkler pipe permitted in fire retrofits in the city, the revised ordinance that allows non-metal pipes in the city here marks the end of a journey.

Gibson spent three years convincing officials within the government here to consider changing their position on the material.



SSN News Poll October 2019

Does there need to be more diversity within security?

As security becomes a top industry in which to build a career, the industry is seeing a shortage of qualified, diverse candidates. This month’s poll focuses on recruitment and diversity in security.