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SimplexGrinnell buys fire firm

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04/01/2002

KITCHENER, Ontario-One of the oldest fire protection companies in this area has been bought by SimplexGrinnell, providing the large scale fire and systems integration company with additional strength.

Details about the purchase price for the approximately eight to 10 employee company were not available.

Dormitory sprinkler bills introduced

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

WASHINGTON-Two bills are making their way through Congressional ranks on Capital Hill that would provide for fire sprinkler systems or other fire prevention technologies in public and private college and university housing.

About $100 million is authorized to be appropriated for each fiscal year between 2002 and 2006 for assistance in dormitory and fraternal house retrofits.

Former Simplex headquarters up for sale

The building was vacated only a short time after the company, employees moved in
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04/01/2002

WESTMINSTER, Mass.-Less than two years after moving into a new $40 million headquarters here, the former Simplex Time Recorder Co.

Diversified Fire expands as competitors cut-back

The fire firm adds two offices and enlarges one to include a sprinkler fabrication shop
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03/01/2002

CHARLOTTE, N.C.

Kidde reports flat earnings for 2001

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2002

Fire protection products generated half of profits
LONDON-Kidde PLC, a worldwide fire products supplier, said in January that falling sales in its aerospace sector would not be offset by cost-cutting measures the company put in place in 2001.

Although sales in that division, stemming from the slowing U.

NBFAA opposes Las Vegas' non-response policy

Fire calls must now be verified by a person under a new policy adopted in Las vegas
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03/01/2002

LAS VEGAS-The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association is opposing the Las Vegas Fire & Rescue Department's recent decision not to respond to fire or emergency calls without verification.

The new policy, which went into effect in February, means that fire and rescue crews will not respond to automatic alarms, such as panic pendants, or fires reported by a monitoring company unless a person on site has verified that a fire is in progress or there is an emergency.

Combustioneer adds fire, security units

The electrical contractor says its a natural progression
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03/01/2002

ROCKVILLE, Md.-Combustioneer Corp.

PSI enters fire arena with alliances

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03/01/2002

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif.-Systems integrator Protection Service Industries recently forged partnerships with three fire installation firms, rounding out the company's portfolio of services.

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The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association's CEDIA Expo is a home technology trade show with products and training related to audio, video, control, security and networking—and it's growing. CEDIA says the 2014 event, held Sept. 10-13 in Denver, had more than 18,500 attendees, an increase of 3 percent, and floor space increased 14 percent for the 480 exhibitors. But is this show growing in importance for the security industry? Tell us what you think.

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