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Investment firm buys Consolidated

Former majority owner of Allied Security, Gryphon Investors has history in the industry
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04/01/2005

IRVINE, Calif. - Consolidated Fire Protection found itself under new ownership the first week of March as Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based investment firm, purchased the full-service fire company from Caltius Private Equity Partners and Westar Capital.

Secret of success includes networking

Marketing and exploring a niche market works for Florida firm
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03/01/2005

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

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03/01/2005

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

Superhighway gets hot

New web interface to serve as an educational source for fire and life safety professionals
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03/01/2005

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
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03/01/2005

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

FEMA releases video on extinguisher use

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2005

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
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03/01/2005

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.

Three year wait over for firm

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02/01/2005

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.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2005

Agency issues product recall for smoke detector

BETHESDA, Md. - The U.

Chicago okays CPVC pipes

Revised ordinance includes section that allows non-metal pipes for the first time
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02/01/2005

CHICAGO - The landmark ordinance that was approved here late last year, requiring all commercial high rises within the city to install fire sprinklers by 2016, also includes a passage that allows non-metal pipes, such as chlorinated polyvinyl chloride material, in fire-sprinkler installations for the first time.

In Section 5 of the Substitute Ordinance, the City Council of the City of Chicago inserted the new Section 13-196-207.

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