HURST, Texas - A year after embarking on a marketing plan to boost business, Fire Systems Design is realizing the fruits of its labor with a substantial increase in fire installations and a workforce that has nearly doubled in size.
The Notifier distributor employs 35 people, up from 20 employees a year ago, with projects that keep crews busy nearly around the clock.
LANSING, Mich. - A new set of laws requiring all pre-1974 housing units in Michigan to install smoke alarms moved through the Legislature and went into effect in early May with no opposition or input from installation and monitoring companies.
NEW YORK - Tyco Fire & Security, a division of Tyco International that designs, manufacturers, installs and services electronic security systems, fire protection, detection and suppression systems, has rolled out the Ansul Sapphire Fire Suppression Systems for use in areas that house items such as artifacts and electronic equipment and other valuable objects.
The Ansul Sapphire System includes a water-like chemical that quickly evaporates and is based on 3M Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Just in time for the 130th running of AmericaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most famous horse race, Siemens Building Technologies has provided Churchill Downs with a new fire protection system as part of the trackÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s $121 million renovation.
QUINCY, Mass. - In March, the board of directors of the National Fire Protection Association voted to consolidate the NFPAÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Fall Education Conference into its World Conference and Safety Exposition.
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?