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Honeywell names new fire leader

February 20, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

NORTHFORD, Conn.—Honeywell announced this week that it has created a new umbrella organization, Honeywell Life Safety (HLS) Fire Solutions, Americas, under which Honeywell Fire Systems and System Sensor will work more closely together.The company announced that Gary Lederer will be business leader of HLS Fire Solutions, Americas. Lederer, who has been with Honeywell for about 13 years, will oversee Honeywell Fire Systems and System Sensor, both part of the Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions'...

Beth Welch, Gary Lederer, Honeywell, Honeywell Life Safety, System Sensor


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Getting to know the media can improve ROI

June 28, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

Erica Wood, co-owner and chief security officer of Dayton, Ohio-based American Fire & Security, said she kept getting turned down by a business newspaper in her community when she tried to get it to publish news about her company. It wasn't until she met with the publication's editor that she found out the paper only wanted stories focused on business growth. Now Wood knows how to tailor press releases about her company to win the interest of that publication. Talking to editors and reporters to...

American Fire & Security, Beth Welch, Erica Wood, ESX, Honeywell Fire Systems, Jay Stuck, Joseph Mitton, Nashville, SecureWatch24, Select Security


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ESX 2012: Maximize your ROI—by talking to the likes of me!

June 25, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

Want a tip? One of you best ways to market your company may just well be contacting me. No, I don't have an inflated ego. What I'm talking about is good old-fashioned publicity about your company that I and other members of the media can provide—it's still one of the best content market strategies there is. And you can learn about how to get the most out of media relations by attending a seminar I'm moderating this week at the ESX show in Nashville. The seminar is called “Maximize Your...

Beth Welch, Honeywell Fire Systems, Jay Stuck, Joe Mitton, SecureWatch24, Security Systems News, Select Security


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Modern System Concepts likes communicator

April 11, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

LAS VEGAS—Phone lines were causing problems on a project that Modern System Concepts undertook to upgrade a utility provider's fire systems, said Mark Popkowski, company owner and president.That's why Popkowski said Modern, based in Katy, Texas, is turning to Fire-Lite's IPGSM-DP fire alarm communicator as a solution.The communicator offers a choice of either IP or GSM cellular as the main pathway for reporting fire alarm signals to a central monitoring station, allowing customers to get rid...

Beth Welch, Fire-Lite, Honeywll Fire Systems, IPGSM-DP, Mark Popkowski, Modern System Concepts, Security Systems News


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Firsts on the first day of ISC West

March 29, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

Today was the first day of ISC West 2012 and I started my day off at a Honeywell breakfast where Scott Harkins, the new president of Honeywell Security Products, talked about a series of “firsts” the company was announcing at the show. “We're very excited that this show, the ISC show, is where we're launching the great technology revolution in the intrusion space,” Harkins said. He cited a series of products and technologies that he said are “firsts for us and first...

Alex Dunn, Beth Welch, Cooper Notification, Fire-Lite, Honeywell Fire Systems, Honeywell Security Products, Jacquiline Townshend, Scott Harkins, Ted Milburn, Vivint


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Silent Knight launches combined fire alarm and ECS system

March 21, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

NORTHFORD, Conn.—An “all-in-one” fire alarm and emergency communications system just introduced by Silent Knight by Honeywell is easy to use and cost-effective, according to Jim Spooner, product manager for Silent Knight.“You're installing one cabinet [instead of separate fire alarm and emergency communication systems],” he told Security Systems News. “That will reduce your labor time on the installation.”Also, he said, wiring for one system is less expensive....

Beth Welch, Farenhyt ECS, Honeywell Fire Systems, Jim Spooner, New Fire & Emergency Communication Code Seminars, NFPA 72, Security Systems News, Silent Knight


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ISC Solutions kicks off with news

November 3, 2011Martha Entwistle

NEW YORK—ISC Solutions kicked off at noon on Nov. 2 with the usual ceremony and an announcement of some notable news.From the small stage outside the entrance to the trade show, Gordon Hope, chairman of the Security Industry Association's board, announced that longtime SIA director of government relations, Don Erickson, has been chosen as SIA's new CEO. Erickson cut the ribbon to officially open ISC Solutions 2011."[Erickson's] dedication, impeccable reputation and track record of success at...

Amy Schneeberger, Beth Blake, Beth Welch, Brent Doherty, Chris Phillips, Courtney Mamuscia, Danny Garrido, Don Erickson, Gordon Hope, ISC Solutions


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Fire alarms are seen and heard

September 29, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

NORTHFORD, Conn.—In a partnership that's designed to enhance its emergency communications systems offerings, Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell announced it is working with Alertus Technologies to integrate audible and visual notification devices and Alertus' IP network command software.Gamewell-FCI, which is based here, said its E3 Series of fire alarm and other emergency communications systems can “integrate seamlessly” with Alertus' “wall-mounted Alert Beacons, text-to-speech interface...

Alert Beacons, Alertus Technologies, Beth Welch, Brian Carlson, E3 Series, Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell


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Fire-Lite Alarms systems earthquake-proof

March 31, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

NORTHFORD, Conn.—Fire-Lite by Honeywell has achieved International Building Code seismic certification for its most popular addressable and conventional fire alarm systems, the company, based here, announced this month. Fire-Lite said it has created a seismic kit that can easily be installed inside its control panels to meet IBC seismic requirements and help make sure a fire alarm system remains operational in an earthquake. Gene Pecora, Fire-Lite marketing director, noted that fires are a...

Beth Welch, E-3 Series, Fire-Lite, Gamewell-FCI, Gene Pecora, Honewell, IBC, International Building Code, NFPA Conference & Expo, Notifier


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Gamewell-FCI makes government vendor list

December 8, 2010Tess Nacelewicz

NORTHFORD, Conn.—Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell is now an approved General Services Administration Schedule vendor. That's good news for Gamewell's authorized dealers because they now can provide Gamewell's fire alarm and mass notification systems to federal agencies and an increasing number of state and local government entities that now are allowed to take advantage of the favorable pricing ensured by the GSA schedule. “It opens the door to so many opportunities for our participating dealers,”...

Beth Welch, Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell, General Services Administration Schedule, GSA, Honeywell Life Safety Group, Steve Birdsall


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