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Companies fired up about social media

August 1, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

YARMOUTH, Maine—In the one year that Stampsco has been active on social media, staff at this small but busy fire company has had to carve out time to figure out how to best use sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. “Typically,” said Rodney Stamps, president of Oklahoma City-based Stampsco, “we have normal business activities during the day, and in the evenings come in and discuss what we're going to do on social media.” But Stamps said he's committed...

Honeywell, Jessika Stamps, Lauren Backstrom, Mike Hazell, Rodney Stamps, Security Systems News (SSN), Stampsco, Tim Martinez, Western States Fire Protection Co.

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First day at NFPA: SimplexGrinnell and Tyco split; Siemens guarantees no false alarms; and social media ROI

June 13, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

How the Tyco International split this fall will benefit SimplexGrinnell; Siemens' no-false-alarm guarantee; and how to maximize your ROI using social media are among things I learned about at my first day here at the annual NFPA Conference & Expo, being held in Las Vegas this week. I started Tuesday morning at a pre-show reception where SimplexGrinnell president Bob Chauvin talked about Tyco International's pending split into three publicly traded companies Oct. 1. The new companies will be ADT North...

Bob Chauvin, Lauren Backstrom, Michael Hazell, NFPA Conference & Expo, Ron Ouimette, Security Systems News (SSN), Siemens

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