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Xtralis acquires video monitoring company Heitel

August 18, 2011Daniel Gelinas

BRUSSELS, Belgium—Xtralis, a global provider of early fire-, gas- and security- threat detection solutions, in July announced the acquisition of Kiel, Germany-based CCTV manufacturer HeiTel Digital Video GmbH. It's an acquisition that Xtralis says positions the company well for the surveillance market. "Xtralis has been a dominant player in the remote and central monitoring market with its ADPRO by Xtralis branded product line with a very strong position, particularly in the UK," Xtralis deputy...

Heitel Digital Video, ICAM, Kim Loy, Samir Samhouri, VESDA, Video Gateway, Xtralis

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Air-sampling technology market goes nuclear

January 6, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

NORWELL, Mass.—About half of the nation's 104 nuclear power plants plan to update their fire protection programs based on NFPA 805, a new set of risk-based fire protection standards for nuclear reactors, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced this week. The switch is expected to generate increased revenue for companies like Xtralis that make and/or supply fire products to the highly-regulated nuclear industry. That's because to meet the new standards, which reactors can choose...

Julia Milstead, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), nuclear power plants, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Ron Robertson, Safe Fire Detection, Steven Joseph, VESDA, Xtralis

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