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Tyco's Westfire buy to enhance SimplexGrinnell

November 20, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland—The addition of Westfire to the Tyco family will complement and enhance SimplexGrinnell, another Tyco business, and bring it more customers and RMR opportunities, according to SimplexGrinnell officials.“Where we [SimplexGrinnell] are strong, they [Westfire] are not. Where they're strong, we're not, so it's really a nice, additive, complementary partnership,” Stan Klakulak, Simplex Grinnell regional manager for the Southwest and mountain regions, told Security...

Chris Woodcock, SimplexGrinnell, Stan Klakulak, Tyco, Westfire

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Tyco acquires Westfire

November 14, 2013Martha Entwistle, Tess Nacelewicz

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland—Tyco's acquisition of fire protection company Westfire, announced this morning, “aligns well with the company's internal strengths,” Jeff Kessler, managing director of institutional research at Imperial Capital, told Security Systems News.SimplexGrinnell, a Tyco business, hailed the acquisition, saying it will “strengthen SimplexGrinnell's ability to meet the special hazards fire protection needs of customers in the mining, telecommunications, energy...

Bob Chauvin, fire protection, Jeff Kessler, SimplexGrinnell, Tyco, Westfire

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