3M Scott Fire & Safety News

3M’s Business Conduct And Compliance Acknowledged By Ethisphere Institute

The Ethisphere Institute recognized 3M for ethics and integrity in business conduct and compliance for the seventh straight year. 3M is one of only eight industrial companies worldwide to be honored this year. Ethics And Values Recognizing that corporate integrity, character and transparency impact the public trust of companies, the Ethisphere Institute defines and advances standards of ethical business practices through data-driven insights. “For more than a century, we have built a fo...

Chemical Preparations Factory From Dr. Richard Sthamer Set To Exhibit At INTERSCHUTZ 2020

Foam is the most effective agent for fighting numerous fires. But as firefighters know, foam is more than just foam. The Hamburg-based company Sthamer has almost 100 years of experience with fire-extinguishing foam. A while back, fluorinated foam was considered the most effective means of putting out oil and fuel fires. But research at the turn of the millennium produced new findings and, with the general growth of environmental awareness, fluorinated foam came under increased scrutiny. Accordi...

Bristol Uniforms Announces The Release Of Solo Rescue, ISO Certified Decontamination Machine

It is now widely recognized that regular cleaning of PPE is important and helps reduce firefighters’ long-term exposure to harmful contamination. However, it’s not always possible to use off-site cleaning services for self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). Most firefighters share SCBA and often this vital equipment needs to be kept onsite in case of a major incident. This is where the Solo Rescue decontamination machine comes in. stainless-steel machines Bristol Uniforms is the...

Addressing The Latest In Fire Safety And Disaster Prevention In Taiwan And APAC At Fire & Safety, Secutech 2020

Fire & Safety, concurrently held with Secutech Taiwan April 2020, will have international and local manufacturers showcasing products and solutions for best practices in fire safety for various verticals as well as effective disaster prevention and mitigation technologies. Countries from the APAC region is expected to see an increase in fire safety demands as increase in infrastructure developments requires both in pass and active fire safety equipment. Government regulation also plays a ma...

ULTITEC To Showcase Protective Clothing And Protective Gear At INTERSEC 2020

According to Protective Clothing Market Global Forecast to 2024 by MarketsandMarkets, the protective clothing market size is projected to reach USD 3.6 billion by 2024 from USD 2.6 billion in 2019, at a CAGR of 6.5%. The key market players profiled in the report include 3M (US), DuPont (US), Kimberly Clark (US), International Enviroguard (US), ULTITEC (Taiwan), and Lakeland (US). ULTITEC is proud to be mentioned as a major influencer as this proven ULTITEC moved beyond Asia into international s...

3M Completes Sale Of Advanced Ballistic-Protection Business With Avon Rubber

3M today announced that it has completed the sale of the company’s advanced-ballistic protection business to Avon Rubber p.l.c. for $91 million, before closing and other adjustments. A further contingent consideration of up to $25 million is payable depending on the outcome of pending tenders. Avon Rubber is a provider of advanced chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear respiratory protection systems for military, law enforcement and fire customers. Ballistic Helmets The business...

3M’s Gas And Flame Detection Business Sold To Teledyne Technologies Incorporated

3M announced that it has completed the sale of its gas and flame detection business to Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, a provider of sophisticated instrumentation, digital imaging products and software, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems, for $230 million in cash. Gas And Flame Detection The business is a pioneer in fixed and portable gas and flame detection with products sold under the Oldham, GMI, Detcon, Simtronics and Scott Safety brand names. 3M will retain the...

Fike To Offer 3M Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid In Its Impulse Valve Technology Fire Suppression System

Fike Corporation, a global manufacturer and distributor of industrial fire, explosion and pressure relief safety products, will now offer 3M Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid in its patented Impulse Valve Technology fire suppression system. Fike fire suppression systems are manufactured with impulse valve technology to improve the release of the agent into the zone with greater precision and reliability. Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid “The most globally recognized sustainable clean age...

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated Purchases 3M’s Gas And Flame Detection Business For $230 Million

3M announced it has received a binding offer from Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, to purchase 3M’s gas and flame detection business for $230 million, subject to closing and other adjustments. Teledyne is a provider of sophisticated instrumentation, digital imaging products and software, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems. The gas and flame detection business is part of 3M’s Personal Safety Division. The business is a provider of fixed and portable gas and...

Pierce Announces That Finley Fire Equipment To Open New Western Ohio Service Center

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that Finley Fire Equipment, the exclusive Pierce dealer for Ohio, Kentucky, and part of West Virginia, has secured a location for development of the company’s largest service center in Ohio.   The Western Ohio Service Center is located off of I-75 at 11600 County Road 99 in Findlay, Ohio, with a planned opening in August 2019. In addition to preventive maintenance and major repair work for apparatus, including...

What’s New For 2019 At FDIC International, The Largest U.S. Fire Event

North America’s largest fire event, FDIC International, brings together more than 34,000 fire industry professionals this month (April 8-13) at the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. First constructed in 1928, FDIC continues today in its original tradition of providing a forum for networking about the most vexing issues and sharing the most promising solutions to concerns that face the fire service. FDIC provides opportunities to learn new techniques, train a...

Fire Suppression Fluids And Gases, The Future Of Marine Fire Safety

The original fire suppression agent has always been, of course, water. In the age of sail, it was ideal. Not so with the advent of the combustion engine, however. When applied to burning petroleum, the fire spreads. It also simply destroys electronics. Carbon dioxide (CO2) and Halon derivatives were the first widely used commercial fire suppression solutions, gaining popularity in the 1950s and '60s. Unlike water, they were highly effective, electrically non-conductive and didn't leave any resi...

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