Halma plc News

Advanced MxPro 5 Fire Panels Secure University Of Belgrade’s School Of Electrical Engineering

Four networked MxPro 5 fire panels from global fire safety systems company, Advanced, have been installed to protect one of Serbia’s most prestigious higher education facilities. The project at the University of Belgrade’s School of Electrical Engineering, involved installing a fire system to reliably protect lives and property while respecting the value and authenticity of its 1920s features. This meant overcoming various problems presented by outdated construction methods, inacces...

Advanced ExGo Control Panels Installed To Secure World’s Longest Sea Crossing, the Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge

Panels from global fire systems provider, Advanced, have been selected to protect the US$ 18.8 billion Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge, regarded to be the longest open-sea fixed link on earth. A network of 31 ExGo gas extinguishant control panels has been installed as part of the active fire protection for one of South East Asia’s most ambitious infrastructure projects to date. The Advanced network protects the artificial island gateway in Hong Kong that serves as an entry and e...

Halma Raises Funds For Ghana To Towards Providing Sight-saving Surgery Through Its Gift Of Sight Campaign

Halma announced on World Sight Day (10 October) that it has raised $200,000 (USD, £163,500) that will go towards providing sight-saving surgery to underserved communities in Ghana. The company, which owns Volk, Keeler, Medicel and MST, raised the money through its Gift of Sight campaign that launched on World Sight Day last year. Halma explained that the money will fund over 8000 eye surgeries through its non-governmental partner, the Himalayan Cataract Project in Ghana. Executive direct...

Halma Plc Announces Hiring Laura Stoltenberg As Its New Sector Chief Executive, Medical & Environmental

Halma plc, the FTSE 100 global group of life-saving technology companies, has appointed Laura Stoltenberg as Sector Chief Executive, Medical & Environmental, succeeding Adam Meyers. Laura joined Halma as Divisional Chief Executive, Medical & Environmental on January 1, 2019 from Medtronic where she was Vice President and General Manager for MDI Solutions at Medtronic Diabetes. Medical sciences and energy solutions expert Prior to Medtronic, Laura was Chief Commercial Officer at Exact...

Halma Plc Announces Hiring Catherine Michel As The New Chief Technology Officer

Halma plc, the FTSE 100 global group of life-saving technology companies, has appointed Catherine Michel as its first Chief Technology Officer. In this newly created role, Catherine will have global responsibility for the group’s data and IT strategy with a focus on enabling Halma companies to become more data-driven both operationally and in the solutions that they provide to customers. Catherine will report into Halma’s CEO Andrew Williams and be a member of Halma’s Executiv...

Advanced’s MxPro 5 Multiprotocol Fire Panels Installed At Central London Office Building

Intelligent fire panels from global fire systems pioneer, Advanced, have been installed in a prestigious, £134million Central London office building. Situated in the prime London business address of St Paul’s Churchyard, the nine-story commercial premises, Condor House, stands adjacent to St Paul’s Cathedral and just meters from Fleet Street. Comprising 110,000 sq. ft. of high-quality office space, Condor House is home to a number of professional services firms including finan...

Halma Plc Hires Ruwan De Soyza As General Counsel And Company Secretary

Halma plc, the FTSE 100 global group of life-saving technology companies, has appointed Ruwan De Soyza as its first General Counsel and Company Secretary. General Counsel is a newly created role for Halma. Ruwan will have global responsibility for the group’s legal and compliance affairs and become a member of Halma’s Executive Board. He will also oversee corporate governance as Halma’s Company Secretary based at the Head Offices in Amersham, UK. Infrastructure safety and sec...

Advanced Moves To A Bigger Office At Longbenton To Expand Its Business And Operations

North-east-based fire systems manufacturer, Advanced reaches a milestone in the construction and refit of its new £2M headquarters. As a pioneer in the design, development and manufacture of commercial fire detection systems, Advanced employs over 180 staff and services over sixty countries from bases in the UK, US, India and Dubai. The firm’s relocation from its existing four sites in Cramlington to one 48,000 sq. ft base in Balliol Business Park, Longbenton will allow the business...

Halma Announces Takeover Of Ampac, Australian Fire Detection And Evacuation Systems Company

Halma, globally renowned safety, health and environmental technology group, has announced that it has agreed to acquire the Ampac Group ("Ampac"), a renowned fire and evacuation systems supplier in the Australian and New Zealand markets. Infrastructure Safety sector Ampac will become part of the Halma Group's Infrastructure Safety sector. The cash consideration for Ampac of A$135 million (£74 million2), on a cash and debt free basis, will be funded from Halma's existing facilities. Compl...

Halma Unveils New Corporate Brand, Redesigned Logo And Global Website

Halma plc, a global group of life-saving technology companies, has announced the launch of its new corporate brand, redesigned logo and global website. “Halma’s purpose and growth strategy are dependent on us partnering with others who want to solve the same problems that we do, whether that’s researchers, charities, talent, investors or corporates. Our new brand is designed to help us achieve this, and we hope it will act as a beacon for other innovative, purpose-led organiza...

FIREX International 2019 Caters To Fire Safety Buyers

FIREX International, 18-20 June, 2019, at ExCel London will feature 25-plus hours of seminars and panel discussions along with an exhibition of 130-plus manufacturers showcasing products for fire safety. A Sprinkler and Suppression Presentation Area will highlight the important category. Also, for the fourth year, the International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference will take place alongside FIREX International. There will be 18,000 fire prevention and protection professionals from over 70 c...

Apollo Fire Detectors To Showcase Internationally Renowned Products At FIREX International 2019

Apollo Fire Detectors will be showcasing its internationally renowned products at FIREX International 2019 within the event’s largest ever exhibition zone and will also be running a competition to win an Apollo Test Set worth £500. Apollo can be found on stand FX510, which is part of a 250 sqm area alongside Advanced, Argus, FFE, Klaxon and LAN Controls, which are all part of Halma PLC, a FTSE 100 company focused on specialist safety, health and environmental technologies. Visitors...

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