Kentec Electronics Ltd News

Kentec Appoints New Head Of UK Sales

Kentec Electronics, a foremost manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has promoted Sammy Steel to the role of Head of UK Sales to further strengthen the company’s UK growth and footprint. In her new role, Sammy will lead, manage, and support the UK BDM sales team to achieve Kentec’s strategic sales plan. She will be working directly with installers, distributors, and end-users while strengthening the current UK customer base. A key part of the strategy includes focusing on b...

Kentec Launches Ekho Wireless Fire Detection Range To KIP Installers

Kentec Electronics, a pioneering manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched the Ekho wireless fire detection range exclusively to its Kentec Installation Partners (KIP), providing a highly-sophisticated, reliable, convenient, and aesthetically pleasing alternative to wired systems. The launch comes as installers are looking to provide their customers with solutions to prevent the need for costly Waking Watch services, which are being used to mitigate fire safety dangers within...

Kentec’s Special Applications Department Unveils Evac-Point, Evacuation And Alert Control Indicating System For Effective High-Rise Evacuations

In response to a specific customer requirement, Kentec Electronics, a globally renowned manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has developed through their Special Applications Department an Evacuation and Alert Control Indicating System (EACIE) to provide fire and rescue teams with an intelligent communication structure to support staged evacuation. Evac-Point system Kentec’s made-to-order ‘Evac-Point’ system uses user-defined zone reference labeling to enable Fire Se...

Kentec’s Special Applications Introduces EACIE System To Support Evacuation

In response to a specific customer requirement, Kentec Electronics, manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has developed through their Special Applications Department an Evacuation and Alert Control Indicating System (EACIE) to provide fire and rescue teams with an intelligent communication structure to support staged evacuation. Functions And Benefits Of EACIE Panel Kentec’s made-to-order Evac-Point system uses user-defined zone reference labeling to enable fire services to soun...

Kentec Electronics Announce The Release Of Intelligent Networking Solutions For Fire Alarm Control Panels

Kentec, a renowned manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched its Intelligent Networking Solutions (iNS) providing advanced interconnectivity and monitoring of fire alarm control panel networks - critical where multiple panels are installed across a single site. The sharing of status information between protected areas is essential to the management of site safety procedures, enabling the correct response when an event such as a fire occurs, for example, the direction of emerge...

Kentec Installer Program Becomes The Largest Partner Program In The Fire Industry

The Kentec Installer Program (KIP), launched by the manufacturer of life-critical control systems at last year’s Firex, is now expanding to include Kentec’s vast international installation customer network. To date it has registered more than 100 installers, making it one of the largest partner programs in the fire industry. The scheme provides Kentec’s registered customers with a wide-ranging program of bespoke training and best-in-class technical support, as well as dedicate...

Kentec Adds BACnet Protocol To Its Vizulinx Alarm Management Solution For Easy Installation And Centralized Control To End Users

Kentec Electronics, a globally renowned manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has added BACnet (Building Automation and Control Network) protocol support to its Vizulinx alarm management solution, to facilitate smart, coordinated and efficient responses to fire incidents. Smart Building functionality Supporting Smart Building functionality, the protocol provides integration between Kentec fire systems and other BACnet protocol systems. Kentec fire alarm systems send real time status m...

Maintaining Fire Safety Through A Pandemic

There have been challenges with completing fire safety maintenance and installation projects during the current Covid-19 crisis, most notably as a result of the difficulties for installers in safely accessing sites. Many construction projects halted for lockdown and this resulted in approximately 50% of the British installers we work with having to furlough staff. The challenges, however, are not just restricted to the UK. With Kentec panels sold in more than 90 countries across the world, we ha...

Kentec Electronics Strengthens In-Country International Sales Team Amid COVID-19

Kentec Electronics, a life safety system manufacturer, has strengthened its international in-country sales team with the appointment of Morné Müller as Business Development Manager Africa. Morné joins recent recruits Ibrahim Ariqat, Business Development Manager Middle East, and Eloi Del Valle, International Business Development Manager. Eloi, based in Barcelona, works within Kentec’s central European and Scandinavian markets, while Ibrahim, who is based in Dubai, operat...

Kentec Electronics’ Sigma XT Gas Suppression Panels Installed At The Louisa Jordan NHS Facility Glasgow

Sigma XT gas suppression panels, manufactured by Kentec Electronics, a globally renowned manufacturer of life-critical control systems, are protecting NHS staff and patients at the Louisa Jordan NHS Facility Glasgow, located at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC), which provides more than 500 COVID-19 beds. Vipond Fire UK Ltd. installed the fire safety systems within a seven-day turnaround. The system includes a total of seven Sigma XT gas suppression panels, and 32 detectors located within the ele...

Kentec Electronics’ Taktis Fire Panel Receives Certification From VdS Which Enables Their Global Expansion

Kentec Electronics, a renowned manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has achieved EN 54-2 and 4 VdS approval for Taktis, its most powerful and sophisticated analog addressable fire panel. The approval will enable the business to expand its global operations into the central European market. As one of central Europe’s leading independent testing institutions, VdS certification is required for manufacturers to sell and install fire safety systems in Germany and other central Europe...

Luke Alexander And Kentec Enhances Fire Safety At The Holy Quran Academy Within Al Qasimia University

The intelligent Sigma A-XT gas extinguishing panel from Kentec, is at the heart of Luke Alexander’s 'Luke 227' fire extinguishing system integrated by the experts at GECO Mechanical and Electrical Ltd. Co. (GECO) to preserve the Holy Quran and other holy texts at the Holy Quran Academy within Al Qasimia University in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Al Qasimia University is a vision of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad bin Saqr Al Qasimi, the Ruler of the Emirates of Sharjah and a...

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