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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...

NFPA Celebrates 125 Years Of Safety

  The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year and plans to commemorate the momentous milestone through a series of events and initiatives that reflect the steadfast commitment to fire, electrical, and life safety by the Association. Key to the celebration is the launch of a virtual 125th Anniversary Conference Series that replaces the traditional in-person 2021 NFPA Conference & Expo. The online conference series runs from M...

Hannay Reels Appoints Jim As New Design Engineer

Jim’s engineering background includes the development of gas turbine combustion systems, the design of testing equipment for gases and liquids, along with considerable manufacturing design work in areas such as packaging, molding, and shop floor automation. Jim is a graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh and a volunteer fire fighter with the Coeymans New York Fire Department. One of his many hobbies is restoration of classic cars and trucks. Jim’s background and work experience will m...

Hannay Reels Promotes Ryan DeMuth As New Engineering Manager

Ryan DeMuth has been promoted to the position of Engineering Manager. Ryan has over 13 years’ experience at Hannay Reels as a Design Engineer and Senior Design Engineer. During his tenure here, Ryan has been responsible for a number of important new product development efforts. He has additionally taken the lead on designing and executing some very innovative improvements to our manufacturing processes. Ryan is a Mechanical Engineering graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Insti...

EUSAS Conference Shows How Artificial Intelligence Can Support Or Optimize Fire Detection And Security

EUSAS recently organized a successful online European Conference on the topic ‘Artificial intelligence in fire detection and security – without the hype’. It showed once again the importance of technological development for an industry that endeavored to protect lives with particular relevance to the fire and security industry. The conference opened with a discussion on what Artificial Intelligence (AI) is. The general concepts as well as the history and starting blocks of AI...

Rosenbauer Brandschutz Deutschland Relocates To New Address

  In order to create more office space and to make warehousing and logistics more efficient, Rosenbauer Brandschutz Deutschland moved two streets down to Krugbäckerstrasse from its old location in Mogendorf at the end of 2020. With a floor space of almost 2,000m2, the new office space is not only significantly larger, but also brighter and more modern. The warehouse has also been incorporated into the new location. This means that construction sites can be supplied with material...

Luxury Greek Resort Receives 5-Star Fire Protection From Advanced

A fault-tolerant network of Axis EN fire panels from Advanced has been installed at one of Crete’s newest and most exclusive beachfront hotels. Based in the coastal town of Ierapetra in Crete, the Robinson Club is designed around neighborhoods of hotel rooms across a 150 acre-site. This unique layout meant that the fire system specified needed to deliver seamless detection and notification of a potential fire to the hotel’s staff and guests, who could be located anywhere across the...

Ajax Provides Wireless Fire Detectors To Protect People Of Kazakhstan From Fire And Carbon Monoxide

In Kazakhstan, in the city of Shymkent, the municipal authorities launched a pilot project to install carbon monoxide detectors in private houses. The goal of the project is to help the socially disadvantaged as they are the ones most often affected by CO incidents. Ajax wireless fire detectors were chosen for the project. This month they saved the lives of three people, and, as a result, Ajax security system is planned to be mass-installed in thousands of homes. FireProtect Plus detector At...

C-TEC Enhances Fire Safety At A Prestigious Site In Cape Town With Their CAST Fire Alarm Systems

A vast multi-functional business park in South Africa’s Cape Town is the latest prestigious site to be protected by C-TEC’s revolutionary CAST fire alarm system. Owned by Inospace, a rapidly-expanding operator of serviced business parks, the textile exchange is a 2-hectare park located just minutes from Cape Town’s International Airport. Featuring a fully-kitted business hub, warehouse storage areas, high specification meeting rooms and restaurants, the park is home to a wealt...

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...

Videcon Appointed As A Nittan Elite Distributor Partner

Nittan are delighted to announce that Videcon Ltd. has now been appointed as a Nittan Elite Distribution Partner. Sadly, Nittan’s Northern Regional Sales Manager, Steve McCarley was unable to present the Nittan Elite wall plaque directly due to the current COVID-19 restrictions. So, Alan Fowlie, Fire Sales Director of Videcon, kindly provided the photographs and reports that he and Jonathan Ginnelly proudly took delivery of their Nittan Elite plaque and are honored to become Nittan Elite...

Fire Safety And Protection, LLC Announces New Website Launch

Fire Safety and Protection (“FSP”), a portfolio company of Sunny River Management (“SRM”), is proud to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website. The new site features a modern design, enhanced content, and improved functionality to help visitors easily browse company information and provide a more engaging user experience. The new comprehensive website brings together Fire Safety and Protection’s family of companies into one site. FSP is made up of indus...

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