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Mobile Firefighting Systems Provide Flexible Fire Protection For Major Facilities

A large refinery complex will need to address various hazard mitigation and control problems  Within traditional commercial and industrial firefighting systems, engineers have primarily focused on permanent installation designs rather than entertaining alternative or supplemental mobile firefighting systems. Permanent installation design is typically better understood, supported, and supplied throughout the fire protection engineering and manufacturing community. However...

The IFAC and Pierce Manufacturing present the winners of the 2017 “IAFC Fire Chief of the Year” awards

Both honorees are highly accomplished individuals with impressive career, educational, and certification credentials The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announces the 2017 winners of the annual “IAFC Fire Chief of the Year” awards at Fire-Rescue International (FRI) in Charlotte, N.C. Volunteer Fire Chief Brian Wade of the North Lenoir Fire & Rescue Department in Kinston, N.C. and Ca...

Akron Brass acquired by IDEX Corporation for $224.2 million

The acquisition of Akron Brass creates a $330 million premier fire and rescue platform for the global firefighting industry IDEX CORPORATION announced recently that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Akron Brass Holding Corp. (the “Company”), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Premier Farnell plc (“Premier Farnell”), and a global leader in the manufacturing of safety equipment and emergency response equipment, for a cash considera...

Muscat Expo LLC exhibits Oman Fire, Safety and Security Exhibition at the INTERSEC 2015 Exhibition in Dubai

Muscat Expo LLC is the only company from Oman to participate at Intersec 2015 in Dubai Muscat Expo LLC participated at the INTERSEC Exhibition in Dubai which concluded last week and was the only Company from Oman at the exhibition. INTERSEC which is in its 17th edition, is the largest international trade exhibition for Fire, Safety and Security in the world with over 1200 Exhibitors and more than 25,000 visitors from over 100 countries. Muscat Expo LLC exhibited OFSEC - Oman...

Advanced’s MxPro 4 fire panel range to secure historic Iona Abbey

Advanced’s MxPro 4 network offers long-term security for buildings Providing a fire system for the most sacred site in Scotland was always going to be a challenge, especially considering the remoteness of its historic location, but for the custodians of Iona Abbey global fire systems manufacturer Advanced was the only choice. Located on the Scottish island of Iona, south west of the Isle of Mull, the Abbey is at the heart of a globally important religious centre, founde...

Chubb Fire & Security Announces Single Brand in the UK and Ireland

Chubb Fire & Security is now one brand in the UK Chubb Fire & Security has merged its separately branded businesses in the U.K. and Ireland to deliver a richer and more streamlined experience for its customers nationwide. Chubb, a leading provider of electronic security and fire safety solutions for business and industry, is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Chubb businesses, such as Chubb U.K., Chubb I...

Akron Brass introduces new portable electric monitor for firefighting, exposure control and Haz-Mat mitigation

The Apollo PE electric monitor utilizes an on-board microprocessor based control system  Akron Brass introduces a new Portable Electric monitor (water cannon) designed and tested for superior firefighting, exposure control and Haz-Mat mitigation.  The Apollo PE, Style 3419, is the only portable electric monitor on the market that features a quick-change battery system. The Apollo PE combines high flow 1250 gpm (4800 lpm) capabilities with a self-contained battery...

Fike Safety Technology appoints Alan Locke as the new head of sales

Alan Locke has been appointed as the new head of sales by Fike Security Technology Alan will have full responsibility for developing and implementing sales strategies for the UK and for world export markets. His initial focus will be on restructuring the Fike sales team in line with the principles of lean operation. To support and further enhance the success of its fast-growing business, fire protection expert Fike Safety Technology has appointed Alan Locke as Head of...

London Fire Brigade prompts the use of more fire sprinklers

London Fire Brigade has emphasized the use of of more fire sprinklers to decrease the risk of fire accidents Last year there were 36 arson attacks on London’s schools, colleges and nursery buildings and a further 113 accidental fires. New figures released by London Fire Brigade show that last year, there was one fire every three days in the capital’s schools, colleges and nurseries the equivalent of one fire for nearly every school day. Fire chiefs say these st...

Independent Fire Engineering and Distributors Association elects Nigel Walton as new Chairman

Nigel Walton elected as a Chairman of Independent Fire Engineering and Distributors Association Nigel Walton, Director at Abbot Fire Group, steps into the role having been an active member of the association for the past 9 years. IFEDA, the Independent Fire Engineering and Distributors Association, has elected a new Chairman for the association at their recent AGM. Nigel Walton, Director at Abbot Fire Group, steps into the role having been an active member of the association...

Pierce Dash CF apparatus gets a boost up in sales

Cedar Hill , Bloomington and Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services have placed orders for Dash CF Dash CF has generated much excitement and broad appeal as evidenced by recent orders from diverse regions of North America. Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, kicked off its exhibition at Fire Rescue International (FRI) by displaying a total of nine trucks and showcasing the new Dash CF apparatus. Since its introduction in April this year, the Dash CF has gener...

Pierce and Fire Chief magazine honors fire chiefs of the year 2011

2011 Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year, Robert Perry, of the Union Fire District in South Kingstown, R.I. Chief Robert Perry has been a volunteer firefighter for more than 40 years. He has served as the chief at the 300-member Union Fire District since 2004. Fire Chief Magazine, part of Penton Media, Inc.’s Public Infrastructure Group, and Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced the 2011 winners of the annual “Fire Chief of the Year&rdq...

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