Articles by Colin Smith
Door solutions manufacturer, Comelit UK acquires FIA membership Comelit UK has become a member of the prominent Fire Industry Association (FIA), following the introduction of its new fire division, designed to complement its renowned security portfolio. Fire detection systems The Italian door entry manufacturer, known for its fire safety and door solutions, now offers a range of automatic fire detection systems, including conventional and addressable panels, that have proven successful across Europe. And pledging its commitment to the sector, Comelit has become a member of the FIA, as the largest fire protection trade association in the UK and influential in helping to promote and shape legislation and professional standards in the fire industry. Says Colin Smith, Fire Manager Comelit UK: “One of my first priorities in my new role was to ensure Comelit joined the FIA. This was not only to cement our commitment to the fire industry but also define our position in alignment with an organisation that can set industry best practice, shape standards and influence legislation. I am looking forward to attending the FIA networking events and conference opportunities, to raise awareness of our new fire division, and with an ability to present a portfolio of products that achieves the highest safety standards, without compromising on the style and aesthetic that is synonymous with the Comelit brand.” Fire Industry Association membership Comelit will now be able to present its membership of FIA with use of its logo on all printed and digital media; to demonstrate its dedication to an organisation associated with quality, credibility and raising industry standards. Kat Schabowska, Marketing Executive at Fire Industry Association added: “The FIA has a duty to inform the public about good practice. Employers are often confused about their responsibilities, and it is our duty to provide the necessary guidance and requirements to achieve the standards. We are delighted to welcome Comelit UK on board as it launches into the fire industry. What this demonstrates is a commitment to offering products and services to the highest standards, which achieve our strict membership criteria. We look forward to working with Colin and the team.”
Comelit UK is offering a free five-year guarantee from the date of manufacture as standard, across its complete new range of fire detection solutions. The Italian security systems manufacturer, known for its high specification solutions, presents an innovative range of automatic fire detection systems, including conventional and addressable panels, that have proven successful across Europe. Already pledging its commitment to the sector by becoming a member of the FIA, and ensuring its complete fire detection range comply with latest standards, Comelit’s new five year guarantee provides further assurance and customer peace of mind. Reliable fire detection systems The new five-year guarantee endorses our commitment to our customers in providing reliable, quality fire detection systems"Says Colin Smith, Comelit UK Fire Manager: “The launch of our fire detection range was a huge responsibility to meet market demand, and one we continue to take it very seriously. Our products aim to save lives and protect property from the risk of fire. “The new five-year guarantee, standing alongside our membership of the FIA and accreditation to the highest standards across all our range, endorses our commitment to our customers in providing reliable, quality fire detection systems. And this is all without compromising on the element of style for which Comelit is globally renowned.” Smoke, heat and multi-sensor detectors Comelit’s fire detection range presents solutions to accommodate all building types and facility requirements, with the option to design bespoke systems where necessary. Both the ATENA and ERACLE solutions feature, smoke, heat and multi-sensor detectors as well as IP rated devices including sounders and callpoints. Also available is Comelit’s ATEX solutions that can be used in reference to zones where there is risk of explosion due to the nature of atmosphere and the elements it may contain. And each system comes with accessories to complete installations.