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HGGC acquires fire protection leader Marmic Fire & Safety

HGGC, a leading middle-market private-equity firm, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Marmic Fire & Safety, a leading full-service fire-protection company, from Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP). CEO and founding family member Michael Teeter will continue to…

Duyar Vana awarded the Third Prize in the Innovative Organization and Culture category of İnovaLİG 2019

Held by the Turkish Exporters Assembly for the eighth time this year with the support of the Turkish Ministry of Commerce, the winners of the İnovaLİG 2019 contest were announced. In a bid to be recognized as leaders of innovation, 1,236…

Keep your eyes high

Mavili Elektronik has been developing products and services in the field of fire and gas detection since 1987 and now draws attention to its selection of detectors suitable for fire protection of high-ceiling areas. Maxlogic Beam Type (Beam) smoke detectors…

Panasonic launches fire-alarm system ensuring maximum protection for facilities in the Emirates

Panasonic Life Solutions Middle East & Africa (PLSMEA), a subsidiary of Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa FZE (PMMAF) is pleased to announce the launch of its user-oriented fire-alarm system (FAS) in the UAE. With facilities increasingly focused on improving…

Virtual business safety advice

It is fire-safety business as usual as Cleveland Fire Brigade goes virtual to give vital advice and support during lockdown. Businesses, care homes and other organizations can get what they need to ensure they comply with all the latest regulations…

Fire safety compliance and Covid-19: how can the Salamander fire-door system protect patients in the event of a fire?

As the rising number of Covid admissions pushes patient capacity limits, ensuring compliance with fire-safety legislation has never been more important. As hospitals battle through the second major wave of the virus, concerns have been raised around the NHS’s ongoing…

Siemens’ Cerberus PACE Compact extends capabilities in public address voice alarm

Siemens Smart Infrastructure has launched a new compact version of its Cerberus PACE Modular system, further extending the range of applications in which the public-address voice-alarm (PA/VA) solution can be employed. Together, Cerberus PACE Modular and Compact offer a comprehensive…

Critical Communications World postponed to 3–5 November 2021

Message from Tim Willoughby – Managing Director MA Exhibitions: With international travel restrictions certain to impact into the spring, Critical Communications World 2021 has been rescheduled to 3–5 November of this year. The event will still take place at the…

The Open Security & Safety Alliance joins Euralarm

The Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA), an industry body comprising stakeholders from all facets of the security, safety and building automation space, today announced it has joined Euralarm, the association of European manufacturers, installers and service providers from the…

Secutech India to open its doors in September 2021

A significant platform that brings together safety and security industry players under one roof, Secutech India 2021 is set to be held in September at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. The edition will be a hotbed of strong business opportunities…

IWMA to hold next Webinar Series in April 2021

Hamburg, 25 January 2021. The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) announced today that a third series of webinars on fire protection with water mist will take place early in spring. The three events will take place on 15, 22 and…

Global Fire Equipment (GFE) solutions chosen for two luxury hotels in Brazil

Fire-detection solutions from Global Fire Equipment (GFE), a leading European-based fire-detection manufacturer, have been installed at two luxury holiday resorts in Brazil that are owned and operated by the Vila Galé hotel chain. Portuguese-based Vila Galé is the second largest…

Prefabricated brick slip soffit system to meet A1 fire rating regulations

It is the B.O.S.S. A1, a prefabricated brick slip soffit system, designed to be quickly and easily bolted to IG’s Welded Masonry Support (WMS) and meets a growing market need for improved fire safety on tall buildings. The prefabricated components…

FDNY Fire Commissioner Nigro announces 5% decrease in fire deaths for 2020

Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro today announced the city had 63 civilian fire deaths in 2020, 5% fewer than in 2019, when 66 people lost their lives in fires. This marks the 15th consecutive year there have been fewer than…

Institution of Fire Engineers approves NFPA CFPS credential as key component for IFE membership application

The Membership Application Assessment Panel (MAAP) of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) has determined that the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) credential will now be recognized as a major component for IFE membership. The…

Linear Group acquire stake in fire consultancy to form Linear Fire Safety

Leading contracting and fit-out specialists Linear Group have acquired a stake in Kyle Management Solutions, a leading fire safety solutions consultancy, to create Linear Fire Safety (LFS), as it continues to drive growth across the UK. Based in the Group’s…

Advantages of wireless fire alarms

All companies and organizations are responsible for providing effective, reliable and compliant fire-safety equipment. This includes having a reliable warning system. For temporary buildings, such as construction sites, wireless fire alarms are a great solution. Wireless fire alarms send out…

Sprinklers: the buffers needed to make buildings resilient

Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance discusses: A recent Financial Times article, written by the Governor of Denmark’s National Bank Lars Rohde, highlighted the fact that a bank’s capital buffer should work much like a sprinkler system. In…

Reviewing building safety in specialized housing

Ensuring the safety of residents and staff in specialized housing environments has always been a priority for those in the sector. Karen Trigg of Allegion UK highlights the steps decision makers must make to keep occupants in sheltered, extra care…

Static Systems Group welcomes Halma as its new owner

Static Systems Group is delighted to announce that it has been acquired by Halma, a FTSE 100 global group of life-saving technology companies. Halma, headquartered in the UK, is driven by a clear purpose to grow a safer, cleaner, healthier…

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