Metasys® 10.0 Redefines Modern Building Management

Significant enhancements and powerful integrations deliver safer and smarter building operations  Johnson Controls announces the release of Metasys 10.0, designed to deliver more unified building management. This latest Metasys release provides facility personnel with smarter building automation,…

Victaulic’s Connection With Former President Bush

Sharing a timely and local human interest/business story about Victaulic, PA manufacturer of pipe joining solutions, given the recent passing of former President Bush. In January 1990, when Victaulic commissioned its Alburtis foundry, the company cast horseshoes which were sent to The…

E2S New SIL 2 Compliant 316L Stainless Steel Call Points For Onshore And Offshore Applications

E2S Warning Signals has announced that its STExCP8 manual call points are SIL2 compliant to IEC 61508, allowing system integrators greater confidence when designing systems requiring an enhanced safety integrity level. The robust devices are part of the comprehensive STEx family of…

Hempel to gain market share with new Centre of Excellence

On 29 November 2018, world-leading coatings manufacturer Hempel officially opened its new Centre of Excellence in Barcelona. The centre’s focus will be on the research and development of coating products within the field of passive fire protection in which Hempel…

Let the countdown begin

SICUREZZA AND SMART BUILDING EXPO WILL BE BACK AT FIERA MILANO NEXT YEAR Innovation, training, and renewed synergy between the two shows. SICUREZZA is ready to consolidate the leadership of an event with an increasingly international appeal. SMART BUILDING EXPO…

Johnson Controls Launches TYCO® DV-5A Deluge Valve That Offers Advanced, Streamlined Features

The new TYCO® DV-5A deluge valve from Johnson Controls offers improvements on the DV-5 valve while keeping the original key features valued by customers. The DV-5A deluge valve has a higher pressure rating of up to 300 psi and lower pressure drop, allowing water…

Telgian Celebrates 33rd Anniversary as a Global Leader in Fire Protection, Safety and Security

November marked the 33-year anniversary of the founding of Telgian Holdings, Inc., a worldwide provider of comprehensive fire, security, and life safety solutions. Since 1985, Telgian has grown from a modest firm providing code development and consulting, fire testing, and…

Nitrile Grade T (Type A) Gasket Fire Test.

Spotlight on Catsy Lam – Victaulic engineer behind fire-resistant gasket technology

Victaulic is known for engineering confidence with its reliable grooved piping solutions. What may not be common knowledge is Victaulic couplings are capable of withstanding direct fire exposure to temperatures equivalent to that of molten lava. Catsy Lam, Material Sciences…

Members Of The European Parliament Ask The European Commission To Choose A Strong Approach To Assess The Fire Performance Of Buildings Facades

Ahead of the European Commission’s decision on a EU approach to the fire assessment of facades, 12 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), from different countries and political parties, wrote a letter championing the Commission’s proposed “alternative” approach. The European…

Protect Your Staff Against Accidental Discharge

Do you protect your assets with fire suppression systems? Gaseous extinguishing systems safeguard vitally important infrastructure against special hazards. If you protect critical infrastructure, then this article applies to you. Failure to continuously monitor the gaseous extinguishing system which is…

Half A Century For Patol!

November 2018 marked a significant milestone for Patol as the company celebrated 50 years of supplying fire safety solutions to projects throughout the world. The company was founded in 1968 by Brian Jenkins who still owns the business and is…

Lead By Example To Enhance Site Safety

According to stats released today by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), there were 30.7 million working days lost due to work-related ill health and non-fatal workplace injuries in 2017/18, with workplace injury and illness costing the economy around £15bn…

British Safety Council Establishes A Ground-Breaking Forum In India For Sharing Best Practice In Health, Safety And Wellbeing

Yesterday, the British Safety Council, one of the most trusted international leaders in health, safety and environmental management, launched the India Safety Leadership Group, a forum for its members in India to share best practice and expertise in health, safety…

Smart Technology = A Safer Site

The construction industry is constantly evolving when it comes to site safety, but it still remains a high-risk industry. According to recent HSE stats, there were 30.7 million working days lost due to work-related ill health and non-fatal workplace injuries…

New General Director: Euralarm Provides Leadership In A Fast Changing Environment

Paul van der Zanden is the new General Director of Euralarm. Paul holds over 30 years of experience in the global security market. The new General Director is committed to making Europe a safer place where more people have access to…

Kentec Showcases Latest UL-Approved Taktis Fire Panel At Intersec

Kentec, a leading life safety control systems manufacturer, is exhibiting its UL-approved, next-generation Taktis UL 16 loop analogue addressable fire panel at Intersec 2019, alongside a suite of extinguishant panels and accessories designed to make customers lives easier. The Taktis…

Honeywell Gent Fits The Bill For Jetts Gyms

Over the last 10 years Jetts has revolutionised the global fitness industry, so when it wanted to configure the best possible life safety solution at its UK based facilities, it specified technology from Honeywell Gent. In 2007 Australian husband and…

Automated Logistics Processes Effectively Protected

An intelligent approach ensures fire protection in highly specialised warehouses Very high packing density, intelligent networking, complex processes: Automated warehouses present new challenges for fire protection concepts. Conventional solutions are usually not sufficient to meet the protection goals of logistics…

Advanced Insulation Apprentice Included In The Manufacturer Top 100

Ben Townsend, aged 21, who works as an apprentice patternmaker at Advanced Insulation has rubbed shoulders with the UK’s foremost manufacturing leaders at The Manufacturer’s Top 100 event, celebrating the most dynamic innovators in manufacturing at the National Exhibition Centre…

“How Fire Loss Impacts Code Development & Enforcement” Webinar Presented By Telgian VP Tom Parrish

Fire Smarts, in partnership with Telgian, provides a series of informative training webinars taught by Telgian fire protection experts who educate on specific areas of fire protection systems. Recent examples include introductory webinars on Emergency Communication Systems, Fire Safety and…

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