Kentec adds BACnet protocol to its Vizulinx Alarm Management Solution to simplify installation and afford centralised control to end users

Kentec Electronics, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has added BACnet (Building Automation and Control Network) protocol support to its Vizulinx alarm management solution, to facilitate smart, coordinated and efficient responses to fire incidents. Supporting Smart Building functionality, the…

Kentec remains operational throughout Covid-19

Kentec Electronics Ltd is continuing to deliver its life-critical control systems throughout the current crisis, supporting other essential businesses to ensure its panels are readily available, technical support is in place, and the safety of the public is not compromised.…

Kentec protects Glasgow Coronavirus hospital from the risk of fire

Sigma XT Gas Suppression panels, manufactured by Kentec Electronics, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, are protecting NHS staff and patients at the Louisa Jordan NHS Facility Glasgow – located at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) which provides more…

Luke 227 fire extinguishing system and Kentec Sigma A-XT gas extinguishing panel Protects Holy Quran at National UAE University

The intelligent Sigma A-XT gas extinguishing panel from Kentec, is at the heart of Luke Alexander’s ‘Luke 227’ fire extinguishing system integrated by the experts at GECO Mechanical and Electrical Ltd. Co. (GECO) to preserve the Holy Quran and other…

Kentec expands Business Development team to further customer support

Kentec Electronics, a life safety control systems manufacturer, has appointed Brett Boyd as a Business Development Manager to further the company’s customer support capabilities and help drive the Kentec Installation Partner (KIP) scheme. Brett will be responsible for Kentec customers…

Kentec protects China to Yorkshire Power Station project

A Sigma XT extinguishing panel and accessories manufactured by Kentec, a life safety control systems manufacturer, are protecting a power storage station built in Hefei in China, and brought over to Yorkshire, in Northern England. Guangzhou Wanzhen Information Technology Co.…

Kentec releases integration-friendly gas suppression system

Kentec, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched the Elite XT+, a new multi-addressable extinguishant control panel designed to be easily integrated as part of a wider fire safety solution. It features intelligent functionality to make it easier…

Kentec Installer Programme launched at Firex

Kentec, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, chose Firex to launch its new installer scheme, providing its registered customers with a wide-ranging programme of bespoke training and best-in-class technical support, as well as dedicated software and enhanced product functionality.…

Kentec launches new Sigma extinguishing range with event log at Firex

Kentec, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, is to launch the Sigma ZXT single-area extinguishing control panel at this year’s Firex, with new functionality, improved displays and multiple configuration options for a targeted response to a fire incident. Building…

Kentec protects International Cricket Stadium from risk of fire

Spectators, players, and property at India’s Mohali International Cricket Stadium are being protected by a highly-sophisticated Taktis panel from Kentec, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems. The Taktis 8 loop addressable fire panel, installed by Firehut Commercial Equipment Pvt…

Kentec Launches New Fire-Cryer Plus For Extinguishing Systems

Kentec, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched Fire-Cryer Plus as an enhancement to its highly established range of extinguishing control panels. Fire-Cryer Plus voice sounders with visual indicators are an alternative to standard electronic sounders and bells…

Kentec wins Health and Safety Innovation award for Taktis fire panel

Kentec, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has won the Fire Innovation of the Year Award at the second National Safety and Health Excellence Awards for its next-generation 16L Taktis analogue addressable Fire Panel. The Awards took place at…

Kentec protects Maidstone Studios and its stars

A highly sophisticated Taktis panel from Kentec, a life safety control systems manufacturer installed by DPJ Fire and Security Ltd is helping protect visitors, staff and actors at Maidstone Studios in Kent, one of the UK’s largest independent broadcasting facilities.…

Kentec Wins Manufacturing Innovation Award Of The Year At 2018 South East Awards

Kentec, a leading life safety control systems manufacturer, has won the Manufacturing Innovation Award at the 2018 Insider Made in the South East Awards for its contribution to the manufacturing industry in the South East area. The Made in the…

Kentec confirms two new senior appointments to support the company’s international growth

Kentec, a leading life safety control systems manufacturer, has appointed Derrick Hall as Director of Sales and Costas Constantinides as Head of International Business Development to further drive the company’s domestic and international growth. The appointments will support Kentec’s successful…

Kentec Launches New Solution For The Remote Management Of Fire Events

Kentec, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched Vizulinx, a sophisticated yet easy to use fire alarm management solution to enable building managers and service providers to monitor and control fire systems remotely. Highly configurable using an embedded…

Kentec launches next generation Taktis Fire Panel for largest sites

Kentec, the leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched the next generation of Taktis analogue addressable fire panel with an increased number of loops and enhanced integration and networking capabilities to meet the current and future needs of larger…

Taktis detection solution for £4.7m iconic ‘church for the 21st century

Kentec Electronics Ltd., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of life safety systems, has had its highly acclaimed Taktis® fire detection and alarm technology chosen to help protect an iconic new £4.7 million flexible use community hub development for Scotland’s Dumfries Baptist Church.…

Life safety systems’ manufacturer Kentec appoints new Managing Director to drive company’s growth

Kentec, a leading life safety control systems manufacturer, has appointed Kevin Swann as its new Managing Director. He succeeds Kevin Restell, who is retiring after more than 25 years with the business and its parent company, Hochiki. Mr Swann is…

Kentec on-board Red Funnel Ferries

Kentec fire safety control panels have been chosen for the refurbishment of fire systems on the Red Funnel Ferry Group’s vehicle ferries that operate out of Southampton to the Isle of Wight. The refitting of the MV Red Osprey, following that of MV Red Falcon back in 2015, now leaves just the MV…

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