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Tyco acquires wireless fire alarm/detection developer

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland—Tyco has acquired “substantially all of the assets” of Commercial Wireless Systems International, it announced today in a prepared statement.

CWSI will be integrated into Tyco’s Fire Protection Products business unit, thus broadening Tyco’s offerings and expertise in wireless technology and systems, Tyco said in the statement.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Florida-based CWSI, in business for 30 years, develops wireless fire alarm and detection products. Its UL-listed products serve industrial, residential, hospitality, education, airports and other sectors.

The CWSI acquisition “allows us to expand our reach through adjacent sales channels and in segments of the market where we have not been present,” Raj Arora, general manager, fire detection, for Tyco Fire Protection Products, said in the statement.

It also advances Tyco’s vision for the “Internet of Things,” he said.

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