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Anderson Fire benefits from minority business status

The Maryland company also stands out for its commitment to educating its employees
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12/11/2013

ELKRIDGE, Md.—Anderson Fire Protection President and CEO Maria Garcia Anderson recently won an award for being an outstanding minority and woman entrepreneur.

Potter: New flow switch a first

The self-testing device for wet sprinkler systems saves water, eliminates pollution and reduces corrosion, company says
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12/10/2013

ST. LOUIS—Potter Electric Signal Co. recently introduced what it says is an industry first: a self-testing flow switch for wet sprinkler systems that requires no discharge of water.

Wind turbines new vertical for ABCO Fire

Ohio company augments its hospital projects by protecting wind turbines in various locales
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11/26/2013

CLEVELAND—This city is home to many hospitals, including the world renowned Cleveland Clinic, so health care is a major vertical for ABCO Fire Protection, based here.

Tyco’s Westfire buy to enhance SimplexGrinnell

SimplexGrinnell regional offices expect to pick up work previously subcontracted
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11/20/2013

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland—The addition of Westfire to the Tyco family will complement and enhance SimplexGrinnell, another Tyco business, and bring it more customers and RMR opportunities, according to SimplexGrinnell officials.

Tyco acquires Westfire

The $80 million company brings technical expertise, expands footprint
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11/14/2013

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland—Tyco’s acquisition of fire protection company Westfire, announced this morning, “aligns well with the company’s internal strengths,” Jeff Kessler, managing director of institutional research at Imperial Capital, told Security Systems News.

SafeTech Alarm offers free home fire installation

All customers of the Canadian company need to do is sign up for a three-year monitoring contract
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11/13/2013

TORONTO—Installing an alarm system for free to entice customers to sign up for a multiyear monitoring contract is a common home security mass marketing strategy.

Voluntary approach to home fire sprinklers works in Canada

Still, some efforts are underway to encourage provinces to mandate them in new homes
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11/11/2013

MARKHAM, Ontario—Incentives for builders, as well as encouragement and education. Without governmental mandates requiring residential fire sprinklers in Canada, advocates are using such voluntary approaches to persuade homebuilders to install the life-saving devices in new homes.

Global fire protection systems market predicted to reach $66.56 billion in 2018

MarketsandMarkets forecasts world market will grow more than 91 percent in five years; North America currently has largest share
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11/05/2013

DALLAS—The global fire protection systems market—products and services—will climb from $34.7 billion currently to $66.56 billion by 2018, according to a new report from MarketsandMarkets.

SimplexGrinnell contract could generate up to $10m in revenue in first year

NJPA contract gives 50,000 public entities easy access to SimplexGrinnell products; new service revenue expected to be ‘significant’
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10/30/2013

WESTMINSTER, Mass.— More than 50,000 government, health care and educational entities now can obtain SimplexGrinnell products and services through a simplified procurement process, thanks to a new four-year contract the company has with the National Joint Powers Alliance.

Home sprinkler installation costs drop nationwide

And prices are lowest in states that have sprinkler requirements, indicating home fire sprinklers get more cost effective the more prevalent they are
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10/22/2013

QUINCY, Mass.—The cost of installing home fire sprinklers has decreased nationwide, and states that mandate home fire sprinklers have even lower installation costs, a new study by the Fire Protection Research Foundation has found.

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SSN News Poll December 2014

In the wake of the recent expiration of their non-compete agreement, former sister companies ADT and TycoIS are now battling it out for a piece of the lucrative small-business pie. How will this affect the competitive landscape and regional providers? Tell us what you think.

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