IRVINE, Calif. - Consolidated Fire Protection found itself under new ownership the first week of March as Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based investment firm, purchased the full-service fire company from Caltius Private Equity Partners and Westar Capital.
WORCESTER, Mass. - With the aid of funds from the Society of Fire Protection Engineers, professors at Worcester Polytechnic InstituteÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s fire safety studies department are in the midst of developing a digital library of information for the fire and life safety industry.
TACOMA, Wash. - Having doubled its revenue every year since it started, Evergreen Fire & Security is branching out beyond its government fire contracts and working to build the commercial side of the business.
PALMETTO, Fla. - Having quadrupled revenue from 2003 to 2004, DaBo Fire Suppression Technologies looks to extend its network of fire sprinkler company contacts this year to achieve a revenue target of at least three times than that of last year.
Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?