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Blackhawk finds room to spread its wings

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2004

WATERLOO, Iowa - Black-hawk Automatic Sprinklers Inc. is forecasting record sales for 2004 and as a result is planning to double in size in the near future.

ESDs’ merger creates new municipal arm

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05/01/2004

LOWELL, Mass. - Mammoth Fire Alarms and Wright Alarms have merged to form Mammoth’s new municipal fire alarm division.

Siemens helps update storied venue

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05/01/2004

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Just in time for the 130th running of America’s most famous horse race, Siemens Building Technologies has provided Churchill Downs with a new fire protection system as part of the track’s $121 million renovation.

Sprinkler co. heads south

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2004

ELMSFORD, N.Y.

Electronic fire extinguisher monitoring inches closer to replacing 30-day physical inspections

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05/01/2004

ROCKLAND, Mass. - On April 9, Utah became the first state to allow electronic monitoring of fire extinguishers in lieu of traditional 30-day physical inspections required by other states.

Kidde ups the ante

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04/01/2004

LONDON - Fresh off a fiscal year in which it saw sales rise more than six percent, fire and safety group Kidde plc last month scored a major coup in its marketing push.

The company has signed former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani to appear in TV commercials in the United States.

Lease program springs from R.I. law

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04/01/2004

WESTMINSTER, Mass. - In order to help Rhode Island businesses comply with the state’s new laws for fire safety, SimplexGrinnell is allowing those businesses to lease their systems rather than buy them.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2004

Massachusetts seeks tighter sprinkler regs

BOSTON - More than a year after 100 people were killed in a deadly nightclub fire in neighboring Rhode Island, Massachusetts lawmakers are moving forward with legislation that would strengthen sprinkler requirements, increase inspector training and create strict penalties for violators.

The legislation would require sprinklers in all nightclubs with an occupancy of 50 or more, provide discounted loans and insurance rate incentives for nightclub owners and set up training and enforcement standards.

Company hopes to curb wildfire destruction

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04/01/2004

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Each year, wildfires consume millions of dollars in homes and other property in the United States.

AFSA offering system planning school

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2004

DALLAS - The American Fire Sprinkler Association is offering several versions of its Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School at a discounted price until July 1.

After that, the price will jump from $1,100 for members and $1,500 for non-members to $1,200 for members and $1,700 for non-members.

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SSN News Poll September 2014

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