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Tyco unveils Ansul Sapphire fire suppression products

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2004

NEW YORK - Tyco Fire & Security, a division of Tyco International that designs, manufacturers, installs and services electronic security systems, fire protection, detection and suppression systems, has rolled out the Ansul Sapphire Fire Suppression Systems for use in areas that house items such as artifacts and electronic equipment and other valuable objects.

The Ansul Sapphire System includes a water-like chemical that quickly evaporates and is based on 3M Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid.

NAFED issues its top award

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2004

CHICAGO - Norb Makowka was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the National Association of Fire Equipment Distributors’ conference. The award is given to those who have made contributions to the association and industry.

Calgary Fire Dept. to take over monitoring

Adds own monitoring center for fire calls, promises to not compete with private stations
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06/01/2004

CALGARY, Alberta - The Calgary Fire Department is moving ahead with plans to establish its own monitoring center for fire calls, promising to work with private industry and not compete against it.
“We’re not trying to jump in there and push anyone out of the way,” said John Conley, public information officer for the Calgary Fire Department.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2004

Tenn. okays smoke detectors for elderly care facilities
NASHVILLE, Tenn.

Proactive approach prompts growth

Fire Systems Design workforce dramatically increases a year later
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06/01/2004

HURST, Texas - A year after embarking on a marketing plan to boost business, Fire Systems Design is realizing the fruits of its labor with a substantial increase in fire installations and a workforce that has nearly doubled in size.

The Notifier distributor employs 35 people, up from 20 employees a year ago, with projects that keep crews busy nearly around the clock.

Michigan Governor signs law requiring smoke detectors

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06/01/2004

LANSING, Mich. - A new set of laws requiring all pre-1974 housing units in Michigan to install smoke alarms moved through the Legislature and went into effect in early May with no opposition or input from installation and monitoring companies.

NFPA to consolidate meetings in 2005

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2004

QUINCY, Mass. - In March, the board of directors of the National Fire Protection Association voted to consolidate the NFPA’s Fall Education Conference into its World Conference and Safety Exposition.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2004

Three appointed to Fire Protection Research Foundation

QUINCY, Mass. - The National Fire Protection Association has appointed three trustees to the Fire Protection Research Foundation.

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.

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SSN News Poll November 2014

The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association's CEDIA Expo is a home technology trade show with products and training related to audio, video, control, security and networking—and it's growing. CEDIA says the 2014 event, held Sept. 10-13 in Denver, had more than 18,500 attendees, an increase of 3 percent, and floor space increased 14 percent for the 480 exhibitors. But is this show growing in importance for the security industry? Tell us what you think.

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