Comelit expand service offering with BDM for new Fire Detection team

Following its successful launch into Fire Detection, Comelit UK has expanded the division’s new team with the introduction of Tim Swift, as a dedicated Business Development Manager. With over 20 years experience working within the electrical and electronic manufacturing industry, Tim has experience in a range of areas, including Alarm Systems, Physical Security, Business Development, Fire Protection and Access Control. In his former position at C-Tec, Tim was responsible for


Apollo to showcase latest product range at Intersec Dubai 2019

Apollo Fire Detectors, specialists in the design and production of high-quality fire detection equipment, will showcase its latest Test Set and new SOTERIA Dimension, at Intersec Dubai 2019. A full demonstration of the Apollo Test Set will be on display at the designated stand, Hall 4-F10, showcasing the capabilities of the portable testing device, which is designed to help commissioning and system maintenance engineers. The Apollo Test Set guarantees that


MD appointment signals new phase of growth for Advanced

Global fire systems leader, Advanced, has announced the appointment of Pete Browitt, as Managing Director. Pete joins from Apollo Fire Detectors Ltd, where he held the senior positions of Global Finance Director and EMEA Operations Director, managing a manufacturing and supply chain organisation of almost 400 people in Havant, UK. Working previously within Advanced owner Halma PLC’s fold, Pete also worked as Global Finance Director of Avire, and spent 13


FFE acquires LAN Control Systems Ltd to further bolster its fire safety offering

Global design and world-class detection products manufacturer, FFE, has acquired fire compliance and software company, LAN Control Systems Ltd (LCS). The deal will see FFE strengthening its position in the fire safety, innovation and compliance field. Led by its founder Adam Welton, LCS, a small company based in Nottingham UK, will be joining forces with Hitchin based FFE and will work collaboratively to accelerate the growth of the business. LCS, provides


Comelit fire range heats up for FIM Expo

Comelit UK will be displaying its latest stylish fire detection systems at The FIA’s leading FIM Expo, taking place on October 4th 2018 at Doncaster Racecourse.  The Italian door entry manufacturer, known for its high specification solutions, recently joined the FIA after launching its fire range, and is looking forward to presenting visitors to FIM with live demonstrations of its innovative solutions.   Says Colin Smith, Comelit Fire Manager: “The FIA

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Hochiki Europe protects historic war records in Lincoln 

Working closely with Freedom Fire and Security Maintenance, leading manufacturer of life safety systems, Hochiki Europe, has provided a range of solutions to The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) in Lincoln. The memorial is home to one of the most comprehensive records of the Bomber Command unit in the world. Lincolnshire is a county that contributed heavily to the United Kingdom’s efforts in World War II. It is for this

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Advanced protection for prestigious Miami high-rise

A networked, intelligent fire system from Advanced has updated the fire protection in one of Florida’s major real estate developments. The system was installed by Alemany Building Solutions at Sands Pointe, an upscale, 29-story condominium located in Sunny Isles Beach on a barrier island in northeast Miami-Dade County. Sunny Isles Beach has been a major real estate development location for luxury high-rise condominiums and hotels since the early 2000s. Drawing

Advanced Maintainer course from the qualification pathway re-released

The Fire Industry Association has re-launched the fire detection and alarms Advance Maintainer unit of the qualification pathway, which is available to book now.  This unit forms one of the specialist units of the new qualifications that are designed for those working in the fire detection and alarm sector. The FIA provides nationally recognised qualifications for fire detection and alarm. Those studying the Maintainer unit as part of the qualification

Unique D2x Xenon and LED synchronised beacons approved for Haz. Loc. use in UL1971 public fire systems

Enhancing life safety by enabling systems integrators to extend automatic fire detection systems into hazardous areas, the D2x family of beacons and combined alarm horn/beacon units from E2S Warning Signals are compliant to UL464 and UL1638/UL1971 for public mode fire alarm installation as emergency signalling devices for the hearing impaired, as well as private mode fire and general signalling applications. All versions feature innovative electronics that automatically synchronise multiple beacons

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Mouka turns to Bosch for video-based fire detection

Nigerian mattress and foam-based sleep solution manufacturer, Mouka Limited, has invested in an Aviotec video-based fire detection solution from Bosch to enhance the fire safety at its manufacturing sites in Lagos, Benin and Kaduna. Due to the highly flammable nature of the foam and polyurethane materials used in its products, the manufacturer was looking for a solution that detects fire and smoke in less than 30 seconds – before fire