Fire Detection News

Copenhagen Hospital Protected by Optical Beam Smoke Detectors

Hospital_detectorsFFE’s Fireray 5000 detectors ensure safety of staff and patients
One of Copenhagen’s leading hospitals has been fitted with four Fire Fighting Enterprises Fireray 5000 advanced infra-red beam smoke detectors as part of its fire protection system.

Serving nearly half a million patients, the hospital has grown in size over the last few years.  The Fireray 5000 detectors were selected as the ideal choice to protect the building in the most efficient way. Read more

Advanced Announces Halma Deal

Advanced-logo-220Leading international fire systems manufacturer, Advanced, has announced its acquisition by Halma Plc, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group.

The deal, completed on 14th May 2014, sees Advanced enter the next stage of its growth backed by what managing director, Ray Hope, describes as its ‘perfect partner’:  “We’re absolutely delighted to join Halma and continue Advanced’s development. Halma is the perfect partner for us, it buys successful businesses and works with their existing management to develop them as Read more

FLIR Systems launches program for fire fighting training centers and fire fighting schools

K50_backleftFLIR Systems is the world leader for thermal imaging cameras. Fire fighters are using thermal imaging cameras to protect their own lives and to save the lives of others.

The FLIR K50 is the perfect tool for fire fighters. Fire fighters of the future need to have access to the most modern equipment during their training. Thermal imaging cameras are a tool that will not only help fire fighters to save lives but to protect their own lives as well. Read more

Malta’s Primary Power Source Offers Advanced Protection

Enemalta Power StationA key part of Malta’s power network, the 2012 extension of the Delimara Power Station, is being protected by a new fire system from industry-leading fire manufacturer Advanced.

The contractor, BWSC, selected Advanced’s MxPro 4 fire panels for the fire system at the new diesel engine plant at the Delimara Power Station, which was commissioned in December 2012, generating 149MW of electrical energy for the island. Read more

The Highest Performance at Advanced

shard PRWestern Europe’s tallest building, The Shard, is protected by an intelligent fire panel network from Advanced.

The Shard at London Bridge Quarter is perhaps Europe’s most ambitious new building. A dramatic 310m (1,016ft) tooth of glass, it has transformed the London skyline and is described by its developers as a vertical city of high quality offices, world-renowned restaurants, the 5-star Shangri-La Hotel, a viewing deck and exclusive residential apartments. Read more

Advanced Completes Global Rebrand

Product Postcard AxisEN-AxisAX-ExGo GRADAdvanced Electronics has recently launched a global brand that unifies its international operations and reflects the market-leading values and product advantages that have quietly made it a global success story.

Now known simply as ‘Advanced’, the company has been firmly repositioned as one of the world’s leading fire systems businesses, with all of its international operations aligned under the new brand. The rebrand is not simply a change in corporate Read more

Advanced Protection for Romanian National Library

Unknown-4The priceless collections of the new National Library of Romania, a landmark building in the heart of Bucharest, will be kept safe thanks to an array of ExGo suppression control panels from global intelligent fire systems manufacturer Advanced.

The new library building, which contains more than 13 million individual items, was started in the 1980s but work was halted after the 1989 revolution, only starting again in 2009. Completed and opened in 2012, the building has now been fully equipped with the latest technology, including the ExGo system. Read more

New UK & Ireland Sales Manager for Fire Fighting Enterprises

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESLee McGuinness has been appointed as the new UK and Ireland Sales Manager for optical beam smoke detector specialist Fire Fighting Enterprises Ltd. Lee will have responsibility for cultivating, sustaining and developing relationships with new and existing FFE customers throughout the region as well as influencing the specifier market, from architect to installer.

Lee has been working in sales within the Fire and Security market for over 10 years, with Sales Manager and Business Development Read more

Infrared Beam Detectors and Optical Flame Detectors Join Forces

ffe0413talentumacq3Fire Fighting Enterprises Welcomes Talentum to its Business

Infrared beam smoke detector manufacturer Fire Fighting Enterprises (FFE) has taken over optical flame detector producer Talentum, bringing two of the UK’s leading specialist fire protection businesses together to combine their outstanding strengths in technical innovation, manufacturing quality and operational success.

Fire Fighting Enterprises’ parent company, Halma plc, purchased Talentum on 11th April 2013. Business at the Oldham-based company Read more


C_TECfirexdetector launchC-TEC has launched its own range of conventional smoke and heat detectors. Branded ‘ActiV’, the detectors have been third-party certified to the relevant parts of EN54 parts 5, 7 and pr29 by leading notified approval body, Intertek, and are available to purchase today. Daniel Griffin, Intertek’s Business Development Director, presented C-TEC Directors, Read more