FIA Published White Paper; Third Party Certification: What does it mean for Businesses?

Unknown-6In an effort to make Third Party Certification (TPC) easier for fire protection suppliers to understand, the Fire Industry Association (FIA) has published a new white paper called ‘Third Party Certification: What does it mean for businesses?’. 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

Wrightstyle and a terrorist perspective

Wrightstyle Lorry Bomb 1Wrightstyle, the leading UK steel glazing company, supplies glass and glazing systems worldwide to mitigate against fire or ballistic and bomb attack.  In the wake of the Boston and London atrocities, Denis Wright, Wrightstyle’s Chairman, provides a perspective.

Over the past few months terrorism has been much in the news, from the Boston marathon bombings to the murder of a British soldier in London. In the Middle East, 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

Wessex rings the changes with new logo

Wessex Fire & Security new logoWessex Fire & Security has announced a revision to its iconic logo as it continues to grow and diversify into new areas. The fast-expanding company is part of the Wessex Group, which is this year celebrating its 50th anniversary. The fire and security firm’s distinctive owl logo is familiar across the South on alarm boxes and its fleet of vans. But it has decided to bring the design more in line with the other companies in the group, which is based in Shaftesbury, Dorset.

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