The typically steady fire and life safety industry saw growth in 2019, with overall global revenues surpassing $7.5 billion, according to David Gonzalez, research analyst, physical security and critical communications, Omdia, London.
NFPA just released a new product via an online demo called NFPA LiNK. The product is a digital version of the National Fire Protection Association’s standards, and allows users to access, research and share standards and changes to help them do their jobs better, while cutting out the guesswork for compliance.
Raytheon Technologies Corporation announced on Friday, April 3, that the all-stock merger between the company and United Technologies Corporation (UTC) has been completed. This merger follows the completion of the spin-offs of UTC’s Carrier and Otis businesses. UTC first announced its intention to separate its commercial businesses into independent entities in Nov. 26, 2018.
American Alarm and Communications announced today it has completed the acquisition of Eaglestar Security Inc. of Sutton, Mass. which provided security, access control, video and fire alarm services for 950 homes and businesses, primarily in Central Massachusetts.
ADT Inc., a provider of security and automation solutions across the United States and Canada ranked No. 1 on the SDM 100, has announced the leadership team for ADT Commercial. Founded on decades of experience, ADT Commercial is a provider of enterprise security, fire and life safety solutions to meet the complex needs of its commercial and national accounts clients.
Reitman was selected for his long-term service to TBFAA and his industry involvement with a multitude of industry associations. He will formally receive the award at the Roast & Toast Dinner as a part of the TBFAA Convention to be held in Rockwall in October.
Potter Electric Signal Company, a provider of mission-critical products to the fire and life safety industry, has appointed Gerald Connolly as CEO. As had been planned since Gryphon Investors made a majority investment in the company in 2017, Connolly succeeds Bernie Lears, who has elected to retire after almost 40 years with the company and who will continue to serve on Potter’s board of directors as a vice chairman.
HID Global announced that 85-year-old fire protection provider RAEL Automatic Sprinkler Company and integrator Automated Decision have deployed HID Trusted Tag Services at one of Manhattan’s most iconic skyscrapers. The combined solutions help secure, digitize, automate and streamline inspection and maintenance of the building’s massive fire and safety sprinkler system.