Fire Safety

UTC Climate agrees to acquire S2 Security for providing enhanced solutions across the world

UTC Climate, Controls & Security has agreed to acquire S2 Security, a developer of unified security and video management solutions. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a provider of fire safety, security, building automation, heating, ventilating, air conditioning (HVAC) and refrigeration systems, and is a unit of United Technologies Corp. Enhanced service capabilities "This move is well aligned with our strategic focus to grow our core business and increase innovation," said Alex Hou...

Abloy UK launches Escape Door System with intelligent control to ensure safety in emergency situations

Security expert Abloy UK launches an innovative Escape Door System (EDS) that offers easy access and egress while ensuring compliance, security and the ability to implement dynamic lockdown procedures. With the EDS, it is now possible to provide a compliant solution for an escape door when read-in / read-out access control is specified, combining the three components required for BS EN 13637 (electronically controlled escape door systems for doors along escape routes). Intelligent Control The...

Security Essen 2018 promises modernised trade show experience for attendees

Newly modernised halls with lots of daylight will house hundreds of exhibitions and conference events at the upcoming Security Essen 2018 at Messe Essen, Germany. A new layout and hall numbering system will be unfamiliar to past attendees but promises to simplify the experience as it brings together attendees and exhibitors. European physical security market Security Essen is an international trade fair, but the emphasis is more on German, Austrian and Swiss companies. In all, Security Essen w...

Intersec 2018 to celebrate Security, Safety and Fire Protection Middle East Awards

The Middle East’s outstanding security and fire safety projects and products will share the spotlight in Dubai next week, when they contest for the ultimate accolade at the region’s only awards ceremony dedicated to excellence in commercial security and fire protection. Security, Safety and Fire Protection Awards A stellar shortlist of 55 finalists from 150 entries has been selected for the inaugural Intersec Security, Safety and Fire Protection Middle East Awards, with the winners...

Comelit to showcase fire solutions and door entry systems with Traders Warehouse at ElexShow 2018

The Italian door entry manufacturer recently announced Traders Warehouse to be the chosen exclusive distributor of its fire range. As such, on stand E64, the partnership will demonstrate its all-encompassing service capability to present fire safety and security solutions that achieve standards without compromising on style. Comelit’s fire division offers a range of specialist solutions, including conventional and addressable panels that have already proven successful across Europe in com...

Convergint Technologies expands fire and life safety business with the acquisition of CSG

Convergint Technologies, global service-based systems integrator, has announced the acquisition of Commercial Systems Group (CSG). Headquartered in Orlando, Fla., Commercial Systems Group is a provider of commercial life safety and security systems that protect people and facilities. Fire and life safety With a dedicated focus on fire and life safety, CSG has built strong relationships with many key customers throughout the Florida region, including those in the entertainment, transportation,...