Industry Roundup: Fire and Life-Safety News


Mija , Rockland, Mass., makers of EN-Gauge electronic monitoring capability for fire extinguishers and extinguishing systems, announced that its technology has been adopted for use by several industry sectors, including correctional, educational and retail facilities.

ACG Identification Technologies , Walluf, Germany, is partnering with Linz, Germany-based Omnikey , a manufacturer of innovative smart card readers, to develop an e-passport RFID reader. The new readers are designed to support federal governments and the security industry in deploying interoperable border control solutions based on contactless electronic passports.

BlazeMaster , Cleveland, Ohio, has been awarded a new approval by Factory Mutual (FM) , allowing designers and contractors to expand their use of the company’s CPVC pipe and fittings.

Smith Seckman Reid Senior Consultant David Stymiest, P.E., CHFM, has been appointed as the chairman of the National Fire Protection Assn. (NFPA) Technical Committee on Emergency Power Supplies. Stymiest, who works out of SSR New Orleans office, will chair the committee as it deliberates on standards revisions to be issued in 2008.

The 35thannual Mostra Convegno Expocomfort , to be held in Milan, Italy, Feb. 28 through March 4, will include an enhanced firefighting section, focusing on emerging trends.

SimplexGrinnell, Westminster, Mass., has bolstered the infrastructure of its Central Station Monitoring Center with a move to a new facility built to UL and FM standards, the implementation of an advanced telecommunications system and the relocation of its backup facility.

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