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SimplexGrinnell shows life-safety capabilities at NFPA in Chicago

June 28, 2009 |

CHICAGO, Ill. (June 8, 2009) – SimplexGrinnell, a Tyco International company, made its single-source service capabilities a focus of the company’s presence as an exhibitor at this week’s NFPA Conference & Expo.

An entire section of the booth is devoted to the wide array of services, the wealth of experience, and the depth of commitment that SimplexGrinnell provides in servicing fire alarm, fire sprinkler, fire suppression and other life-safety systems.

“At this year’s NFPA expo, we wanted to emphasize the value that our industry-leading life-safety services bring to customers,” said Eileen Long, Vice President of Service. “SimplexGrinnell is differentiated by the ability to deliver single-source solutions that help keep life-safety systems in top working order. In today’s environment, that’s more important than ever.”

The specific life-safety service capabilities that SimplexGrinnell is highlighting at its NFPA booth (#801) include:

Single-Source Life-Safety Solutions:  SimplexGrinnell can meet a wide range of life-safety needs and offer customers the simplicity and efficiency of working with one point of contact.  The company’s array of life-safety system services includes testing and inspection, preventive maintenance, 24/7 emergency repair and central monitoring. SimplexGrinnell services its own Simplex®-branded equipment, and systems from other major manufacturers as well. Its latest service offerings include fire sprinkler system obstruction inspections and smoke/fire damper testing.

Knowledge and Experience:  SimplexGrinnell features a strong service team with decades of experience. More than 1,800 of the company’s technicians and employees are certified by the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET). SimplexGrinnell also offers in-depth understanding of local and national codes and specialized vertical market experience.

Local Delivery, National Strength: With 150 company-owned offices in the United States and Canada, SimplexGrinnell has the operational strength and resources to serve customers throughout all of North America. The company can also marshal local, regional and national resources when necessary to support specific customer needs.


About SimplexGrinnell

SimplexGrinnell, a Tyco International company, provides a comprehensive array of fire alarm, fire sprinkler, fire suppression, integrated security, communications and nurse call systems and services. With one million customers, 150 local offices, and over 200 years of history in the fire business, SimplexGrinnell is the leader in fire and life safety. For additional information or to locate the nearest SimplexGrinnell district office, visit

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Chris Woodcock  

Director, Marketing Communications


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