16 July 2019 - Pennsylvania, US-based Victaulic, a developer and producer of mechanical pipe joining systems, has purchased Michigan, US-based fire sprinkler
manufacturer Globe Fire Sprinkler
to bring added support to fire protection customers, the company said.
International Resource News-July 10, 2019--Victaulic acquires Globe Fire Sprinkler
Byline: Submitted by Illinois Fire Sprinkler
This presentation provides and in-depth look at the NFPA 25 requirements for 5-year fire sprinkler
inspection, testing and maintenance activities.
According to sources, the investigation team will also examine the fire alarm system and will also look into fire sprinkler
system to ascertain whether they were active or not at the time of the incident.
"We know fire sprinklers
would have made a difference in this fire and that a life could have been saved and injuries to firefighters prevented," said Shane Ray, president of the National Fire Sprinkler
Association (NFSA), in a public comment about the Trump Tower fire.
Media covering the condominium fire seized on the absence of active protection and President Trump's past opposition to fire sprinkler
retrofit mandates for high-rise residential units pre-dating a New York City building code change requiring such devices.
His comments were echoed by the Residential Sprinkler Association, National Fire Sprinkler
Network and the British Automatic Fire Sprinkler
Association, all of whom took exception to Dr Henley's statements.
Residential Sprinkler Associations chairman Nigel Chantler said: "Residential fire sprinkler
systems are proven time and time again to be effective in the extinguishment and suppression of fires."
It was in that year, 1999, after four people were killed in a wealthy apartment building on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, that the city enacted Local Law 10, which required all newly constructed residential apartment buildings with four or more units--later updated to three units--be protected with automatic fire sprinkler