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Kentec Electronics completes EN 54-13 approvals for popular Taktis product line

Kentec Electronics Ltd, the manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has completed EN54-13 approvals for the Taktis product line of analogue addressable fire panels. The approval procedures were completed by the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB). Kevin Swann,...
Posted On 20 Jan 2020
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FIM Expo 2019 features UK’s leading fire detection and alarm manufacturers

The next edition of the Fire Industry Manufacturers’ (FIM) Expo takes place at Bramall Lane in South Yorkshire, home of newly-promoted Premier League club Sheffield United FC, on Wednesday 16 October from 8.30 am until 2.30 pm. Organised as always by the Fire Industry Association...
Posted On 12 Sep 2019
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Addressable fire panel from Kentec protects Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance hq

Members of staff and the array of air ambulance helicopters housed at the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance headquarters in Chatham are being protected from the risk of fire outbreak by a fire safety solution that centres around the new Taktis addressable fire panel developed...
Posted On 14 May 2019
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FIM Expo at Madejski Stadium set to focus on FIA membership and BAFE schemes

The Fire Industry Manufacturers Expo (FIM Expo), which is running at Reading FC’s Madejski Stadium on Wednesday 3 April, will encompass a bigger focus on innovation and compliance. New for 2019 is a Membership and Compliance focus, whereby visitors will be able to learn...
Posted On 07 Mar 2019
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‘The Italian Job’: Hochiki protects Venice’s tallest tower with life safety solutions

As part of a project to revitalise a semi-abandoned Venetian suburb and transform the district of Mestre from industrial precinct to recreational ‘hotspot’, HTM Hybrid Tower has undergone an extensive redevelopment of late. The project was supported by Hochiki Italia,...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019
Left to Right: Kevin Swann and Kevin Restell
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Kentec appoints Kevin Swann as managing director to drive company growth

Kentec, one of the UK’s leading life safety control systems manufacturers, has appointed Kevin Swann as the company’s new managing director. Swann succeeds Kevin Restell, who’s retiring after more than 25 years with the business and its parent company, Hochiki....
Posted On 03 Apr 2018