Telgian Fire Safety Promotes Senior Vice President of Sales

Phoenix — Telgian Fire Safety has promoted Ryan Smith to senior vice president of sales. He will align the sales organization’s objectives with business strategy through strategic planning, sales strategy development, forecasting, resource planning and budgeting. Smith will also develop

Telgian Fire Safety Names New President

Phoenix — Telgian Fire Safety (TFS) has appointed Larry L. Lacefield as president. In this position, Lacefield will maintain strategic and operational responsibility for all TFS business operations. Lacefield is a dynamic and proven business leader with more than 20

Detecting Hotspots

— By Adam Walker — As the foodservice industry changes, fire protection technology offers smarter, more scalable solutions with electric detection for complex cooking environments.   Today’s commercial kitchens are evolving to meet consumer demands. Dining destinations throughout the world

Benefits of Closure

— By David Dawdy — Alternatives to elevator lobbies are a game changer for the retail and hospitality industries.   In 1980, a kitchen fire tore through the casino floor of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The inferno sent

Protect & Serve

— By Rusty Amarante — The future looks bright for service-based franchises.   Providing specialized and on-demand services, service-based businesses currently represent a large portion of the franchise establishments in the United States. For almost a decade, service-based franchises have

Telgian Fire Safety Appoints Vice President, Operations

Phoenix — Telgian Fire Safety has appointed Terrence Magee as its new vice president, operations. He will be responsible for the customer service and customer care operations for the fire and life safety testing, inspections and repair company. Magee brings

Plan, Prepare, Prevent

— By Michael Mastous — Fire prevention and protection tips business owners need to know.   According to the U.S. Fire Administration, 8.3% of fires take place in non-residential properties, with an estimated 100,300 non-residential fires reported between 2014-2016, resulting

Cuhaci & Peterson Promotes Senior Vice President of Engineering

Orlando, Fla. — Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, Engineers and Planners has promoted Joe Keene to senior vice president of engineering. Formerly vice president of mechanical engineering, Keene will now oversee strategic direction and management of the firm’s engineering disciplines, including

Truck Show

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Site Readiness

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Disaster Zone

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Playing With Fire

Restaurants risk building loss, insurance claim exclusion, liability and litigation for fires caused by failure to clean kitchen exhaust systems to code.

Code Red

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Teach & Train

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Investigating commercial kitchen exhaust system fires.

Safe & Sound

Reduce the risks of restaurant fires by maintaining a clean, sound kitchen.

Restaurant Technologies Expands Executive Team

Minneapolis — Restaurant Technologies, an award-winning provider of oil management to foodservice operators, has appointed two new executive leaders: Amy O’Neil, vice president of operations; and Lori Wall, vice president of human resources. The company also has promoted Bruce Atkinson,

HOODZ International Names New President

Ann Arbor, Mich. — HOODZ International, LLC (HOODZ), a subsidiary of BELFOR Franchise Group, has appointed Keith Turner as president. Turner most recently served HOODZ as vice president of support and technical services.

ABCO Fire Protection Opens New Location in Bowling Green, Ky.

Cleveland — ABCO Fire Protection is celebrating the relocation of its southern Kentucky shop into the city of Bowling Green. After 19 years in Smith’s Grove, Ky., Superior Fire & Safety (a division of ABCO) has relocated to 300 Lowe

Hidden Fire Hazard

Pollution control units provide additional filtration, but they also pose a threat if not properly safeguarded.