ABCO Fire Protection Boosts Integration Expertise With Trico Security Acquisition

Posted on October 9, 2017 11:09 am : News

ABCO Fire Protection acquires Trico Security

ABCO Fire Protection is proud to announce the acquisition of Trico Security, Inc., effective September 1, 2017.

This acquisition marks another important milestone in our company’s history. With the addition of card access control systems and video systems, ABCO takes another step forward in our goal of providing our customers with a total facility management solution.

Security Sales & Integration describes the integration in its latest post about mergers and acquisitions.

ABCO’s Marketing Efforts Featured in Sprinkler Age

Posted on May 19, 2017 11:07 am : News

Sprinkler Age 05-2017 coverThe fire protection industry publication Sprinkler Age has once again featured ABCO, this time in a piece about the role social media plays in our marketing efforts. The magazine, published by the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA), tapped ABCO’s marketing manager, Alex Garrote, for his thoughts on using social media to give ABCO a voice.

“[It] helps form part of our brand identity, which plays a role in setting us apart from our competition,” Garrote told the AFSA’s Charlotte Johnson.

The article also featured one of ABCO’s social media images, as well as the perspectives of another fire protection marketing professional. Access the digital edition of Sprinkler Age here, and flip to page 20 for the article featuring ABCO.

Kidde Fire Systems Honors ABCO

Posted on May 9, 2017 12:10 pm : News

ABCO Fire Protection has been presented with the President’s Circle Award for 2016 from Kidde Fire Systems. This award is issued to the top tier of distributors who exceed sales goals for the year.

ABCO is a proud distributor of Kidde Fire Systems products.ABCO is proud of our partnership with Kidde, a name associated with exceptional fire protection products for 100 years. Under the United Technologies Corporation (UTC), Kidde Fire Systems now includes Chemetron and Fenwal products, as well as the special hazard suppression systems and products the Kidde name has been associated with for years. In addition to these, ABCO Fire is proud to distribute the Marioff HI-FOG Water Mist Fire Suppression system as part of our partnership with Kidde. HI-FOG is designed to provide mission critical fire hazard protection in a system that is easily scalable to facilities of any size.

For more information about protecting special hazards with Kidde products, please contact our offices at 800.875.7200.

Data Center World Panel Session Re-Cap

Posted on April 28, 2017 9:57 am : News

ABCO shared our mission critical fire protection knowledge with a panel session audience at Data Center World.

Foreground: McKinney, Bartlett, Keller, Flynn. Background: Chris Papp

On April 4th, ABCO’s Jeff Keller joined Air Force One’s Bob Flynn, Technology Management Inc.’s Eric Bartlett, and Forsythe Technology’s Tom McKinney for a Data Center World panel session hosted by Chris Papp, also of Air Force One. The session focused on automation and maintenance best practices in the mission critical environment. Keller, Flynn, and Bartlett shared their fire protection, HVAC, and design experience, respectively, with an audience of over 100 data center industry representatives, and McKinney offered his experience as an owner’s representative. The hour-long conversation covered a multitude of topics and was extremely well-received, but wasn’t long enough to handle all of the in-depth questions and concerns raised by the highly-involved attendees. With this in mind, we’ve already begun working with our partners on a two hour session for next year’s event.

The session was live-tweeted on the @ABCOFire Twitter account, here are a few highlights:

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ABCO Receives Ansul’s Highest Honor

Posted on April 14, 2017 12:06 pm : News

Tyco Fire Protection Products, parent company of the Ansul brand, has named ABCO Fire Protection an Ansul Triple Diamond Distributor for 2016. This is the highest distinction offered by Tyco to its Ansul partners–collectively less than 20% of Ansul distributors have achieved Single, Double, or Triple Diamond status. Ansul is one of the most recognized names in fire protection, and has been the standard-bearer in special hazard protection for decades.

An assortment of awards ABCO has won recently“Reaching Diamond Distributor status is not easy and we’re proud to recognize and reward our top-producing Ansul distributors for achieving this goal,” says Rick Foster, US Sales Director for Special Hazard Products.
Triple Diamond Award 2016

ABCO is proud of the awards and distinctions we have received from distributors, professional organizations, and civic and charitable groups. Being named a Triple Diamond Distributor is testament to our high customer retention rate, and we’d like to thank the contractors and end-users who keep coming back to us for system installation and maintenance. We promise our customers industry-leading service and unparalleled expertise in special hazard protection. Our competitive pricing is the result of their loyalty, which gives us unrivaled buying power from world-class brands like Ansul.

To read the full release from Ansul, click here.

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