News archive: 2014

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Jamar, APi Construction partner for a $70 million venture

December 03, 2014 - The Jamar Company and APi Construction entered into a joint venture with Boldt Construction for the latest Minnesota Power Air Quality Control project. The work is primarily a retrofit of unit #4 at Minnesota Power’s Boswell Energy Center.

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Sister companies share space

November 12, 2014 - APi Systems Group and Mutual Sprinklers move into a new building...together.

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Twin City Garage Door wins Dress Our Vets competition

November 12, 2014 - Congratulations to the Twin City Garage Door Burnsville office for winning the employee-initiated Dress Our Vets competition. With just eight employees, more than 160 business apparel items were donated from this branch.

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Employees volunteer to repair veteran home

September 15, 2014 - APi Group’s Twin Cities employees help repair the home of Pasquale Tenerelli, a United States Army veteran, through the Habitat for Humanity.

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USAFP Supports Burn Survivors Through Illinois & Wisconsin Golf Outings

September 03, 2014 - This summer members of United States Alliance Fire Protection (USAFP) participated in the Illinois Burn Prevention Golf Invitational. The event raised more than $84,000 for burn survivor groups and programs through sponsorships, live and silent auctions, and prize raffles.

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Thomas Lydon, APi Group CFO

APi Group welcomes new CFO

July 25, 2014 - APi Group welcomes Thomas Lydon as new CFO. Lydon joined APi Group on July 21.

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Vipond acquires Atlantic Alarm & Sound

July 10, 2014 - Vipond Inc. is pleased to welcome Atlantic Alarm & Sound Ltd., a Maritime, Canadian-based company that has grown steadily for 25 years into one of the major systems integrators in Atlantic Canada. The deal closed July 1.

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Angie's List Recognizes USAFP

July 01, 2014 - United States Alliance Fire Protection (USAFP), a long-standing and highly rated member of Angie’s List, was featured in an article on the Angie’s List website.

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Gravity tanks and fire sprinklers

July 01, 2014 - If inspected and maintained properly by building owners, gravity tanks can effectively provide water supply for fire sprinkler protection in buildings for many years as evidenced by older buildings that continue to use gravity tanks. However, the frigid cold of this past winter in the Midwest presented unique challenges to owners of older buildings where some tanks began to leak or shift and had to be removed. Nearly a century ago, gravity tanks for fire suppression sat atop what were then considered industrial or light industrial buildings where full-time building engineers were available to conduct inspections. Since then, many of…

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Delta reaches safety-record milestone

June 04, 2014 - Salt Lake City-headquartered Delta Fire Systems set a major record in safety, making 2013 free of OSHA-recordable incidents. Achieving a milestone of zero recordable incidents in special-hazard environments and rugged working conditions is no small feat.

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Jamar helps Radisson get back into business

June 04, 2014 - Radisson Hotel guests were forced to move out after a non-APi Group contractor attempted to make a repair when the water main broke off and flooded part of the hotel. Jamar Co. helped get the Radisson back into business.

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WSFP recognized by AGC

June 03, 2014 - Meeting project timelines and budgets while managing site constraints were some of the criteria for multiple awards recently bestowed upon Western States Fire Protection's (WSFP) Albuquerque, N.M., branch.

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Unshakeable Faith

June 02, 2014 - Imagine overcoming cancer and only a few months later, learning you have a potentially cancerous tumor on your brain stem. Joshua Hildreth, branch manager with Davis-Ulmer Sprinkler Co.'s Syracuse office, was hit with such news in summer 2011.

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WSFP: Luke Cope named a Top 20 Under 40

May 30, 2014 - Keeping track of the industry's dollars and (business) sense. Luke Cope is one of the Top 20 Under 40 winners in the ENR Mountain States area.

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Right Fit Workforce of the Year award

May 30, 2014 - Summit Pipeline Services was recently named by Spirit Staffing & Consulting Brandon Inc. and ius Opes Training as one of the best places to work in Canada. Summit was honored for achievements in the areas of commitment to their workforce, leadership, positive safety culture and strong corporate values.

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Grunau hosts internal art competition

May 23, 2014 - Employees used their ingenuity to reimagine material they use everyday on the job by reusing scrap material to create some fantastic artwork for our Grunau headquarters facility.

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Vipond Inc. acquires Forbes Fire Protection

May 05, 2014 - Vipond Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of APi Group Inc., is pleased to welcome Forbes Fire Protection Inc., a fire protection contractor headquartered in Orleans, Ontario. The deal closed April 30.

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Gregg Huennekens

Gregg Huennekens to receive 2014 Golden Sprinkler Award

April 15, 2014 - CEO of USA Fire Protection will be receive the Golden Sprinkler Award, the highest honor from the National Fire Sprinkler Association.

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APi Group Acquires M & N Construction

February 12, 2014 - APi Group welcomes Canadian pipeline contractor M & N Construction to the family of companies. The deal closed February 7.

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