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Fire approved partner

The west country security contract firm Securi-Guard Fire and Security reports it’s become an approved systems partner with the manufacturers of life safety systems, Hochiki Europe (UK) Ltd. Securi-Guard is offering the firm’s life safety equipment including fire detection and emergency lighting system solutions, suitable the companies say for commercial and industrial applications. Pictured left to right are Neil Eves, Systems Manager for Hochiki; and Bob Truesdale, Fire and Security Systems Manager at Plymouth-based Securi-Guard.

Bob Truesdale said Hochiki has a long established reputation in the industry for offering quality fire detection solutions. He said: “I am equally delighted that our new partners recognise Securi-Guard’s standing in this highly competitive sector and have shown confidence in our ability to secure new sales opportunities for their products. We look forward to a highly successful and mutually beneficial partnership with the team at Hochiki.”

Paul Adams, Hochiki Europe’s Marketing Manager, added: “The Systems Partners Programme demonstrates a clear desire to support our valued installer partners and provide benefits to those who have shown a commitment to using our products. We intend to create strong, individual relationships with every Systems Partner and we are confident that Securi-Guard will go from strength-to-strength with the additional support and resources on offer.”

About Hochiki

The Hochiki Corporation was founded in Tokyo in 1918 and today, in Japan, it employs a total of 1,300 staff via three factories, 35 sales offices and 13 subsidiaries.

As a designer, manufacturer, installer and maintainer of fire alarm systems, Hochiki produces in excess of three million fire detection units a year in Japan. The company also produces fire extinguishing, security and cable television systems. In the 1960s and 1970s, the company expanded its geographical areas of operation into America and Europe, where it has invested via a purpose built production facility and technical support centre in Gillingham, Kent. In 2012 it established a sales and support office in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates followed by another in Gurgaon, India in 2015. Visit


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