Kidde products and services set the benchmark for fire safety detection, prevention and protection. We are devoted to protecting people and assets from everyday hazards and danger.
People trust us to do that because we are experts in our field. And that trust is reinforced by the quality we instill in everything we do—from fire and safety systems to explosion suppression.
It is about making the world a safer place.
At home and at work, throughout business and industry, we offer solutions you can depend on, day in, day out.
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UTC Fire & Security employs more than 52,000 people in nearly 30 countries. UTC entered the fire and security industry in July 2003 with the acquisition of Chubb and expanded this presence in April 2005 with the acquisition of Kidde, when the business unit was renamed UTC Fire & Security.
UTC Fire & Security provides products and services under Chubb and Kidde’s various brands. In Security the business provides integration, installation, monitoring and service of intruder alarms, access control and video surveillance systems. It also provides alarm response and security personnel services as well as cash logistics and some physical security in market niches.
In Fire Safety, UTC Fire & Security manufactures various fire detection, suppression and fire fighting products. It also provides the integration, installation and service of fire detection and fixed suppression systems in addition to the manufacture and service of portable fire extinguishers.
Kidde Fire Systems has proven technology and expertise to protect a variety of industries...
Kidde, the world leader in fire protection, has a wide range of proven technologies to serve the diverse needs of virtually every industry. Our products, combined with our highly skilled, worldwide installation and service network, allow us to provide you with a total system solution to solve your fire protection needs.
The telecommunications industry has exploded beyond the traditional regional and long distance phone service, and now includes all varieties of communications services and content delivery systems, such as wireless phones, broadband cable systems, satellite communications, fire optic networks, and internet service providers.
In some industries… Banking and Investments... Insurance... Government Agencies... data is their business. In other industries… Airline, Hotel, and Car Rental Reservations... Retail Sales and Wholesale Distribution... Utilities... Universities... Hospitals... managing data is critical to their mission.
Semiconductor fabrication, food processing, pharmaceutical plants... in many industries, even a small fire can cause a significant loss as both the product and the machinery can become contaminated with smoke, as well as the water used to fight the fire.
Ships at sea… whether recreational, commercial or military… present a serious challenge for fire protection, with a variety of hazards from engine rooms to galleys to cargo spaces.
Oil and Gas
Off-shore oil platforms, oil pumping stations, refineries, gasoline storage tanks, LNG receiving facilities… oils & gas facilities represent significant fire hazards, often complicated by harsh environments and remote locations.
Power generation facilities… whether hydroelectric, nuclear, or fossil fuel… all represent significant and varied fire hazards, from both the fuel and the rotating machinery.
Mining, whether surface or underground, is a complex industry with significant fire protection challenges, using large, expensive, off-road vehicles and heavy processing equipment that often run around the clock in harsh environments and remote locations.
The machines used in the timber industry… from vehicles like log skidders, feller bunchers, and bulldozers, to stationary equipment like delimbers, chippers, and log handlers… all operate in remote locations on rugged terrain, surrounded by flammable forestry material, and are subject to a buildup of flammable wood debris.
Commercial cooking kitchens… whether in a chain restaurant, a hotel, a school or hospital cafeteria, or the corner diner...all contain the elements necessary for a sudden fire - grease and high heat – putting people and property at risk.
Auto Body Shops
Auto body shops have a significant fire hazard – paint spray booths that become filled with highly flammable volatile organic solvents – surrounded by equipment that generates sparks from cutting, grinding, and welding metal.
High-end homes often contain valuable assets… artwork, artifacts, and rare books, collectable automobiles…which represent a significant investment, as well as commercial-grade equipment … restaurant kitchen equipment, electronic media equipment rooms, swimming pool chemicals… which themselves may pose a fire risk.