Euralarm welcomes new member Viking

Euralarm welcomes new member Viking

Following a decision of its Board, Euralarm has welcomed its newest member Viking, a dependable partner in fire protection with almost 100 years of experience. The company will join the Extinguishing Section of Euralarm.
The Extinguishing Section represents the active fire extinguishing sector and covers existing, new and emerging technologies, covering automatic extinguishing systems using gas, water, foam, powder and aerosols, oxygen reduction systems, portable equipment and other manual means of fire-fighting as well as fire-fighting agents used in either fixed automatic systems or in portable equipment.

Euralarm welcomes new member Viking

Membership benefits

Viking will now benefit from Euralarm’s services in terms of representation towards European institutions and standardisation organisations. This includes the monitoring of legislative and standardisation issues relevant to the industry. Viking will have access to the extended network of national associations and major companies in the electronic fire safety and security sectors, which form Euralarm’s members. The new membership will create opportunities for both sides, as it also strengthens the association.

By its membership of Euralarm Viking taps into the association’s political expertise and understanding of how EU policy is impacting the industry and its markets. It also enables Viking to make personal connections with technical and political experts and gain expertise on standardisation. Members like Viking have their voice heard in Brussels and can support and direct standardisation and legislative processes.

About Viking

Viking is a dependable partner in fire protection with almost 100 years of experience. The company is part of the Minimax Viking Group, employing around 8,000 people. In addition to the high quality fire protection technologies from Minimax Viking’s research, development and manufacturing facilities in Europe, USA and Asia, Viking supplies complimentary quality products from other manufacturers and partners. Installers, specifiers and users of fire protection systems are therefore able to access a full range of components for water, foam, detection and gas-based fire suppression systems. Excellent technical support and high levels of product availability complete the market leading service offering. Viking understands the fire risks of various vertical markets such as hangars, oil & gas, data centres, logistics and more, and offers solution advice. For more information please visit www.viking-emea.com.

About Euralarm

Euralarm represents the fire safety and security industry, providing leadership and expertise for industry, market, policy makers and standards bodies. Our members make society safer and secure through systems and services for fire detection and extinguishing, intrusion detection, access control, video monitoring, alarm transmission and alarm receiving centres. Founded in 1970, Euralarm represents over 5000 companies within the fire safety and security industry valued at 67 billion Euros. Euralarm members are national associations and individual companies from across Europe.

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