Friday, February 11, 2011


The Fire Suppression Systems Association (FSSA) will present its Leadership Award, the association’s highest honor, to Pam Boyer, BFPE International. Boyer will receive the award at a special President’s Dinner on February 28, 2011 during the FSSA Annual Meeting, which takes place February 25 – March 1 at the Gran Melia Resort in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

“We’re pleased to have this opportunity to recognize Pam Boyer and her many achievements within the fire protection industry. Throughout her outstanding career, she has been the model for high professional and ethical standards,” said FSSA President Rick Scott. “She possesses the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit that is still a vital part of America’s businesses. Pam has been a friend and mentor to so many people in our industry; it’s truly an honor for FSSA to bestow this award upon her.”

The FSSA Leadership Award honors individuals that have been responsible and great leaders, through their personal and business accomplishments, in the special hazards fire protection industry. To qualify for nomination, individuals must have contributed special attributes to the special hazards fire protection industry through dedication in and longevity to the industry, a sense of integrity and fairness, business acumen, a fostering learning, innovation and change, and a cooperative spirit. This is the third presentation of the award; the first Leadership Award honored Bernie Bischoff in 2008; the second Leadership Award honored Ernie Horvath in 2009.

For more information, contact FSSA headquarters (PH: 410-931-8100; E-mail:
FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS ASSOCIATION 5024 Campbell Blvd., Suite R, Baltimore, MD 21236-5974 P: (410) 931-8100 F: (410) 931-8111

Monday, February 7, 2011

RemTec Is Proud To Be Apart of These Organizations

RemTec is an active member of the National Association of Fire Equipment Dealers (NAFED), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the Air-Condition and Heating Institute (AHRI), Heating Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International, the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM), Fire Suppression Systems Association (FSSA), the National Association of Fire Equipment Distributors (NAFED), and is a Board Member of the Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy, the Coalition for Responsible Fire Protection, Halon Alternatives Research Corporation (HARC) and the Halon Recycling Corporation (HRC). RemTec is also recognized as a certified refrigerant reclaimer by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and participates in the AHRI 700 Laboratory Certification Program for Reclaimed Refrigerants. RemTec is only one of three AHRI certified testing laboratories in the world with this designation.

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