On 18 February 2016, Tyco International ("Tyco" NYSE: TYC) announced the formation of Tyco Gas & Flame Detection, a new operating brand of Tyco Life Safety Products division. Under this new brand, Tyco intends to be the global solutions provider of choice for all entities with gas and flame detection needs.
The launch of Tyco Gas & Flame Detection represents the culmination of integration activities since Tyco's acquisition of Industrial Safety Technologies (IST) in February of 2015. The combination of IST companies - Detcon, Oldham, Gas Measurement Instruments (GMI) and Simtronics - together with the gas and flame detection portfolio of Scott Safety makes Tyco Gas & Flame Detection one of the largest global manufacturers of innovative gas and flame detection products. The business is well positioned to provide customers with a complete range of smarter, safer solutions and services.
"Under Tyco Gas & Flame Detection, we are now able to share best practices and ideation across our businesses to deliver a comprehensive product portfolio with the most advanced technology and support level in the industry," said president of Tyco Life Safety Products, Andrew Chrostowski. "As part of Tyco's global network of fire and security solutions, we are uniquely positioned to deliver innovative solutions to our customers."
In addition to providing customers with a complete range of innovative gas and flame detection solutions, Tyco Gas & Flame Detection offers one of the most comprehensive service and support networks in the world, leveraging Tyco's global installation and service footprint, along with an established network of authorized service providers.
"Our mission is to be the global technology leader and world-class provider of innovative and trusted gas and flame detection solutions that protect people, assets and the environment," said general manager of Tyco Gas & Flame Detection, Sean Magee.
Tyco Life Safety Products division is focused on protecting what matters most. Going forward, it will go to market through two primary brands: Tyco Gas & Flame Detection and Scott Safety. Scott Safety will remain the primary brand for personal protective products, delivering the world's leading respiratory protection, thermal imaging, and PPE solutions for first responders, industrial workers, and military personnel around the world.