TRaC Global and CertAlarm announce partnership

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TRaC Global, a UKAS Accredited Test, Regulatory and Certification company that helps clients achieve product compliance and CertAlarm, an organisation offering a pan-European quality mark in the fire protection and security systems industry, today announced a long-term partnership. By taking TRaC Global on board as a Recognised Test Laboratory (RTL), CertAlarm further expands its network of partners, all of which are accredited Certification Bodies and Test Laboratories.

CertAlarm supports EC initiative

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CertAlarm today took part in the workshop "Discussion on a possible Commission initiative on Harmonisation of the Certification of Alarm Systems" organised by the European Commission.  The workshop was set up as a follow-up discussion to the online public consultation on this subject.

CertAlarm gains acceptance in Spain

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CertAlarm is pleased to announce that CertAlarm certification is now fully accepted in Spain. The Spanish Government and the Ministry of Interior introduced four Ministerial Orders which legislate the Spanish Security business. These were enforced in August 2011 for systems requiring a police response. The spirit of these orders is to improve the quality of the systems installed and reduce the level of false alarms in the country. Prior to the introduction of the legislation, the false alarm rate was over 95%.

CertAlarm announces appointment of Marketing Advisory Group Chair

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Marketing activities stepped up as CertAlarm Scheme gains wider recognition.
CertAlarm is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chair of its Marketing Advisory Group. Noelia Castillon, South Europe Channel Marketing Leader of Honeywell EMEA, will head up the group which advises the Board of CertAlarm, and undertakes targeted marketing campaigns.