March 28, 2012 - HSI is honored with the NPS New Product of the Year Award, Tools and Hardware category, at the ISC West Show, for our new, innovative HeatCalibur, Heat Detector Tester.
August 2010 - HSI is proud to announces that their CoCheck™ has received an UL Classified listing from Underwriters Laboratories. This revolutionary product is Classified for Fast Forward Testing of Carbon Monoxide Detectors. It is also approved for Full Functional testing of carbon monoxide detectors.
June 2010 – HSI proudly announces the release of the 2nd generation 1490 Aerosol Adapter, the Smokin’ Gun™. The 1490 Aerosol Adapter was released in 1994, with this 2nd generation, HSI takes this revolutionary technology to a new dimension.
April 2010 - HSI proudly announces that UTC (formerly GE Security) and HSI Fire & Security have entered into an exclusive agreement for the use of SmokeCheck™, Smoke Detector Tester and our revolutionary line of Versa-Tools products.
2010 - HSI Fire & Safety Group announces that their CoCheck™, Carbon Monoxide Test Gas has received a UL Classification.
2009 - HSI Fire & Safety Group announces the release of their revolutionary Carbon Monoxide Test Gas, CoCheck™. This product is 100% natural, made from chemicals found in the everyday air that we breath. After extensive testing it was determined that this product leaves no residue, is environmentally safe, does not contribute to global warming. Tested and recommended by Alarm Manufactures and Installation Specialists. Now available at Fire Safety and Security Distributors everywhere.
2008 - Medinah Partners, LLC parent of HSI Fire & Safety Group, LLC. announces today the appointment of Rosa Carrera as the corporate Controller. Ms. Carerra comes to HSI Fire and Safety Group with 15 year corporate accounting experience.
2007 - Medinah Partners, LLC, parent of HSI Fire & Safety Group, LLC announces today the appointment of the new Vice President/General Manager of its HSI Fire & Safety division. Mrs. Margaret Feiter has been appointed as the General Manager of HSI Fire & Safety Group. Mrs. Feiter joined the HSI team 5 years ago as the Customer Service Manager. With this promotion she will be responsible for the day to day operations of this rapidly growing company. As General Manager, Mrs. Feiter will continue the Medinah Partners’ corporate vision of excellence in both, products and service.
2006 - HSI redesigned and re-introduces the revolutionary VT-1 Enclosed Delivery Test Head. The redesign created a larger enclosure with cut-out plugs to enable the unit to address restricting conduit, detector guards and the new, larger detectors now available in the Fire Safety industry.
2005 - HSI announces the expansion of their Versa-Tools line of professional equipment. New additions to the line include; VT-ED8, VT-ED16 and VT-Complete, Enclosed Delivery Tool kits and VT-OD Open Delivery Tool Kit. The Heat Detector Tester line of products was also expanded with the introduction of the VT-Adapter, designed to adapter the standard heat detector kit to the Versa-Tools extension poles systems. Resulting in the introduction of VT-694, VT-694-8 and VT-694-16 Heat Detector Tester Kits and offering an economical and practical method of testing both smoke and heat detectors, the VT-ED8H and VT-ED16H were introduced. Additionally, HSI introduces the Spike Block and Theon Ground Transient Termination products. This revolutionary electrical component closes the final entry point for errant electrical impulse known to be the cause of most false alarms and system malfunctions'. The Spike Block & Theon are announced in the Fire & Security industries but promises to cross into any and all electrical systems industries.
2003 - Patent issued for Universal Tool for Removal/Retrieval Of Overhead Mounted Smoke and Heat Detectors. Company introduces 100% non-flammable aerosol test gas.
2001 - Home Safeguard Industries Inc. acquired by Home Safeguard Industries, LLC.
2000 - Heat Detector Tester™ receives second patent and UL listing approval of improved design.
1999 - COCheck™ carbon monoxide alarm tester receives patent.
1997 - Heat Detector Tester™ receives first patent & UL listing approval.
1996 - Third patent issued for SmokeCheck™, Smoke Detector Tester.
1995 - HSI successfully defends SmokeCheck™Smoke Detector Tester patent.
1994 - Patent issued for delivery system (Model #1490) of SmokeCheck™, Smoke Detector Tester.
1992 - Second patent issued for SmokeCheck™, Smoke Detector Tester.
1985 - UL 'lists' SmokeCheck™, Smoke Detector Tester. NFPA adopts standard permitting use of aerosol testing of detectors. Commercial aircraft manufacturers specify Smoke Detector Tester™ in field inspection manuals US Consumer Safety Commission conducts survey of smoke detectors in US homes using SDT White House reports use of SmokeCheck™, Smoke Detector Tester.
1985 - First patent granted for SmokeCheck™, Smoke Detector Tester (SDT) Company manufactures SDT under private label for international alarm manufacturer.
1982 - Factory Mutual approves SmokeCheck™, Smoke Detector Tester.
1980 - First global detector manufacturer adopts SmokeCheck™, Smoke Detector Tester for internal QC use.
1979 - Company Founded Nat'l Bureau of Standards issues report demonstrating success & approval of SmokeCheck™, Smoke Detector Tester.