A Brief History
Founded in 1999 by Patrick D Harrington, Fire Protection Technologies’ early goals were to establish an independent supplier of special hazard products that could support the fire protection industry in Australia. During the early years, Fire Protection Technologies thrived and in 2004.
Ron Cromb joined the company as a Director and Shareholder. With exponential growth over the next 4 years, Anthony Stagg also joined the company in 2008 as a Director and shareholder. Fire Protection technologies continues to flourish and now has a presence, with offices and warehouses, across the Asia Pacific and is considered to be the leading specialist fire protection company focusing on unique and special hazard applications, with expertise in providing design and engineering solutions.
In September 2019, the Fire Protection Technologies Group was acquired by Pon Holdings BV. Pon (www.pon.com) is one of the largest companies in the Netherlands, with an annual turnover of more than €7.5billion and more than 13,000 employees worldwide. Pon has several hundred sites, in more than 30 countries and is a diverse group that has been established for 125+ years demonstrating an impressive history on making companies thrive with the support of the group.
Fire Protection Technologies is the leading independent supplier of product, design and engineering services in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. In conjunction with our ‘whole of life’ approach to our product range, technical support, design and engineering solutions are available throughout all stages of a project from development to delivery and we continue to provide ongoing support for the life of the product.
Over the 20+ years of industry service our team understands the requirements of customer support and can boast 350+ years combined practical experience in delivery and engineering of special hazard fire protection.
Being the sole distributor in this region for some of the world’s largest and technically advanced product manufacturers, together with our technical capabilities enables us to provide the highest quality products including technical and product support.
Our philosophy “Every solution for your special hazard problems” drives us to continue searching the world for the highest quality products to combine with our existing product range in order to provide the best possible solution for your special hazard problems to protect people, property and business continuity from the hazards of fire and explosion.
A specialist fire protection company focused on the protection of unique and special hazard applications and fire risks. With our extensive expertise in providing design and engineering solutions we strive to provide the right solution for any given hazard.
Fire Protection Technologies have developed partnerships with leading manufacturers around the world who manufacture the highest quality products.
Our aim is to provide design driven solutions and to educate our customers on their options including advantages and disadvantages regarding our products and systems. Enabling our customer to make an informed decision on what product fulfills their needs.
Technical support, design and engineering assistance will be available for the life of the product. Our staff and product managers regularly attend product training with all our manufactures, enabling us to maintain the highest level of upto-date local support and technical assistance.
We provide local product training and education for consulting engineers, contractors, service technicians and end users. Ensuring that the highest quality installation, technical support, design and engineering assistance is provided during the development, installation and commissioning of a project.
With expected future growth throughout the Asia Pacific region Fire Protection Technologies continues to develop infrastructure to support all of our customers and their needs. Fire Protection Technologies already has established offices and warehouses in Melbourne (Head Office), Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Auckland and Singapore. As well as dedicated regional managers for South Australia, Tasmania and Northern Territory.
To provide our customers with the best possible service, the highest quality products and the right solution for your needs.