Angus Fire Ltd.
Angus Fire has a long history of fire fighting innovation and occupies a unique position in the development and manufacture of fire hose, foam concentrates and fire fighting equipment worldwide. We now have customers in over one hundred countries spread across a wide range of industry sectors, serviced by an unrivalled worldwide distributor network. The company maintains its position at the forefront of fire protection technology through continuous investment in research and development. Its unique combination of technical expertise in rubber and textile technology (fire hose), speciality chemicals (foam concentrates) and engineering design (fire fighting equipment) has enabled it to achieve numerous technological `firsts`. We hold third party accreditation to BS EN ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System. All raw materials, components and finished products are rigorously tested and inspected to ensure consistent reliability and fire performance.
Angus Fire has customers in over 100 countries spread over a wide range of sectors including major oil and petrochemical companies, international airports, military bases, power stations, harbours and ports, and local authority fire and rescue services.
Angus Fire head office is located at the company’s existing production facility at Bentham, North Yorkshire, whilst the International Sales office, Angus Fire Engineering and Angus Flexible Pipelines are based at Haddenham, Buckinghamshire.
The company does business in over 100 countries throughout Europe, Africa, the Arabian Gulf, Asia, South America and the Caribbean through a global network of over 60 distributors and Kidde regional sales offices. Eau et Feu, located at Reims, is the largest fire hose and foam manufacturer in France. In North America Angus Fire supplies fire hose and foam concentrates from Angier, North Carolina and from Toronto in Canada.
Angus Fire has maintained its position at the forefront of fire protection technology through continuous investment in research and development. This is carried out at an international network of laboratories and fire test facilities in the UK, France, Canada, South Africa and Australia. Its unique combination of technical expertise in rubber and textile technology (fire hose), speciality chemicals (foam concentrates) and engineering design (fire fighting equipment) has enabled it to achieve numerous technological 'firsts':
Angus Fire has third party accreditation to BS EN ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System. All raw materials, components and finished products are rigorously tested and inspected to ensure consistent reliability and fire performance.
The company’s commitment to minimising the environmental impact of its products is integrated back into managing and monitoring sound environmental practices at all its manufacturing plants. These practices include energy management, waste minimisation, raw materials management and minimising environmental emissions. Independent research found Petroseal to be the most environmentally friendly of all the foam concentrates tested, and Angus Fire was the first foam manufacturer in the world to sponsor a seminar programme on the environmental impact of fire fighting foam.
Many of the company’s technical staff are acknowledged experts in their fields and are members of national and international standards committees such as NFPA, CEN and ISO.
Angus Fire is committed to delivering effective solutions that help keep people and property safe, and it is why we work every day on improving our products and developing new technologies. We apply a broad ranging code of ethics to our business decisions and employ professionals to guide our managers and employees on ethical business practices.
Angus Fire's traditions go back over two hundred years from the time when fire hose was made from riveted strips of leather to the present day when it is made from the latest in advanced rubber and textile technology.
The company recently celebrated the centenary of its manufacturing facility at Bentham in North Yorkshire. Local tradition has it that the sails of Admiral Nelson's famous flagship HMS Victory were made at the original cotton mill at Bentham.