F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems

F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems

For over eighty years, The Moran Group has provided life comfort and safety services in Northbrook, IL, twenty miles outside downtown Chicago. Frank Edward Moran founded F.E. Moran in 1931 as a boiler and radiator installation service provider during the tract housing boom. Throughout the past eight decades, The Moran Group has added seven additional business units to complete the spectrum of life comfort and safety needs. The business units provide service and maintenance for mechanical systems, plumbing, fire protection systems, and security systems.

Company details

2265 Carlson Drive , Northbrook , Illinois 60062 USA
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Business Type:
Service provider
Industry Type:
Radiation Safety
Market Focus:
Nationally (across the country)
Year Founded:

The Moran Group

F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems is a subsidiary of the Moran Group, whose roots extend back more than fifty years. In 1957 Frank Edward Moran founded F.E. Moran, a piping contractor, and subsequently expanded into sheet metal fabrication and installation. Throughout the following twenty years, additional companies under the F.E. Moran Group umbrella were formed, offering services such as fire protection, mechanical contracting and eventually special hazards.

F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems is Formed

In the late 70's, F.E. Moran Fire Protection was contracted to provide fire protection for coal conveyor systems for Commonwealth Edison, Sunflower Electric and Republic Steel plants. The need was recognized to develop a company that had the expertise to provide specialized solutions for these unique environments, and in 1979 F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems was formed.

Unparalleled Expertise

Over the past three decades, F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems has evolved into an industry leader that has the expertise necessary to effectively provide fire protection solutions for high-risk environments. Experienced design technicians, project managers and installers have the knowledge to implement flexible solutions that protect the lives and valuable assets within complex facilities.

Scope of Work

F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems has completed more than 750 projects throughout the United States and 27 different countries worldwide. Comprehensive suppression and detection systems have been provided for a wide range of facilities, including:

    • Fossil fuel generating plants
    • Combustion turbine/combined cycle generating plants
    • Nuclear generating stations
    • Industrial facilities
    • Chemical plants
    • Power generating or industrial cooling towers and other special structures
Mission Statement

To be the fire protection contractor of choice for the world's most demanding power, chemical process and heavy industry plant builders and owners.

The various certifications that F.E. Moran holds reinforce their qualifications and expertise. F.E. Moran has NICET Level IV Certified employees and follows an ISO 9000 Compliant Quality Assurance Program to deliver the highest quality fire protection solutions.

  • Licensed Contractor in more than 40 states
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in 28 states
  • Fire Protection Engineer
  • NICET Level IV
  • ISO 9000 Compliant QA Program
  • UA Star Certification - Superiority in Sprinkler Fitting
  • Registered Contractor - Mine Safety and Health Administration