Reacton completes major fire suppression install for Byrne

Mick Tipp
Mick Tipp, Byrne UAE Yard Operations Manager

Reacton’s automatic fire suppression install partner Fireward, has this week completed a major installation project for heavy equipment rental giant, Byrne, in the Middle East.

Gary Sherrington-Boyd, General Manager at Reacton in the Middle East, said:

“The challenge set to Reacton was to completely refurbish Byrne’s clients hired power generator based at an off-shore powering oil production site. The original equipment manufacturer could not replace the installed suppression system in the time frame available, so Reacton, in partnership with Fireward, stepped in solve the problem. Within seven days of awarding Reacton the project, Fireward were onsite in-country, installing an 18kg in-direct powder system.”

Michael Tipp, UAE Yard Operations Manager at Bryne, said:

“Here at Byrne, customer service is at the forefront of our business and we pride ourselves on delivering an outstanding level of service 24/7. With a limited timeframe made available to us by our customer, failure on this fire suppression project was not an option. So we were thrilled that Reacton were able to support us to complete this install for our customer.

“Operational excellence is at the forefront of our business, so working with Reacton enables us to deliver on this promise to our customers. Reacton’s numerous globally recognised accreditation standards for fire suppression of heavy equipment vehicles gives Byrne confidence that we are installing the most reliable fire suppression systems available in the market to our fleet.”

Reacton’s accreditations include the prestigious P-Mark SPCR199 standard for heavy equipment vehicles. Awarded by RISE, the leading vehicle accreditation safety body, achieving the standard with an A+ score means that Reacton and Fireward are unique in being able to offer an accredited fire suppression system to meet the stringent requirements demanded by the heavy equipment vehicle market.

Reacton is a world-leading UK based manufacturer of automatic fire suppression systems that protect people, assets and critical infrastructure from the devastating impact of fire. With its systems tested to pass the requirements of the most rigorous standards in the world, Reacton provides its customers with the best fire suppression for putting out fires.

Founded in the United Arab Emirates in the early 1990s, Byrne has grown to become one of the largest plant and equipment rental companies in the Middle East. Its fleet of over 10,000 items of plant and team of over 1,500 people serve a wide range of industry sectors including oil, gas, construction, defence and ports.


Click here read the full article.