MX Fire Solutions to Become Minimax Fire Solutions, Expand North American Operations

Livermore, CA — March 14, 2013

MX Fire Solutions, a California-based fire protection contractor providing tailored solutions for various vertical markets, has been renamed to Minimax Fire Solutions, Inc. The name change emphasizes the company’s membership in the international Minimax Group, a global supplier of complete fire protection solutions headquartered in Bad Oldesloe, Germany.

By leveraging the technologies and know-how of the Group, Minimax Fire Solutions, Inc. can offer Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) firms options in highly complex Power Generation projects. In addition, the company focuses on the Data Center and Museum markets. Minimax Fire Solutions, Inc. can design, fabricate, install, and commission fire protection systems including: gas-based and water mist suppression, alarm & detection, and fire sprinkler.

“We are very keen to leverage our activities – especially in the energy sector – in North America with our capable colleagues at Minimax Fire Solutions,” says Andreas Teckenburg, Head of Division-Energy at Minimax Group.

To serve a growing customer demand in North America, Minimax Fire Solutions, Inc. has expanded corporate offices by moving into a larger office complex in Livermore, California. Minimax Fire Solutions has substantially expanded its engineering capabilities in the fire suppression and fire alarm and detection areas as well. This expansion allows the company to provide coast-to-coast service to its customers.

Renaming our company, combined with the North American expansion, allows us to focus on further accelerating the Minimax brand,” says Ron Harvey, President of Minimax Fire Solutions, Inc. “Our ability to seamlessly provide complete fire protection systems allows us to fully serve our customers throughout North America. This, combined with our ability to draw from the hundred-plus years of experience from our international group, our stellar safety record, and our complete engineering capabilities, will pave the way to becoming a leader within the power and energy and special hazards markets throughout North America.”

About Minimax Group
For 110 years Minimax has been one of the leading brands in the fire protection business. The group of companies, headquartered in Bad Oldesloe, Germany, maintains its own research center, which is among the most modern in Europe.
Whether in automotive plants, on ships, in power plants, distribution centers, office and administration buildings and data centers – wherever fire hazards can occur, individual Minimax solutions protect people, buildings, machines and the environment. For more information, visit www.minimax.de.

About Minimax Fire Solutions
The operations of today’s Minimax Fire Solutions started in Livermore,CA in 2008. Since then, Minimax Fire Solutions has become part of the world-wide Minimax Group and provides fire protection solutions covering all of North America. Minimax Fire Solutions’ business focus is on complex Power Generation projects as well as on the Data Center and Museum markets. For more information, please visit www.mxfire.com.

Press contact:
John Harding
Minimax Fire Solutions, Inc.
Phone: 978-833-4847
E-Mail: jharding@mxfire.com