Advanced Wins Prestigious Double Honours at FSM Awards 2024

Advanced Wins Prestigious Double Honours at FSM Awards 2024

Advanced, a global leader in fire safety solutions, is proud to announce that it has been named ‘Fire Safety Manufacturer of the Year’ and ‘ESG Company of the Year (Turnover over £10M)’ at the 2024 Fire & Security Matters Awards (FSM Awards). These awards underscore Advanced’s unwavering commitment to fire safety innovation and sustainable business practices.

The judges commended Advanced for its “ground-breaking platform [AdvancedLive] and clear commitment to safety and sustainability, backed by strong testimonials and market differentiation.” They noted the company’s innovative approach and its deep understanding of customer needs and industry trends.

In recognising Advanced as the ESG Company of the Year, the judges highlighted the “impressive scale of [Advanced’s] impact and depth of integration of their sustainability initiatives into their organisation, strongly tied to business strategy.”

Advanced Wins Prestigious Double Honours at FSM Awards 2024
ESG Company of the Year: (l-r) comedian Jason Manford; Helena Kesar, Advanced; Salvy Vittozzi, Advanced; and Xavier Nivelles-Posschier, Millwood Servicing

Advanced’s sustainability measures include the use of 100% renewable energy at its UK sites, waste minimisation, fully recyclable packaging, digitisation of product manuals, and a 94.5% reduction in delivery emissions to date. The company’s commitment to achieving Net Zero by 2030 further exemplifies its dedication to creating a safer, sustainable future.

Antonio Telesca, Managing Director of Advanced, remarked,

“These awards are fantastic recognition within the wider fire and security industry of the excellent work we do and the high standards we are achieving – not only with our products and services but also in the increasingly important area of sustainability.

Many congratulations to the Advanced team and sincere thanks to all our customers for continuing to choose Advanced – these awards also reflect the loyalty of our many partners.”

The awards ceremony took place at the CBS Arena in Coventry, with over 700 of the industry’s top professionals in attendance. Representing Advanced at the event were Phil Calvey (Regional Sales Manager for the South-West & Midlands), Salvy Vittozzi (Regional Sales Manager for the South-East), Helena Kesar (Operations Manager), and John Newbury (Product Management and Digital Director).

About Advanced

As a world leader in the development and manufacture of intelligent fire systems, Advanced products are specified in locations around the world, from single-panel installations to large, multi-site networks. The Advanced portfolio includes complete fire detection systems, multiprotocol fire panels, extinguishing control, false alarm management and reduction systems as well as emergency lighting.

Advanced is owned by FTSE 100 company Halma PLC – a global group of life-saving technology companies with a clear purpose to grow a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone, every day.

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