Fike Completes Pressure Vessel Manufacturing Facility

The company said the facility helps it provide clean agent systems for fire suppression and protection products in response to the boom in computer and Internet industries.

Fike Corporation announced the completion of a new pressure vessel manufacturing facility at its corporate headquarters in Blue Springs, Mo., saying the facility allows for increased production of commercial clean agent fire protection cylinders. They are used in fire suppression and protection products, and the boom in computer and Internet industries has increased demand for them, the company said Feb. 11.

Fike broke ground for the facility in early 2010. "In the wake of businesses all across the country scrambling to reduce costs, Fike chose to invest in their infrastructure," said Brent Leonard, product manager for Commercial Products at the company. "While the primary focus was to maintain control of product quality, lead times, and costs, keeping jobs local and stimulating the economy were also important considerations."

Fike, founded in 1945, celebrated its 65th birthday last year. The company said it employs 350 people in the United States and more than 700 worldwide. It produces commercial and industrial fire protection systems, fire detection products, explosion protection, pressure relief solutions, and oilfield products.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Track Key Safety Performance Indicators

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations to easily track safety KPIs and metrics. Gain increased visibility into your business’ operations and safety data.

  • Analyze Incident Data

    Collect relevant incident data, analyze trends, and generate accurate regulatory reports, including OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 logs, through IndustrySafe’s extensive incident reporting and investigation module.

  • Safety Training 101

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. We’ve put together a guide on key safety training topics, requirements for certifications, and answers to common training questions.

  • Conduct EHS Inspections and Audits

    Record and manage your organization’s inspection data with IndustrySafe’s Inspections module. IndustrySafe’s pre-built forms and checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - March 2019

    March 2019

    Featuring:

    • HEARING PROTECTION
      Not Your Grandpa's Ear Muffs 
    • FALL PROTECTION
      Far Too Many Fatal Falls
    • DRUG TESTING
      Marijuana in the Workplace
    • FALL PREVENTION
      Ladder Safety Tips
    View This Issue