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06.05.2016
NITTAN EXHIBITS FULL SYSTEM RANGE AT FIREX INTERNATIONAL 2016

Visit us at Stand G90

Dear Nittan Customer,

Nittan, one of the leading companies in the global fire protection industry, will be exhibiting its foremost products from the class-leading Evolution range, along with showcasing its new evo+ and evolution 1 fire alarm control panels, at the FIREX International 2016 exhibition at London's ExCeL from 21st-23rd June 2016.

Nittan's range of fire alarm control panels are fully compliant with BS EN54 part 2 and 4 and have been designed to be flexible and powerful by incorporating the latest dual-flash based microprocessor technology. With a host of features for maximum flexibility and ease of installation & system set-up, both the evolution 1 and evo+ ranges are compatible with the full range of Nittan Evolution analogue addressable fire detection devices and have been designed with the needs of both installer and end users in mind.

Other key products displayed in Nittan's ranges will include Evolution detectors featuring patented, award-winning Dual Optical technology plus Audio Visual Devices, Manual Call Points, Isolators and Modules for connection to third party equipment.

As Nittan's premium fire system, the Evolution range will take pride of place on Nittan's stand. The Evolution range combines truly exceptional and reliable fire detection with a very high degree of protection against unwanted false alarms. Its class-leading, highly flexible protocol is resistant to interference and allows for substantial amounts of information to be transmitted at high speed. It features Analogue Addressable detectors, with up to 254 addresses per loop as well as a full range of accessories and Conventional devices.

Established for over 30 years, Nittan's Sensortec brand will also be on display. Sensortec has gained an excellent reputation for reliability and ease of installation. It features a wide range of high performance Analogue Addressable detectors, ancillary devices and sounders.

The Nittan Group has been at the forefront of the international fire protection industry since 1954 and has sales, R&D and manufacturing bases in four countries including the UK, to continuously innovate and strive for exceptional quality products of the highest standards.

Nittan manufactures over four million detectors each year and has specialist expertise in designing and supplying fire safety systems for some of the most demanding, regulated markets on Earth including marine and oil. The Company applies its engineering excellence to all of its products bringing in the highest standards of build quality, performance and reliability, exceeding the standards for even the most demanding markets.


FIREX International is the leading event for every professional involved in fire protection, prevention and detection and offers a comprehensive selection of the latest and greatest products in the market; as well as being a great opportunity for professionals to network. The exhibition will be held at ExCeL London and is expected to welcome over 15,000 visitors.

To learn more about Nittan's products, visit Stand G90 at FIREX International or go to www.nittan.co.uk.


We thank you for your continued support and business.


Kind Regards,

Lee James
General Manager - Sales & Marketing
07920 886014

Nittan Europe Limited

 

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11.04.2016
NITTAN AT FIM EXPO, LEEDS



Dear Nittan Customer,

Please come and meet Nittan at the FIM Expo in Leeds on April 27th, 2016. We will be delighted to see you there.

FIM Expo
We thank you for your continued support and business.

Kind Regards,

Lee James
General Manager - Sales & Marketing
07920 886014

Nittan Europe Limited
 

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18.03.2016
NITTAN TRAINING CENTRE


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Dear Nittan Customer,

Nittan are pleased to announce the opening of our brand new Training Centre, situated in our UK Headquarters in Old Woking, Surrey.

Fully fitted out with Nittan’s world class products, including “evolution” detection devices wired to panels from Advanced Electronics and Nittan’s own range of Fire Alarm Control panels. Nittan are now able to offer customers a real “hands-on” approach to product training, intended to help familiarise users with the range of Nittan products, how they work, plus key features and benefits.

We hold regular training schools pre-scheduled on the first Wednesday and Thursday of every month that are open to all (subject to availability of places).

Day 1 – Device Products and Panels overview
Day 2 – Panel programming including cause and effect

For more specific training needs we can organise ad-hoc days to suit customer demand.

For more details and to book places on future courses please contact your UK Regional Sales Manager or myself for Export.

UK North and Ireland
Barry Simpson
07921 156678
bsimpson@nittan.co.uk

UK South and Wales
Alastair Holvey
07921 156679
aholvey@nittan.co.uk

We thank you for your continued support and business.

Kind Regards,

Lee James
General Manager - Sales & Marketing
07920 886014

Nittan Europe Limited

 
 

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Company Logo23.02.2016
NITTAN EUROPE LIMITED END OF YEAR STOCK CHECK - DELIVERIES

 

Dear Nittan Customer,

Please be aware that Nittan Europe Limited shall be conducting its end of year stock check on 1st-2nd March 2016. During that time we shall not be able to ship goods from our factory.

It is hoped that we shall be able to resume shipments of goods at some point on 2nd March but this is subject to successful completion of the stock check and so should not be relied upon for urgent deliveries.

We thank you for your continued support and business.

Kind Regards,

Lee James
General Manager - Sales & Marketing
07920 886014

Nittan Europe Limited


 

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Company Logo15.02.2016


Dear Nittan Customer,

Along with our ongoing commitment to improve device choice Nittan Europe Ltd are pleased to announce availability of the Nittan evo+ range of fire alarm control panels.




        evo+ 5100 single loop panel                evo+ 5200 two loop panel                         evo+ 5400 four loop panel


Fully compliant to EN54 part 2 and 4, the evo+ range includes: single loop, two, four & 8 loop variants, plus repeater options.

The evo+ panels come with 20 programmable zone LED’s, slide-in labels, 25 system LED’s for information purposes, four programmable function buttons with LED indication and two onboard sounder circuits as Standard.

evo+ panels are programmable on-site via the in-built keypad and LCD display or using the Windows based PC-NeT configuration software. Simple “select and click” programming for engineer configuration and end user operation are incorporated for ease of use, along with Auto Learn and on-board Loop Metering and Scope facility for ease of commissioning and fault finding.

Nittan evo+ panels support up to 200 fire zones per Panel, but the system can be expanded up to 2000 fire zones via the Ad-NeT peer to peer network, which supports up to 200 network Nodes. Simply adding a network card allows the panel to communicate with any other evo+ fire panel, remote terminal or network peripherals. The network operates as a true peer to peer system, and can be configured in fault tolerant loop or radial format dependant on network card option chosen. Cause and effect applications can be programmed across the entire network.

The evo+ panels are compatible with the full range of current Nittan evolution devices and each Loop card can support up to 254 devices, including multiple sub-addresses per device for flexible control of functions.

However, whilst the older “+ve” Isolator devices SCI-5 and SCI-6 will operate without trouble on the evo+ panels, this is not recommended as it will limit future device choice to only older +ve isolator styles and not allow use of our new style “-ve” SCI devices for system expansion. To future proof the system we advise use of the Nittan evo+ panel with our latest range of “-ve” Isolator devices.

Please do not hesitate to contact Nittan Technical Support for more details and information.



Kind Regards,

Lee James
General Manager - Sales & Marketing
07920 886014

Nittan Europe Limited


   

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Company Logo05.02.2016
NITTAN EUROPE LIMITED UK CUSTOMER SUPPORT

 

Following a recent restructure within our Sales department, Nittan would like to take this opportunity to confirm new UK Sales personnel and contact details. We continue to split our UK Sales into two regions based on a geographical North – South split in a line level with the south of Birmingham.

To ensure you receive a high level of personal customer service and support, each region has a dedicated Regional Sales Manager. Barry Simpson will continue to offer his usual excellent level of support for our customers in the UK Northern region and Ireland.

Alastair Holvey took responsibility for the UK Southern region in December 2015 and has already made contact with many customers in the South but looks forward to meeting up with all customers in his region in the coming weeks.

If you have any questions regarding your account, or our products and services, please do not hesitate to contact Barry, Alistair or myself using the numbers below:

UK North and Ireland
Barry Simpson
07921 156678

bsimpson@nittan.co.uk

UK South and Wales
Alastair Holvey
07921 156679
aholvey@nittan.co.uk

We thank you for your continued support and business.
Kind Regards,

Lee James
General Manager - Sales & Marketing
07920 886014

Nittan Europe Limited


 

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Company Logo25.11.2015
COASTAL HOTEL & SPA STOPS FALSE ALARMS WITH NITTAN

Nittan’s Evolution EV-DP Dual Wavelength Photoelectric smoke detectors have been installed into The Cliff Hotel & Spa in Cardigan, West Wales by Fire and Security Alarms Ltd. (FAS) Carmarthen.

The Cliff Hotel & Spa is a large family-owned hotel featuring 70 en-suite bedrooms, spa and gym facilities, function suite and a golf course.  As part of a hotel wide refurbishment project, the existing fire alarm system has been removed and replaced with a sophisticated Nittan Evolution system featuring 260 Nittan devices, including over 200 EV-DP smoke detectors.  The system runs on four loops controlled by an Advanced Electronics control panel.
 
Nittan Dual Wavelength Photoelectric smoke detectors were selected by installer Fire and Security Alarms Ltd. (FAS) to prevent further issues of false alarms that the hotel had been experiencing previously.  The primary cause of these had been steam escaping from the en-suite bathrooms and activating the smoke alarms.
 
As an NSI Gold, BAFE and NICEIC approved contractor, Fire and Security Alarms Ltd. (FAS) has built its business on the of quality of its services, providing effective fire and security solutions to customer’s requirements, including The Cliff Hotel where it identified Evolution EV-DP smoke detectors as an ideal solution to the false alarm issue.
 
Nittan Evolution EV-DP smoke detectors have been designed to reduce false alarms caused by non-combustion products such as steam, dust and aerosols.  Unlike other industry standard (single optical sensor) smoke detectors on the market that claim to distinguish between smoke and non-combustion products, the EV-DP effectively measures the actual particle size in the chamber via its combined IR and blue LED technology.  As steam and dust are much larger particles than smoke, the detector won’t give a false alarm.
 
Nittan EV-DP alarms are not just highly resistant to false alarms, but come with a number of key features and benefits, including their use of a sophisticated and highly flexible Sine Wave FSK protocol for data transfer to and from the panel.  This protocol also allows for substantial amounts of information to be transmitted back to the panel at very high speeds.  Furthermore, they come with a 360 degree OMNIVIEW LED indicator, permitting clear and visible indication of the sensor's operation from any angle.  Increased EMC immunity is also achieved by the inclusion of a “Bandpass Discriminator Circuit” which is built into every sensor head and loop device.
 
The Nittan Group has been at the forefront of the international fire protection industry since 1954 and has sales, R&D and manufacturing bases in four countries, including the UK. The company continuously innovates and strives for exceptional quality products that meet the highest of standards.

For sales information, please contact Nittan on 01483 769 555 or by email at sales@nittan.co.uk.

  
 

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Company Logo15.10.2015
Device Choice & Panel Support

Dear Nittan Customer,
 
As part of Nittan's continued commitment to improve device choice and panel support we are pleased to announce the availability of our NEW “–ve” Short Circuit Isolator base EV-B-SCI and a DIN rail mount “–ve” Short Circuit Isolator EV-DIN-SCI, both isolate the negative line only.
 
Following the successful expansion of Nittan Evolution support to include all Advanced MXPro5 (MX5000) panel variants. Nittan have taken the decision to not support new devices and additional features on the older MX4000 range. Therefore only the MXPro5 panels have been configured to work with Nittan “-ve” line short circuit isolators.

Whilst the MXPro5 will recognise and work with the “-ve” SCI devices the MX4000 will not.
The MX4000 panels will continue to support existing devices and our older style “+ve” line isolators only. If the new –ve SCI devices are inadvertently installed on an existing MX4000 panel they will not be recognised and will flagged by the panel as an “unknown device”.
 
Whilst the older +ve SCI devices will operate without trouble on the MXPro5 panels, this is not recommended as it will limit future device choice to only older +ve isolator styles and may not be fully supported going forward.
 
Please note: for technical reasons +ve and –ve isolator styles cannot be mixed on a system.
Therefore, Nittan's recommendation is:
 
MX4000 panel
Use Only “+ve SCI” devices such as SCI-5 Base Isolator and SCI-6 Boxed Isolator.
 
MXPro5 panel
Use Only “–ve SCI” devices, such as EV-B-SCI Base Isolator, EV-DIN-SCI DIN Rail mount Isolator plus the soon to be launched MCP c/w Isolator and VAD c/w Isolator devices. In addition all future new Short Circuit Isolator device developments shall be “–ve SCI” only.
 
Please do not hesitate to contact Nittan Technical Support for more details and information on panel compatibility.
 

 

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Lee James20.10.2014
Appointment of new Sales & Marketing Manager

Fire detection device manufacturer Nittan Europe Ltd has appointed Lee James as General Manager, Sales & Marketing. Responsible for overseeing the sales operation within the UK together with direct management of all export business partners and EMEA Marketing

Having worked exclusively within the Fire Protection for the last 25 years, Lee brings to Nittan a wealth of valuable knowledge. Prior to joining Nittan Lee had been at the forefront of Sales for the Wagner OxyReduct product within the UK, having previously held high profile EMEA Product Management roles within Honeywell Life Safety and UTC’s fire divisions, plus a background of more technically biased roles in his early years.

Mr Yoshiaki Kadokura, Managing Director of Nittan Europe Ltd, said “With Lee’s extensive fire industry knowledge and courageous spirit, I am sure he will make a great addition to our business. Very much in keeping with our aim to provide customers the benefits of dealing with a world leader, whilst receiving a personal level of service and support that few large companies could ever hope to achieve”. Mr Kadokura also commented, “With exciting new products on the horizon, we couldn’t have picked a better time for someone with Lee’s enthusiasm and experience to join our business".

The Nittan Group has been at the very forefront of the international fire protection industry since 1954 and has sales, R&D and manufacturing bases in Japan, China, Sweden and the UK. Throughout the world, Nittan has an enviable reputation for continuous innovation and exceptional quality. The group currently enjoys a £275m turnover worldwide and manufactures over four million detectors each year, while pursuing a commitment to total excellence in everything it does. 

Despite its position as a major global fire safety specialist company, Nittan always prides itself in providing a dedicated and personal service to its clients. 
 

 

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01.05.14
Nittan Company (Tokyo) Japan Launches New Website


Nittan Group is pleased to anounce the Launch of Nittan Tokyo New English Website.

Follow the link below for more details .

http://www.nittan.com/english/

 

 

 

 

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IFSEC iPad Winner Announcement

04.07.13
Nittan Participates in Royal Visit


Nittan is pleased to have been invited to UK manufacturer Speedboard's 30 year anniversary attended by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, K.G., K.T. earlier this year in Windsor, Berkshire.

Speedboard is one of the UK's leading contract electronic manufacturing and electronics manufacturing services providers. The company produces the PCBs contained in Nittan's smoke detection ranges.

As a key customer, Nittan was kindly invited to attend the celebration and display our smoke detector range for HRH to see. The morning included a tour of the Speedboard factory, a speech by Speedboard's MD Neil Owen and HRH opening a plaque to commemorate 30 years in manufacturing.

Shown here, Nittan Managing Director Fumio Kanaya and General Manager Atul Bhagalia meeting HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, K.G., K.T.

 

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Nittan Expands Product Portfolio With Xtralis' Aspirating Smoke Detection

18.06.12
Nittan Expands Product Portfolio With Xtralis' Aspirating Smoke Detection


Nittan Europe, one of the leading companies in the European fire protection industry, is pleased to announce it will now be offering VESDA very early warning aspirating smoke detection (ASD) from Xtralis.

VESDA by Xtralis very early warning aspirating smoke detection solutions with continuous air sampling provide the earliest possible warning of an impending fire hazard. VESDA detectors come with multi-level warnings and a wide range of sensitivity that does not degrade or change over time, so even minute levels of smoke can be detected before a fire has time to escalate. As a result, they are ideally suited to challenging environments such as utilities, oil & gas etc, as well as situations where business continuity is imperative.

Nittan will be supporting the full VESDA detector range, as well as modules to detect hazardous / combustible gases.

Commenting on the news Simon Oram, Nittan UK Sales Manager, states "As the world's leading ASD brand, we are delighted to be adding VESDA to our product portfolio. It enables us to provide a truly comprehensive commercial and industrial fire safety offering at the same level of quality that we demand from our own Nittan branded products."

For sales information, please contact Nittan on 01483 769 555 or by email at sales@nittan.co.uk.


 

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Nittan Launches Eye Catching New Literature

10.05.12
Nittan's Evolution Fire Detection Supported By New Advanced Electronics Mx-5000n Control Panel


Nittan Europe, one of the leading companies in the European fire protection industry, is pleased to announce that its Evolution fire detection range is now supported by Advanced Electronics Mx-5100N single loop control panel. This is the first in a full series of Mx-5000N panels to be introduced.

Mx-5000N is the next generation of analogue addressable fire alarm control panels that are fully compliant with EN54 part 2, 4 and 13. The panels have been designed to be flexible and powerful with an intuitive user interface featuring a high resolution LCD display and tactile keypad.

The Mx-5100N, the first in a full Mx-5000N series of Evolution compatible panels, comes complete with a single loop driver card, two on board sounder circuits, 20 programmable zonal LEDs and four dedicated programmable push buttons. It is compatible with the full Evolution range available exclusively from Nittan.

Evolution is the latest advanced, premium fire system developed by Nittan. Evolution uses ASIC technology in the sensors and sophisticated detection algorithms, combining extremely reliable fire detection together with a very high degree of protection against unwanted false alarms. It's advanced, highly flexible protocol, is not only uniquely resistant to noise, but also allows for substantial amounts of information to be transmitted at high speed.

For sales information, please contact Nittan on 01483 769 555 or by email at sales@nittan.co.uk


 

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14.11.11
Nittan Europe is pleased to announce the opening of our new Middle East Office

From Mid January 2012 - The new office will be based in the Kingdom of Bahrain servicing and maintaining Nittan Europe's Fire Detection activities within the GCC area. This new initiative forms part of our agressive growth plans and commitment to the region.

 

 

 

 

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06.01.11
Nittan Europe launches Smoke Sensors with Integral Sounder

Nittan Europe Limited., a leading UK manufacturer of conventional and addressable fire detection products, has launched a new analogue addressable photoelectric smoke sensor with built in sounder.

Unlike other smoke sensors on the market which require a separate sounder base to be installed which adds to the cost of the installation and takes longer to fit, the Evolution EV-PS optical smoke sensor comes with the sounder fully integrated within the sensor itself. Extremely competitively priced, the EV-PS allows for quick and simple installation, saving both time and money.

But it's not only the installer that benefits from the new EV-PS, as integrating the sounder in the unit makes for a more aesthetically pleasing appearance, with a lower profile for an unobtrusive appearance.

Even with its compact size, the EV-PS still incorporates the latest sophisticated alarm technology for exceptional reliability and performance, including ASIC design, EEPROM addressable capability, low monitoring current and a chemically etched stainless steel insect screen to reduce ingress of insects and airborne contaminants.

For ease of use, the EV-PS features Nittan Europe's OMNIVIEW 360 degree LED fire alarm indicator, permitting clear and visible indication of the sensor's operation from any angle, and a remote indicator output.

The EV-PS is compatible with Nittan Europe UB-4-EV and EV-PSBCN bases.
 

For sales information, please contact Nittan Europe on 01483 769 555 or by email at sales@nittan.co.uk

 


 

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06.01.11
Nittan Europe Evolution Modules now supported fully by MX-4000N Control Panels

Following the launch of Nittan Europe Limited.'s most extensive ever range of Modules for the Evolution fire detection brand, Nittan Europe is delighted to announce they are now fully supported by Mx-4000N control panels.

Nittan Europe's existing Evolution product range has been compatible with the Mx-4000N control panels for some time, but the inclusion of the latest products – the Evolution Modules – allows users to take full advantage of the complete Evolution product offering.

The Modules, with their uniform, sleek design for aesthetic appeal, cover all varieties of applications, including a module to boost sounder control to 15A and a relay unit suitable for switching 240v ac mains. Approved to EN54-18:2005, they are all EEPROM Addressed (Programmer).
 

For sales information, please contact Nittan Europe on 01483 769 555 or by email at sales@nittan.co.uk

 

 

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