Profile: Tyco International PLC (TYC.N)
Tyco International plc, incorporated on May 9, 2014, is a provider of security products and services, fire detection and suppression products and services and life safety products. The Company operates through three segments: North America Integrated Solutions & Services (NA Integrated Solutions & Services), Rest of World (ROW) Integrated Solutions & Services (ROW Integrated Solutions & Services) and Global Products. The Company's portfolio of products and services, sold under brands, such as Tyco, SimplexGrinnell, Chemguard, Wormald, Ansul, Simplex, Scott and ADT (other than the United States, Canada and Korea) serve security, fire detection and suppression and life safety needs across commercial, industrial, retail, small business, institutional and governmental markets, as well as non-United States residential markets.
The NA Integrated Solutions & Services segment designs, sells, installs, services and monitors integrated electronic security systems and integrated fire detection and suppression systems for commercial, industrial, retail, small business, institutional and governmental customers in North America. The ROW Integrated Solutions & Services segment designs, sells, installs, services and monitors integrated electronic security systems and integrated fire detection and suppression systems for commercial, industrial, retail, residential, small business, institutional and governmental customers in the ROW regions. The Global Products segment designs, manufactures and sells fire protection, security and life safety products, including intrusion security, anti-theft devices, breathing apparatus and access control and video management systems, for commercial, industrial, retail, residential, small business, institutional and governmental customers, including products installed and serviced by its NA and ROW Integrated Solutions & Services segments.
The Company's Integrated Solutions & Services segments design, sell, install and service security systems to detect intrusion, control access and react to movement, fire, smoke, flooding, environmental conditions, industrial processes and other hazards. These electronic security systems include detection devices that are usually connected to a monitoring center that receives and records alarm signals where security monitoring specialists verify alarm conditions and initiate a range of response scenarios. Its other security solutions include access control systems for sensitive areas, such as government facilities and banks; video surveillance systems designed to deter theft and fraud and help protect employees and customers, and asset protection and security management systems designed to monitor and protect physical assets, as well as electronic data. Its offerings also include anti-theft systems utilizing acousto-magnetic and radio frequency identification tags and labels in the retail industry, as well as store performance solutions to improve retailer performance.
In addition to traditional burglar alarm and fire detection systems, installation and monitoring services, ROW Integrated Solutions & Services provides patrol and response services in select geographies, including South Africa. Its Integrated Solutions & Services segments design, sell, install and service fire detection and fire suppression systems in both new and existing facilities. Its detection systems include fire alarm control panels, advanced fire alarm monitoring systems, smoke and flame detection systems, heat and carbon monoxide detectors and voice evacuation systems. Its Integrated Solutions & Services segments also offer a range of water-based sprinkler and chemical suppression systems and custom designed special hazard suppression systems, which incorporate specialized extinguishing agents, such as foams, dry chemicals and gases in addition to spill control products designed to absorb, neutralize and solidify spills of hazardous materials. Fire Protection Products also manufactures and sells grooved products for the joining of piping in both the fire and non-fire markets.
The Company's global access control solutions include integrated security management systems for enterprise applications, access control solutions applications, alarm management panels, door controllers, readers, keypads and cards. Its global video system solutions include digital video management systems, matrix switchers and controllers, digital multiplexers, programmable cameras, monitors and liquid crystal interactive displays. Its security products for homes and businesses range from basic burglar alarms to comprehensive interactive security systems including alarm control panels, keypads, sensors and central station receiving equipment used in security monitoring centers. Its security products are marketed under various trade names, including Software House, DSC, American Dynamics, Sensormatic, Visonic and Exacq. Life Safety Products manufactures life safety products, including self-contained breathing apparatus designed for firefighter, industrial and military use, supplied air respirators, air-purifying respirators, thermal imaging cameras, gas detection equipment, gas masks and personal protection equipment. The Life Safety Products business operates under various trade names, including Scott Safety and Protector.
Tyco International PLC
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