SP Fire Research expands in the US
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- Suppress fires and save lives
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By its 130 employees working from offices in Sweden and Norway, SP Fire Research stands as the largest fire research and testing facility in Europe. From such a strong position in the field of vehicle fire safety, SP is now expanding its mission to include the United States, working with vehicle fire safety expert, Joseph “Joey” Peoples from offices in Raleigh, NC.
As a 27 year veteran in the special hazards fire protection field, Peoples previously served as manager of the Commercial Ground Vehicle group for Kidde Technologies, Inc. His background includes system design, research and development, live fire testing and vehicle fire investigation for both military and commercial hazards.
Peoples will continue his work in fire safety concerns with SP Fire Research to engage within the coach, school bus and transit market.
For the last 12 years he has focused on Automatic Fire Detection and Suppression systems for the transit, school bus and coach industries. Peoples has presented at numerous trade conferences and is a contributing member of the APTA Bus Safety Working Group.