Craig Summers Promoted to V.P. of North American Sales for the Fire Division

Potter is pleased to announce the promotion of Craig Summers to the position of Vice President of North American Sales for the Fire & Security division. Craig has been with Potter for nearly 5 of his 32 years in the Fire Protection Industry, and has been NICET Level IV certified since 1992. He began his career with the company as a National Sales Manager where he was able to gain in-depth knowledge of Potter’s extensive line of life safety devices as well as expand an already…

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Potter's WFSR-F Pressure Activated Waterflow Alarm Switch with Retard

Potter's WFSR-F Pressure Activated Waterflow Alarm Switch with Retard

The Model WFSR-F is a pressure operated switch with an adjustable, instantly recycling pneumatic retard to prevent false alarms due to water pressure variation. The WFSR-F is connected into the alarm port of a wet sprinkler system alarm check valve. Unique Features The first and only waterflow pressure switch with retard 0-90 second field replaceable retard Two conduit entrances Codes & Approvals UL, cUL, FM, CSFM, CE, VdS Complies with the requirements of NFPA…

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Potter's PAV Air Vent Meets New NFPA 13 Code Requirement!

Potter's PAV Air Vent Meets New NFPA 13 Code Requirement!

In a major change that impacts installers, the 2016 NFPA 13 adds a new requirement that a single air vent be installed for each wet sprinkler system to help reduce potential corrosion activity due to trapped air. See below: 7.1.5 Air Venting A single air vent with a connection conforming to 8.16.6 shall be provided on each wet pipe system utilizing metallic pipe. 8.16.6 Air Venting The vent required by 7.1.5 shall be located near a high point in the system to allow air to be removed from…

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Potter Acquires Harrington Fire Alarm, Evax, and CPG Signals

Potter Acquires Harrington Fire Alarm, Evax, and CPG Signals

Potter announces the acquisition of three mainstay product lines in the fire alarm industry: Harrington Fire Alarm, Evax Systems, and CPG Signals. The acquisition of these three product lines will not only strengthen Potter’s position as a leader in life safety products, but will also broaden the range of products and services available to customers in order to meet all their fire protection needs. By incorporating the technologies of these products, Potter will expand its…

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Potter Participates in the Pedal the Cause Bike Race for Charity

Potter Participates in the Pedal the Cause Bike Race for Charity

Potter Electric representatives on team "Potter Peloton" at the Pedal the Cause bike race for charity. Potter Electric Signal Company, LLC was a proud participant in the sixth annual Pedal the Cause charity bike race in St. Louis, Missouri. So far in 2015, Pedal the Cause has raised over $2.3 Million to benefit both Siteman Cancer Center and Children’s Hospital St. Louis. 100% of every dollar raised will be donated to these organizations. Potter Peloton Team Members…

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