Death of the sprinkler cartel

sprinkler cartel doomed
NEWS & MEDIA | 20 July 2017

Death of the sprinkler cartel

News of South African sprinklers companies in deep water with the law only confirmed what countless South African cold store owners already know – not all is right in the fire protection industry.


Read article here: Sprinkler companies caught

in anti-competitive practices.

Currently, there is little consistency in requirements, massive delays in getting fire plans approved and huge expenditure on sprinkler systems whose efficacy at low temperatures is, at best, questionable.

Now is surely the time when the cold storage industry should collectively push to participate in the drawing up of national rules to govern the installation of fire control systems in cold and freezer stores.


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