Fire Detection Kitemark for Argus Spectrum, Russia


26 May 2006

BSI Product Services is delighted to announce that Russia-based manufacturer of Fire and Security products, Argus Spectrum, has been awarded the prestigious Kitemark® against EN 54 Parts 5 and 7 for its fire detection products.

The hard work put in by Mikhail Levtchouk, International Director, and his staff of the company from St. Petersburg, has resulted in Argus Spectrum becoming one of the first to achieve this particular mark. The products that can now bear the Kitemark® are as follows:

  • Aurora InterActive/Vega V100 addressable photoelectric smoke sensor
  • Aurora InterActive/Vega V200 addressable heat enhanced photoelectric smoke and Class A1 heat detector
  • Aurora InterActive/Vega V350 Class A1R, A1 and BS addressable heat detector.

Kitemark: credibility and assurance for fire products

‘The award of the Kitemark® is the latest acknowledgement of Argus Spectrum’s commitment to quality,’ says Courtney Cooke, Technical Manager for Fire Detection and Alarm products at BSI Product Services.

’The Kitemark® is the certification mark of choice for manufacturers in the fire alarm and detection sector. Both specifiers and customers can now have complete product confidence through the credibility and assurance that only Kitemark® certification provides.

‘BSI operates a partnership approach with our customers, supporting them through the Kitemark® certification process and beyond. Our expertise in unravelling the legislative and compliance ‘red tape’ has helped many companies, including Argus Spectrum, develop new products, open up new markets and attain growth through organic means.’