SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden

NC: SP Fire Research Expands in the U.S.

SP Fire Research is now expanding its’ competence through presence in the U.S. and the establishment of a working relation with vehicle fire safety expert, Joseph (Joey) Peoples.

Peoples was previously the manager of the commercial ground vehicle group at Kidde Technologies Inc.  He has worked in the special hazards fire protection field for 27 years.  His background includes system design, research and development, live fire testing and vehicle fire investigation for both military and commercial hazards.

For the last 12 years he has focused on automatic fire detection and suppression systems for the transit, school bus and coach industries.  He has presented at numerous trade conferences and is a contributing member of the APTA Bus Safety Working Group.

Together with SP, Peoples will engage in fire safety concerns within the coach, school bus and transit market, starting April 1 in Raleigh, N.C.