Monthly Archives: January 2017

Manufacturer Spotlight Series: Tornatech

ViZiTouch V2 color touch screen Throughout the month of January, Steven Brown & Associates is celebrating the manufacturers who make our jobs much easier by offering superior products at great prices. The first three manufacturers detailed in our series were Aurora, Metron and Peerless Pumps, so if you missed any of those we encourage you to check them out through the links provided.

Last but certainly not least in our fire pump spotlight series are the folks headquartered in Montreal, Canada: Tornatech. Tornatech specializes in the conception and manufacturing fire pump controllers listed by UL and approved by FM, and of course built in accordance with the NFPA 20.

With over 30 years of experience, Tornatech has stood out amongst its competitors by offering the following benefits:

  • Innovative products
  • Premium quality
  • ISO 9000 certification
  • Cost-effective
  • World class customer service
  • International presence

What kinds of fire pump controllers does Tornatech offer? Here’s a quick breakdown: Continue reading

Manufacturer Spotlight Series: Peerless Pumps

peerless-logoThroughout the month of January, Steven Brown & Associates is celebrating the manufacturers who make our jobs much easier by offering superior products at great prices. The first two manufacturers detailed in our series were Aurora and Metron, so if you missed either of those two, we encourage you to check them out.

Next up in our fire pump spotlight series is Peerless Pump. A recent addition to the Steven Brown & Associates lineup of fire pumps, Peerless Pump is one of the largest manufacturers of vertical pumps in the industry. Not only does Peerless Pump feature top-quality, reliable fire pumps, it also carries fire pump drives, controls, accessories and more. Continue reading

Manufacturer Spotlight Series: Metron

TMetron-open-smallhroughout the month of January, Steven Brown & Associates will celebrate the manufacturers who make our jobs easier by offering superior products at great prices. The first in our series focused on our friends at Aurora pump, so if you missed that blog post, be sure to go back and check it out.

Next in our fire pump spotlight series is Metron Fire Pump Control Division of Hubbell Industrial Controls. For those of you who follow our blogs, you may remember our post about Hubbell launching a new line of Metron advanced, compact fire pump controllers last year, which has generated an enthusiastic customer response.

This success is not unexpected, as we’ve witnessed the benefits of Metron firsthand and are proud to offer the line to our customers. Here is what helps Metron stand apart from the competition:

  • High quality fire pump controls and accessories.
  • Approval by the most demanding regulatory group in the electrical industry – Underwriters’ Laboratories, Inc. – which ensures the highest levels of safety and reliability

Metron’s dedication to quality, safety, and reliability helps explain our customers’ loyalty to their product offerings, including: Continue reading

Manufacturer Spotlight Series: Aurora Pumps

Aurora LogoAs we move through 2017, we inch closer to the centennial of one of the best-known brands in the fire pump realm. Since 1919, Aurora Pump (a brand of Pentair) has maintained a superior reputation as a pump and system supplier across the United States and the world. What helps Aurora to stand out amongst its competitors? We’ve observed three traits:

  • Consistent manufacturing quality
  • Long-lasting performance
  • Reliable customer service

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