Specialised fire detection

FFE is a UK-based global design and manufacturing business, dedicated to supplying specialist detection products to the fire industry.


  • Optical beam smoke detectors.
  • Flame detectors.
  • Aviation extinguishers.
  • Vibration switches.


  • Petrochemical, chemical and pharmaceutical.
  • Public and municipal buildings.
  • Warehousing and distribution.
  • Aviation and airports.
  • Manufacturing.
  • Food and beverage.
  • Sports, leisure and hospitality buildings.
  • Museums and heritage.
  • Industrial plant and machinery.
  • Waste recycling.

The FFE portfolio includes two industry-leading product brands: Fireray and Talentum.

Fireray optical beam smoke detectors use proven technology to sense smoke over large areas. There are over half a million Fireray units installed around the world, with the product line's heritage stretching back to 1994.

Talentum flame detectors can detect fires even without smoke. With unrivaled sensing technology at its heart, Talentum is one of the most respected brands in the market.

The company is also a world leader in the manufacture and supply of fire extinguishers for airplanes.

FFE's vibration switches are used to protect rotating and reciprocating machinery, detecting the changes in vibration which indicate potential problems.

The head office is in Hitchin, UK, with regional offices in the US, Dubai, India and China and a network of channel partners around the world.

FFE operates within the Halma Safety Sector.

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Fire protection products have to be certificated to strict standards around the world, and FFE designs, engineers and manufactures its ranges to attain these exacting approvals. The company itself holds WEEE, OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO 9001:2008, and ISO 14001:2004 EMS 544780 certificates.

The company’s products have achieved approval from many national bodies, including VdS (EN54), CPD, UL, CAA, NF, VNIIPO, LPCB and ATEX.

Head Office location

FFE Ltd, 9 Hunting Gate, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 0TJ, UK

Tel: +44 (0) 1462 444 740
Email: sales@ffeuk.com

Tel: +1 859 957 1570
Email: america@ffeuk.com

Email: china@ffeuk.com

Email: middleeast@ffeuk.com

Email: india@ffeuk.com