SimplexGrinnell is a subsidiary of "Tyco International" which is specialized into communication systems, active fire production systems, inspection, testing and maintenance services. It had been known as "Grinnell Fire Protection Systems Co" initially in 1950. However, the company changed its name to SimplexGrinnell in 2001 April. It caters to industrial, educational, healthcare, hospitality as well as power sectors. It provides wide array of services - fire sprinkler, integrated security, fire suppression, fire alarm, sound and healthcare communications systems and services. It has 1 million customers and has operations in 150 local offices. Mr. Bob Chauvin is the President of SimplexGrinnell presently.