History

Fireaway Inc. was founded in 2005 to commercialize condensed aerosol technology for use in innovative extinguishing systems and new fire fighting strategies. The company embarked on an assertive program to further enhance the premier aerosol formulation in the world. The company has an aggressive program to further enhance product quality, features, and applications. The management team has over fifty years combined experience in fire protection including extensive committee involvement with the development of the NFPA 2010 Standard on Aerosol Fire Extinguishing Systems.

2017

Stat-X® electric generators receive ATEX certificate and IECEx certificate from UL for classified hazardous areas.

Fireaway is acknowledged as a Minnesota Small Business honoree by Twin Cities Business magazine based on its accomplishments and milestones!

Fireaway Inc. launches new website!

Fireaway increases space at Minnetonka campus by 5,000 sq. feet by expanding production into the previous office space.

2016

Built a fire research and test facility which is capable of full-scale testing of fire extinguishing systems.

US EPA Snap Listing clarifies Stat-X is approved for unoccupied and normally occupied spaces.

Reached the milestone of over 250,000 generators protecting assets worldwide!

Fireaway moves global headquarter offices to new space.

2015

Fireaway welcomes Gonzalo Lopez Davila as our CEO!

2014

International Code Council Evaluation Service issues first ever condensed aerosol system report for compliance with ICC Fire Codes.

US EPA Snap Listing approves Stat-X for use as a total flooding system for normally occupied areas.

Stat-X condensed aerosol system receives CALFIRE listing.

2013

We welcome Jerry Zoloto as our interim CEO.

2012

Fireaway holds distributor meeting in Las Vegas – June 11-13!

2011

Fireaway holds its first ever distributor meeting In Bloomington ~ May 16-18. Distributors attended from over 13 countries

Stat-X product line receives approval from the UAE

Fireaway LLC becomes Fireaway Inc.

2010

Stat-X receives Hygienic Institute certification in Germany

Fireaway supplies over 50,000 units for engine protection on M-ATV vehicles

Stat-X First Responder receives US Patent #7,832,493

New York City Fire Department issues Letter of Allowance for Stat-X systems in New York City

Stat-X receives Bureau Veritas certificate

Fireaway introduces Stat-X systems for CNC machine tool applications at 2010 International Manufacturing Technology Show

Stat-X receives Maritime New Zealand certificate

Stat-X performance tested in US Navy LCU Landing Craft, Utility fire suppression system program

 

2009

Fireaway moves to new state of the art 15,000 sf facility in Minnetonka, MN to meet increased production requirements.

Production of its proprietary Stat-X compound begins in Minden facility

PSE&G adopts system wide use of Stat-X First Responders.

Stat-X becomes first ever condensed aerosol approved under SBF 128:1 May 2005 (Sweden) for protection of bus engines.

Fireaway receives US patent for its proprietary thermal activation device.

Fireaway and Nippon Koki receive approval for importation of Stat-X into Japan.

Stat-X receives ABS Type Approval.

Stat-X selected by NASA to protect “Crawler”.

Stat-X selected to protect Canadian Coast Guard hovercraft “Mamilosa”.

Stat-X receives first ever Underwriter’s Laboratories (UL) Listing to UL 2775.

2008

Fireaway receives two US patents for thermally activated units.

Stat-X approved by BOMBA (Malaysia).

Stat-X approved by Icelandic Maritime Directorate.

Stat-X approved by European Control Board (ECB).

Stat-X approved by American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

2007

Stat-X Listed by SSI (Israel).

Stat-X receives first order to protect over 1,000 buses.

Stat-X Listed by National Maritime Safety Committee (Australia).

Stat-X Listed by CSIRO/ActiveFire (Australia).

Stat-X approved by Norwegian Maritime Directorate.

2006

Stat-X approved by Swedish Maritime Directorate.

Stat-X approved by Marine and Coast Guard Agency UK (MCA).

Stat-X receives EPA listing under SNAP program.

Fireaway introduces Stat-X thermally activated, stand-alone units.

Fireaway receives ISO 9001:2000 certification.

2005

NFPA issues 2010 Standard on Aerosol Fire Extinguishing Systems.

Stat-X receives Underwriter’s Laboratories of Canada (ULC) Listing.

Production starts in USA at Minnetonka, Minnesota facility.

Fireaway LLC founded by James F. Lavin of Lavin Holdings, LLC.

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