Our History - Founded in 1991 by Mr. Tony Falbo

We trace our beginnings back to the early 1960’s, when our founder, Mr. Tony Falbo, started out manufacturing apartment intercom and related systems in Toronto. His company, known as Mirtone, quickly expanded to include fire alarm systems, and grew to become the 2nd largest fire alarm manufacturer in Canada, before being purchased by Edwards. However, Tony was just getting started as an entrepreneur! He started Mircom in 1991.

Today, Mircom stands as one of the fastest growing companies in the building solutions sector and the largest independent fire alarm manufacturer in North America. Our product line spans Fire Alarm and Emergency Audio, Communications, and Security and our brands include Mircom™ (our principal brand), Secutron™, and U.E.C.™ United Export Corporation. With a well-earned reputation for excellence, innovation and quality, we have consistently achieved double-digit annual growth.

Notable Achievements

Date   Event
2017   Ranked #2 on the ICT Security Companies list
    Acquired JNH Developments
    Mircom becomes BACnet International member
    TC3 CX-1 is UL certified
    OpenBAS is launched (LATAM) (August 1st, 2017)
    Winning first place for Engineering Project of the Year by the Professional Engineers of Ontario
    400 Series launched
    TX3 New Software
    FlexNet v12.1
    OpenGN relaunched with revised pricing
2016   Mircom and Tony Falbo, founder, are recognized in KPMG’s exclusive publication That’ll Never Work
    We acquired Durham Central Fire Systems
    We ranked No. 59 on the 2015 'Branham300' listing of Canada’s top tech companies
    We introduced QX-Mini - A compact emergency communications system
    We introduced Audio Max – The Secutron version of the QX-Mini
    We received the "Gold Standard" award as one of "Canada's Best Managed Companies" for the fourth year in a row
2015   We made the 2014 'Branham300' listing of Canada’s top tech companies
    We acquired Florida based A1 Fire and Security, now known as Mircom ES Florida
    We acquired advanced emergency communications company Metis Secure
    We acquired sister company Mircom/Gardia
    We introduced MiCare – wireless nurse call in the cloud
    We introduced TX3-CX-1, an innovative PoE single door controller
    We requalified as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
2014   We opened our new MES location in Cedar Grove, New Jersey, USA
    We won the Ontario Export Award in the Manufactured Good category
    We were included in PROFIT's list of Canada's fastest growing companies
    We launched our MiCare product line
    We launched our 22" TX3 Touch Screen, North America's largest integrated touch screen entry panel
    We requalified as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies
2013   We opened our new MES location in Kelowna, BC, Canada
    We won the Gold Medal at the 2013 Chicago Edison Awards™ in the Smart Systems category with our Open Graphic Navigator™ (OpenGN) solution
2012   We were named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies of 2012
    We acquired Robinson's Building Systems Group, located in Toronto, Ontario
    We acquired Signalink Technologies Inc, located in Kelowna, British Columbia
    We acquired North Carolina Systems Service Company, located in Clayton, North Carolina
    We acquired A1 Fire & Security LLC, located in Miami, Florida
2011   We won the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year – Exporter Award
    We acquired Murray Electronics Inc., located in Ottawa, Ontario
    We acquired Kost Fire Safety Limited, located in Kelowna, British Columbia
    We expanded into the Vancouver market with our new Sales and Service office in Maple Ridge, British Columbia
    We achieved Seismic Testing Certification for both the FleX-Net and FX-2000 Series product lines
2010   We launched the FleX-Net Intelligent Fire Alarm and Audio Network System product line
    We acquired United Export Corporation (UEC), located in South Bend, Indiana
    We launched our TX3-Touch Screen Telephone Access Control System product line
    We became ISO 9001:2008 certified
2008   We opened our new warehouse facility in Niagara Falls, New York
    We opened our Los Angeles Sales and Service office
    We opened new branch offices in British Columbia and Alberta
2007   We opened our India Sales Office, which was our first international MGC Incorporated Company
2006   We launched our Summit Systems Technology brand
    We won the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce Manufacturing and Technology Excellence Award
    Tony Falbo, Founder & CEO was nominated for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Ontario
    We became ISO 9001:2000 certified
2005   We acquired the PRO-2000 product line from Securiplex Inc. (SNC-Lavalin)
2004   We launched our International Sales Division
    We acquired the Secutron brand from SimplexGrinnell & Tyco Group
    We won the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year – Exporter Award
2003   We moved into our new 82,000 square foot headquarters in Vaughan, Ontario
2000   We launched our FX-2000 Intelligent Fire Alarm Control Panel product line
    We launched our TAS-2000 Telephone Access System product line
1998   We launched our FA-1000 Series Alarm Control Panel product line
1992   Mircom was incorporated in Ontario, Canada
1991   Tony Falbo founded Mircom

Fire Alarm Case Study

Mircom Group installed a retrofit fire alarm system at the famous Knickerbocker Hotel in Times Square, New York.

We provided a retrofit of the building’s fire alarm and communications system using our FleX-Net and OpenGN platform.

In the case study you will find out what their problems were and how we were able to solve them.

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