About Midwest Fire Protection
Established in 1973, Midwest Fire Protection offers extensive, in-house capabilities to meet the fire protection needs of heavy and light industrial, commercial and institutional facilities in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro and surrounding areas.
Our Project Managers are company owners, with a direct stake in the success of each project. They review each project and situation, to quickly resolve any challenges to avoid project delays. Their diligence ensure that Midwest Fire Protection is your single-source for:
■ designing automatic fire protection systems, and providing layout drawings for city and municipality approval and permits
■ fabricating systems in our own facility in Minneapolis and maintaining an extensive inventory of components to prevent out-of-stock delays
■ providing on-site installation of fire protection systems
■ conducting annual inspections
■ re-evaluating existing sprinkler systems
■ responding to 24-hour emergency repairs as well as scheduled maintenance
■ evaluating fire protection hazards and making professional recommendations regarding appropriate fire suppression systems
■ Midwest Fire Protection is licensed by the State of Minnesota as a qualified fire sprinkler contractor.
■ Our designers have been tested and certified by the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technicians ( www.nicet.org) as Certified
Engineering Technicians in the field of Fire Protection and the subfield of Automatic Sprinkler System Layout.
■ Midwest Fire Protection is a union employer (www.ua.org) and our experienced sprinkler fitters are certified by the State of Minnesota as specifically qualified to install fire sprinkler systems.
■ All MFP sprinkler fitters are certified in OSHA Construction Safety, OSHA Fall Protection Practices, First Aid and CPR. (www.doli.state.mn.us/mnosha.html)
■ National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) www.nfpa.org.
■ National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) www.nfsa.org.
■ National Fire Sprinkler Association-Minnesota Chapter www.nfsamn.org.
■ Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) www.sfpe.org.
■ International Fire Sprinkler Association (IFSA) www.sprinklerworld.com.
■ International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) www.iafc.org.
■ Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association (MSFCA) www.msfca.org.
UA Standard for Excellence
Midwest Fire Protection, Inc. endorses the UA Standard for Excellence. This joint labor-management policy is a commitment to uphold the highest industry standards in the workplace with world-class skills and safe, efficient work practices.
Midwest Fire Protection, Inc. employs a highly trained, drug-free, safety-conscious workforce. Our sprinkler fitters complete a five-year apprenticeship program registered with the Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry. They support their on-the-job training with evening classes at the modern Local 417 Training Center in Minneapolis.