About STI

Who We Are

Safety Technology International Ltd manufacture and globally distribute a wide range of unique specialist products that protect essential fire, safety, and security equipment; STI help prevent false fire alarms, deter theft, and minimise vandalism of critically important life safety equipment.

Renowned as the original call point cover manufacturer, for over 40 years STI have remained committed to the improvement of its existing range whilst developing new and innovative products - working hard to continue the work founder Jack Taylor started in 1980.

To protect the things that protect you, our team innovates global life safety and security solutions, one product at a time.

Driven by our passion to positively impact people and the world we live in; we aspire to be the leader in life safety and security solutions.

Innovation – Integrity – One Team – Quality – Work Ethic/Accountability

A Proud History

1980 Stopper invented - About STI


The original Stopper® is invented

The STI story began with a challenge made by a school headteacher who wanted to stop false fire alarms. Founder, Jack Taylor, used his expertise in security systems to invent the original Stopper® protective cover.

1985 First London Tradeshow - About STI


STI attend their first London tradeshow

Today, exhibitions continue to be an important part of the STI calendar, from London and Paris to Dubai and Kuala Lumpur.

1988 Broke Ground on 2306 Airport Road - About STI


Broke ground at 2306 Airport Road

2306 Airport Road still remains the home of STI Corporate Headquarters over three decades later.

1994 STI open UK office (Pipers Road Pictured) - About STI


STI open UK office

Born in Canada and raised in England, Founder Jack Taylor played an influential role in the founding of STI in the UK in 1994 - opening to service the whole of Europe.


ReSet Call Point

In the manual call point heartland, STI introduced the innovative ReSet Call Point. The original resettable manual call point with a glass-like operating element has since been joined by a waterproof model.


Euro Stopper®

Acclaimed as the new and improved Stopper®, the Euro Stopper® boasts an improved hinge, 96 dB sounder, and unique Glow Guide technology. The versatile cover continues to provide a solution to false alarms in both fire safety and access control systems.


STI move UK offices to Taylor House

Taylor House, named in Jack’s honour, incorporates bigger offices, production and warehouse facilities. Attending the open day of his namesake, Jack commented that the original Stopper had ‘totally exceeded his expectations, from humble beginnings in his Detroit basement it is now sold the world over – from the Empire State Building to Ski Dubai, the Cutty Sark to the Nou Camp.


STI open European Distribution Hub

A home from home, 3,500 miles from Airport Road, Waterford, the USA to Airport Business Park, Waterford, Ireland; STI acquired a new European Distribution Hub in 2021. Complementing our EMEA office, the Ireland Hub further enhances a number of operational and strategic improvements enabling STI to better serve the needs of European customers.