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.

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

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

A Proud History

1980

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

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 at 2306 Airport Road

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

1994

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.

2005

ReSet Call Point is launched

In the manual call point heartland, STI launched 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.

2014

Euro Stopper® is launched

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.

2016

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.

2021

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.