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Established in 1966, R.B. Allen is one of the most knowledgeable and experienced fire alarm protection companies in New England.
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The R.B. Allen Company has been the leading fire alarm system supplier in New England since its incorporation in 1966 by Robert B. Allen Sr. Bob, as he was known, had previously been a longtime sales manager for the Gamewell Company. Upon Bob’s retirement, his son, R. Bruce Allen Jr. led the company through its growth years. The R.B. Allen company grew from five employees to 40+ employees and continues to service all of New England, including notable buildings in the Boston skyline and many universities and hospitals across New England. Upon Bruce’s retirement in 2005, the company continued under the successful leadership of his brother, Jonathan Allen. The company has also recently welcomed a third generation. Bruce’s sons, Jeffrey and Lincoln Allen joined the management team in 2005 and 2010, respectively.

R.B. Allen Company is currently a licensed distributor of several state-of-the-art equipment developers, including Edward’s EST, Gamewell/FCI, and Digitize.

Licensed distributor of several state-of-the-art equipment developers

Leader in fire alarm sales and service for nearly 50 years

In addition to being the leader in fire alarm sales and service for nearly 50 years, R.B. Allen Company is a fundamental contributor to many nationally recognized fire protection associations. The senior officers of R.B. Allen Co. have held longstanding positions on the boards of the National Fire Protection Assoc. (NFPA), the International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) and the New England Chapter of Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA). R.B. Allen Co. is also OSHA compliant, and ISO and UL certified.

R.B. Allen Co. have held longstanding positions on the boards of:

IMSA
AFAA

Over 130 combined years of industry knowledge

The R.B. Allen Company’s management team has over 130 combined years of industry knowledge, the sales team has over 175 years of experience in site planning and system design, and the technical and installation teams have 150 years of collective experience; making R.B. Allen Co. one of the most knowledgeable and experienced fire alarm protection companies in New England.

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Whether your fire alarm and life safety system needs are simple or complex, R. B. Allen Company can provide solutions that deliver safety and peace of mind.

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Massachusetts State Bid List

For our public customers; significant benefits can be realized by buying off the statewide contract known as COMM-PASS. COMM-PASS is the only official procurement record system for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Benefits include time savings as well as quality products at competitive prices. The State has already done the vendor screening and offers their program to all qualified public entities. The R.B. Allen Co., Inc. is proud to be included in several State contracts, one of which may be right for you. If you would like additional information on this program please contact us.

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