A Leader in the Fire Protection Industry
Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co., Inc. is a global manufacturer and distributor of fire protection products. Reliable manufactures the highest quality and most innovative fire sprinklers, valves, and special systems on the market; distributes a full line of best-in-class system components; and backs it up with premier customer service. Reliable’s corporate headquarters is located in Elmsford, NY; manufacturing plant in Liberty, SC, and regional sales and distribution centers throughout the US and worldwide.
To serve as a fire protection leader by (i) manufacturing the highest quality sprinklers and valves (ii) producing and distributing a complete line of system components (iii) providing innovative solutions (iv) delivering the highest level of customer service, and (v) teaming with customers as valuable strategic partners; while upholding the Fee Family ownership-management commitment of supporting the fire protection industry, associations and Reliable family of employees since 1920.
Reliable recently completed its “Project Growth” initiative by adding 150,000 square feet to its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and bringing its total footprint to 467,000 square feet. The initiative included further investment in advanced automation and robotic equipment that deliver the capacity and production efficiency to fuel Reliable’s ability to cost-effectively manufacture the highest quality product, support customer demand, and drive innovation. “Project Growth” will continue and represents an investment in Reliable, the Fire Protection Industry, and most importantly, Reliable’s ability to provide customers with the highest quality products, service, and support for the next 100 years.
Commitment to the Fire Protection Industry
Reliable has always been an industry-minded company. Past President Frank J. Fee, Jr., attained many notable positions in the fire protection community, including Chairman of the National Fire Protection Association and Chairman of the National Automatic Sprinkler and Fire Control Association.
Frank J. Fee III, Reliable’s Chairman, has served on the National Fire Protection Association’s International Advisory Board. He was past Chairman of the Board and Director of the National Fire Sprinkler Association. He held several Board positions, including Treasurer, Secretary, and Director of the National Fire Protection Association. Frank has been the recipient of AFSA’s “Henry S. Parmelee Award” (1990), NFSA’s “Golden Sprinkler Award” (1998), NFPA’s “Distinguished Service Award” (1998), and was recently elected to the NFSA’s Hall of Fame (2018), in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the fire sprinkler industry.
Kevin T. Fee, Reliable’s President and Board Member, is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the National Fire Sprinkler Association and has recently completed a term as Treasurer (2008 – 2012). Kevin has received NFSA’s “Golden Sprinkler Award” (2008). He was Vice-Chairman (1986 – 1990) and Chairman (1990 – 1994). Kevin has been a Board member since 1981 and over 30 years is the longest-tenured Board member in the history of NFSA. Kevin was a founding member of the International Fire Sprinkler Association and served as its first Chairman (2000 – 2003) and is presently a Board member. Kevin was also past Chairman of the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s Manufacturer and Supplier Council and is a National Fire Protection Association member.
Michael R. Fee served on the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s Manufacturer and Supplier Council, Legislative Committee, and Membership Committee. Michael was on the Membership Committee for many years and helped establish the local chapter development programs. Michael has been Chairman (2000-2004) and Vice-Chairman (1998-2000) of AFSA’s Manufacturer and Supplier Council.
Kevin T. Fee, Jr., Reliable’s Vice President of Sales, Americas, is currently serving on the National Fire Sprinkler Association’s Future Leadership Committee.