Westfield South Shore Mall Selects New York Merchants Protective Co. for Fire Alarm Services

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Agreement includes 24/7 monitoring of 1.16 million sq. ft. of retail space in Bay Shore, NY.

With millions of people frequenting Westfield South Shore every year, preparedness for fire emergencies is absolutely critical

New York Merchants Protective Co. Inc. announced today it will take over all fire alarm services for Westfield South Shore Mall and its 130 retailers in Bay Shore, NY.

NYMPC, a nationally recognized security services firm, will be exclusive provider of fire alarm maintenance and 24-hour monitoring at the mall, as well any new installations in each of the mall's many retail shops.

The new contract marks the second agreement between NYMPC and The Westfield Group - the largest retail property group in the world based on equity market capitalization. NYMPC was selected in 2005 for fire alarm services at Westfield Sunrise Mall in Massapequa, NY.

"We are excited to extend our relationship with The Westfield Group, bringing the best in fire-alarm technology and monitoring service to yet another one of their properties," said Eric Wahrsager, vice president of marketing and development for NYMPC. "Our advanced systems and nearly 100 years of experience allow us to bring the highest degree of safety and security to the many patrons and businesses at South Shore."

One of the largest malls in New York, Westfield South Shore is home to approximately 130 retailers, including department stores Macy's, J.C. Penny, Sears and Lord & Taylor. In total, the location offers 1.16 million square feet of retail space, all of which will be safeguarded by NYMPC's fire alarm services.

"With millions of people frequenting Westfield South Shore every year, preparedness for fire emergencies is absolutely critical," said Wahrsager. "Our systems, certified technicians and highly trained personnel ensure superior fire protection and fast, reliable response when emergency situations occur."

With head offices in four countries, The Westfield Group has investment portfolio of 118 retail properties around the world. The group employs more than 5,000 staff in the United States, Australia, United Kingdom and New Zealand.

About New York Merchants Protective Co., Inc.
New York Merchants Protective Co., Inc. installs, services and monitors security and fire systems for over 70,000 locations nationwide and has been doing so since 1910. Protecting over $100 BILLION DOLLARS in property and assets, Approved by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and Certified as a "Five-Diamond Central Station" by the Central Station Alarm Association, NYMPC is ranked as the 37th largest security company in the United States by SDM Magazine.

Comprehensive services include 24/7 customized monitoring, closed-circuit TV systems, remote video and environmental control monitoring, wireless medical alarms and industrial process monitoring, among many others. NYMPC's fire alarm system capabilities include a wide range of services including advanced fire detection, manual pull stations, sprinkler water flow and tamper devices, as well as voice evacuation systems.

For more information on NYMPC or any of its services, call 1-888-NYMP-911 or visit http://www.nympc.com.

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