News & Updates

American Fire Equipment Named a Winner of the Arizona Top Workplaces 2021 Award by AZ Central

Jul 11, 2021

Phoenix, Arizona, July 11, 2021 – American Fire Equipment (AFE), a division of The Hiller Companies, is thrilled to announce it has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by AZ Central. “Being named a Top Workplace in Arizona is a great achievement for us, especially since it comes from...

The Hiller Companies Announces New President and CEO

May 21, 2021

In June 2021, The Hiller Companies will welcome Jeff Birch as the new President & CEO. Jeff comes to Hiller from Setpoint Integrated Solutions, also a division of Pon Holdings, where he currently serves as President & CEO. Jeff has been with Setpoint since 2016 and has also served as...

A&D Fire Expands into Montana

May 4, 2021

The Hiller Companies, along with our A&D Fire division, is excited to announce A&D Fire’s newest location. As of March 1, 2021, Missoula, Montana is home to a new team and office serving the whole state. John Donohoe, who was brought on to run the branch and serve as Fire...

The Hiller Companies Announces the Purchase of A&D Fire Sprinklers, Inc.

Nov 2, 2020

San Diego, California – The Hiller Companies is excited to announce the purchase of California-based A&D Fire Sprinklers, Inc. The acquisition closed on November 1, 2020. “We are pleased Hiller has been able to continue growing this year. The strong presence and solid reputation of A&D in their markets will be...

Deepwater Horizon – 10 Years Later

Oct 23, 2020

The Deepwater Horizon disaster is one of those events you do not forget, especially if you live along the Gulf Coast. For Hiller, it is particularly memorable because of the part we played in servicing the offshore supply ship, the Damon B. Bankston, whose crew was instrumental in rescuing workers...

Hiller Reaps Fruits of Intercompany Partnerships with Military Contracts

Oct 9, 2020

The Hiller Companies historically has had a strong relationship with the U.S. military. That relationship continues with our project at Edwards Air Force Base in California building four relocatable, membrane aircraft hangars alongside Cocoon Inc. These portable aircraft hangars are less expensive, take less time to build and can be...

Hiller Launches RiseUp! Initiative

Aug 17, 2020

This year has been a difficult one for people and businesses across the country. The pandemic has affected all of us in many ways. For those who were struggling to make ends meet already, the shutdown made things untenable. Food insecurity became more prevalent, and at Hiller, we realized we...

Dedicated. Tough. Skilled. Meet American Fire Equipment’s Mining Department.

Apr 17, 2020

American Fire Equipment (AFE) holds the unique honor of housing the only mining department in all of The Hiller Companies’ divisions or branches. And according to Mining Division Manager Dave Walters, the men and women in his department should be celebrated as warriors in the fire protection industry. “These are...

Advanced Safety Systems Integrators Continues Role as Innovators in Fire Protection Industry

Feb 11, 2020

Since its founding in 1964, Advanced Safety Systems Integrators (A.S.S.I.) has established a proven track record of innovation, reliability and solutions-based service. Looking to 2020 and beyond, A.S.S.I. plans to continue its role in finding creative solutions for challenging problems in the industry. “We have been in business for more...

Systems Management Group, A Division Of The Hiller Companies, Expands Into Phoenix Market

Jan 16, 2020

The Hiller Companies is pleased to announce its Denver-based division Systems Management Group (SMG) has expanded into the Phoenix, Arizona market.  SMG specializes in full-service, low voltage integration within the commercial and industrial markets of Colorado and Arizona. Founded in 2009, SMG is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this year. With...