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Our History of Experience, Stability & Growth
Co-founder Roland C. Giles, saw Virginia Sprinkler Company, Inc. grow throughout Central Virginia.
As a privately held company based in Ashland, Virginia, VSC Fire & Security Inc.'s heritage as a leader in the fire protection industry is based upon the sterling reputation of Virginia Sprinkler Company, Inc., the founding company of VSC Fire & Security.
Virginia Sprinkler Company, Inc. was established in 1958 in Ashland, Virginia by Roland C. Giles and V. M. Buck. In fact, Mr. Giles began the fire sprinkler company from his office in his family home.
Today, through expansion and acquisition, VSC Fire & Security offers unmatched experience and expertise in fire detection, alarm and security as well as every type of fire suppression technology.
The first offices for Virginia Sprinkler Company, Inc. were established in the home of co-founder, Roland C. Giles.
|1958||Virginia Sprinkler Company, Inc. is founded in Ashland, Virginia home of its co-founder, Roland C. Giles.||
Martin "Marty" Giles President, 1972 to 2001 Chairman, 2001 to 2015 VSC Fire & Security, Inc.
|1965||Virginia Pipe and Supply Company, Inc. is founded to provide in-house pipe fabrication services to the growing company.|
|1972||Martin L. Giles, son of co-founder Mr. Roland Giles, becomes President.|
|1973||Virginia Sprinkler Company, Inc. expands its presence in the Northern Virginia/Metro DC region under the direction of John McDonald, who is now the current President of VSC Fire & Security.|
|1990||VSC Corporation, Inc. is established as a holding corporation for the firm’s expanding fire sprinkler companies.|
|1998||Virginia Fire Protection, Inc. is established. The 40th Anniversary of the company is celebrated.|
|1999||A new, two story headquarters building is erected for VSC Corporaton in Ashland, Virginia.|
|2001||John McDonald is named President of VSC Corporation. Martin Giles becomes Chairman of VSC Corporation.|
|2002||Precision Sprinkler Company, Inc. in the Raleigh, North Carolina area is acquired.|
|2003||Virginia Sprinkler Company Inspections Services, Inc. is established. Worsham Sprinkler Company, Inc. joins VSC Corporation with offices in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.|
|2007||Industrial Fire & Safety is acquired.|
|2008||The 50th anniversary of the company is celebrated. Southeastern Fire Control, Inc. in Charlotte and Davy Fire Protection in Florida are acquired.|
|2009||VSC Corporation becomes VSC Fire & Security, Inc. Virginia Sprinkler Company, Inc.; Virginia Fire Protection, Inc.; Industrial Fire & Safety Inc.; Davy Fire Protection; Precision Sprinkler Company; Southeastern Fire Control, Inc.; Virginia Sprinkler Company Inspections Services, Inc.; and, Worsham Sprinkler Company are transitioned to the VSC Fire & Security name.|
|2011||VSC Fire & Security acquires certain assets of Fire Protection Specialists, Inc. and establishes an office in Mobile, AL.|
|2013||VSC Fire & Security, Inc. recognized as an AFSA Quality Contractor|
|2014||Opened office in Orange Beach, AL|
|2015||Martin "Marty" Giles passes away at age 70 (click here for press release)|
|2016||VSC Fire & Security, Inc. Names Mike Meehan, President, and John McDonald, Chairman, Effective Jan. 1, 2017 (click here for press release)|