Founded in 1917 by Walter Kidde, a pioneer in early smoke detection and fire suppression, Kidde is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of fire safety products. Each day, we work to expand upon our legacy of innovation, providing advanced solutions to protect people and property from fire and related hazards.


Kidde offers its customers important competitive advantages with our comprehensive range of proven fire protection technologies for the diverse needs of residential, commercial and industrial facilities. Our portfolio includes one of the largest suppression agent portfolios in the industry, a full line of residential smoke alarms, commercial detection systems and fire suppression control products, as well as a variety of ancillary products to accommodate the most demanding of environments.


From energy generation to mission-critical facilities to mining vehicles ... it’s likely that Kidde products are on the job. Our customers entrust us with protecting them from everyday fire hazards because we are experts in our field with more than 100 years of experience. That trust is reinforced by the quality we instill in everything we do, from manufacturing fire and safety systems to providing system design and technical support.