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Telgian is 2021 IMPACT Award Recipient in Economic Driver Category

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Telgian is 2021 IMPACT Award Recipient in Economic Driver Category, Telgian CEO James TomesTelgian was announced as one of eight local companies to receive an IMPACT Award at the Greater Phoenix Chamber’s 34th Annual IMPACT Awards event. The IMPACT Awards honor the accomplishments of small and large Valley businesses and the positive influence they have on the community and economy.

Since 1987, the Chamber has used the awards program to highlight the achievements of companies with a strong footprint in the Valley. Telgian received the honor in the Economic Driver category for businesses with under 250 employees in Arizona.

“Economic vitality is essential to the success of our community,” says Telgian CEO James Tomes. “It’s an honor to receive this recognition for the many ways in which Telgian contributes to the Greater Phoenix area as an economic driver. We are proud of our substantial and long-term commitment to our community.

Telgian is the industry leader in the fire protection, life safety and security business sector, offering a single source solution that companies depend on in order to maintain a safe environment. Partnering with clients across a wide variety of industries, Telgian provides innovative solutions that reduce exposure to loss from fire and other disasters. Telgian has created 175 jobs in Arizona and supports job creation at another 20 Arizona companies that provide services to Telgian.

Telgian’s life safety and security experts contribute to the vitality of the local Arizona community by helping to keep it safe. The company’s state-of-the-art fire and life safety training facility is made available to all local fire Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) throughout the Valley, as well as hundreds of area vendor-partners.

“Although the COVID-19 pandemic has recently limited accessibility, Telgian also offers essential training, free of charge.” Tomes explains. “This training is provided by Telgian’s certified, professional instructors and is available to local fire jurisdictions, Telgian customers, local architects and all those in the community who are interested in gaining some real-world, hands-on fire safety experience.”

Greater Phoenix Chamber President and CEO Todd Sanders says, “The Greater Phoenix Chamber is proud to honor this year’s IMPACT Award recipients. These businesses represent the innovation and development happening in Greater Phoenix, and we are thrilled to shed light on their incredible work,” said. “We look forward to seeing their continued investment in the region as they contribute to economic prosperity and community connectivity in Arizona for years to come.”

The 2021 IMPACT Award recipients include:

Large Business Category (More than 250 employees):

  • Arizona Advocate –Honeywell Aerospace
  • Community Champion –Boys & Girls Club of the Valley
  • Economic Driver –Amazon
  • Exceptional Innovator –Waste Management of Arizona

Small to Medium Business Category (250 employees or fewer):

  • Arizona Advocate –Arizona PBS
  • Community Champion –Valley of the Sun United Way
  • Economic Driver –Telgian Holdings, Inc.
  • Exceptional Innovator –Arizona Technology Council


For additional information about the awards program, please visit the Greater Phoenix Chamber.

About Telgian

Telgian is trusted around the globe as a single-source solution for fire protection, life safety and security services. Partnering with clients across a wide variety of industries, Telgian provides innovative solutions that reduce exposure to loss from fire and other disasters. Staffed with some of the most experienced engineers in the industry, Telgian provides C-suite risk management guidance and can take a building project from site evaluation through design, to engineering and construction, as well as perform ongoing maintenance for the life of a facility. This results in productive, profitable environments that keep facilities of all types safe and compliant.

In addition to the IMPACT Award recognition, Telgian is the recipient of numerous awards for business excellence and exceptional contributions to the fire, life safety and security industry. These include, among others, the Bosch USA Partner in Excellence Award, Home Depot Contractor Appreciation Award, Target Vendor Award of Excellence, Walmart Golden Pliers Award and the Walmart Compliance Innovation Excellence Award.

Media and Interview Inquiries:

Susan McNeill

Telgian Holdings, Inc.


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