National Independent Fire Alarm Distributors 

NIFAD was founded and organized in 1976 as an association of independent distributors of fire alarm and related fire warning systems for mutual benefit.  We strive to provide technical, marketing and safety and promotional information to our members.  Our Distributor membership (DM) includes nationwide independent distributors, our Supplier Membership (SM) includes worldwide manufacturers and suppliers of fire system equipment who support and contribute to our goals.


To establish, maintain, and conduct an association composed primarily of distributors of fire alarms and other related fire warning systems and devices, for their mutual benefit as such, and to assist them in the promotion of the demand for and the sale of fire alarms and related products, by promotional work;

  • To provide marketing, safety and promotional information to members;
  • To represent them and their interests in common in state and federal agencies, the market, and before the public;
  • To print and circulate books, pamphlets, periodicals, papers, and magazines in connection with the activities of the corporation;
  • To conduct or engage in all lawful activities in furtherance of or incident to the foregoing purposes, including without limitation the exercise of any and every power for which a not-for-profit corporation organized under the Illinois General Not For Profit Corporation Act can be authorized to exercise which is not inconsistent with such purposes. 

NIFAD Membership Objectives


National Independent Fire Alarm Distributors Association
125 Church Street, Suite 90-382 | Pembroke, Massachusetts 02359
Voice:  781-319-8001 | EMail:
NIFAD is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization

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