Fire Protection Systems for Wood Processing Plant & Vehicles.

Few people face a greater hazard of fire than those in the wood processing industry. Your working environment is full of wood chippings, hot exhaust manifolds and hard-working engines. Even machines that are kept meticulously clean will be covered in fine, combustible dust during production, plus many companies run 24-hour operations.

So how do you protect operators and production-critical vehicles in such a unique environment? We can help. We bring enormous experience to every job and our expertise and no compromise approach ensure you can respond quickly and effectively in any emergency situation.

Helping you meet the unique challenges of wood processing

Meeting you face-to-face is the start of a robust process that makes sure you get the best system for you.

We can supply, install and maintain.

We have over 25 years experience in the wood processing industry.

We’re independent, so we’re free to recommend the best products for the job.

We only use outstanding, independently-tested products.

We’re always ready.

Fire hazards in wood processing vehicles

Our approach to wood processing systems

Meeting you face-to-face is the start of a robust process that makes sure you get a system that’s as good as it can be.


Some system providers ‘fit and forget’. But we believe that installations are where our responsibility begins. Here are some of the ongoing ways we help minimise the impact that fires have on your business.

Servicing Packages

Ongoing servicing and maintenance to make sure your fire systems respond when you need them most. Read More >

Maintenance Call-outs

If your fire suppression system gets discharged or damaged, we’ll get you back in action quickly. Read More >

Operator Training

Tailored training and easy reference manuals to help your staff stay safe in fire emergencies. Read More >

Wood processing clients

“We moved to Ardent after hearing about their expertise within our industry. They take away the hassle and make everything easier for us, so we can get on with our job.”

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Is your Fire System Approved?

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For help protecting your vehicles - call us: +44 (0) 1423 326740