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Phone: (814) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: d***@***.com
863 Benner Pike Suite 100
State College , Pennsylvania 16801
United States

Company Description: At FireOne, we provide 24 hour 365-day technical support. We offer superior service because we design and manufacture our own hardware and author our own software....   more

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There are no 'do-overs' in this ..., 30 Dec 2013 [cached]
There are no 'do-overs' in this business and FireOne is honored that many of the most prestigious New Year's Eve fireworks displays trust our technology to rule the night," said Dan Barker, president of FireOne.
Dan Barker, owner of College ..., 21 May 2008 [cached]
Dan Barker, owner of College Twp.-based FireOne, said shipments were already slower because of new safety regulations in China.
News, 26 Nov 2010 [cached]
Dan Barker, founder and President of Pyrotechnics Management, has been involved with the design, manufacturing and support of FireOne products since 1989 and is one of the most knowledgeable people in the business.
"What started with our germ of ..., 4 July 2008 [cached]
"What started with our germ of an idea for the Fourth of July fireworks display here inadvertently became an international business," said Dan Barker, owner of Pyrotechnics Management Inc., on the Benner Pike in State College."It was because Kay (Barker) and I sat here, I don't know, 20 years ago, and said, 'There has to be something more to do in State College than look at the sun on the Fourth of July.' "
The Barkers teamed with engineer friends and built a digital firing system now known as FireOne.The computer system allowed them to shoot mass quantities of fireworks instantly and choreograph the firing to music.The show was "very Mickey Mouse" the first year, he said, but soon grew more complex, with new techniques that included shooting fireworks off Beaver Stadium, Bryce Jordan Center and Mount Nittany, five miles away.
"By about the third year, a very large fireworks company called me and said, what are you doing in State College?At that point and time, I thought, 'Well, we are doing what everybody else does,' " Barker said.
The company asked if Barker could make a system for it to buy, and he soon discovered that he had a marketable product.
Barker turned the 4th Fest over to a volunteer organization in 2001.It was a bumpy transition the first year, with the show cut short due to a technical problem.But the group has since obtained its own identity and is trained to use the FireOne system.
With more time to devote to his business, Barker traveled from trade show to trade show and FireOne ballooned from there.
Parts of the system are always being tweaked to allow for bigger and more complicated fireworks displays.Barker recalled taking a call from a client in Japan who wanted to shoot "several kilometers of material - all instantaneously at one time."
Sponsors, 16 Sept 2013 [cached]
"It is the pleasure of FireOne to promote the world's unrivaled and universal form of celebration and entertainment, fireworks," Dan Barker, President, FireOne (Platinum Sponsor)
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