Hill Mechanical Group and Ahern Fire Protection’s Chicago office recently entered into a jointly owned partnership to provide fire protection services to the greater Chicago area under the name of Hill/Ahern Fire Protection. The company’s collaborative team increases value through single-source contracting, in-house fabrication and 3D/BIM design.

Hill/Ahern Fire Protection’s daily operations will be led by Ahern’s current Chicago staff, who will relocate to Hill’s Franklin Park facility. The management team includes current Ahern District ManagerTim Turbak, Ahern Fire Protection Executive Vice PresidentKen Collins, and Hill Mechanical Vice PresidentJim Hill.

Ahern Fire Protection and its parent company, J. F. Ahern Co., continue to operate corporate and district offices in Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri and Nebraska.