After spending much of 2009 at a less-than-perfect four-star rank, China Fire & Security (Nasdaq: CFSG) has impressed enough top-performing members of our 160,000-strong Motley Fool CAPS community to once again be touching the coveted five star level. A total of 1,876 members have given their opinion on the fire protection equipment provider, with many of them offering analysis and commentary explaining the recent optimism.

With the rapid industrial growth in China and increasing demand for China Fire & Security's products, many CAPS members have raised their expectations for the company. Its recent $92 million contract win with Wuhan Iron and Steel, which more than doubled its backlog and led to an increased 2010 revenue forecast, hasn't hurt either.                                  

China Fire & Security serves an impressive roster of large companies like Wuhan, PetroChina, and CNOOC in the iron and steel, petrochemical, and power industries, which are expected to continue to provide opportunity for increased business.

With China's hunger for steel benefitting iron ore miners such as Rio Tinto (NYSE: RTP), its increasing fuel demand translating into lucrative opportunities for major U.S. oil companies like ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) and Chevron (NYSE: CVX), and the industrial demand fueling earnings at chemical makers like Gulf Resources (Nasdaq: GFRE), China Fire & Security's safety products have been in demand.

In addition to the growth opportunities in its home country, China Fire & Security sees opportunity to build its international presence. To that end, the company landed a $4.4 million contract last year with India's largest power company. And with the massive amount of money that the Indian government is expected to spend on power infrastructure, China Fire & Security sees plenty of future revenue prospects there, as do other power players like General Electric (NYSE: GE) and American Superconductor (Nasdaq: AMSC).     

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