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Silver burglars bypass alarms

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05/10/2013

COLUMBUS, Ga.—Police in this city are on the lookout for burglars who stole more than $100,000 worth of silver from homes in the Green Island Hills neighborhood, according to a report from WTVM.com, a local broadcast news network.

Blackstone purchase of Vivint sets record in Utah

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05/10/2013

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah—The Mountain West Capital Network, a business networking organization devoted to entrepreneurs, announced that the state of Utah saw more than $11 billion in mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, private equity and venture capital financing tra

Sprinkler system malfunctions, floods restaurant

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05/10/2013

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.—Dioli’s Trattoria, an Italian restaurant here, is expected to be closed until the middle of the month as a result of being flooded by a faulty fire sprinkler, according to an article from the News & Record, a newspaper based in Greensboro, N.C.

ADT shares upgraded to equal weight

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05/09/2013

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Morgan Stanley this week upgraded shares of The ADT Corp. from an underweight to an equal weight rating in a report sent recently to investors, according to multiple reports. The firm currently has a $47.00 price target on the stock.

Facebook funds fire alarms in schools

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05/09/2013

MENLO PARK, Calif.—Social media giant Facebook donated $20,000 on Friday to a nonprofit here that facilitates the installation of monitored fire alarms in schools, a move founders hope will inspire others to match the company’s contribution, according to an article from

Koorsen donates surveillance camera for Indy 500

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05/09/2013

INDIANAPOLIS—Randy Koorsen and his family, owners of Koorsen Fire & Security, based here, have donated a mobile security camera to the city of Indianapolis in an effort to increase security for upcoming events, including the Indianapolis 500 and the OneAmerica 500 Fe

Holly Tsourides named CEO of Matrix

Selective dealer program, investment in R&D planned
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05/08/2013

MIAMISBURG, Ohio—Holly Tsourides, who was named CEO of access control provider Matrix Systems on May 6, told Security Systems News that Matrix is one of the security industry’s “best-kept secrets.”

Canna Security looks to grow with $1m investment

Canna exec helps Colorado, Washington write regulations for security systems
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05/08/2013

DENVER—ArcView Investments, a group of high-worth angel investors, on May 3 announced that "five companies received at least $1 million in commitments." Among those five companies is Canna Security, a company dedicated to protecting legal marijuana facilities.

Missouri company still growing, evolving at 50

Tech Electronics becomes regional player
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05/08/2013

ST. LOUIS—Tech Electronics is a half a century old but had a growth spurt in the past three years, adding four new offices and expanding to nearby states to become a regional company.

IMS: Boston bombing likely to boost video surveillance spending

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05/08/2013

WELLINGBOROUGH, England—The Boston Marathon bombing will likely drive increased spending on video surveillance equipment, a market that had already been projected to more than double through 2016, according to IMS Research.

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