HOUSTON--When Jim Pugliese and Henry Ortiz came together to start a new security company, they wanted to keep their customers in the loop about the progress of their security projects.
The two credit that approach for enabling ESI Group to book nearly 100 security installation jobs since it began operations early this year.
ATLANTA--Looking to expand into the electronic security side of the business, Tri-S Security Corp. acquired The Cornwall Group of Miami, which provides monitoring services to both residential and commercial accounts in the Broward, Dade and Palm Beach County areas.
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.--Devcon International, the construction firm and distributor of ready-made concrete that entered the security market last year, sold one of its cement and building products divisions to fund the growth of its security company.
BURNSVILLE, Minn.--With the completion of its 21,000-square-foot headquarters here, VTI Security can now show, as well as tell, current and potential clients what its security system design and installation capabilities are all about.
ALEXANDRIA, La.--When Keith Simpson of Simpson Security received telephone calls from two technicians who used to work for a security company in New Orleans but were displaced because of Hurricane Katrina, he had an easy time finding a spot for them on his installation team.
Martha talks to Joe Liguori, partner at ACT, an integration company and Security-Net member based in New Jersey, about Ligouri's plans to grow his company from about $13 million to $20 million in revenue over the next few years.