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HSM marks its first buy under new owners

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07/01/2005

JUPITER, Fla.--Now with much of its internal operations shored up, HSM moved into acquisition mode in early May buying 700 commercial customers in the Los Angeles area from ACS Security.

Initial continues to build integration reach

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07/01/2005

ALSIP, Ill.--It's been two years since Initial Electronics bought a systems integrator in the United States and now it has done it again.

Security firm continues to grow

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SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

MONTREAL--Garda World Security Corp. purchased Alberta-based Signature Group in May for nearly $1.

Tri-S Security seeks to acquire unnamed firm

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SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

ATLANTA--In May, Tri-S Security Corp. signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire a security services firm that provides a full range of security and investigative services, such as security guards, alarm installation, monitoring and GPS monitoring services.

Initial's guard division buys N.Y. biz

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07/01/2005

NEW YORK--Initial Security, the guard counterpart to Initial Electronics, recently bought fellow guard company OCS Security in a move that strengthens its reach in the New York metropolitan market.
For Initial Security, the June deal triples the size of its business in the Northeast, according to Randal Dorn, chief executive officer and president of Initial Security's U.

Judge says Wackenhut violated labor laws

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SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2005

WASHINGTON--According to a ruling from an Administrative Law Judge, security guard firm Wackenhut violated a federal labor law when it questioned officers at the International Monetary Fund building about plans to form a union.
The Service Employees International Union filed the labor law violation claim with the National Labor Relations Board in May 2004.

New office calls for a mile move

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06/01/2005

SUWANEE, Ga.--Systems integrator Richardson Associates Electronics moved into a new location in the first quarter of 2005 that is three times the size of its previous office.

Integrator gains a place to call its own

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06/01/2005

IntegratorLOUISVILLE, Ky.--After spending seven years sharing an office with its sister company Moore Security, commercial security systems integrator Mid-America Security Systems has a place to call its own.

Guard consolidator makes its mark

New holding company enters the market, eyes more acquisitions
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06/01/2005

HOUSTON--A newly formed holding company plans to make its second acquisition in the security guard market by the end of June, a deal that would provide it with a stronger reach in the commercial guard industry.
Safeguard Security Holdings released few details about the business it plans to buy, but said it is an East Coast security guard company with more than $13 million in annual revenue.

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