ATLANTA--In an effort to build its financial services business, Securitas Security Systems in October acquired Hamilton Pacific, one of the leading providers of security services to financial institutions in the United States.
The purchase is part of Securitas' strategy to build its expertise in the banking market, according to Marty Guay, chief operating officer of Securitas.
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ill.--Kimberly McGhee, a Franklin County woman who was kidnapped at gunpoint from a West Frankfort Burger King at which she worked, filed on November 10 a lawsuit against Accent Security Alarms, of Jackson, Mo.
ALEXANDRIA, Va.--By the end of 2006, "those who are engineering tomorrow's security systems" will be able to acquire training online via a Security Industry Association program, and a certification for what's tentatively titled Security System Design Specialist "should be right behind it," said SIA Director of Education Jay Hanger and SIA Industry Group Manager Doug Wright.
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.
BELTSVILLE, Md.--Joe Nuccio, president of ASG, a full-service security company with offices in the Mid-Atlantic region and in Texas, believes his company will become one of the top 12 security companies in the United States within three years.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--One of the largest contractors to the security systems integrator is getting bigger, thanks to a cross-country expansion that will add up to 30 new markets to its long list of areas it already serves.