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Guard, electronic security go hand-in-hand at Vector


PITTSBURGH- Vector Security has significantly increased its guard business thanks to its recent purchase of Firm Security, a guard and electronic security provider with offices here and in Philadelphia.

The acquisition is a strategic move for Vector Security in the guard market since it enables it to double its guard base to 400 and add guard service for a new area.

ADT loads up video services

Officials expect video to be a source of growth

BOCA RATON, Fla.—To better serve its commercial customers, ADT Security Services has rolled out a suite of managed services to offer video alarm verification, remote guard tour and video auditing.

RadioShack exits security, outsources work

The retailer plans to contract with a systems integrator for internal security projects

FORT WORTH, Texas- RadioShack is currently in negotiations to outsource security for its 5,100 company-owned stores, a decision that will result in the closing of its Tandy Security Systems and TanSeco Systems installation subsidiaries.

RadioShack has operated an in-house security division for more than 25 years, according to Charles Hodges, spokesperson for RadioShack.

Gate systems open door to growth for integrator


SEVERNA PARK, Md. - By installing security gates, systems integrator Affiliated Services Inc.


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Securitas, Wackenhut awarded airport contracts

HONOLULU - Securitas Security Services and Wackenhut Corp. have won security contracts for the state’s airports, with Securitas beating out two current security contractors for its jobs.

Security business gets a boost

Per Mar picks up the Midwest operations of big Georgia-based firm

DAVENPORT, Iowa - One of Per Mar Security Services’ strongest revenue generating divisions continues to get stronger, thanks to its recent acquisition of the Wisconsin and Michigan guard operations of Norred & Associates.

The early August acquisition included approximately 20 clients, which require an average of 168 hours of guard service a week, and a workforce of 60 people.

Guard service, electronic security apps to go hand-in-hand for Secure Solutions


ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Secure Solutions has begun building its security business, buying a guard company that will serve as a platform for future growth.

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Copstat gains investors, begins expansion

Historically a guard company, Copstat begins to add installations

NEW YORK - Guard company Copstat Security has come under new ownership, with a trio of private equity firms investing in the business and plans to expand into installing electronic security systems.

Meridian Venture Partners and DFW Capital Partners led the investment, which took place in June, with Theo Capital Partners also participating.



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