CHICAGOÃ¢â‚¬â€œSecurity guards who once wore the Burns and Pinkerton security patch and logo on their uniform began sporting the Securitas Security Services name July 1, the culmination of two years of work to adopt their Swedish parent companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s name.
The change for the new name for both Burns International and Pinkerton ends an era for the well-known names, each having been in business for more than 100 years.
WORCESTER, Mass. - American Alarm & Communications made its first large-scale acquisition in more than five years in mid-July, buying Alphatronics Security in a deal that provides American Alarm with a strategic office in the central Massachusetts market.
TEMPE, Ariz. - Two years after beginning to work on a formal program to train alarm technicians in the state of Arizona, the stateÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s alarm and fire organizations are now on the brink of having one in place with hopes that it will make it easier to recruit people into the security industry.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - To provide in-house training to its customers and quicker response on service calls, systems integrator Security One Systems relocated to a new office here that is double in size and features a training lab.
MONTREAL - A recent round of funding totaling nearly $2.2 million is expected to serve as a springboard for Frisco Bay to secure additional investments in the future - a crucial component in the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s plan to expand into new markets.
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. - With two years of business under its belt and a staff composed of security industry veterans, Convergint Technologies is looking to continue its growth by serving strategic accounts and clients that want an integrated security system.
REGINA, Saskatchewan - ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s been more than three years since systems integrator Frisco Bay opened its last branch, but a new location in Saskatchewan is ending that drought.
The company added an office in the province of Saskatchewan as part of its plan to expand its reach in the Western Canadian market and better serve customers in the Regina area.
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.