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Monitoring companies called to action at NFPA meeting

Code’s language could create a ‘monopoly,’ shut out professional monitoring companies
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06/15/2015

CHICAGO—Alarm monitoring organizations, including CSAA and IESA, are rallying the industry to vote on two motions at the NFPA’s annual meeting, scheduled to take place June 25.

Growth and expansions coming to UCC

New facility and RMR milestone
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06/10/2015

SAN ANTONIO—United Central Control, a wholesale monitoring center based here, is planning to build an out-of-state back-up central station, possibly in Nashville, Tenn., Mark Matlock, company SVP, told Security Systems News. That news comes alongside other growth developments at the company.

US Monitoring enters personal protection

App brings station into new market
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06/10/2015

OKLAHOMA CITY—US Monitoring, a wholesale central station based here, in the next two weeks is officially releasing its Alert For Me app, bringing the company into the personal protection space.

Central stations tout value of regional shows

Owners, managers and technicians attend NEACC Expo
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06/10/2015

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.—At the Northeast Security Systems Contractors Expo, held here on May 21, central stations said that regional shows are a great way to meet dealers, in person. The New England Alarm & Controls Council hosted the show.

Alarm Capital Alliance receives $9.5 million

New York City-based Alcentra invested
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05/27/2015

NEWTON SQUARE, Pa.—Alarm Capital Alliance, a security and alarm monitoring company based here, received a $9.5 million investment from Alcentra Capital Corporation.

ESX honors I-View Now integration

Larry Folsom discusses the integration, TechVision Challenge
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05/20/2015

HENDERSON, Nev.—I-View Now’s recent integration with Honeywell Total Connect, recently announced as an ESX 2015 Innovation Award winner, will be the monitoring contender in the first TechVision Challenge at this year’s show.

EMERgency24 partners with first ‘RERS’ provider

BluePoint provides rapid emergency response system
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05/13/2015

DES PLAINES, Ill.—EMERgency24, a monitoring center based here, partnered with BluePoint Alert Solutions to offer a rapid emergency response systems (RERS): a new system capable of two-way communication between first responders and people inside a building under threat.

Monitronics moves to bigger, unified facility

Bruce Mungiguerra: Move adds to company culture
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05/06/2015

DALLAS—Monitronics is moving to a new facility in July, combining three separate buildings in the Dallas area under one roof. It’s a move that will improve company culture, Bruce Mungiguerra, SVP of operations, told Security Systems News.

Vector’s Pamela Petrow named CSAA president

CSAA is ‘old boys’ club’ no more
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05/05/2015

VIENNA, Va.—Pamela J. Petrow, president and CEO of Vector Security and newly named president of CSAA International, has set her sights on changing the association’s image, improving value for members and increasing member involvement.

American Alarm sends first ASAP response in New England

Program reduces time and error in alarm response
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04/29/2015

ARLINGTON, Mass.—American Alarm and Communications, an installing central station based here, says it is the first New England monitoring center to use the ASAP program to respond to an alarm signal.

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