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07/01/2004

MONTREAL - In an unlikely marriage of companies, remote access provider C-Chip Technologies signed a letter of intent to acquire Unique Security for $1.3 million in an acquisition that provides C-Chip immediate access to the alarm company’s monitoring base and standing within the emerging market of automatic vehicle location.

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SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2004

ADS Security receives highest certification from CSAA
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Central Station Alarm Association has recognized ADS Security with a five-diamond certification, its highest level of endorsement.

President post provides prime positioning plan

Doug Beaulieu is Alarm Center’s new prez
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06/01/2004

LACEY, Wash. - A new president at the helm of the Alarm Center Inc.

Struggling central makes its move

SAI forges ahead with dealer program to recover its share of the monitoring market
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06/01/2004

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - In an attempt to push the company into the forefront of the industry, Security Associates International has implemented an authorized dealer program.

Industry vet to run the program

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06/01/2004

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Lou Sepulveda had been looking forward to spending time on his boat after resigning as senior vice president of dealer development at ADT.

Honeywell deal: Will we see a quick return on investment?

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06/01/2004

CHICAGO - When GTCR Golder Rauner came onto the security scene three years ago to finance James Covert’s new security business, few in the industry predicted the quick turnaround of that business or the $1 billion price tag that it fetched.

In a matter of months, GTCR and Covert took the SecurityLink alarm business and several other companies it bought and sold to Tyco International for five times the original purchase price.

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SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2004

CSAA to hold seminar later this year
VIENNA, Va. - The Central Station Alarm Association, a trade association representing providers of central station monitoring, will sponsor an operations management seminar in October.

Sonitrol records 500th apprehension

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2004

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Sonitrol recently recorded its 150,000th documented criminal apprehension since 1977.

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SSN News Poll September 2014

Some new door-knocking scams recently prompted the Electronic Security Association to update its code of ethics to specifically ban them. Also, ADT this summer is offering up to $25,000 to whistleblowers who expose security companies that train sales teams to use deceptive selling techniques. What do you think are the best ways to combat door-to-door sales scams?

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