HARRISBURG, Pa. - A new headquarters with ample room has afforded Knight Security Systems the space to create a program to provide home-builders with structured wiring and other services, such as security and central vacuum systems.
FORT MYERS, Fla. - An association of mid-size alarm companies that grew out of a network of Westinghouse Security Systems dealers nearly three decades ago has evolved into a small but vital invitation-only group that was, at press time, gearing up for its annual meeting in late June.
PACHECO, Calif. - One of CaliforniaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s largest independent alarm companies has moved into a new 31,000- square-foot facility, relocating its corporate headquarters and central station to a more convenient location seven miles to the east.
GLENDALE, Calif. - With the acquisition of an alarm company here, Alliant Protection Services not only gained one of the largest independents in the area with 15,000 accounts, but a person to lead its new authorized dealer program.
BELLEVUE, Wash. - Things just got a little easier for industry professionals, builders and homeowners looking to install low- and high-voltage systems here, said the owners of a newly formed electrical company.
MILWAUKEE - Citing a nearly 30-year-old Wisconsin law that requires dealers to receive 90 days notification of termination of their contracts as well as an opportunity to rectify performance deficiencies, five former dealers for ADT Security Services filed a lawsuit in April in Milwaukee County Circuit Court against the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s registered agent in Madison, Wis.
The lawsuit marks another challenge following ADTÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s announcement in August 2002 that it was cutting back on its nationwide dealer program, limiting the number of accounts it would purchase or terminating some contracts altogether because they didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t meet specific criteria.
RICHMOND, Va. - Less than a year after selling its coal business, The Pittston Company has changed its name to better reflect its three remaining core businesses and capitalize on the well-known BrinkÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s name.
John Bergher, EVP of marketing and customer care for Sacramento, Calif.-based GHS Interactive Security, talks to Tess about the partnership GHS formed this spring with Solar Universe to offer homeowners a solution combining security, home automation and solar.