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.
NEEDHAM, Mass. - TriGuard, a home security solutions provider based here, has teamed up with AT&T to offer AT&T customers TriGuardÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Advantage user-installed wireless home security system at a discount.
DALLAS - Home networking integrator LifeStyle Innovations has added structured wiring provider FutureSmart Systems in a move that continues LifeStyleÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s efforts to grow and expand its brand name.
According to LifeStyle President Paul Johnson, with the acquisition of FutureSmart, LifeStyle will now have access to all of FutureSmartÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s structured wiring line.
Amended complaint brings racketeering charges against former company executives
BOCA RATON, Fla. - A lawsuit filed late last year by a New Jersey dealer claiming that ADT breached the terms of the dealer contract has been moved to federal court and amended to include racketeering charges against Tyco International, ADTÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s parent company.
AlarmForce announces first quarter results
TORONTO - AlarmForce Industries, a manufacturer and installer of two-way voice alarm systems based here, is announcing a gain in revenues for the first quarter of fiscal 2003 that ended Jan. 31.
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.