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Proguard secures credit facility, makes first buy

Company acquires Allied Security Group, adds nearly 2,000 accounts
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06/06/2018

BASALT, Colo.—Proguard Protection Services Inc., a full-service, family owned security company based here, announced recently that it secured a $2.75 million senior secured credit facility through CIBC Bank, and completed its first acquisition—the purchase of more than 1,900 accounts and other assets from Allied Security Group of Breckenridge, Colo.

ADS makes second buy in Miss. this month

Company acquires Alarm One in Columbus, adds 1,400 accounts
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05/30/2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security, a regional security and automation company headquartered here, made its second buy in Mississippi this month with the completed acquisition of approximately 1,400 customer accounts of Alarm One Inc. in Columbus. The newly acquired accounts will be serviced by ADS Security’s existing branch in Columbus.

Amherst Alarm acquires in New York

This buy is the company’s 10th purchase in its 34-year history
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05/30/2018

AMHERST, N.Y.—Amherst Alarm, a full service security company based here, gained 8,000 accounts with its purchase of Eastern States Sentinel Alarm Service of West Seneca, N.Y., the company announced today.

BBB teams with security industry to fight fraud

Louisiana State Fire Marshal leads news conference on stopping deceptive sales practices
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05/23/2018

BATON ROUGE, La.—As one of the leading states for deceptive sales practices, Louisiana consumers will be targets of deceptive doorknockers this summer who con them into switching their alarm service.

ADS buys, opens new branch in Mississippi

Company acquired The Alarm Company of Jackson, Miss.
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05/04/2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security on May 1 announced its purchase of The Alarm Company, based in Jackson, Miss., a location that ADS will keep as its second branch in Mississippi and its 23rd branch overall.

Doyle Security Systems recognized as good place to work

Company ranked number 12 among medium sized businesses in New York State
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05/02/2018

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Doyle Security Systems was recently recognized on Best Companies Group’s annual list of top employers.

Select Security announces series of acquisitions

Company gains accounts in Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama
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04/06/2018

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, provider of security and life safety solutions for homes and businesses based here, today announced the purchase of several companies: Tennessee Valley Protection in Huntsville, Ala.; Southern Security Services in Nashville, Tenn.; Interactive Alarms in Nashville, Tenn.; Security Consultants in Memphis, Tenn.; and Alert Alarm Systems in Paducah, Ky.

Parks announces keynotes for connected home conference

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03/28/2018

DALLAS—Parks Associates, an IoT research firm based here, recently announced the full keynote lineup for its 22nd annual CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference, May 22-24 in San Francisco, which features executives from Comcast, Google, Intel, Samsung and T-Mobile.

ADS Security makes first 2018 purchase

RTC Secure accounts will be serviced from ADS’ Chattanooga office
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03/14/2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security announced on March 8 that it acquired the security accounts of RTC Secure, a division of Ringgold Telephone Company in Ringgold, Ga.—the first purchase for ADS in 2018.

HAWK Security opens new office

Newest branch in Plano marks the company’s fifth in Texas
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02/28/2018

FORT WORTH, Texas—HAWK Security Services, a member of the My Alarm Center family of brands based here, recently announced the opening of its newest office in Plano, Texas, joining the company’s existing Texas branches in Fort Worth, Tyler, Houston and San Antonio.

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SSN News Poll January 2019

With Thanksgiving just around the corner and the holiday season shortly behind, and with companies already planning the budget for 2019, it’s getting time to look ahead at what the new year will hold for the industry. What do you see as top trends for 2019?