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Habitec reaches milestone with acquisition

Acquires Bigelow Security, launches door-to-door initiative
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09/09/2015

TOLEDO, Ohio—With the Sept. 3 acquisition of Bigelow Security, full service security company Habitec Security reached an important milestone, $500,000 in RMR, John Smythe, Habitec president told Security Systems News.

GHS gets $50m credit facility

Expansion into Texas, Arizona planned
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09/09/2015

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.—GHS Interactive Security, a provider of integrated security services for the residential and light commercial end markets, has secured a $50 million credit facility.

Acquisition nets ADS 2,000 accounts, $50,000 more in RMR

Southeast company now has three offices in Georgia
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09/02/2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security now has three offices in Georgia and 2,000 more accounts thanks to the acquisition Vidalia, Ga.-based Bridgecom.

Alarm Detection Systems expands outside of Midwest

Safe Systems purchase brings second monitoring center and 10,000 accounts
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09/02/2015

AURORA, Ill.—In its biggest acquisition in 47 years, Alarm Detection Systems has acquired Safe Systems, a residential and commercial security business in Louisville, Colo.

Crime Prevention Security Systems widens Florida territory

Purchase of Scott Alarm brings in 1,100 accounts
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08/19/2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Crime Prevention Security Systems has acquired Scott Alarm, expanding its territory into Northeast Florida.

Alliance’s new VP targets increasing growth

Miller’s goal is 100,000 installs in 2016
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08/19/2015

CRANSTON, R.I.—In his new role as VP at booming security and home automation provider Alliance Security, Travis Miller, a former Monitronics director, will focus on the company’s increasing expansion.

Growing strong in the Southeast to the tune of $25m in sales

Power Home Technologies takes proactive approach
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08/18/2015

RICHMOND, Va.—Power Home Technologies CEO Ben Brookhart started his career selling alarm systems right out of college. He knew it was the right fit for him, and eventually he decided to start his own company.

Study: Cablecos, telecoms stake claim in resi market

Traditional players need to get with the program, expert says
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08/12/2015

DALLAS—Forty percent of new security monitoring subscribers are signing with nontraditional providers, according to Tom Kerber, Parks Associates director of research, home controls and energy.

Industry veteran, author offers advice on selling

Connect with customers before they buy, he says
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08/10/2015

ARLINGTON, Texas—Mark Tosoni, industry veteran and author, has some sales advice that he’s offering with a complementary download of his new book, “Alarm Sales Mastery.”

ADS expands farther into South Carolina

Deal lands over 1,000 accounts
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07/29/2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security, the regional electronic security and automation company headquartered here, has made its second acquisition since June with the purchase of more than 1,000 customer accounts from ProTec Plus Inc. in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

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