EDMONTON, Alberta--VOXCOM Income Fund, a major player in the Canadian residential security market, completed the purchase of an unnamed Toronto-based alarm company on July 24.
And on August 8, the company added another 800 accounts, purchased from an unnamed Alberta-based alarm company.
DALLAS--Makrowest LLC, a holding company, made its first acquisition this past spring with Dallas-based Knight Security, founded in 1983. Terms of the deal were not released, but the new combined company will adopt the Knight name while retaining the form of a limited liability company.
PROVO, Utah--The idea behind building a new 50,000-square-foot headquarters here was to consolidate the staff and operations from three separate office buildings.
In what is likely not the worst problem to face in business, by the time the new headquarters was ready for occupancy in April, the company had grown so much that the company had to retain one of the three original buildings.
PITTSBURG--With their rallying cry, "it's more than just an alarm," Vector Security announced in late June the roll out of its myvectorsecurity.com product to its authorized dealers nationwide and the piloting of the product among its Washington-area builders.
IRVING, Texas--To find affordable housing outside of Los Angeles, people are moving farther east into the Inland Empire. To answer the subsequent demand for security services, Brink's Home Security has opened a second Inland Empire office in Riverside.
IRVING, Texas--Residential security giant Protection One expects a new product designed for its customers who live in apartment buildings to provide a workaround for a persnickety barrier in this niche market--the reliance of traditional alarm systems on traditional phone service, which apartment residents are using less and less.
In June, Protection One announced an exclusive agreement between its wholly owned subsidiary, Network Multifamily Security Corporation, and GE Security, where GE will provide its wireless security network and property management software to Network.