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October 5-8 is First Alert Convention

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2006

BOCA RATON, Fla--The Honeywell FirstAlert Professionals Convention will take place here at the Boca Raton Resort and Club. Called Partners in Paradise, this year's convention will attract hundreds of First Alert's top dealers from around the nation.

NBFAA Best Practices explained

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2006

IRVING, Texas--The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association Chartered State Association Symposium on Oct. 22 will feature a discussion of best practices including information about: managing member retention initiatives, an apprenticeship program, and the Youth Scholarship Program.

Telco partnership brings Axis to Latin American homeowners

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10/01/2006

CHELMSFORD, Mass.-In a deal that network video company Axis Communications says foreshadows deals yet to come, they have joined with TELMEX, a large Mexico-based telco, to sell network cameras to homeowners and small businesses in Latin America.

Sonitrol buy sews up Capital region

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2006

BERWYN, Pa.--Sonitrol's latest franchise purchase solidifies the company's presence in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast and specifically connects the economically intertwined Baltimore-Washington corridor.

Alarm Financial services offers dealers no-account-buy funding

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09/01/2006

SAN FRANCISCO-Alarm dealers who want financing for acquisitions and debt consolidations, but do not want to sell off accounts, can check out a new financing program announced in July by Alarm Financial Services.
Aimed at dealers seeking loans of $150,000 to $1 million, the program includes term loans up to 60 months as well as revolving lines of credit.

Former TSU president indicted

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2006

HOUSTON, Texas--Former Texas Southern University President Priscilla Slade was indicted Aug. 1 on charges of misusing school funds for personal expenses, the Houston Chronicle reported.

Alarm.com sponsors safety week

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09/01/2006

MCLEAN, Va.--Thanks to sponsorship from wireless, web-enabled security provider Alarm.

VOXCOM's growth steady since IPO

Acquired 1,100 Toronto accounts in July, 800 more in August
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09/01/2006

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.

Makrowest acquires Knight

Dallas company will retain name
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09/01/2006

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.

Sonitrol sales guru will stay

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09/01/2006

CHANTILLY, Va.--Bill McNabney may have sold his Sonitrol dealership to the corporate group, but he's not leaving the company.

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