DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.--Sonitrol announced in August that the Charlotte County School Resource Officer Unit, a group of school police officers, received the annual Sonitrol Florida Resource Officer of the Year Award.
ST. AUGUSTIN, Quebec--After struggling to reorganize the company for three years amid debt it acquired during the mass marketing age, Microtec Enterprises' shareholders approved a recapitalization plan in June that makes Microtec a wholly owned subsidiary of First National AlarmCap.
MARSHALL, Va.--Silent Partner Security Systems launched an advertising campaign earlier this year that owner Sam Rogers anticipates will assist with the company's goal of tripling the size of its residential division by the end of 2005.
EDMONTON, Alberta--Voxcom Income Fund announced on June 21 that it purchased approximately 1,000 additional customer accounts in Alberta from Stealth Alarm Systems.
Voxcom originally purchased 16,000 Alberta-based accounts from Stealth last December.
TORONTO--In late June, UE Waterheater Income Fund, through its Union Energy operating unit, entered into an agreement to purchase full-service security company Gestion Protectron for CDN 135 million ($109 million).
Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Montreal, Protectron--a company that added 40,000 accounts to its base when it acquired Protection One Canada from Westar Energy in 2002--accounts for approximately 176,000 residential, commercial and wholesale subscribers in Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia.
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.