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Canadian companies bundling up

UE acquires Protectron: Says customers will warm up to their union
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09/01/2005

TORONTO--There are more similarities than initially meet the eye between a company that helps protect homes and one that keeps them warm, says the chief executive officer of Protectron, a full service security company recently acquired by Union Energy, a home heating company.
"It may come as a surprise to some, but when you look at our missions, you see that we're both in the peace-of-mind business," said Daniel Demers, president and chief executive officer of Protectron.

CSG to soak up Sun Belt

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09/01/2005

TULSA, Okla.--Aiming to double its number of authorized dealers, Central Security Group in late June started to expand into four new territories in the Sun Belt.

ADS is on the move

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09/01/2005

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--It's been a busy summer at ADS Security, with an infrastructure upgrade, a planned move to a new corporate office and continued rebranding efforts.

Police unit wins Sonitrol award

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SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2005

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.

Voxcom reports revenues up

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SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2005

EDMONTON, Alberta--Voxcom Income Fund reported CDN 4.2 million ($3.

Tri-State veteran welcomes acquisition

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09/01/2005

BROOMALL, Penn.--Of all the changes Bob Gobrecht has seen at Tri-State Alarm over the past four years, the most welcome change by far is the recent acquisition of the company by Security Networks.

Canadian co. buys into biz

Union Energy signs agreement to acquire full-service alarm firm Protectron
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08/01/2005

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.

Brink's celebrates another branch grand opening

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2005

IRVING, Texas--Brink's Home Security opened the doors to its new office in south Atlanta in late May. It is the second branch to open for the company in the past eight months.

AlarmForce's revenue exceeds $6M

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SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2005

TORONTO--AlarmForce announced its revenue in the first six months of 2005 exceeded CDN 8 million ($6.55 million).

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