BERWYN, Pa. - Finding a new way to bypass the paper trail, electronic security provider Sonitrol implemented a mobile platform to mobilize its installation and field service teams in the beginning of March.
DENVER - Westco International SRL became an additional plaintiff and class representative in a lawsuit against ADT Security Services in January - joining Advantek Pro, which originally filed the case against the security giant in February 2004.
Westco motioned to intervene as an additional plaintiff and class representative in the lawsuit, which contends that from 1997 to 2003 ADT breached its contract with dealers enrolled in its authorized dealer program.
BELLEVUE, Wash. - Residential systems integrator Home Technologies added another company to its dealer base in the beginning of February by entering into a joint agreement with PremiStar, a residential systems dealer in Bend, Ore.
RICHMOND, Va. - The BrinkÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Company, the parent company of BrinkÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Home Security, signed an agreement to purchase security service operations from Group 4 Securicor in the beginning of February for Euro 29.
HARRISBURG, Pa. - The stateÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Attorney General filed a civil lawsuit against the owner of a Pennsylvania security company for violating the stateÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Ã¢â‚¬Å“no callÃ¢â‚¬Â registry and falsely claiming an affiliation with General Electric and local police departments.
EDMONTON, Alberta - Full-service security provider Voxcom Inc. increased its penetration here in January when it acquired 16,000 mostly residential accounts from the Alberta operations of Stealth Alarms.
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. - In the beginning of this year GE Infrastructure, Security has begun offering the GE PremisesConnect service to its network of dealers - a service that had previously been available to GE Security Pro dealers on a trial basis in the fourth quarter of 2004.
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.