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Bates Security acquires ABCO Security

First buy following $10m credit facility allows company to expand into Eastern Kentucky
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02/21/2018

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Bates Security, a commercial and residential security company based here with a branch in Florida, announced this week the recent acquisition of Eastern Kentucky-based ABCO Security from company founder Robert Welch. 

Specifically Speaking with Jeff McCormack

AVP technical leader/sr. program manager with AECOM, based in Baltimore, Md.
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02/21/2018

As the AVP technical leader/sr. program manager for AECOM, McCormack provides technical and leadership support for MTA Systems Equipment & Engineering Department.

ADT Cybersecurity joins with Arrow Electronics to expand its distribution channel

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02/21/2018

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT announced it has teamed up with Arrow Electronics to further expand its distribution arm for its ADT Cybersecurity solutions.

Five Questions: Michael Ritt

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02/21/2018

Michael Ritt started in the industry in 2005 at AlarmWatch. He was recently hired as Security Partners’ director of dealer support in November 2017. In his new role, he oversees three of the company’s sites—in Lancaster, Pa.; San Antonio, Texas; and Las Vegas. In college, he was a music major. In mid-January, Security Systems News asked Ritt five questions.

SSN News Poll: Security is increasingly interested in CES

More SSN readers appear to be attending the show
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02/21/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine—Several companies in the security industry used CES 2018 as a platform to launch new products and offerings, including ADT, Vivint and Medical Guardian to name a few.

Dynamark had a good year in 2017, shares contributing factors

CEO Trey Alter sees signs of a healthy industry
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02/15/2018

HAGERSTOWN, Md.—Dynamark Security Centers had a good year in 2017, beating sales goals, acquiring a second central station and increasing wholesale business. Company executives talked with Security Systems News about the processes and philosophies that facilitated the growth.

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SSN News Poll April 2018

While it feels like the year just started, ISC West 2018 is just around the corner. Will you be there?