Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
Monday, November 1, 2004

Business is looking up for Group 4 Securicor

LONDON- Group 4 Securicor reported that business has grown five percent and that the integration of Group 4 Falck’s security business with that of Securicor’s is going as planned.

In its financial statement that sums up business for the first sixth months of this year, company officials said its Wackenhut guard business in the United States experienced organic growth of 6 percent.

Group 4 Falck and Securicor’s security businesses came together in July to form Group 4 Securicor. The result is the second largest security company worldwide, with $7 billion in annual sales.

Company officials said the financial statement combined the performances of each business prior to the merger to give guidance to investors and analysts.
NSCA Education Foundation awarded funding

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa- The NSCA Education Foundation has been awarded a $10,000 contribution from Lectrosonic, manufacturer of audio products.

The contribution will be used to support educational efforts of people entering the electronic systems industry and those seeking career advancement.
NAV to secure trio of casinos

BRICK, N.J.- Systems integrator North American Video has won a contract to supply digital video surveillance for a trio of casinos, contracts worth more than $8 million.

One contract is to supply a new matrix switching system for the Northern Quest Casino in Airway Heights, Wash., a 98,000-square-foot casino owned by the Kalispel Tribe. The project includes installing and providing training on the systems that will provide advanced video management and digital recording capabilities.

Another contract is for Soaring Eagle Casino in Pleasant, Mich., to enhance the access control and video surveillance system at its 512 guest room facility.

The third deal is for the Aruba Marriott Resorts Stellaris Casino to provide a new matrix switching, camera and DVR system.