Per Mar acquires A-1

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Thursday, May 8, 2008

DAVENPORT, Iowa--Per Mar Security announced May 7 the acquisition of A-1 Alarm Company of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Terms of the deal were not released. The former owners of A-1, Jim Poorbaugh is retiring. The deal will bring with it 700 accounts, and Mike Weiland, Cedar Rapids Electronic Security general manager, will oversee the transition.
Poorbaugh had been in the alarm business since 1972.
For more on this story, see the June issue of Security Systems News.