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Bates Security and Sonitrol of Lexington secured $10m line of credit

Capital One provided the facility, which will help grow the company in Kentucky and Florida

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Capital One provided a five-year $10 million senior revolving line of credit to Bates Security and Sonitrol of Lexington, the financial institution announced yesterday.

ADT buys third commercial integrator this year


BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT announced the acquisition of Gaston Security, its third buy in the commercial system integration space this year.

CGL introduces franchise model

John Nemerofsky to lead CGL Technologies, new franchise group created to lead growth effort

WESTWOOD, Mass.—CGL Electronic Security Inc, an electronic security products and services provider based here, recently introduced a new franchise model strategy to grow their national business, and announced its first franchise location in Philadelphia.

Cook Security Group to build new headquarters

Company plans on more managed services

MILWAUKIE, Ore.—About five years ago, Cook Security Group started considering a new space and in mid-September the company broke ground on new headquarters.

Allied Universal unveils new GSOC services

Integrator introduces new services at ASIS 2017 as it blends manpower with technology

SANTA ANA, Calif. and CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.—Allied Universal, a facility services company and one of the largest security forces in North America with more than 150,000 employees, unveiled at ASIS 2017 in Dallas last week a new Global Security Operations Center as a Service (GSOCaaS) offering.

PSA to offer Fortium’s cybersecurity solution


WESTMINSTER, Colo.—Fortium Partners has entered into an agreement with PSA to distribute Fortium Partners’ professional services offering, called Cybersecurity Protocol. PSA security system integrators will now have ready access to the services of a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

ADS Security makes third buy of 2017

Acquisition of PMI Security expands company’s presence in North Carolina

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security has acquired the accounts of PMI Security in New Bern, N.C., expanding the company’s presence in North Carolina, which began in 2014 with the purchase of Seaboard Security Systems in Washington, N.C. ADS added a second branch in North Carolina last year with the purchase of Central Carolina Security in Sanford, N.C.

Surveillance Systems Inc. lands MGM, Wynn contracts

Massive gaming projects driving continued record growth rate

ROCKLIN, Calif.—Surveillance Systems Inc., a commercial integrator based here, recently announced its multi-million dollar contracts with Wynn Resorts and MGM Resorts International, which are both currently preparing to set up shop in Boston and Springfield, Mass., respe

Midstate Security celebrates 10 years under new ownership

Company doubles in that time, sees 25 percent growth rate the past few years

WYOMING, Mich.—Midstate Security has seen significant growth over the past 10 years, since Dave Nemmers and his partner purchased the business from Johnson Electric.

SalesMarines to help PSA members hire US veterans


WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA recently announced a partnership with Matterhorn Consulting to enable PSA members to hire military veterans.



SSN News Poll May 2018

Rave Mobile Safety recently released survey info on employees’ understanding and perception of their workplaces’ emergency plans. Active shooters have become a more prevalent concern for schools, businesses and other meeting areas. Can security companies be better involved with emergency management?