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UTC to acquire Red Hawk

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11/01/2006

FARMINGTON, Conn.--UTC Fire & Security, a business unit of United Technologies, announced September 5 an agreement to buy systems integrator Red Hawk Industries, based in Colorado in a deal worth more than $100 million.

Per Mar Security adds on Olson Security

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11/01/2006

DAVENPORT, Iowa--As of October 1, Per Mar Security Services assumed the accounts and assets of Olson Security, a relatively small operation serving Maquoketa, Iowa. Owned by husband and wife Buddy and Myrna Olson, the company brings Per Mar roughly 240 commercial accounts and 160 residential accounts.

LaSalle claims integrator fraud

INS Integrated Security counters that LaSalle's problem is internal
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11/01/2006

CHICAGO--LaSalle Bank, which operates roughly 150 branches here in the Chicago area, has sued its recently fired security director and security system integrator, claiming a conspiracy to defraud the bank of as much as $42 million.
According to a statement released by LaSalle, their only communication with the media on this matter, "George Konjuch, 53, of Des Plaines, is suspected of participating in a scheme to defraud the bank by causing it to pay false invoices for services that either were not provided or were worth far less than the amounts invoiced.

Boeing lands SBInet

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SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2006

ST. LOUIS--The U.

TAC acquires Applied Control Technology

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10/01/2006

DALLAS--Following close on the heels of a major merger with Invensys Building Systems, TAC announced on August 11 the acquisition of Applied Control Technology, a company based in Raleigh, N.C.

Chubb Security opens Chicago office

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2006

CHICAGO--Chubb Security, a division of UTC Fire & Security, announced in late August the opening of a new Midwest regional office here. Located in a facility owned by Carrier, another UTC company, the office will offer integration services targeting specifically the financial, retail, manufacturing and hospitality verticals.

Convergint gets SD into analytics

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10/01/2006

SAN DIEGO--As evidenced by the burgeoning Security Network's efforts, this city is increasingly focused on securing its critical infrastructure. Convergint teamed with analytics manufacturer Cernium to secure a piece of that infrastructure when it designed and installed a surveillance system for a water pumping station here this summer.

Johnson Controls secures Fla. schools

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2006

MILWAUKEE-- Florida's Broward County Public Schools, the nation's sixth largest school district, have hired Johnson Controls to design and install a security tracking and response system (STAR). Incorporating SISCO's FAST-PASS system provides a standard method to document and track visitors as they enter and exit school sites, helping the school district comply with the Jessica Lunsford Act, which took effect in September 2005 and set requirements to prevent sexual offenders or predators from having access to Florida public school district campuses.

Entry brings Viscount to Texas

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10/01/2006

HOUSTON, Texas--To begin their relationship with Viscount, Entry Technologies is installing the manufacturer's MESH entry systems and card access in two luxury condominium projects here. Entry's top brass cited Viscount's unique technology and appearance as deciding factors in choosing to represent the brand.

Peace of Mind in the restaurant biz

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10/01/2006

NEW YORK--In August, Peace of Mind Technologies announced contracts to install surveillance systems, intrusion alarms and access control in three New York City restaurants: Frying Pan, Tonic East and Cafe Martignetti. They join a growing list of clients in the hospitality industry for Peace of Mind, including everything from McDonald's and pizza joints to the Intercontinental.

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