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Protecting American history

American Detection Specialists secures 650,000-year-old artifacts
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01/01/2006

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--Jim Morris, owner of American Detection Specialists, has a knack for finding the odd job.

Smart-Tek cancels 33 million shares

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SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2006

CORTE MADERA, Calif.--Smart-Tek Solutions, a holding company competing in the security market through Smart-Tek Communications, announced in November it will cancel 33 million shares of common stock currently issued and outstanding.

Adesta sails into port for installation

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SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2005

OMAHA, Neb.--Systems integrator Adesta inked a $5.

Securitas cashes in on Hamilton Pacific

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12/01/2005

ATLANTA--In an effort to build its financial services business, Securitas Security Systems in October acquired Hamilton Pacific, one of the leading providers of security services to financial institutions in the United States.
The purchase is part of Securitas' strategy to build its expertise in the banking market, according to Marty Guay, chief operating officer of Securitas.

Jackson makes four for HSM

Post-Honeywell, company continues to jazz things up with acquisitions
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12/01/2005

JUPITER, Fla.--HSM's Oct.

Accent sued over Burger King kidnapping

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2005

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ill.--Kimberly McGhee, a Franklin County woman who was kidnapped at gunpoint from a West Frankfort Burger King at which she worked, filed on November 10 a lawsuit against Accent Security Alarms, of Jackson, Mo.

SIA talks up new training, certification

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12/01/2005

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--By the end of 2006, "those who are engineering tomorrow's security systems" will be able to acquire training online via a Security Industry Association program, and a certification for what's tentatively titled Security System Design Specialist "should be right behind it," said SIA Director of Education Jay Hanger and SIA Industry Group Manager Doug Wright.

Pinnacle shows off

Customers can now kick the tires
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12/01/2005

BELLEVILLE, Ill.--When Pinnacle Electronics began to look for a larger facility to house its growing business and a product showroom, it only had to go four blocks to find a suitable location.

Devcon to fund security business from concrete company sale

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SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2005

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.--Devcon International, the construction firm and distributor of ready-made concrete that entered the security market last year, sold one of its cement and building products divisions to fund the growth of its security company.

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SSN News Poll June 2014

ADT is going after the small business market, launching targeted offerings for specific verticals: retail, food and beverage, clinical, professional offices and mechanical. The company says there's lot of untapped opportunity because only 50 percent of small businesses have monitored security. What are your thoughts on that market?

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