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A buying year for Per Mar

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04/01/2006

WAUSAU, Wis.--For Per Mar Security, 2006 is an acquisition year, said president Bill Jackson.

ASG buys Zartek

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04/01/2006

BELTSVILLE, Md.--Characterizing ASG's February acquisition of Zartek Security of Gilbertsville, Penn.

Safeguard Security acquires Citadel Security

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04/01/2006

HOUSTON, Texas--In a move motivated by relationships, geographical proximity and margins, Safeguard Security Holdings acquired Citadel Security, the company announced Feb. 21.

Securitas splits into four

Three new companies include integrator Securitas Systems
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04/01/2006

STOCKHOLM, Sweden--In a move hailed by stock analysts, Swedish security firm Securitas AB has announced plans to spin-off three independent companies, with separate boards, management and stock listings: Securitas Systems, focusing on systems integration in Europe and North America; Securitas Direct, an alarm company serving the European market; and Loomis Cash Handling, which operates in Europe and North America.
An excited Securitas Systems chief operating officer Marty Guay said the move made sense because "we have sufficient maturity in our management team and business controls that we're prepared to stand alone--and the market agrees with us.

Wildfire aims to secure 230 Arizona schools

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SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2006

TUSCON, Ariz.--Ken Ross, owner of the four-employee Wildfire Security, has a civic-minded plan that may lead to $8.

Stanley Security's national service center

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SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2006

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--Stanley Security Solutions opened a national service center here in January.

NSCA University

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SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2006

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa--The National Systems Contractors Association announced the creation of NSCA University, an online and in-person learning opportunity for the commercial electronic systems industry to be introduced at the organization's Expo, March 14 through 18 in Las Vegas. It is organized into six colleges: project management, systems sales, system design, technical knowledge, business and allied professionals.

JE Systems expands reach in O.K., A.K.

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03/01/2006

FORT SMITH, Ark.--Jimmy Eakle has come full circle.

Installer, distributor make do as things remain far from normal

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03/01/2006

Six months after hurricanes Katrina and Rita disrupted life in the Big Easy, going about life and business remains difficult.
"The office? Well it's gone, okay.

DHS searches for a Secure Carton System

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2006

WASHINGTON--GE and Siemens aren't the only ones searching for a way to enhance shipping security (see related story, page 1). In June of last year, the Department of Homeland Security awarded five grants for private companies to research and design a "Secure Carton System," which would track the openings and closings of the cartons inside the containers.

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SSN News Poll November 2014

The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association's CEDIA Expo is a home technology trade show with products and training related to audio, video, control, security and networking—and it's growing. CEDIA says the 2014 event, held Sept. 10-13 in Denver, had more than 18,500 attendees, an increase of 3 percent, and floor space increased 14 percent for the 480 exhibitors. But is this show growing in importance for the security industry? Tell us what you think.

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