EXTON, Pa.--Governor Ed Rendell and Stephen Schmerin, Secretary of the Department of Labor and Industry, have nominated the Protection Bureau, a commercial integrator based here, for a Governor's Award for Safety Excellence.
EDMONTON, Alberta--United Protection Security Group, a publicly traded provider of security integration and manned guard services, has announced $800,000 in new contracts with PTI Group to secure a 1500-man permanent construction camp located 110 kilometers north of Fort McMurray, in Alberta, Canada. The company is seeking to carve out a niche in protecting high-profile pipeline operations and industrial locations in western Canada.
DALLAS--Rob Hile, vice president of business development for Adesta, a national systems integrator based in Omaha, Neb., used his speaking opportunity here at TechSec Solutions to announce Adesta's selection by Cisco as a Physical Security Authorized Technology Provider.
EXTON, Pa., and MIAMI--WPCS, a NASDAQ-traded specialty communications and wireless technology design-build engineering firm, announced in February a letter of intent to purchase ATC International, a security systems integrator based in Miami with offices in Central America.
NEW YORK--The City Council on March 1 passed a bill that requires nightclubs in the city to provide outdoor surveillance systems that keep watch over club entrances. Peace of Mind Technologies, an integrator specializing in the hospitality industry, has been consulting with the New York Nightlife Association during the ordinance's development and has announced itself ready to install compliant systems.
ATLANTA--"We truly believe that we found the diamond in the rough," said John Carter, president and chief executive of systems integrator Carter Brothers. "It was a business that was just sitting there.
Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?