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3T grows with state help

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08/01/2007

MANHEIM, Pa.--In late June, 3T Security landed a pair of state-backed loans that will allow the company to move into new offices here and have working capital on hand as it grows.

UTC Fire & Security announces worldwide acquisitions

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SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2007

HARTFORD, Conn. - On July 2, UTC Fire & Security, a business unit of United Technologies Corp, announced a share purchase agreement to acquire a stake in India-based Alba Control Systems, one of India's premier security systems integrators.

Garda buys ATI Systems, cash handlers

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SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2007

PASADENA, Calif. - Garda World Security Corporation of Montreal, Canada announced on May 24 the acquisition of ATI Systems International for a reported $341 million.

Convergint, United Protection partner in Canada

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07/01/2007

CALGARY and SCHAUMBURG, Ill.--United Protection Security Group, a guarding, monitoring, and installation firm based in Calgary, and Convergint Technologies, a security systems integrator based in Schaumburg, Ill.

Inching toward green

Commercial integrators take small steps toward environmental friendliness
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07/01/2007

YARMOUTH, Maine--While few commercial security systems integrators would claim to run environmentally friendly businesses by design, many have taken small, logical steps to reduce their impact on the environment. Some efforts are as simple as organizing internal recycling campaigns, others are as complex as actively searching out new vendors for tried-and-true solutions, but most are simple common sense.

A pipeline to growth

Amata lands $152m contract with Pacific Texas Pipeline and Transportation
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07/01/2007

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Privately held security integrator Amata announced in early June a $152 million contract with Pacific Texas Pipeline and Transportation Company to install and service a security system to protect 900 miles of pipeline stretching from El Paso, Texas, to Phoenix, and from Phoenix, to Las Vegas.

Infrastruct, Dowley attack petro triangle

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07/01/2007

HOUSTON--Infrastruct Security, a full-service security firm specializing in the regulated security market, has merged with Dowley Security, an Oklahoma-based integrator working in the petrochemical, gaming and banking markets. The deal, finalized May 31, was funded with $3 million in Series B funding contributed by Murphree Venture Partners, Stonehendge Capital, Jeminson Investment and Louisiana Fund 2, the same consortium that supplied Infrastruct with $4 million in funding at this time last year.

Red Hawk acquires Crow Security

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2007

DENVER, Colo.--As Security Systems News went to print, Red Hawk, a security systems integrator acquired late last year by UTC Fire & Security, announced the acquisition of Crow Security, a systems integrator specializing in the banking industry and located in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Necessity and invention

ASAP begins manufacturing mobile security system for construction vertical
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07/01/2007

HOUSTON--ASAP Security Services, a security systems integrator based here, has begun devoting considerable resources to the manufacture of the Cam-V Mobile Security System, veering from its traditional installation business to serve a need the company saw as part of its work with construction firms. The self-contained system contains a DVR, PTZ cameras atop a 23-foot pole that are remotely accessible via Sprint's cellular broadband network, and batteries that keep the system running for 30 days before a backup generator kicks in to recharge them.

Rise of the franchise?

MonitorClosely.com now has 53 offices doing IP surveillance in North America
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07/01/2007

CINCINNATI, Ohio--In a model relatively new to the security industry, MonitorClosely.com has established a franchise network, totaling 53 franchisees by May of 2007, that provides IP-based video surveillance services for small businesses.

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SSN News Poll July 2017

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