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Securitas Systems to rebrand all offices globally over the course of 2008
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03/01/2008

STOCKHOLM, Sweden--Securitas Systems, the global security systems integrator that spun off from guard-firm Securitas in the fall of 2006, has announced it will be known as Niscayah following a formal resolution at its annual general meeting, April 22. With the new name, which means "secure and reliable" in Sanskrit, the company can be "clear with our identity as a leading security partner so our customers know who we are and what we stand for," said Asa Larssen, head of communications and investor relations.

PerMar consolidates, acquires

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03/01/2008

DAVENPORT, Iowa--PerMar Security was busy during the first quarter, consolidating its Madison, Wisc.-based businesses in January, and acquiring a Minnesota integrator.

Dutch Forstater to train in Israel

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SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2008

Professional Systems Engineering chief executive officer Gerald 'Dutch' Forstater is among a group of professionals about to embark on a Homeland Security and counter-terrorism observation mission in Israel.
The program is conducted by Shaneson Consulting Group, former senior law enforcement and intelligence officials who specialize in homeland security and counter-terrorism training.

SmartWatch covers Veranda Park

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SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2008

ORLANDO, Fla.--SmartWatch Security & Sound in January of 2008, working as a subcontractor for PCL Construction, completed the initial phase of the Central Security Command for Veranda Park, here in Orlando.

EYESthere passes 20 franchises

Las Vegas, Dallas both have multiple operations ready to open
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03/01/2008

DALLAS--Just three months after opening its first franchise in October, EYESthere has sold 20 franchise territories, 13 in the fourth quarter of 2007 alone. "It's been quite exciting," said chief executive officer Rick Rene, "things have just been exploding.

IronForge teams for Gulf, marine solution

IP-oriented integrator partners with videoNEXT, Homeland Security Group International
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03/01/2008

HOUSTON--IronForge is a small shop, just three partners and two technicians, and only a year old, so when it evaluates potential manufacturing partners, "we look to see who's supporting their projects," said Ruan Lance, IronForge managing partner. "You are what you install, so we concentrate on companies that are lead horses and are going to support their product.

KCI acquires RMC

Large engineering firm now launches KCI-Protection Technologies, targeting security and fire markets
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02/01/2008

HUNT VALLEY, Md.--KCI Technologies, one of the 100 largest engineering firms in the United States, announced this week the acquisition of Risk Management Consultants, which has been folded into the company as a new subsidiary, KCI Protection Technologies.

New Atlanta-area HQ

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02/01/2008

DULUTH, Ga.--Securitas Systems has moved its corporate headquarters to 2400 Commerce Ave.

NSSC makes manufacturing play

Taking Siemens product in-house will allow integrator to offer it to a broader market
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02/01/2008

WILLOWBROOK, Ill.--NSSC, a security integrator whose systems protect "every nuclear power plant in the United States," purchased in late 2007 the Perifeld-M Volumetric Perimeter Intrusion Detection System from Siemens Building Technologies.

Tri-S lands new $25 million credit facility

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SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2008

ATLANTA--Tri-S Security, a security integrator and guarding provider, announced this week a new $25 million credit facility with its current senior lender, LSQ Funding. This will allow the company to borrow up to 90 percent of both billed and unbilled accounts receivable, which currently amounts to $13 million in unused borrowing capacity.

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