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Integrator head Navarrete charged with federal bank fraud


CHICAGO--As an extension of a civil lawsuit filed in the fall of 2006, George Konjuch, the former security director at LaSalle Bank, and the owner of his security integrator, Armando Navarrete, were charged Dec. 5 with federal bank fraud and conspiracy.

ASG recapitalizes


BELTSVILLE, Md.--ASG has a new financial partner after completing an Oct.

Consolidation moves Securitas Systems buys PEI


STOCKHOLM--In its first buy in the United States since its purchase of Florida-based Premier System Solutions in April 2006, Securitas Systems announced in early November the purchase of integrator PEI Systems, based in Long Island City, New York. Terms of the deal were not released, though Securitas announced it paid a multiple of between six and nine times EBITDA, and that PEI had revenues of roughly $11.

Alion hires Massey for port work

Integrator will look to establish best practices for maritime security market

MCLEAN, Va.--Alion, a systems integrator and technology developer doing roughly 90 percent of its business with the federal government, has hired Charles Massey as director of ports and maritime security in an attempt to grow its business with the private sector and round out its homeland security knowledge base.

Tibs' green-minded employees

Building and security systems integrator challenges others to initiate GEEMP

ATLANTA--Tibs, a division of MC Dean and a systems integrator doing about a third of its revenues in electronic security systems, pitches itself as a green-minded company. MC Dean is a member of the U.

TAC to 'transform the market'

New Americas president Drees has lofty goals for security, buildings integrator
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DALLAS--TAC, an international security and building systems integrator owned by Schneider Electric, announced in late October the appointment of Jeff Drees as president of TAC in the Americas region and executive vice president of TAC worldwide. He will be responsible for the performance and growth of the company in North, Central and South America.

Further outside the box

MDI purchases construction management firm in Texas

SAN ANTONIO--MDI, traditionally an access control manufacturer, has over the past year launched a systems integration arm, Global Support Systems, and has now supplemented those abilities with the purchase of FAS Construction Management for five million MDI shares.
MDI's focus over the past year has been upon its LearnSafe initiative, which offers schools a "soup to nuts" security package, with everything from background checks to cameras.

New player from overseas

Olive Group lands "tens of millions" from Monitor Clipper Partners

WASHINGTON--Olive Group, a security firm that provides protection services, risk assessments and integrated security systems, announced this week the close of an equity financing round, with Monitor Clipper Partners as lead investor. Details of the investment were not disclosed, but Mary Jo Lampe, vice president of strategic marketing and communications for Olive's U.



SSN News Poll May 2018

Rave Mobile Safety recently released survey info on employees’ understanding and perception of their workplaces’ emergency plans. Active shooters have become a more prevalent concern for schools, businesses and other meeting areas. Can security companies be better involved with emergency management?