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Northrop creates new UK company

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2007

LONDON--Northrop Grumman announced Dec. 5 the creation of Northrop Grumman UK Limited, a new UK-registered company based here that will target the UK defense, security, civil government and commercial sectors.

Adesta opens Houston office

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01/01/2007

OMAHA, Neb.--Adesta, an integration firm operating in communications and electronic security, has opened a new office in Houston, Texas, working under the Central Security Group.

Will Democratic Congress alter SBInet?

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01/01/2007

WASHINGTON--The Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General released a report in December saying DHS "does not have the capacity needed to effectively plan, oversee, and execute the SBInet program; administer its contracts; and control costs and schedule." This is likely to draw congressional eyes increasingly toward Boeing, which won an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract with U.

Garda buys KSI

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2007

MONTREAL--Garda World Security announced in early December the purchase of Kroll Security International, an international provider of high-risk security services, from Kroll, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan. As part of the deal, Kroll will enter into a service agreement with Garda for all of its executive and kidnap and ransom service needs.

Touchcom, Vicon partner

Technology, sales-forces integration
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01/01/2007

BEDFORD, Mass.--Touchcom, an integrator working in access control, intrusion, CCTV, employee and visitor management, and interactive building directories, has partnered with CCTV manufacturer Vicon Industries to share technologies and sales relationships.

Rentokil-Initial mulls sell-off of security

Strategic review, to be completed in February, could result in $500 million sale of significant international integrator
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01/01/2007

LONDON--Rentokil Initial, a worldwide corporation employing 70,000, announced last week it is commencing a strategic review of its electronic security business, which brought in more than $500 million in revenues last year. In a conference call with investors held November 30, Rentokil chief executive officer Doug Flynn said that the division "is well managed and has performed strongly," to the tune of $70 million in profit in 2006 with 7.

Vector Security opens StaR Point Chicago

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2006

MANASSAS, Va.--In October, Vector Security's National Accounts Division opened its fourth office, in Chicago.

Affiliated Services gets UL certification

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2006

SEVERNA PARK, Md.--Affiliated Services, a Maryland-based security system integrator, received in October its UL2050 National Industrial Security Systems certification, which will allow them to issue UL CRZH certificates for Government Contractor SCIF alarm systems.

Initial buys Barry Security

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12/01/2006

CHICAGO--Initial Electronics, the North American arm of Rentokil-Initial's Initial Electronic Security Group, announced in October an agreement to acquire Barry Security Systems, of Tewksbury, Mass. Barry, which collected roughly $6.

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