SARASOTA, Fla.--Pacom Systems, a manufacturer of integrated networked security systems, in July added Arkansas-based Fleming Network Services as an authorized value-added reseller (see interview with Pacom's Magnus Jonsson, page 1).
NEW YORK--Citing unfair labor practices, private security officers went on strike for the first time in New York City, Wednesday, July 19. The officers are employees of Guardsmark, and claim that one guard was suspended and transferred, another disciplined, for delivering a union-sponsored petition regarding working conditions to the owners of Chelsea Market, a Guardsmark client.
EDMONTON, Alberta--Donald Allan, formerly chief executive officer of Rentokil Initial Canada, is the new president of United Protection Services, a wholly owned operating subsidiary of United Protection Security Group operating guarding, integration and monitoring services throughout Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. He "became available," he said, after Rentokil Initial Canada was purchased by Garda World Security in March of this year.
NEW YORK--Traction and growth may be just around the corner for MSGI Security Solutions, operating in the United States primarily through its majority-owned subsidiary Innalogic, a developer and integrator of wireless networked security solutions. While third quarter results released in May continued a record of multi-million-dollar losses (the company had net losses totaling $7,562,046 over the past nine months, with just $1,882,335 in revenues), those results were released amid announcements of significant contracts or pending deals.