NEW YORK--Initial Security, the guard counterpart to Initial Electronics, recently bought fellow guard company OCS Security in a move that strengthens its reach in the New York metropolitan market.
For Initial Security, the June deal triples the size of its business in the Northeast, according to Randal Dorn, chief executive officer and president of Initial Security's U.
NEW YORK--With more and more corporate end users looking for information on the value of their security system, Custom Design Communications has begun to provide clients with a breakdown on the return on investment for installing such systems.
The idea came as customers of Custom Design asked for financial analysis, such as how to budget for a security system and what is the payback.
WASHINGTON--According to a ruling from an Administrative Law Judge, security guard firm Wackenhut violated a federal labor law when it questioned officers at the International Monetary Fund building about plans to form a union.
The Service Employees International Union filed the labor law violation claim with the National Labor Relations Board in May 2004.
IntegratorLOUISVILLE, Ky.--After spending seven years sharing an office with its sister company Moore Security, commercial security systems integrator Mid-America Security Systems has a place to call its own.
HOUSTON--A newly formed holding company plans to make its second acquisition in the security guard market by the end of June, a deal that would provide it with a stronger reach in the commercial guard industry.
Safeguard Security Holdings released few details about the business it plans to buy, but said it is an East Coast security guard company with more than $13 million in annual revenue.
MILWAUKEE--Johnson Controls will provide security, IT and other upgrades at an offsite control and command center at the Reno/Tahoe International Airport in Reno, Nev.
The airport's command center will serve as the heart of security operations, providing information on its access control, CCTV, fire, radio and telecommunication systems.
Martha talks to Joe Liguori, partner at ACT, an integration company and Security-Net member based in New Jersey, about Ligouri's plans to grow his company from about $13 million to $20 million in revenue over the next few years.