NEW YORK - Data and telecommunication specialist Custom Design Communications added integrated security system expertise to its portfolio, a move that will help the company provide a complete set of integrated solutions to its customers.
The addition came earlier this year with Don Skorka joining the company.
SEATTLE - Johnson Controls is in the midst of upgrading the security system at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, a $13.5 million project that taps into both the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s product and installation expertise.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - The two founders of one of FloridaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s largest systems integration companies have taken on new roles that provide them with more time to investigate new opportunities in the security market.
ALSIP, Ill. - Early last year company executives at Rentokil Initial, a European company that provides a myriad of services ranging from pest control and facility management to tropical plant rentals and security, set their sights on buying an electronic security company in the United States.
CHICAGOÃ¢â‚¬â€œSecurity guards who once wore the Burns and Pinkerton security patch and logo on their uniform began sporting the Securitas Security Services name July 1, the culmination of two years of work to adopt their Swedish parent companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s name.
The change for the new name for both Burns International and Pinkerton ends an era for the well-known names, each having been in business for more than 100 years.
WORCESTER, Mass. - American Alarm & Communications made its first large-scale acquisition in more than five years in mid-July, buying Alphatronics Security in a deal that provides American Alarm with a strategic office in the central Massachusetts market.
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.