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SAFE and SAFE Financial move to new headquarters

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2002

SAN RAMON, Calif.-SAFE and SAFE Financial have moved into a new 35,000 square-foot building here which is more than three times larger than the company's previous facility located here.

Tiscor signs on new distributor

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2002

SAN DIEGO-Tiscor recently announced that United Security Logistics in Manila, Philippines is joining Tiscor's international network of distributors.

USL will sell the full line of Tiscor solutions, including Protrac Security, a computerized guard tour system.

Recession sounded cautionary note in 2001

Capital providers more restrictive, selective with their lending practices
 - 
02/01/2002

Caution, both on the part of capital providers and security alarm
dealers seeking new or increased financing, has been the watchword during these recent recessionary times.

Although characterizing the alarm industry as a "recession resilient" sector, capital providers with whom Security Sy-stems News spoke said they have ta-ken their cue from the conservative ten-or of the capital markets in general and are being more selective and restrictive in their lending practices.

InstaKey offers demo online

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2002

DENVER-InstaKey Lock Corp. is now presenting interactive, online demonstrations of its proprietary Internet-based records management system software.

Centex exits security installation market

The company sells most of its branches to Ranger American but retains monitoring
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02/01/2002

DALLAS-Centex HomeTeam Security exited the security installation business in December, selling the majority of its branches to Ranger American based in San Antonio.

The sale of the installation division comes more than six years after parent company Centex Corp.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

Pittsburgh County, Okla.
Sheriff Jerome "Snookie" Amaranto has asked the Pittsburgh County commissioners to consider allowing him to charge security companies for false alarms.

Tyco Ele. targets residential cabling market

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

HARRISBURG, Pa.-Tyco Electronics has introduced a new residential cabling system that it plans to introduce to the residential multi-dwelling unit market, its first step to targeting the residential wiring market as a whole.

Monitoring takes Internet route

Internet alarm monitoring expected to ride wave of broadband growth
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01/01/2002

Internet alarm monitoring expected to ride wave of broadband growth

With an anticipated 5.6 mil-lion residential DSL subscribers in 2002 and a forecast for nearly four million broadband business lines in North America by 2004, it's little wonder the alarm monitoring industry has turned its attention to Internet usage.

EST training to begin in Chicago

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

ARLINGTON, Va.-A private vocational and business school in Chicago will begin classes for the certification for Electronic Systems Technicians (EST) in the fall semester, announced the Consortium for Electronic Systems Technician Training.

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