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Microtec increases available credit

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

ST-AUGUSTIN, Quebec-Microtec Enterprises announced that it had secured a deal that expanded its revolving credit to $65 million, bringing its total available credit to $80 million.

That increase, from loan syndicate GE Capital Canada Equipment Financing Inc.

Newspoll Results

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

We sent a newspoll to our Security Systems News Newswire subscribers asking them what they think about Tyco's plan to purchase DSC. Here's the question we asked, how people responded and comments some of you made.

Per Mar Security picks up Arrowhead

The acquisition gives Per Mar locations in two mid-sized Midwestern markets
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04/01/2002

DAVENPORT, Iowa-Midwest alarm company Per Mar Security picked up a two-location security company in early February, an acquisition that gives Per Mar 19 locations in at least five states.

Per Mar's purchase of Arrowhead Security Systems, based in Duluth, Minn.

Financing activity predicted to rise as year progresses

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04/01/2002

Financing activity predicted to rise as year progresses

How do capital providers view 2002?

With optimism and an eye toward new business and increased acquisitions activity, according to interviews with Security Systems News.

While the pendulum has swung in a conservative direction over the past year, Henry Edmonds, chief executive officer of SLP Capital in St.

Eagle Broadband reorganizes ClearWorks home subsidiary

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04/01/2002

LEAGUE CITY, Texas-Eagle Broadband has reorganized its ClearWorks installation subsidiary into separate divisions, moved locations and cut the workforce to reflect the new efficiencies.

The residential installation company, which merged with Eagle Broadband in February of 2001, was one company that had two distinctly separate missions, said Manny Carter, president and chief executive officer of Eagle.

Digital poised to take over the CCTV market

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

Lower cost, a greater selection and a series of transitional products have spurred the interest, say some.
Whether the transition comes as quickly as a couple of years, or is stretched out over a longer period, manufacturers concur the move to digital systems for recording and storing CCTV data is under way.

U.K. charity offers help, free security equipment to elderly

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2002

LANCASHIRE, United Kingdom-A grant through a charity is giving local elderly information, assistance and funding toward the installation of home security devices, including additional locks, door chains and security lighting.

Through the Age Concern, a Blackpool-based charity, elderly are eligible to have these items supplied and installed free of charge.

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Poll

SSN News Poll September 2019

With the debate on biometrics and data privacy heating up, and more and more states seeking to regulate the collection, use and retention of biometric data, this month’s News Poll focuses on the future of biometrics and its role in security.