NEW YORK--Hedge fund Pirate Capital, which owns 4.5 percent of Brink's stock, penned another letter to the board of The Brink's Company, this time demanding changes in its corporate governance, according to an Oct.
OLYMPIA, Wash.--The October Washington State Supreme Court decision that said Brink's Home Security should pay its technicians for driving company trucks to and from their homes to job sites will have repercussions for other security companies in the state of Washington and beyond, according to an industry attorney.
NEW YORK--The New York Burglar & Fire Alarm Association presented its annual President's Award to John Lombardi, president of CIA Security, and a past president of the NYBFAA.
Current NYBFAA President Tim Creenan recognized Lombardi for his years of industry involvement, serving as: president of the NYBFAA; CSAA representative on the NFPA Committee for Premise Security; CSAA Education committee co-chair and on the CSAA Executive Board; and, founder of the Mid Hudson Alarm Association in Dutchess County, N.
PITTSBURGH, Penn.--Security Systems of America announced in September the acquisition of four Pennsylvania alarm companies over the preceding three months: Master-Tek Security, based in Oakdale; Universal Wiring & Maintenance, based here; Armor Security, based in New Alexandria; and the largest of the four, Protective Security, in Johnstown, where SSA will now keep a field office and staff.
Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?