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Platinum hits the ground running

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12/01/2007

OREM, Utah--A newcomer to the summer model alarm companies, Platinum Protection opened its doors in October 2006 and turned heads this fall after generating 30,000 accounts in its first year in business.
According to Chance Allred, one of the six principals in the company, this number is record-breaking for a first-year company.

What the financial world thinks

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12/01/2007

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Security Systems News provided Gretchen Gordon, lenderCIT Group's director of communications, media and entertainment, with some factual information from this month's stories about two summer model alarm companies, ApxAlarm and Platinum Protection, and asked for her thoughts.
These companies are good for the industry because of their ability to "increase penetration in the general population," she said.

Partnerships proliferate at ADT

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2007

BOCA RATON, Fla.-- ADT has been particularly active on the partnership front recently; on Oct.

Pro One's upstate NY branch moves to new locale

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SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2007

ALBANY, NY--Protection One announced on Oct. 15 that it would expand its upstate New York office to a new, larger facility in Ballston Lake.

Pirate wants board rules changed now

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2007

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.

P1 has new Web-based service

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12/01/2007

LAWRENCE, Kan.--To address customers' high-technology expectations--particularly among Gen-X and Gen-Y consumers--Protection One on Oct.

Brink's CFO to retire

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SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2007

RICHMOND, Va.--The Brink's Company, parent company of Brink's Home Security, announced Oct.

Lombardi honored at ISC East

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SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2007

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.

Guardian buys Ranger's Florida operations, accounts

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11/01/2007

WARRENDALE, Pa.--Russ Cersosimo, chief executive officer of super-regional security company Guardian Protection, expects the Oct.

SSA acquires four

Pittsburg company adds about 1,500 accounts
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11/01/2007

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.

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