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New N.J. Pro One branch

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2007

PINE BROOK, N.J.

NTS's ABAT now available online

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2007

IRVING, Texas--The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association's National Training School, which offers alarm training and certification, is now available online. Graduates of the Certified Alarm Technician (Level I) course can now seek their Advanced Burglar Alarm Technician (ABAT) training online.

Brink's shareholder says, 'Spin-off now'

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09/01/2007

NEW YORK--Citing Tyco's recent successful spin-off of its health care and electronics divisions, major Brink's shareholder MMI Investments on July 11 again urged The Brink's Company to do a tax-free spin off of either Brink's Home Security or its armored truck division, Brinks Inc.
In a letter to the Brink's board of directors, MMI's Clay Lifflander noted that the new Tyco (which he said derives 60 percent of its EBITDA from security company ADT) "trades at 10.

Deputy receives security system

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2007

COLUMBUS, Ohio--A top assistant to the Ohio attorney general received a $3,700 home security system, paid for by the state, after receiving a telephone threat. The system was installed by state agents, rather than by a private contractor, and is monitoried by the AG's Bureau of Criminal Identifications.

Court sides with ADT

Overturn of Synnex seen as industry bellwether
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09/01/2007

TRENTON, N.J.

Devcon announced stock repurchase plan

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2007

BOCA RATON, Fla.--Devcon International on July 24 announced its Board of Directors had approved the repurchase of up to $5 million of its common stock between that date and Dec.

ApxAlarm VP gets his hands dirty

TV news story leads to personal visit from the top
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09/01/2007

PROVO, Utah--ApxAlarm in July showed that it will go multiple extra miles to ensure customer satisfaction when Apx vice president of operations Jack Inbar hopped a red-eye and flew from Utah to Evansville, Ind., to personally oversee a fix of Billie Jeanne Gilmore's newly installed Apx alarm system.

Betting on self-installation

InGrid scores $13.5 million to further develop home security system
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09/01/2007

BERWYN, Pa.--InGrid Inc.

Protection One files $1.72m stock offering

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09/01/2007

LAWRENCE, Kan.--In a move that appears to be structured, in part, to reduce debt and interest payments on its debt, Protection One on July 12 said in an SEC filing it and its stockholders may sell up to $172.

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Poll

SSN News Poll January 2017

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?