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Voxcom Purchases more accounts from Stealth Alarm Systems

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2005

EDMONTON, Alberta--Voxcom Income Fund announced on June 21 that it purchased approximately 1,000 additional customer accounts in Alberta from Stealth Alarm Systems.
Voxcom originally purchased 16,000 Alberta-based accounts from Stealth last December.

Brink's shares rise on report of possible division sale

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SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2005

RICHMOND, Va.--Shares of The Brink's Co.

Canadian co. buys into biz

Union Energy signs agreement to acquire full-service alarm firm Protectron
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08/01/2005

TORONTO--In late June, UE Waterheater Income Fund, through its Union Energy operating unit, entered into an agreement to purchase full-service security company Gestion Protectron for CDN 135 million ($109 million).
Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Montreal, Protectron--a company that added 40,000 accounts to its base when it acquired Protection One Canada from Westar Energy in 2002--accounts for approximately 176,000 residential, commercial and wholesale subscribers in Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia.

Brink's celebrates another branch grand opening

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2005

IRVING, Texas--Brink's Home Security opened the doors to its new office in south Atlanta in late May. It is the second branch to open for the company in the past eight months.

Road to recovery

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

ST. AUGUSTIN, Quebec--Microtec's restructuring plan met court and creditor approval in May.

Relocations abound: Security company expands again

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

MIAMI--In late May, BellSouth Security Systems from Protection One announced the relocation of its Miami area office to a new, larger facility at 7255 Corporate Center Drive.
The expansion was necessary to accommodate the firm's growing commercial and residential sales staff.

N.Y. AG's office nails co. for automatic renewals

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07/01/2005

NEW YORK--In late April, New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer announced a settlement with a White Plains, N.Y.

Safeguard plays a role in TV series

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SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--Safeguard Security and Communications, a full-service security provider here, provided the security system for a new veterans center in Northeastern Arizona on the ABC show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.

Accounts secure a quick turnover

Only months after buying, Devcon sells former Adelphia Security N.Y. accounts to Amherst Alarms
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07/01/2005

AMHERST, N.Y.

On guard: Firm watches its service, false alarms

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07/01/2005

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo.--Nine years ago, Michael Keegan and his wife, Luette, gave up the their lives in the East after purchasing security company Watchguard Security Systems in a tourism-driven locale in Wyoming.

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