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Getting the Gold tour

ADT puts its new high-end residential program on display
SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2007

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.--When building his new 4,200-square-foot seaside home here, Bob Kirchoff knew he wanted video surveillance as part of his security system.

Devcon names new president, looks to acquire

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06/01/2007

BOCA RATON, Fla.--Although it's still dogged by a disgruntled investor who's taking legal action, Devcon is following up the March announcement of the sale of its construction division with movement on several fronts in early May: reorganizing its executive management team and discussing its intention to move into acquisition mode--soon.

Security Networks welcomes another

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2007

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.--American Alarm Systems of Clearwater, Fla.

Brink's investor urges subsidiary spin-off

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05/01/2007

NEW YORK--Major Brink's Company shareholder MMI Investments told the Brink's board that the best way to increase shareholder value would be a tax-free spin-off of either Brink's Home Security or Brink's Inc., and on April 2 filed an SEC report to this effect.

NBFAA honors Cage

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2007

LAS VEGAS--The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association presented the Morris F. Weinstock Person of the Year Award to Chris Cage, general counsel for the U.

ADT gets back to basics with dealer training effort

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05/01/2007

LAS VEGAS--Back in the days when ADT was making an acquisition every time you changed your socks, brand new ADT dealers seemed to pop up on city streets daily. Since parent company Tyco International's management imbroglio in 2002, however, ADT has put the brakes on acquisitions, and consequently, most of North America's 540 ADT dealers have at least a little seasoning.

Brink's Home Security: A walking tour

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04/01/2007

IRVING, Texas--The product testing area is set apart from the other divisions at Brink's Home Security. It's tucked away in a 600-square-foot, two-room space near the generators.

Apx unveils new website

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2007

PROVO, Utah--ApxAlarm has launched a new web site, said Jack Inbar, vice president of operations for Apx. The web site features contact and licensing information for all the states where Apx does business as well as crime statistics for states, and specialiazed life safety information, such as specific information for children and seniors.

ApxAlarm expands building, staffing

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04/01/2007

PROVO, Utah--ApxAlarm, an independent residential security company that made its mark last year by generating upwards of 90,000 new accounts (see "Apx generates accounts" in the November 2006 issue of Security Systems News), has expanded its data center and doubled its inside sales staff. Underway for about three months, the project was completed March 5.

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