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Inspections top Hacienda’s list

Attention to detail increases business reputation
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10/01/2004

PHOENIX - Finding a new way to increase a company’s market value is not always easy, but Hacienda Security & Sound has found one.

Seeing a need to confirm that the company’s low-voltage installation work is completed correctly, it added a full-time inspector over a year ago and from there, increased its production rate.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2004

AlarmForce announces first U.S.

Protection One officals report prospect of bankruptcy filing, again

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2004

TOPEKA, Kan. - Protection One’s recent quarterly report filing once again mentioned that the company’s restructuring plan may include filing for Chapter 11.

Select Security slides onto residential playing field

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09/01/2004

LANCASTER, Penn. - Looking to expand the company’s geographic footprint as well as its market grasp, Select Security has acquired State College, Penn.

Adelphia announces sale

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

Security division may be sold off separately
NEW YORK - Bankrupt Adelphia Communications confirmed in early August that it will sell the company - either as a whole or in parts.
Adelphia, which has more than five million cable subscribers across the United States, operates two security companies, Checkpoint Limited in Florida and Adelphia Security in New York.

Digitech acquired by Home Tech.

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09/01/2004

BELLEVUE, Wash. - Digitech Home Systems, a residential integrator that recorded $7.

Microtec’s board members disembark

Due to a lack of insurance coverage, six seats remain unoccupied on the company’s board
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09/01/2004

ST. AUGUSTIN, Quebec - Six members of Microtec Enterprises’ board of directors have resigned after the company’s insurance carrier chose not to renew the policy that covered the directors and officers - leaving the six individuals unprotected in the event of lawsuits filed against the company.

Just the very beginning

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

Home Technologies sets first move of expansion
BELLEVUE, Wash. - Home Technologies, a provider of home automation and security solutions for the low voltage market has made its first move in a three-part growth strategy that includes creating a dealer program by acquiring residential systems integrator Digitech Home Systems.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

ADT fails to secure dismissal of lawsuit
DENVER - A Colorado judge has denied ADT Security Services’ motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed by Advantek Pro, a former ADT authorized dealer.

The judge’s ruling clears the way for the firm to seek a class action certification of the lawsuit, which if approved will include current and past ADT dealers.

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SSN News Poll September 2014

Some new door-knocking scams recently prompted the Electronic Security Association to update its code of ethics to specifically ban them. Also, ADT this summer is offering up to $25,000 to whistleblowers who expose security companies that train sales teams to use deceptive selling techniques. What do you think are the best ways to combat door-to-door sales scams?

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