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Moving out from under the umbrella

Protection One moves corporate staff out of Westar Energy’s Topeka-based headquarters
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08/01/2004

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Seven months after Westar Energy sold its stake in Protection One to Quadrangle Group, the alarm company is moving out of its former owner’s headquarters.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2004

Brink’s announces quarterly dividend
RICHMOND, Va. - In mid-July, The Brink’s Company, the parent corporation of Brink’s Home Security, declared a regular quarterly dividend of 2.

Lawsuit filed against installer

ADT and First Protection battle over contracts
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08/01/2004

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - ADT Security Services has filed a lawsuit against First Protection, a former member of its authorized dealer program, claiming breach of contract, but the Arizona-based security system provider has turned around and countersued for more than $3 million in damages.

Securex finalizes its purchase of Microtec’s common shares

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08/01/2004

CALGARY, Alberta - Securex Investments, a financial service provider to the security industry, has completed its purchase of shares of Microtec Enterprises - a move that began with an offer to buy 19.9 percent of subordinated voting shares of the struggling alarm provider in April.

Microtec faces TSX suspension

Quebec-based company may look to trade shares on other markets
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07/01/2004

ST-AUGUSTIN, Quebec - Microtec Enterprises is facing yet another financial hurdle.

The TSX Exchange, Canada’s senior market, has issued a notice to the Toronto-based security service provider that its shares will be suspended from trading on June 25.

Protection One extends again

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2004

TOPKEA, Kan. - Another agreement that extended the due dates of Protection One’s outstanding debts has come and gone, and only time will tell what the company’s next move will be.

AlarmForce reports record results, plans to expand

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2004

TORONTO - AlarmForce Industries had recorded its best-ever second quarter results in mid-June and announced plans for expansion beyond the Canadian borders.

The company reported a net income of $572,000, an increase of 41 percent from the previous year.

ADT’s changing tides

Company refocuses while industry watches
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07/01/2004

BOCA RATON, Fla. - In 2001, security industry insiders were not sure where ADT was headed.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2004

LifeStyle acquires LST of Baltimore
GRAPEVINE, Texas - LifeStyle Innovations has acquired LST Baltimore, its Maryland-based LifeStyle franchise.

The transaction was the first in the company’s newly established business plan.

SecurTek seeks installers

Company is expanding its presence in Canada
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07/01/2004

YORKTON, Saskatchewan - Local monitoring company SecurTek has added three dealers to its authorized dealer network program, bringing the total number to 28 and moving the company into territory where it previously had limited presence.

Now, Absolute Security Systems of Ontario and Applied Communications and J.

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