EAST MOLINE, Ill. - Seeing an opportunity to reach customers who have been left behind by the larger fire manufacturers in the market, industry veteran Jeff Oppenheimer launched Global Fire Control at the start of this year.
CHELMSFORD, Mass. - As demand for IP-based security products continues to surge worldwide, Axis Communications established its first office in Canada in February to create a broader market reach of the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s technology.
LOUISVILLE, Colo. - Roper Industries acquired Inovonics Wireless, a provider of wireless products for security monitoring and control, in late February for a total consideration of $45 million - a deal that allows Inovonics to expand its product line and its distribution channel.
MILWAUKEE - Looking to capture a piece of the access control market, SecurityInc was founded in December and quickly made its first acquisition, buying Integral TechnologiesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Insignia product line in January.
Jim Vinson, co-founder and president at SecurityInc, said the company paid less than $1 million for the product that will serve as the foundation of the company.
MOLINE, Ill. - Recognizing that the market is moving further towards the implementation of fully integrated solutions, Harrington Signals is centering its focus more to that side of the fire product market just as it is experiencing steady growth into 2005.