BOSTON--As Boston made national news in early June for its record rainfall, Canton, Mass.-based MAC Systems was just finishing up the installation of a Casi Secure Perfect access control system that was also outside of the norm.
BALTIMORE--In June, Easter's Lock & Access Systems, founded here in 1953, announced plans to spin off two additional companies: Easter's Access and Security Systems, to be headed by Bryan Eiser and Tony Markowski, and located in Hunt Valley, Md.; and Easter's Bank Equipment & Security, to be headed by Robert Shepherd and located in a downtown Baltimore location.
HOUSTON--Just two months after acquiring Citadel Security here, Safeguard Security Holdings has announced the establishment of SYSTEMSgroup-Houston, to be headed by new senior vice president David Suttles, formerly head of the Houston SST office. He's joined by former staff members John Kimbrell and David Chatfield.
WASHINGTON--Infragard, a national information-sharing program between the FBI and the public, has been primarily focused on data security in the past, but a spokesman for the program said at a Security Network event in early May that there is a new push toward members with a physical security background.
Currently, Infragard members gain access to information and experts on topics of computer intrusion and infrastructure vulnerabilities, but the program would like to branch out into other related topics.
LAKE HORN, Miss.--In early May, North American Video opened the doors to its fourth regional office here, not far from where Arkansas, Tennessee and Mississippi meet on the banks of the Mississippi River.
HAMILTON, Bermuda--Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited, which operates in the security sector with its Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies division as both an integrator and manufacturer, announced this week first quarter revenues of $2.7 billion.
Clifford Franklin, president of commercial integrator Sabre Security, has a unique perspective on the War in Iraq and the War on Terror in general. With offices in New York City and London, his company operates at the twin epicenters of the war effort--and efforts by terrorists to disrupt the worldwide economy.
Martha talks to Joe Liguori, partner at ACT, an integration company and Security-Net member based in New Jersey, about Ligouri's plans to grow his company from about $13 million to $20 million in revenue over the next few years.