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Consolidation moves Securitas Systems buys PEI

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12/01/2007

STOCKHOLM--In its first buy in the United States since its purchase of Florida-based Premier System Solutions in April 2006, Securitas Systems announced in early November the purchase of integrator PEI Systems, based in Long Island City, New York. Terms of the deal were not released, though Securitas announced it paid a multiple of between six and nine times EBITDA, and that PEI had revenues of roughly $11.

Alion hires Massey for port work

Integrator will look to establish best practices for maritime security market
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12/01/2007

MCLEAN, Va.--Alion, a systems integrator and technology developer doing roughly 90 percent of its business with the federal government, has hired Charles Massey as director of ports and maritime security in an attempt to grow its business with the private sector and round out its homeland security knowledge base.

Tibs' green-minded employees

Building and security systems integrator challenges others to initiate GEEMP
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12/01/2007

ATLANTA--Tibs, a division of MC Dean and a systems integrator doing about a third of its revenues in electronic security systems, pitches itself as a green-minded company. MC Dean is a member of the U.

TAC to 'transform the market'

New Americas president Drees has lofty goals for security, buildings integrator
SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2007

DALLAS--TAC, an international security and building systems integrator owned by Schneider Electric, announced in late October the appointment of Jeff Drees as president of TAC in the Americas region and executive vice president of TAC worldwide. He will be responsible for the performance and growth of the company in North, Central and South America.

Further outside the box

MDI purchases construction management firm in Texas
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12/01/2007

SAN ANTONIO--MDI, traditionally an access control manufacturer, has over the past year launched a systems integration arm, Global Support Systems, and has now supplemented those abilities with the purchase of FAS Construction Management for five million MDI shares.
MDI's focus over the past year has been upon its LearnSafe initiative, which offers schools a "soup to nuts" security package, with everything from background checks to cameras.

EYESthere franchises out

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11/01/2007

TAMPA, Fla.--In mid-October, Doug and Vicki Dunbar opened the first EYESthere franchise here, taking the Dallas-based company's turn-key, customized digital security solutions to the Sunshine state.

Secom wins contract to support police at UK gateway facilities

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SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2007

KENLEY, UK--The UK unit of the security-solutions provider and installer Secom has been awarded a Metropolitan Police Authority contract to provide and install integrated systems for police facilities at Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5 and the new Channel Tunnel stations at St. Pancras and Stratford.

Hackett buys P&L Products

Deal gets integrator into identity management game
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11/01/2007

ST. LOUIS--Hackett Security, a regional systems integration firm based here, with nationwide monitoring accounts, announced last week the purchase of P&L Products, a systems integrator based here specializing in video imaging, time and attendance and access control.

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