EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.--Identisys, a identification solutions integrator based here, in July announced the acquisitions of 4Site Systems, a custom graphics firm, and Gebco, an integrator of identification, tracking and security products.
MILWAUKEE--In the July issue of Black Enterprise magazine, Johnson Controls was named one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and ranked in the top 15 for supplier diversity. Black Enterprise is a monthly business and investment publication, which created its list by surveying and evaluating 1,000 of the largest publicly traded companies in the Unites States, plus another 40 global companies with significant presences in the United States.
CHICAGO--Building on shows put on for years by 2005 acquisition Video Master, Initial Electronics (now a property of UTC Fire & Security; see accompanying briefs, this page) will host its first IE Expo on Aug. 17, at the Field Museum in downtown Chicago.
PORTLAND, Ore.--Security systems integrator Selectron has teamed with mass notification software firm Vasona Technology to launch a Campus Public Safety Case Study Program, which will include free installations on select college campuses following a mid-July campus security seminar.
HARTFORD, Conn. - On July 2, UTC Fire & Security, a business unit of United Technologies Corp, announced a share purchase agreement to acquire a stake in India-based Alba Control Systems, one of India's premier security systems integrators.
CALGARY and SCHAUMBURG, Ill.--United Protection Security Group, a guarding, monitoring, and installation firm based in Calgary, and Convergint Technologies, a security systems integrator based in Schaumburg, Ill.
YARMOUTH, Maine--While few commercial security systems integrators would claim to run environmentally friendly businesses by design, many have taken small, logical steps to reduce their impact on the environment. Some efforts are as simple as organizing internal recycling campaigns, others are as complex as actively searching out new vendors for tried-and-true solutions, but most are simple common sense.