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Ingersoll Rand loses the hyphen, compresses market-facing brands to attack security market
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04/01/2006

HAMILTON, Bermuda--As a company with more than 100 years of history, Ingersoll Rand has a brand that is recognizable and trusted. Now, the company will attempt to better trade on that brand in the security space, focusing around Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies as its integration face and Schlage as its hardware face to the market.

New trade group: FSPi

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04/01/2006

MASSILLON, Ohio--Financial Solutions Providers International, or FSPi, is the newest player on the trade association front looking to attract members of the security industry. Members will be those who are solution providers to the financial marketplace, be they software manufacturers, packaging providers or hardware developers.

A buying year for Per Mar

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04/01/2006

WAUSAU, Wis.--For Per Mar Security, 2006 is an acquisition year, said president Bill Jackson.

ASG buys Zartek

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04/01/2006

BELTSVILLE, Md.--Characterizing ASG's February acquisition of Zartek Security of Gilbertsville, Penn.

Stanley Security's national service center

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SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2006

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--Stanley Security Solutions opened a national service center here in January.

NSCA University

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SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2006

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa--The National Systems Contractors Association announced the creation of NSCA University, an online and in-person learning opportunity for the commercial electronic systems industry to be introduced at the organization's Expo, March 14 through 18 in Las Vegas. It is organized into six colleges: project management, systems sales, system design, technical knowledge, business and allied professionals.

JE Systems expands reach in O.K., A.K.

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03/01/2006

FORT SMITH, Ark.--Jimmy Eakle has come full circle.

Installer, distributor make do as things remain far from normal

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03/01/2006

Six months after hurricanes Katrina and Rita disrupted life in the Big Easy, going about life and business remains difficult.
"The office? Well it's gone, okay.

DHS searches for a Secure Carton System

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2006

WASHINGTON--GE and Siemens aren't the only ones searching for a way to enhance shipping security (see related story, page 1). In June of last year, the Department of Homeland Security awarded five grants for private companies to research and design a "Secure Carton System," which would track the openings and closings of the cartons inside the containers.

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SSN News Poll January 2017

Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?