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Corporate facility for Red Hawk to support future growth of biz

With 12 locations, integrator ups ante
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12/01/2004

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. - Systems integrator Red Hawk Industries has moved its corporate facility to a new location here that enables it to offer training to customers in-house.

Moving from one business to another

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12/01/2004

TYLER, Texas - Wireless messaging company Teletouch Communications is in the process of buying a pair of security businesses, Hawk Security Services and State Hawk Security, two companies that are currently owned by an affiliated business.

The transaction, if completed, would transfer Hawk Security and State Hawk from Progressive Concepts Communications Inc.

American Alarm buys up its neighbor

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12/01/2004

ARLINGTON, Mass. - American Alarm & Communications has bought a neighboring alarm company in a deal that not only brings onboard new customers, but also adds several employees to its payroll.

Outside reps mark firm’s new approach

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11/01/2004

MAITLAND, Fla.- Corporate Security Management, a company that designs, programs and manages security and fire system projects, has spread its wings by adding its first sales representative outside its main office.

Interface’s eyes are on Mississippi

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11/01/2004

WAYNESBORO, Miss.- Interface Security Systems has added a pair of locations in the state of Mississippi that expands it to 16 branches, thanks to its recent purchase of Phillips-Doby Security Systems.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2004

Business is looking up for Group 4 Securicor

LONDON- Group 4 Securicor reported that business has grown five percent and that the integration of Group 4 Falck’s security business with that of Securicor’s is going as planned.

In its financial statement that sums up business for the first sixth months of this year, company officials said its Wackenhut guard business in the United States experienced organic growth of 6 percent.

Guard, electronic security go hand-in-hand at Vector

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11/01/2004

PITTSBURGH- Vector Security has significantly increased its guard business thanks to its recent purchase of Firm Security, a guard and electronic security provider with offices here and in Philadelphia.

The acquisition is a strategic move for Vector Security in the guard market since it enables it to double its guard base to 400 and add guard service for a new area.

ADT loads up video services

Officials expect video to be a source of growth
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11/01/2004

BOCA RATON, Fla.—To better serve its commercial customers, ADT Security Services has rolled out a suite of managed services to offer video alarm verification, remote guard tour and video auditing.

RadioShack exits security, outsources work

The retailer plans to contract with a systems integrator for internal security projects
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11/01/2004

FORT WORTH, Texas- RadioShack is currently in negotiations to outsource security for its 5,100 company-owned stores, a decision that will result in the closing of its Tandy Security Systems and TanSeco Systems installation subsidiaries.

RadioShack has operated an in-house security division for more than 25 years, according to Charles Hodges, spokesperson for RadioShack.

Security business gets a boost

Per Mar picks up the Midwest operations of big Georgia-based firm
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10/01/2004

DAVENPORT, Iowa - One of Per Mar Security Services’ strongest revenue generating divisions continues to get stronger, thanks to its recent acquisition of the Wisconsin and Michigan guard operations of Norred & Associates.

The early August acquisition included approximately 20 clients, which require an average of 168 hours of guard service a week, and a workforce of 60 people.

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SSN News Poll December 2014

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