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From pulling cables to installing security cameras

An electrical contractor’s integrated building technologies group now offers security

WESTBROOK, Maine - The integrated building technologies division of a large electrical contractor here is adding security to its portfolio, a natural extension for the company as it looks to set itself apart from competitors.

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Defense contractor buys integrator Jullien Ent.

SAIC buys its first physical security company, synergies found between the two firms

CHANTILLY, Va. - Science Applications International Corp.

Matrix founder’s sons return to tackle financial troubles

The company faced lawsuits, some claiming unpaid bills

CENTERVILLE, Ohio - A systems integrator who ran into some financial troubles under the direction of former management is now getting back on track, after the two sons of the founder of Matrix Systems have rejoined the company and its day-to-day operations.

The trouble began earlier this year when the state of Ohio levied a lien against the company for unpaid taxes and AT&T and Fifth Third Bank filed lawsuits claiming unpaid bills.

Red Hawk Ind. looks to the future


THORNTON, Colo. - Red Hawk Industries, a systems integrator that focuses on the financial market and also provides ATM services to banks, a model similar to that of Diebold, recently opened a new distribution center here to serve its Colorado customers.


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Local security firm secures Soldier Field

CHICAGO - Soldier Field, the newly renovated football field called home by the Chicago Bears, is being secured by local security firm Monterrey Security.

The firm beat out five other companies to win the 36-month contract that involves supervising the stadium’s access control and surveillance system.

New owners, management and ASG is reborn


BELTSVILLE, Md. - A year after two private equity firms bought the assets of struggling alarm company Alarm Security Group, the company has a new lease on life.

Greater Alarm moves regional office

More employees and customers prompt the relocation

SAN DIEGO - Systems integrator Greater Alarm has moved one of its Southern California branch offices to larger office space that will better house its growing employee and customer operations, company officials announced in late September.

The move of the company’s San Diego County branch office from Carlsbad to San Diego will give the branch more breathing room and will relocate that branch’s employees closer to its 300 customers.

Diebold heads Down Under


NORTH CANTON, Ohio - The acquisition of electronic security company Vangren Technology is expected to serve as a platform to grow Diebold Inc.’s security business in Australia and New Zealand.

Windy City market to rival Big Apple for SST

SST picks up the new office from its sister company, Intercon Security in Toronto

OAKBROOK, Ill. - Ten years after opening a satellite office here to serve its growing base of both guard and electronic security customers, Intercon Security has handed off the electronic security portion of its business to sister company Security Services & Technologies.



SSN News Poll June 2014

ADT is going after the small business market, launching targeted offerings for specific verticals: retail, food and beverage, clinical, professional offices and mechanical. The company says there's lot of untapped opportunity because only 50 percent of small businesses have monitored security. What are your thoughts on that market?

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