ORLANDO - When it comes to expanding its security business, Operational Security Systems doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t Mickey Mouse around.
The systems integrator added the first branch in its history, selecting the hometown of Walt Disney World as its next growth market after operating exclusively from an Atlanta-based office for two decades.
WHITBY, Ontario - Creative Vistas announced its subsidiary AC Technical Systems inked a contract valued at CAD 220,000 ($177,000) with an undisclosed Canadian retailer with locations throughout the country.
As a result of the deal, AC Technical Systems will install access control and CCTV equipment at one of the retailerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s stores.
SAN DIEGO - Network integrator Wireless Facilities Inc. is in the midst of integrating the three businesses that it bought two years ago to give it expertise in the security market and one corporate identity.
DENVER - When Mathias Lock & Key bought neighboring locksmith Aspen Commercial Security, it gained more than just an additional location here. It also benefited from a host of new customers to approach about its access control and surveillance services.
CHESTER SPRINGS, Pa. - Unlimited Technology Group has always been a diverse company, offering integrated security systems for commercial customers and its own access control product to residential installation and locksmith services.
CHEVY CHASE, Md. - Eight months after buying security industry finance firm SLP Capital, CapitalSource is making inroads in the market by closing on 13 pieces of funding within the last four months of 2004 and buying small alarm lender Milestone Security Partners.
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?