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The security industry gives back

September 16, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Systems integration firm SSI founded Allegiant Giving to aid veterans and residential security company Alliance Security donates systems to domestic abuse victims. SSI and Alliance are not alone in their charitable efforts—Security Systems News' latest News Poll shows 89 percent of responding companies involve themselves in charities.Per Mar Security Services, as one example, has a structured model for donating. “We have an employee-funded charity program, which...

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Private equity firm buys Ackerman Security

April 1, 2015Amy Canfield

TORONTO—Imperial Capital Group of Toronto has acquired super-regional Ackerman Security.Imperial Capital, which partnered with OPTrust on the deal, had been looking for a platform company in the security sector, said Ed Truant, an Imperial Capital partner."Ackerman represented an excellent investment opportunity due to its strong customer value proposition, a history of strong growth with many opportunities for growth in the future and a proven management team with exceptionally strong execution...

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Ackerman Security donates to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

October 14, 2014SSN Staff

ATLANTA—Ackerman Security has donated $5,000 to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Georgia Chapter. The $5,000 came from proceeds from Ackerman's 10th Annual Charity Golf Tournament, held Sept. 16. Ackerman also is entering its eighth year of sponsorship with the Strike Out Leukemia and Lymphoma Radiothon, presented by 680 The Fan radio, which benefits LLS. Ackerman markets, installs, services and monitors residential and commercial security systems. It provides installation and services in 46...

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Ackerman donates $3,400 to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

October 15, 2013SSN Staff

ATLANTA—Super-regional Ackerman Security's “Caught Stealing” program raised $3,400 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Georgia Chapter, this year, the company announced Oct. 11. In conjunction with local radio station 680 The Fan, Ackerman donated $100 to the society each time a runner was thrown out trying to steal a base against the Atlanta Braves, according to the news release. “We are very appreciative of Ackerman Security's long-standing support of our mission to cure...

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Ackerman attends networking event

June 14, 2013SSN Staff

ATLANTA, Ga.—Ackerman Security, a provider of residential and commercial security systems, was among 19 companies to attend a job fair hosted by Job Networking, according to a news release. The event, held June 10 on the campus of the Roswell United Methodist Church, welcomed more than 400 people. Ackerman brought jobs to offer in customer care, sales, technical service, and project management, the release noted. “We have been attending these job networking meetings for some time now,...

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Ackerman attends networking event

June 14, 2013SSN Staff

ATLANTA, Ga.—Ackerman Security, a provider of residential and commercial security systems, was among 19 companies to attend a job fair hosted by Job Networking, according to a news release. The event, held June 10 on the campus of the Roswell United Methodist Church, welcomed more than 400 people. Ackerman brought jobs to offer in customer care, sales, technical service, and project management, the release noted. “We have been attending these job networking meetings for some time now,...

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Ackerman aids Georgia family

April 1, 2013SSN Staff

ATLANTA—Ackerman Security Systems has partnered with WSB and TrustDale to aid a local family's transition to a new home, according to a company statement. Ackerman will donate a security system on behalf of the partnership. In October, 2-year-old Tripp Halstead suffered a traumatic brain injury when he was struck by a falling tree branch. In the wake of the incident, Tripp's parents purchased a one-story home to better accommodate his ongoing care. With the home in need of repairs and with...

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Residential

Ackerman aims to grow

September 13, 2011Martha Entwistle

ATLANTA—Ackerman Security, which in August moved into brand new headquarters here, expects to add another 65 employees over the next year—through organic growth. It will also beef up its commercial business in the Washington, D.C. area. “We expect to increase the number of employees by 25 percent over the next year, but we've also grown our revenues 20 to 25 percent each year over the past five years,” Jim Callahan, Ackerman COO, told Security Systems News. The super-regional,...

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Ackerman's new branch office in Washington corridor a success

October 14, 2010Tess Nacelewicz

ATLANTA—Just five months ago, Ackerman Security Systems opened a new branch in Maryland to serve customers in the Washington, D.C. area. Now, the office is doing so well it has doubled its staff and the company is making future plans for other offices in that corridor. The new Beltsville location is Ackerman's first physical office outside of its Atlanta headquarters in more than four decades of company history, according to Jim Callahan, Ackerman's chief operating officer. The new office...

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