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Pye-Barker expands into Western New York, acquires Amherst Alarm


Pye-Barker expands into Western New York, acquires Amherst Alarm

March 8, 2023SSN Staff

ATLANTA –Roughly a week after announcing its last acquisition, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety has made another pickup by acquiring Amherst Alarm in Buffalo, N.Y. Terms were not disclosed.  Amherst Alarm is a fire alarm, security and monitoring provider whose addition continues to expand Pye-Barkers footprint outside of New York City and New Jersey to the western half of New York. Described as the largest fully integrated fire protection, life safety and security services provider...

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2022 ESX Innovation Award winners

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2022 ESX Innovation Award winners announced

June 6, 2022SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) has announced the winners of the 2022 Electronic Security Expo (ESX) Innovation Awards, distinguishing innovation and excellence in the industry, and identifying the next-gen products and services that will offer significant opportunities for growth for integrator companies. These products and services were selected by an independent panel of judges based on a specific set of criteria, including ingenuity, applicability, response to market...

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Amherst Alarm acquires in New York

May 30, 2018Spencer Ives

AMHERST, N.Y.—Amherst Alarm, a full service security company based here, gained 8,000 accounts with its purchase of Eastern States Sentinel Alarm Service of West Seneca, N.Y., the company announced today.“The owner of Eastern States, Nancy Saad, and I have had a very friendly competitor relationship over the past several years, where we would help each other out on certain things and different projects,” Tim Creenan, CEO of Amherst Alarm, told Security Systems News. “It came...

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Northeast's snow and central stations

March 11, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Amidst record-breaking amounts of snow, totaling more than 100 inches in some cities this winter, central stations in the Northeast still needed to operate fully staffed.For American Alarm and Communications, based just outside Boston, which got walloped with 104 inches of snow by early March, that meant inflatable beds, hotel rooms and shovels. Amherst Alarm is based outside of Buffalo, N.Y., which experienced especially heavy snow in some parts and more normal accumulation...

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Amherst Alarm takes 'deliberate' path to success

July 30, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

AMHERST, N.Y.—Amherst Alarm, one of the nation's leading alarm companies, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. CEO Tim Creenan credits his company's long-term success to its "slow and deliberate" approach to business. “We've kind of had slow, steady, controlled growth over the years, where we didn't, [for example], jump from 100 accounts to 10,000 accounts or something crazy like that, [which is] unmanageable,” Creenan, who co-founded Amherst in 1984,...

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Licensing of central station operators mulled in New York

December 2, 2010Daniel Gelinas

ALBANY, N.Y.—There's legislation in the works here that, if passed, would require all New York central station operators to be licensed. Some industry insiders, such as CIA Security president John Lombardi, believe there's merit in this type of legislation. But others, including Bart Didden of USA Central Station, believe this legislation is a bad idea. The proposed legislation, called Article 6-E, first appeared last fall. It was developed by outgoing New York Sen. Brian Foley and...

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