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Intertek scholarships encourage women in science, technology

December 16, 2013SSN Staff

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—Intertek is offering a new scholarship and internship program for undergraduates pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and math, the company announced Dec. 12. At least one of the five scholarships, up to $10,000 each, will be specifically offered to female candidates, according to Intertek, a provider of quality and safety solutions for the security industry, among others. “This scholarship program will give rising stars in the engineering field...

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Intertek launches new educational website

August 8, 2013SSN Staff

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—Intertek, a third-party testing and certification company, recently launched a new microsite—PartnershipInSafety.com—to serve as an educational resource specially designed for state fire marshals, building inspectors, electrical inspectors and other authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs), the company announced this week. London-based Intertek, which has its American headquarters here, is committed to helping protect people and property from harm, the company...

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Is your social media strategy up to par?

February 13, 2013Rich Miller

YARMOUTH, Maine—Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Yelp.If your alarm company isn't familiar with these big hitters in social media, eventually it will be—whether you like it or not. The key is to embrace the tools that otherwise could be used against you, or at the very least used by your competition to profit at your expense.That was one of the messages delivered by the Central Station Alarm Association during a Feb. 6 webinar, “Is Your Social Media Strategy Up to Par?” Michael...

CSAA, Facebook, Honeywell/System Sensor, Intertek, Michael Kremer, Strategic Initiatives Group, Teresa Brewer, Twitter, Yelp, YouTube


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UL, Intertek announce support for ASAP

November 22, 2011Rich Miller

CAMAS, Wash. and FAIRFIELD, N.J.—The monitoring industry's Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) got a big boost recently when Underwriters Laboratories and Intertek both announced that the new program meets the requirements of the National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72).ASAP, developed by the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) and the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials, has been deployed in Houston, Richmond, Va., and York County, Va., with plans to take...

ASAP, Automated Secure Alarm Protocol, Central Station Alarm Association, Chris Hasbrook, CSAA, Ed Bonifas, ETL, Intertek, NFPA 72, PSAP


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Video monitoring firm Westec goes the extra mile with UL

September 9, 2010SSN Staff

DALLAS—Westec Intelligent Surveillance, which earlier this year became one of the first interactive video surveillance companies to get behind new-to-security nationally recognized testing lab Intertek ETL, has taken the extra step of getting additional listings from UL, the company announced Sept. 1. Why go through the time and expense to do both? “This was not really part of a master plan. We certainly had the option to stop once we achieved the ETL listing, but we realized we were...

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