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LLSSA hosts 2025 Dealer Conference

May 28, 2024SSN Staff

NATCHITOCHES, LA – The Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association (LLSSA) recently hosted its 11th annual 2025 Dealer Conference. Calling it a significant event in the life safety and security industry, the conference was held May 22-23, 2025, at the Natchitoches Events Center, welcoming a number of industry professionals, innovators, and policymakers. Attendees participated in a comprehensive program featuring sessions that offered Continuing Education Units (CEUs) toward LSPP license...

false alarm, Kenneth Kirschenbaum, life safety, Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association (LLSSA), security industry, threat detection


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California Alarm Association honors Chaumont with award

May 23, 2024SSN Staff

PALM SPRING, Calif. — The California Alarm Association (CAA) recently announced that Lilianne G. Chaumont has been awarded the prestigious Mark Schubert Memorial Award for her outstanding dedication and contributions to the electronic security and life safety industries. The award ceremony took place on Friday, May 17, 2024, recognizing Lilianne's efforts and commitment to the industry. The CAA stated that Lilianne G. Chaumont, President of Chaumont Law Inc., has been a pillar of the...

Access Control, California Alarm Association (CAA), electronic security, intrusion detection, life safety, Lilianne G. Chaumont, Mark Schubert Memorial Award, monitoring, Sean Cooke


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RapidFire acquires Texas Star Fire Systems

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RapidFire acquires Texas Star Fire Systems

March 6, 2024SSN Staff

ST. LOUIS – RapidFire Safety & Security recently announced its entry into the Texas market with the acquisition of Texas Star Fire Systems, a provider of fire protection and life safety services. The company said that this acquisition establishes a foundational presence for RapidFire as it lays the course for rapid expansion in Austin, San Antonio, Houston, and the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Based in Austin and San Antonio, Texas Star will serve as RapidFire’s anchor as it expands throughout...

Concentric Equity Partners, fire protection, life safety, Mark Procyk, Mike McLeod, RapidFire Safety & Security (RapidFire), Texas Star Fire Systems (Texas Star)


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Few appointed new executive director of GELSSA

February 12, 2024SSN Staff

SUWANEE, Ga. – GELSSA, the Georgia Electronic Life Safety & Systems Association, recently announced a change in association management with the appointment of Shannon Few as its new executive director. “On behalf of the GELSSA Board of Directors, we are pleased to welcome Shannon Few as our new executive director. For years, we have been operating through the hard work and efforts of volunteers and the time has come to bring on a professional association management company with...

Derek Dever, GELSSA, life safety, Shannon Few


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Resideo reveals Q4 and 2023 results release date

January 29, 2024SSN Staff

SCOTTSDALE – Resideo Technologies, Inc., a global provider of home comfort, life safety and security solutions, and distributor of commercial and residential security and audio-visual products, will release its fourth quarter (Q4) and full-year 2023 financial results on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024. A conference call and simultaneous webcast to discuss the results will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 5:00 p.m. ET. Interested investors and other parties can listen to a webcast of the...

2023, Fourth Quarter (Q4), Jay Geldmacher, life safety, Residential Security, Resideo Technologies


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Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires several Sonitrol locations

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Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires several Sonitrol locations

November 16, 2023SSN Staff

ATLANTA – Pye-Barker Fire & Safety has acquired three security and alarm companies from the Sonitrol Security Systems network, rapidly expanding its presence in the Carolinas. Pye-Barker revealed that it closed in November on Sonitrol Security Services, Inc.; Sonitrol of Charleston, Inc.; and Sonitrol of the Midlands, Inc. Through these transactions, the company has gained a total of four new locations, strengthening its market position for integrated life safety protection...

Alan Rama, Bart Proctor, Bill Price, John Rama, life safety, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, Sonitrol Security Systems, Video Surveillance, Wylie Fox


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Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires Comtron Systems

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Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires Comtron Systems

October 5, 2023SSN Staff

ATLANTA – Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, a fire protection, life safety and security services provider, has acquired Comtron Systems, a security, alarm and fire detection company based in Palm Desert, Calif. Pye-Barker noted that this is its third acquisition in the Coachella Valley region of California. The deal solidifies Pye-Barker's market share in the area and expands its full-service offerings in California. The company’s aggressive acquisition strategy has led to exponential...

alarm, Bart Proctor, Comtron Systems, fire protection, life safety, Monty Sorensen, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, Security


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Tim Cahoon named new national trainer for NAPCO

August 31, 2023SSN Staff

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. – NAPCO Security Technologies announced the introduction of Tim Cahoon as its new national training manager, reporting to VP of Sales, NAPCO Fire & Security, Michael Venoit. NAPCO said that Cahoon was Ideal for extending the company’s west coast training support. Based in Phoenix, Cahoon, will be providing new product introductions and technical classes on NAPCO’s full range of residential and commercial solutions, in person and online. Cahoon joins...

commercial, life safety, Michael Venoit, Residential, Security, Tim Cahoon


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Pye-Barker lands in top 20% on Inc. 5000's Fastest-Growing Private Companies List

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Pye-Barker lands in top 20% of Inc. 5000's Fastest-Growing Private Companies

August 23, 2023SSN Staff

ATLANTA – Pye-Barker Fire & Safety has been recognized for its strong acquisition strategy, rocketing to the top 20% of Inc. 5000's Fastest-Growing Private Companies list. Owing to its achievement of a 621% three-year growth rate, Pye-Barker has appeared on the list four times. The company's growth plan, which is built on an aggressive acquisition strategy and purposeful geographic expansion, has made the company the largest fully integrated provider of fire protection, life...

Bart Proctor, fire protection, Inc. 5000, life safety, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, Security Services


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Pavion acquires RFI Enterprises

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Pavion acquires RFI Enterprises

August 17, 2023SSN Staff

CHANTILLY, Va. – Pavion (formerly Corbett Technology Solutions), has announced its acquisition of RFI Enterprises. The Chantilly, Va.-based provider of integrated solutions for fire, safety, security, and critical communications said that the acquisition accelerates its expansion in the Western United States, and fortifies its position as a market leader. This marks the company's 19th acquisition since its partnership with Wind Point Partners in June 2020. "RFI is extremely...

communications, Dee Ann Harn, fire and security, Jim Muncey, Joe Oliveri, life safety, Pavion, RFI Enterprises, Security, Wind Point Partners


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