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Mace Security launches charitable program

May 22, 2013SSN Staff

SOLON, Ohio—Mace Security International, a manufacturer of security and self-defense products and operator of the Mace CS central station, has established a charitable program to support at-risk individuals in the community. Through the Mace Cares program, the company will donate a portion of proceeds from its Hot Pink line of pepper spray products—1 percent, up to $10,000—to the National Center for Victims of Crime, Casting for Recovery, and the Project Against Violent Encounters...

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Mace Security names SVP of operations

March 21, 2013SSN Staff

SOLON, Ohio—Mace Security International, a manufacturer and provider of electronic security products, has appointed Garnett R. Meador as general counsel and senior vice president of operations, according to a company statement. “We are very excited for Garnett to join the team and assist the management team in the transformation of the brand,” John McCann, president and CEO of Mace, said in the statement. From 2006 to 2013, Meador worked at Jo-Ann Stores, a fabric retailer, where...

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Mace Security hires industry veteran

March 8, 2013SSN Staff

SOLON, Ohio—Mace Security International has hired Troy Bruce as director of sales, the company announced March 14. Michael Joseph, vice president and general manager of Mace Central Station, has worked with Bruce in the past and in a prepared statement described him as “the perfect fit for increasing our visibility across the country. His tenure in our industry at all levels of dealer development and account management will continue to help us define, grow and enhance our relationships...

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Monitoring

Mace CS posts growth in 'transitional' year

January 30, 2013Rich Miller

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Mace Central Station was a bright spot for its parent company in 2012, posting an 11.8 percent increase in revenues through the first nine months of a “transitional” year for the wholesale monitoring operation, Mace Security International CEO and President John McCann told Security Systems News.McCann said Mace CS, based here, is now “very stable” after a turbulent 2012. Morgan Hertel stepped down as vice president and general manager in March and was...

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Monitoring Matters

Hot button: Who's getting into mobile PERS now?

January 30, 2013Rich Miller

The world of mobile PERS and remote health monitoring continues to expand. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this month, ADT announced that it was getting into the game by teaming with Ideal Life, a Toronto-based company whose health monitoring and information technology will be integrated with ADT Pulse to provide “proactive prevention” for people managing chronic health conditions. The system uses digital, wireless, secure two-way communicators to measure and relay...

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New VP looks to expand Mace CS' footprint nationwide

August 22, 2012Rich Miller

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Mace Central Station has seen its share of change in the past three years, including the acquisition of CSSS, a shift in CEOs and the recent departure of Morgan Hertel as vice president and general manager. As Hertel's successor, Michael Joseph sees an opportunity and a challenge: instill continuity in the company's operations and leverage the Mace name to expand nationwide.Joseph was appointed to his new position on Aug. 1 and is “getting up to speed quickly,” he...

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Rapid Response hires Hertel, plans new central in West

April 4, 2012Rich Miller

SYRACUSE, N.Y.—Morgan Hertel, who recently stepped down as vice president and general manager of Mace CS, has joined Rapid Response Monitoring as VP of operations and is heading the company's effort to build a new central station in the West.Hertel, a 30-year industry veteran, had been with Mace CS since 2009, when he was named director of operations of the company's newly acquired wholesale central station in Anaheim, Calif. He said he left Mace in late January after having “hard conversations”...

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On The Editor's Desk

Mace has a new, new CEO

December 20, 2011Martha Entwistle

Mace Security announced December 19 that John J. McCann will take over as CEO of the company on January 3. Michael Smith, the current “interim” CEO “has notified the Company that he will resign as interim Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company effective January 2, 2012.” The 8K says that Mace was conducting a search for a CEO during the pendency of Smith, but there was no “interim” in front of Smith's CEO title when he was appointed back in August...

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Suppliers

Raefield leaves Mace; Smith is new CEO

August 23, 2011Martha Entwistle

HORSHAM, Pa.—The change in leadership at Mace Security International does not signify a change in plans for the company, but rather, a change in the character of the company, Richard Barone, chairman of the Mace Board of Directors and chairman of the executive committee for the Ancora Group, told Security Systems News. Mace announced Aug. 19 that Dennis Raefield has resigned his post as CEO on Aug. 18 and that Michael E. Smith the same day took over as CEO. “Three years ago when Dennis...

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