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Missouri city the latest to outsource false alarm services

July 17, 2013Leif Kothe

The trend of municipalities outsourcing false alarm collection services continues, and as in past instances, the most recent agreement involves Irving, Texas-based PMAM, a global IT firm with four U.S. offices and an office in Mumbai. Their slogan is “Around the World, Around the Clock,” so you can see why their false alarm tracking and billing services might appeal to cities hoping to nip the problem in the bud. According to an article from KSMU (Ozarks Public Radio) in Springfield,...

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Missouri company still growing, evolving at 50

May 8, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

ST. LOUIS—Tech Electronics is a half a century old but had a growth spurt in the past three years, adding four new offices and expanding to nearby states to become a regional company.Now, as it turns 50 this year, Tech Electronics, based here, also is going through “a refresh” of its image, according to company President Kurt Canova.“We've updated our branding and our mission statement, so we're excited,” Canova told Security Systems News.The company, 50 percent of whose...

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Pinnacle settles Missouri AG complaint

April 23, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

Pinnacle Security, an Orem, Utah-based summer-sales-model company, has reached a $76,000 settlement with the state of Missouri over a complaint filed last year regarding alleged deceptive sales practices from a few years back. As part of the consent agreement, Pinnacle has promised to monitor its door-to-door sales reps more closely, according to a recent news release from Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster. I asked Pinnacle about the settlement, which the AG announced April 20 and here's what...

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