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Monitoring America to build back-up facility

April 27, 2016Spencer Ives

TULSA, Okla.—Monitoring America Alarm Co-op president Ron Wies said construction of the third-party central station's redundant facility in nearby Owasso, Okla., may start next month.“We purchased a piece of property [in Owasso] maybe six or seven years ago, with the idea that that's where we were going to put our back-up site.” Wies told Security Systems News. “The co-op finally made the decision last year that we were going to move forward and build our site and hopefully...

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Monitoring Matters

IQ Certification and public perceptions about the industry

August 19, 2013Leif Kothe

Over the course of June and July, fourteen companies renewed their eligibility with IQ Certification, an installation quality certification program for alarm companies. The group of re-certifiers includes COPS Monitoring, based in Williamstown, N.J., Monitoring America Alarm Co-op of Tulsa, Okla., and General Monitoring Services, based in Huntington Beach, Calif. Founded in 1997, the IQ Certification Program, headquartered in Erie, Pa., is based on one fundamental principle: security systems that...

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Monitoring America: All for one, one for all

March 13, 2013Rich Miller

TULSA, Okla.—For the alarm company owners who pooled their resources to form the Monitoring America cooperative in 1989, the premise was simple: A sum is greater than its parts, especially when it comes to getting personal service from a central station and a return on your investment.It's a formula that worked then for the 10 small companies that started the co-op—one of only two nationwide, according to the Central Station Alarm Association—and it continues to work today. More...

Jennifer Jezek, Monitoring America, Ron Wies, York Electronic Systems

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Monitoring America launches new dealer program

February 3, 2011Daniel Gelinas

TULSA, Okla.—While it's been around as a central station co-op since 1989, Monitoring America is ready to launch its first funded dealer program at ISC West in April, according to general manager Ron Weis. “Our program is really ideal for dealers interested in long-term business. A Monitoring America dealer can do the work once, but keep getting paid over and over with a percentage of monthly RMR. This passive income continues for the life of the account,” Weis said. Sacramento,...

Capitol City Security, Monitoring America, Ron Weis, Russ Brill

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