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General Security acquires New York Merchants Protective

February 13, 2017Spencer Ives

PLAINVIEW, N.Y.—General Security, a full-service security company based here, recently acquired New York Merchants Protective Co., based out of New York City, adding 3,500 accounts.“We were interested in doing a little more business in Manhattan and [the acquisition] certainly did that. It opened up a new group of customers to us,” Peter Allen, general manager for General Security, told Security Systems News. The acqusition closed Nov. 3, 2016, he said.“We divested of our...

Barry Epstein, General Security, New York Merchants Protective, Peter Allen, Rick Rockwell, Vertex Capital

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Fuel and security—the businesses do mix

November 22, 2010Tess Nacelewicz

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Wilsons Fuel stood out at the recent Honeywell First Alert Professionals Convention here because the company doesn't have “security” or “alarm” in its name as did most of the other 158 companies in attendance. But David Wilson, business development manager for the Nova Scotia-based company, was at the Nov. 11-14 convention because Wilsons doesn't just sell fuel—it also is a Honeywell First Alert certified security system dealer. It...

David Wilson, General Security, General Utilities, Honeywell, Peter Allen, Wilsons Fuel

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