Skip to Content

Tag: Scott Switzer

Scott Switzer


IDIS announces completion of Costar acquisition

August 29, 2023SSN Staff

COPPELL, Texas—Global security company IDIS announced that its acquisition of electronic security products provider Costar Technologies has been completed. IDIS and Costar have enjoyed a long-term existing ODM (original design manufacturer) relationship – approximately 60 percent of Costar Video products are already made by IDIS. The acquisition builds on the strong ties between the two companies and will catalyze strategic synergies including a deeper focus on potential growth sectors. Costar...

Arecont Vision, Costar Technologies, IDIS, Joon Jun, Scott Switzer, Smart Factory

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


Costar Technologies buys CohuHD for $10m cash

July 9, 2014Martha Entwistle

COPPELL, Texas—In the month since it closed a $10 million cash deal to buy CohuHD, Costar Technologies and CohuHD have closed three deals together. “These are opportunities that we would not have had [as separate companies]. The products [of the two companies] are complementary but not competing,” Tom Kampfer, president of CohuHD Costar, told Security Systems News. “We don't need to reconcile sales teams or product lines, [tasks that can] create a distraction and be...

Bank of Texas, CohuHD, Costar Technologies, Physical Security, Scott Switzer, Security Systems News (SSN), Sielox, Tom Kampfer, Video Surveillance

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon