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Pye-Barker acquires ComTronix, expands footprint in Wyoming


Pye-Barker acquires ComTronix, expands footprint in Wyoming

November 9, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

ATLANTA – It has been a busy year of growth for the Pye-Barker alarm division and its latest acquisition gives no hint of slowing down. On Nov. 9, Pye-Barker announced the acquisition of Wyoming-based ComTronix, a residential security and fire alarm monitoring company. In a release, Pye-Barker stated that this acquisition expands its footprint within Wyoming and further strengthens its growing alarm division. In particular they hope this acquisition will enhance its communication...

Bart Proctor, Bruce Kopperud, ComTronix, Eric Garner, fire alarm monitoring, Pye-Barker, Residential Security, Richard Fisher, Rob Dobler, Scott Taylor, security alarm monitoring

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This Blog's on Fire (And Other Stuff)

Technology pays off in hands of techs, sales reps

April 11, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

There's a growing trend in the security industry of companies leveraging the latest technology by putting it in the hands of their frontline employees out in the field. A recent story I wrote about ADT putting iPads in the hands of its 4,000 sales reps to help boost sales is a good example. Here's another example, announced today by Vivint, the Provo, Utah-based home automation/home security giant. The company says it has developed a new app for field service technicians that makes them more productive. Here's...

ADT, iPad, Scott Taylor, Security Systems News (SSN), Vivint

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