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Renowned security PR professional Lynda Murphy passes away

November 27, 2023SSN Staff

CHICAGO—Lynda Murphy, the founder of Murphy Knott Public relations who represented numerous security companies along with other major local, national, and international clients, passed away on Nov. 20. She was 69. Murphy founded Murphy Knott Public Relations in 1984 and led the company for nearly four decades until her death, helping to craft the corporate messaging of major brands such as Miller Brewing Company, IBM, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria, Vienna Beef, Ferrara Candy Company,...

Aiphone, dormakaba, IBM, Konami, Lynda Murphy, Murphy Knott Public Relations, Securitas, Stanley Black & Decker

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Sandra Polvi

Women in Security

Women in Security Feature: Sandra Polvi – ‘I’ve made some valuable connections with my peers’

November 21, 2023Cory Harris, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Sandra Polvi has many people to thank for her professional growth in the security industry. Polvi currently serves as director of marketing for Kaadas North America, a developer of high-tech electronic and smart lock solutions serving millions of homes and businesses worldwide, based out of Orange, Calif., with its worldwide headquarters located in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. She told Security Systems News that the connections she has made throughout her 12-year career...

AcceleRISE, baldwin, bluesalve partners, CEDIA, Elizabeth Parks, Elizabeth Taylor, ISA, Janet Collins, Kaadas North America, Kwikset, Mary Miller, Masonite, Parks Associates, Sandra Polvi, Security Industry Association (SIA), Security Systems News (SSN), SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF), Silicon Labs, Stanley Black & Decker

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Allegion to buy Stanley Access Technologies for $900M

April 22, 2022SSN Staff

DUBLIN—Allegion plc, a global security products and solutions provider, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Stanley Access Technologies LLC and assets related to the automatic entrance solutions business from Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. for $900 million in cash. When adjusted for approximately $90 million in tax benefits, the purchase price is $810 million on a cash-free, debt-free basis. Reducing the amount paid by the tax benefits, the purchase price represents approximately...

Allegion, Mergers & Acquisitions, Stanley Black & Decker

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Stanley selling security business to Securitas for $3.2 billion


Stanley selling security business to Securitas for $3.2 billion

December 8, 2021SSN Staff

NEW BRITAIN, Conn.—Stanley Black & Decker announced it has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of most of its security assets to Securitas AB for $3.2 billion in cash. The proposed transaction includes Stanley Black & Decker's Commercial Electronic and Healthcare Security business lines. "We are incredibly excited to join forces with Stanley Security and are confident that we will form a winning team,” Securitas AB President & CEO Magnus Ahlqvist said in the announcement....

Mergers & Acquisitions, Securitas, Stanley Black & Decker

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STANLEY Security partners with Evolv Technology

August 4, 2020SSN Staff

INDIANAPOLIS—Today, STANLEY Security announced its investment in Evolv Technology, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-based touchless security screening. This investment, backed by STANLEY Ventures, the venture capital arm of Stanley Black & Decker, forms a strategic partnership between the two companies.  “We’re committed to helping organizations create safer, healthier environments for their employees, customers, students and partners, and our investment in Evolv...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Analytics, Evolv Technology, Stanley Black & Decker, Stanley Security, weapon detection

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STANLEY Security launches partnership with

May 9, 2019SSN Staff

FISHERS, Ind.—Stanley Black & Decker announced that its STANLEY Security business, a global manufacturer and integrator of comprehensive security solutions, joined a global services agreement with, a platform for intelligently connected property. This non-exclusive agreement will allow STANLEY Security to offer a complete digital security solution under the STANLEY brand for small businesses beginning in the second quarter of 2019." is a great technology provider that enables..., Stanley Black & Decker, Stanley Security

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OpenGate Capital to acquire S&G from Stanley Black & Decker

February 1, 2019SSN Staff

LOS ANGELES and PARIS—OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Sargent and Greenleaf (S&G) from Stanley Black & Decker. The transaction is anticipated to be completed in Q1 2019. Financial terms were not disclosed.S&G focuses on the specialized high security lock industry. Founded in 1857 and headquartered in Nicholasville, Ky., the business has approximately 120 employees globally with a vast distribution footprint that enables S&G...

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Stanley Black & Decker agrees to sell mechanical security businesses for $725m

December 22, 2016Spencer Ives

NEW BRITAIN, Conn.—Stanley Black & Decker yesterday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the majority of its mechanical security businesses, including commercial hardware brands BEST Access, phi Precision and GMT to access and security solution provider dormakaba for $725 million in cash. The deal is subject to customary regulatory approvals.dormakaba also recently acquired Mesker Openings Group, a U.S.-based commercial door and hardware company, for $142.5 million....

dormakaba, James M. Loree, Riet Cadonau, Stanley Black & Decker

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On The Editor's Desk

Once IR spins off security division, will others follow?

June 12, 2013Martha Entwistle

Once IR spins off its security division, will others follow? Poking around some investor conference info recently, I came across this tidbit on Seeking Alpha “Stanley Black & Decker Chairman John Lundgren made an interesting revelation during his chat at the Electrical Products Group Conference yesterday. [The conference took place in late May]. The exec says the company will keep an eye on the spinoff from Ingersoll Rand of its security business to see if a similar move would make sense for...

Barbara Santoro, Brett D. Bontrager, Ingersoll Rand, John Lundgren, Nelson Peltz, Patrick Shannon, security spin off, Stanley Black & Decker, Stanley Security Solutions, UTC

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ISC West Day 2: A new look at locks, and at home with radar

April 11, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

My second day at ISC West—Wednesday—was the first day the show floor opened. And among other things I learned from my visits to various booths was how to view locks from a new perspective. For example, at the Kwikset booth, Stanley Black & Decker national account manager Brian Willis told me that as dealers work to convince homeowners to add home automation features to their security systems, “a lock is that transition piece.”  Kwikset is part of the Hardware and Home Improvement...

Assa Abloy, Brian Willis, Keith Brandon, Kwikset, Logan Harris, Martin Huddart, SpotterRF, Stanley Black & Decker

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