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Resolution Products now available at North American Tri-Ed locations

May 23, 2016SSN Staff

HUDSON, Wisc.—Resolution Products in May announced that its full line of product offerings, including retrofit-ready Interactive Gateway Modules, and the Helix security and automation platform, will be stocked and available at North American Tri-Ed locations.Resolution's latest offerings are designed to deliver smartphone-controlled security and automation to most widely installed security platforms in the market today. James Rothstein, SVP—global security marketing at Tri-Ed said in...

Helix security and automation platform, nteractive Gateway Modules, Resolution Products, Tri-Ed

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Tri-Ed opens new branch, plans co-locations with Clark

February 3, 2016Spencer Ives

WOODBURY, N.Y.—Tri-Ed, a distributor, announced the opening of a new branch in Memphis and the intention to co-locate two new locations with Clark Security, a locksmith division of Tri-Ed's parent company Anixter.Co-locating will benefit “the customer base from Clark, as they migrate from the mechanical into the electrical locking business. They'll have a single stop shop, as Tri-Ed offers more of the electrical locking products,” Pat Comunale, Tri-Ed president and CEO, told Security...

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The biggest and the newest at ISC West

March 18, 2015Spencer Ives

LAS VEGAS—At the 2015 ISC West show, exhibitors put a lot of thought into their booths—rather literally with Hikvision's “Thought Theater”—and some companies, like IDIS, are using big booths at ISC West to introduce themselves to the industry. IDIS, a global manufacturer, is setting up a 2,800 square-foot booth—one of the top 10 biggest booths at the show this year—as a first time exhibitor. This booth heralds IDIS' entrance into the U.S. market,...

Anixter, Assa Abloy, Axis Communications, Bosch, Clark, David Gottlieb, Doug Wheaton, Hikvision USA, Honeywell, IDIS, Keith Drummond, Liz Cohen, Lynette Baranowski, Nissan, Pelco, Reed Expo, Samsung, Steve LaRoche, Tri-Ed, Trish Moubayed, UTC

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Tri-Ed stuffs backpacks with school supplies for 450 Mission 500 children

March 13, 2015SSN Staff

WOODBURY, N.Y.—Employees of Tri-Ed and its parent company, Anixter, filled 450 backpacks with notebooks, folders, rulers, pencils and other items for childhood education for Mission 500. Tri-Ed, a distributor of IP video, CCTV, access control, fire, intrusion and other security products, held the teambuilding event at its recent annual sales meeting in Florida. The non-profit Mission 500 serves children and communities in crisis and has the support of many companies and groups in the security...

ISC West, Mission 500, Security Systems News (SSN), Tri-Ed

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Comunale to head $2b security division

November 17, 2014Martha Entwistle

WOODBURY, N.Y.—With the acquisition of national distribution company Tri-Ed complete, Anixter on Nov. 5 announced that the new security division will retain the Tri-Ed brand name and that Pat Comunale will serve as president of global security solutions.Comunale told Security Systems News he's more invigorated today about the possibilities for Tri-Ed than he was 10 years ago when the distribution company was launched.“The opportunity is much larger than building a brick-and-mortar business,”...

Anixter, Dick Foreman, James Rothstein, Pat Comunale, Tri-Ed

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Comunale discusses Tri-Ed post-acquisition

November 5, 2014Martha Entwistle

Tri-Ed will continue to be the brand name for the security division of Anixter following the recently completed acquisition of Tri-Ed by Anixter. That seems like a smart move, and also probably not a huge surprise to those who have followed this deal. The company also announced that Pat Comunale will serve as president of global security solutions for Tri-Ed. James Rothstein will serve as SVP of global marketing and Dirk Foreman, who headed up sales to high-end integrators for Anixter previously,...

Dirk Foreman, James Rothstein, Pat Comunale, security distriubution, Tri-Ed

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Anixter to acquire Tri-Ed for $420 million

August 11, 2014Martha Entwistle

GLENVIEW, Ill.—Today, Anixter International announced that it will acquire Tri-Ed for $420 million, so now Tri-Ed, which had aspirations to become a "billion dollar distribution business," will be part of a $1.7 billion security distribution company. Anixiter will buy Tri-Ed from Audax Group, a private equity firm, which acquired Tri-Ed in April 2012. Since getting into security in 2000, Anixter has “quietly built a $1.1 billion security business, but we're still the...

Anixter, Audax Group, Bob Eck, CEO Pat Communale, Imperial Capital, John Mack, Mergers & Acquisitions, security distribution business, Security Systems News (SSN), Tri-Ed

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Videofied makes 'mainstream' move

March 26, 2013Rich Miller

VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn.—Videofied has made what President Keith Jentoft calls “a big move” to bring indoor video verification into the mainstream, partnering with an independent distributor for the first time to expand the company's reach in the United States and Canada.Videofied, based here, previously only sold directly to its dealers, Jentoft said. An agreement with TRI-ED will change that, with the distributor offering Videofied's new line of indoor video intrusion alarms.Jentoft...

Keith Jentoft, Security Systems News (SSN), Tri-Ed, Videofied

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ISC Solutions opens

November 4, 2010Martha Entwistle

NEW YORK—The transformed ISC East, now called ISC Solutions, opened here with a new look and crowded aisles yesterday. Was it a function of more people being at the show this year as opposed to last? Or was it the skinny aisles that gave the illusion that there were more people? The official audited numbers won't be available for more than a month, according to Ed Nichols of event organizer Reed Exhibitions, but attendees who spoke to Security Systems News said it didn't matter....

ADT, Aiphone, AMAG, Assa Abloy, CMS, David Gottlieb, Digital Watchdog, Door King, Ed Nichols, Ed Several, Fredrik Wallberg, Ingersoll Rand, ISC East, Jennifer Toscano, Keith Jentoft, Matt Barnett, Milestone, Reed Exhibitions, Speco, Stanley, Tri-Ed, Videofied

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