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AlarmWATCH spearheads dealer competition to bolster business

November 23, 2010Daniel Gelinas

HUNT VALLEY, Md.—AlarmWATCH, a central station based here, recently teamed up with UTC Fire & Security's Interlogix division, and AlarMax Distributors to co-sponsor the first annual Protect-A-Thon security dealers' competition, which awarded the lucky winners with a day of tailgating and NFL football. “It wasn't just a game—it was a very well-done tailgate event. We had a big entertainment tent that was very well-catered with excellent food, all kinds of soda and beer,” said...

Alarm Engineering, AlarMax, AlarmWATCH, Baltimore Ravens, Guy Kline, Interlogix, Jim Porter, Miami Dolphins, Protect-A-Thon, Ron Boltz, Steve Heier, UTC Fire & Security, UTCFS

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Questions and answers on UTC's GE Security buy

March 4, 2010L. Samuel Pfeifle, Martha Entwistle

HARTFORD, Conn.—After raising $2.25 billion last week, UTC closed quickly on its announced purchase of GE Security. With everything a done deal, SSN editors were quick to forward over questions about the future for GE Security's dealers and products. With everyone busy making plans for ISC West and how to integrate the large GE Security operation with UTC Fire & Security, there wasn't time to get a bunch of executives on the phone. Thus, we gathered responses via email, and you can attribute...

Dean Seavers, GE Security, Mark Barry, Scott Buckhout, UTC Fire & Security, UTCFS

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