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Interface Security sets course to double in size

The company is launching an aggressive campaign to grow into a large regional player
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02/01/2003

EARTH CITY, Mo. - Interface Security Systems may have wrapped up 2002 with 12 acquisitions and 20,000 new accounts on its books, but the company is not about to stop there with its acquisition spree.

Intercity’s branch capitalizes on a growing market

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02/01/2003

LAKEVILLE, Mass. - Two years after picking up a new location through its acquisition of alarm company Wayne Corp.

Coveted Super Bowl security job goes to San Diego firm

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02/01/2003

SAN DIEGO - When Super Bowl Sunday hit at the end of January, Qualcomm Stadium was equipped with a new digital video security system installed by systems integrator Electro Specialty Systems.
The contract is one of the largest ever won by the San Diego-based company.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2003

Barton makes Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list

ATLANTA - For the fourth consecutive year, Fortune magazine has recognized security services provider Barton Protective Services as one of the best places to work.

To earn the recognition, Barton completed a 31-page Hewitt People Practices Inventory Questionnaire on the company’s philosophies, policies and programs.

Custom Security transforms itself into a commercial security provider

More than 30 years ago, it focused on residential systems
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02/01/2003

LACEY, Wash. - When Bob Helstrom founded Custom Security, he built a company focused on the residential market and one that would capitalize on its ties to the Sears security dealer program.

Comtronics chugs along, embarks on an aggressive growth plan

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01/01/2003

JACKSON, Mich. -An alarm company bought by a beer distributor more than three years ago is today boasting more than 20 locations and plans to build a four-story addition at its headquarters in the next few years.

Airport contract worth $6 million goes to Honeywell

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01/01/2003

PHOENIX -Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions has won a $6 million contract to install and service an integrated access control system at Sky Harbor International Airport here.

The contract, awarded in late November, will take until the end of this year to complete.

Management is key at Alliant

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01/01/2003

BURBANK, Calif. -With one acquisition already under its belt, Alliant Protection Services is gearing up for additional acquisitions in the near future, including two that could close early this year.

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Poll

SSN News Poll October 2020

With the flurry of activity in partnerships and acquisitions recently — ADT partnering with Google to take on the smart home market; Motorola buying Pelco; Johnson Controls acquiring Qolsys; and S3 expanding into Western Virginia — this month’s News Poll looks to gauge the M&A market.