ABCO Fire Protection, Cleveland, Ohio, has purchased all the assets of Trico Security Inc. in Broadview Heights, Ohio, a commercial security integrator in N.E. Ohio specializing in card access and IP video systems for national and international corporations.
Mountain Alarm, a national provider of fire protection, security and home automation, recently opened a 40,000-square-foot building at 4155 Harrison Blvd. in Ogden, Utah. The building will serve as headquarters for the company’s 14 branches in six western states as well as their national do-it-yourself brand.
ADT, a provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses and ranked No. 1 on the SDM 100, celebrated one of its LifeSaver events in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., where the Brodsky family was reunited with rescuers who helped saved them from carbon monoxide.
Honeywell’s next-generation Xtralis VESDA-E VEP aspirating smoke detector system yields 1.5 times greater sensitivity and offers six times better dust rejection than the previous generation of products, significantly reducing the potential for nuisance alarms and reducing related customer costs.
Johnson Controls, which completed its merger with Tyco in September 2016, announced to customers their plans to transition the brand identity of Tyco businesses, including Tyco Integrated Security and SimplexGrinnell, to Johnson Controls. Johnson Controls now designs, manufactures and sells the products under the Tyco brand, including ANSUL, Grinnell, Simplex, Tyco and many more.
Fire detection insiders are literally “fired up” over last year’s market performance and the potential going forward. While still heavily code-driven, there are signs of technology innovations and changes pointing to more integration and opportunity than ever before.
Gone are the days when cybersecurity was someone else’s problem. With savvy and tenacious hackers who can use almost anything connected to a network to access systems, and evolving and seemingly implacable threats, just where does the security industry stand on the cyber preparedness spectrum? Read more stories in September Issue 2017.