Panasonic Security Systems, Secaucus, N.J., hired Michael Maddox and Gerald Buck as systems sales engineers. Maddox will be responsible for the development and management of the Panasonic Solution Developer Network, and for supporting security consultants and Panasonic partners and customers in the Northwest.
Buck will focus on the education market in the western region. He will be responsible for marketing Panasonicâ€™s range of security products to the education community.
The promotion recognized dealers who showed significant increases in performance over the previous year. Panasonic awarded the trip to Tri-Ed, Woodbury, N.Y.; Anixter, Glenview, Ill.; and Northern Video, Rocklin, Calif.
Alarm Lock Systems Inc., Amityville, N.Y., a manufacturer of electronic and mechanical access and egress control products, hired Mickey Wallis as western regional sales manager. His responsibilities will also include managing the independent rep firms within the region. E-mail Wallis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alarm Lock Systems also hired Len Stoia as Midwest regional sales manager. His responsibilities will include serving the Midwest region and managing the independent rep firms within the region. E-mail Stoia at: email@example.com.
PasWord Protection Services Inc., Hamilton, Ontario, a full-service proprietary alarm company acquired Arrow Securities, Hamilton, Ontario. The acquisition will bring an additional 300 accounts to the companyâ€™s existing customer base of 6,000.
PasWord offers acquired alarm companies the option of remaining active in the alarm industry by becoming a PasWord independent dealer. The dealers are responsible for the sales, installation and servicing of the alarm systems, while PasWord provides all back-office services.
Michel is a recognized leader in the security services industry, and was formerly CEO of Brink's Home Security.
“After evaluating the iSECUREtrac organization and the market opportunity in GPS monitoring, I’m convinced there is tremendous untapped growth potential and shareholder value within iSECUREtrac,” said Michel. Find out more at www.isecuretrac.com.
DynaLock, Bristol, Conn., launched its redesigned Web site. Enhanced features include simplified product navigation patterned after the DynaLock Catalog CD-ROM, comprehensive downloadable PDF brochures, installation manuals, templates and list pricing. It includes distributor and sales representative listings and links to download the current catalog CD, or sign-up for DynaNews, an e-mail newsletter with product updates and technical tips. Visit the Web site at www.dynalock.com.
Berrian Insurance Group provides insurance products and services to the security industry. Berrian maintains offices in Colorado, Vermont, and New Jersey and services security clients in all 50 states. For more information about the company, visit www.big-ins.com.