Since 2006, The Monitoring Association (TMA) has been recognizing the top performers in monitoring with its TMA Monitoring Center Excellence Awards (previously called the Central Station Awards). The Excellence Awards, hosted by TMA and co-sponsored by SDM Magazine, recognize exceptional personnel and monitoring centers in the industry (both TMA members and non-members) that are certified by an approved Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Potter Electric Signal Company, a provider of mission-critical products to the fire and life safety industry, has appointed Gerald Connolly as CEO. As had been planned since Gryphon Investors made a majority investment in the company in 2017, Connolly succeeds Bernie Lears, who has elected to retire after almost 40 years with the company and who will continue to serve on Potter’s board of directors as a vice chairman.
Integrated Fire and Security Solutions Inc., a provider of integrated security, IT and fire technologies and services, has received a private equity investment to drive strategic growth and further build its presence in the southeastern U.S. market. The sizable investment will be used to expand sales operations, acquire similarly aligned service providers and boost service offerings focused on recurring revenue services.
Safe Zone, a manufacturer and marketer of gunfire detection systems, today announced the appointment of two new sales rep companies — Security Solutions Inc. and LRG Inc. — to strategically present the company’s solution for schools, hospitals, hotels, restaurants, health clubs, theaters and any other owner/operator of a public place where a threat can ensue.
The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced the onboarding of its 53rd PSAP in the United States: Charlotte County, Fla. Launched in 2011 as a public-private partnership, TMA’s ASAP-to-PSAP service is designed to increase the accuracy and efficiency of calls for service from alarm companies to PSAPs.
Radius Security and Vancouver Fire is British Columbia’s largest, longest-established fire protection, fire safety and commercial security and monitoring company servicing municipalities in B.C., Alberta and Ontario.
Alarm Detection Systems wants to make sure Aurora police officers have tools that can help protect them if an incident occurs like the one they faced on Feb. 15, 2019, at the Henry Pratt Company at 401 S. Highland Ave. on Aurora’s West side.