Kings III Emergency Communications, an emergency monitoring solutions provider, announced its strategic acquisition of ESRM Communications, a Florida-based competitor. All ESRM operations, services and customer accounts will be absorbed under the Kings III brand.
Four months after the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris went up in flames, investigators still don’t know how the fire started or whose fault it is that it wasn’t contained faster. But in July, the New York Times published an in-depth look at that fateful night on April 15, and every little thing that went wrong.
Reitman was selected for his long-term service to TBFAA and his industry involvement with a multitude of industry associations. He will formally receive the award at the Roast & Toast Dinner as a part of the TBFAA Convention to be held in Rockwall in October.
Security-Net Inc., a network of security system integrators, welcomed two new members, providing the organization with geographic reach in the New York, New Jersey and Illinois areas. These two new additions increase Security-Net’s membership to 20.
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.
In our August issue, we present "State of the Market: Smart Home". Check out the winners of "The 14th Annual Monitoring Center Excellence Awards" and "3 Recommendations for Making the Most of Today’s Intercoms". Also, check out the "5 Critical Factors for Video Power & Transmission Success".