This year, in addition to naming a Per Haugen Lifetime Achievement Award winner, NSCA recognized winners for the NSCA Education Foundation Founders Award and Volunteer of the Year Award. Recipients will be honored during the 20th annual Business & Leadership Conference, held Feb. 28-March 2, 2018, in Irving, Texas.
Brian McLaughlin was named CEO to lead ipDatatel and Resolution Products, which merged in 2017. As CEO of the company, now to be called IPR Inc., McLaughlin will be responsible for all aspects of the business, based out of the company’s Hudson, Wis., headquarters.
UL released new requirements to smoke alarm standards. These standards now include criteria that address smoke characteristics between a fast-moving and smoldering fire, and the flammability of materials in modern household products. As well, the organization celebrated the grand opening of its new, state-of-the-art Smoke Detection Test Laboratory in Northbrook, Ill., on February 8.
What does the repeal of Net Neutrality mean for the security industry, which relies more and more on IP technology? SDM spoke with John Knox, president, Knox Integrated Systems, Knoxville, Tenn. Knox is a past president of the Electronic Security Association (ESA) and a current ESA Government Relations Committee member who has represented ESA in Washington about this issue.
PSA named Ric McCullough its COO. McCullough has served as the vice president of sales and customer service for PSA since 2012 and was responsible for the daily sales and customer success operations for the company.
Allied Universal, a facility services company, acquired Covenant Security Services Ltd., a Philadelphia-based security firm, which is a division of Covenant Services Worldwide. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
For the sixth year running, Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi) is honoring leading members of its Channel Partner Program with Channel Partner Awards, presenting seven partners with special accolades for their exceptional partnership and efforts during 2017 in their respective regions.
In our February issue we present our 2018 “State of the Market: Video Surveillance” report. Also, find your role in the do-it-yourself security market. Read distributors' thoughts about trends and challenges. And discover the latest and greatest products.