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NBFAA to launch national media campaign

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04/01/2002

SILVER SPRING, Md.-The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association is launching a public relations campaign that will be distributed to news outlets across the country, perhaps making it one of the largest endeavors undertaken by the security industry.

Lantronix, Motorola invest in Xanboo home automation system

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04/01/2002

NEW YORK-Xanboo Inc., a developer of home automation technology, in late February announced that it had received investments from two companies that will allow Xanboo to build its in-home management system.

Microtec increases available credit

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

ST-AUGUSTIN, Quebec-Microtec Enterprises announced that it had secured a deal that expanded its revolving credit to $65 million, bringing its total available credit to $80 million.

That increase, from loan syndicate GE Capital Canada Equipment Financing Inc.

Newspoll Results

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

We sent a newspoll to our Security Systems News Newswire subscribers asking them what they think about Tyco's plan to purchase DSC. Here's the question we asked, how people responded and comments some of you made.

Per Mar Security picks up Arrowhead

The acquisition gives Per Mar locations in two mid-sized Midwestern markets
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04/01/2002

DAVENPORT, Iowa-Midwest alarm company Per Mar Security picked up a two-location security company in early February, an acquisition that gives Per Mar 19 locations in at least five states.

Per Mar's purchase of Arrowhead Security Systems, based in Duluth, Minn.

Financing activity predicted to rise as year progresses

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04/01/2002

Financing activity predicted to rise as year progresses

How do capital providers view 2002?

With optimism and an eye toward new business and increased acquisitions activity, according to interviews with Security Systems News.

While the pendulum has swung in a conservative direction over the past year, Henry Edmonds, chief executive officer of SLP Capital in St.

SAFE and SAFE Financial move to new headquarters

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2002

SAN RAMON, Calif.-SAFE and SAFE Financial have moved into a new 35,000 square-foot building here which is more than three times larger than the company's previous facility located here.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2002

ARLINGTON, Texas
The city's police chief is talking about forming a focus group with the alarm industry to discuss ways to reduce false alarms.

According to a report in the Fort Worth Star Telegram, police respond to more than 90 alarm calls each day.

Newspoll Results

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2002

We sent a newspoll to our Security Systems News Newswire subscribers asking them what they think about Tyco's plan to purchase DSC. Here's the question we asked, how people responded and comments some of you made.

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SSN News Poll October 2020

With the flurry of activity in partnerships and acquisitions recently — ADT partnering with Google to take on the smart home market; Motorola buying Pelco; Johnson Controls acquiring Qolsys; and S3 expanding into Western Virginia — this month’s News Poll looks to gauge the M&A market.