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School security solution takes ‘holistic approach’

Penn. school district pleased with multifaceted program

BEAVER FALLS, Pa.—Corporate Security & Investigations offered up its proactive security solution during a roundtable discussion on school violence soon after the Sandy Hook school massacre. Big Beaver Falls Area School District accepted the invite.

'Diversified’ Entec Systems does it all

Customers include prisons, indoor trampoline parks and a six-story indoor golf venue

SUWANEE, Ga.— Entec Systems, based here, provides fire and life safety protection to a wide range of customers, but a lot of its work recently has been coming from two verticals, one of them new.

Johns seeks to transform ISI Security

New president will focus on large construction market, nationwide build up

SAN ANTONIO—As the newly named president of ISI Security, Buddy Johns plans to lead this $70 million firm that’s known for its specialization in the corrections vertical through “a major transformation.”

Advanced Cabling acquires school security specialist 1st Response

Integrator eyes expansion in Missouri

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Advanced Cabling Systems, a $21 million integrator based here, has acquired 1st Response Security, a Honeywell CSS dealer with school security expertise. Both companies are based here.

Ram-raiders have hairy target

Smash-and-grab thieves hitting beauty shops

HOUSTON—Ram raids in these parts are getting hairy.

Thieves crashed a truck into the back of a beauty supply store here earlier this month to gain entry. During an early morning hour, they made off with about $8,000 worth of hair extensions.

Speco woos with IP savvy


AMITYVILLE, N.Y.—Video surveillance manufacturer Speco Technologies may be best known for its analog solutions, but it is well into IP-based technology these days.