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Surveillance Systems Inc. lands MGM, Wynn contracts

1 month 3 weeks ago Massive gaming projects driving continued record growth rate Paul Ragusa Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Post merger, Johnson Controls emerges even stronger

2 months 1 week ago Company has greater depth of expertise, resources on both product and integration side of business Paul Ragusa Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Vector Security acquires Security Associates LLC

2 months 1 week ago Purchase expands Vector’s presence in the Baltimore, Washington D.C. areas Spencer Ives Thursday, August 10, 2017

PITTSBURGH—Vector Security Inc., a home and business automation solutions provider based here, gained nearly 10,000 accounts when it acquired Security Associates LLC, a local security provider.

Midstate Security celebrates 10 years under new ownership

2 months 2 weeks ago Company doubles in that time, sees 25 percent growth rate the past few years Paul Ragusa Wednesday, August 9, 2017

WYOMING, Mich.—Midstate Security has seen significant growth over the past 10 years, since Dave Nemmers and his partner purchased the business from Johnson Electric.

SalesMarines to help PSA members hire US veterans

2 months 2 weeks ago SSN Staff Wednesday, August 9, 2017

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA recently announced a partnership with Matterhorn Consulting to enable PSA members to hire military veterans.

ADS purchases ERMC Security Solutions

2 months 2 weeks ago Deal enhances the company’s Chattanooga branch Spencer Ives Monday, August 7, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—In a deal finalized on Aug. 3, ADS Security purchased ERMC Security Solutions’ account base, bringing more than 600 accounts under ADS’ Chattanooga branch.

Interface Security Systems closes on $600m refinancing for new capital structure

2 months 2 weeks ago Funding to accelerate growth, double data center capacity within one year Paul Ragusa Monday, August 7, 2017

LifeShield acquired by Hawk Capital Partners

2 months 2 weeks ago The DIY company tripled its subscribers under former ownership of DIRECTV Spencer Ives Wednesday, August 2, 2017

LANGHORNE, Pa.—LifeShield, a DIY installed and professionally monitored security solution, was acquired by Hawk Capital Partners, the firm announced on July 27.

Jeremy Brecher appointed CTO of Securitas North America

2 months 2 weeks ago In his new role, Brecher will lead the development of next-generation cloud services Paul Ragusa Wednesday, August 2, 2017

NorthStar opens affiliate program

2 months 3 weeks ago Company seeks dealers for the first time in its 17 year history Spencer Ives Wednesday, August 2, 2017

OREM, Utah—Home security and automation company NorthStar recently announced its new Authorized Affiliate Funding Program.

Owen security makes fifth purchase in 12 months

2 months 3 weeks ago Company expands in its footprint by acquiring ACS Security-Rome Spencer Ives Wednesday, July 26, 2017

CALHOUN, Ga.—Owen Security Solutions, a regional alarm company based here, recently completed the largest acquisition in the company’s history, adding on more than 1,700 accounts when it purchased ACS Security-Rome.

Oaktree Capital Management buys My Alarm Center

2 months 3 weeks ago Company to improve organic and acquisitive growth channels Spencer Ives Wednesday, July 26, 2017

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—My Alarm Center, a national home security and automation provider based here, was recently sold to global investment firm Oaktree Capital Management, headquartered in Los Angeles. The deal closed on July 14.

Umbo Computer Vision partners with PSA Security Network

2 months 3 weeks ago Company to offer its AI platform to PSA’s systems integrators at a reduced cost Paul Ragusa Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Huron Capital’s Sciens Building Solutions acquires again

2 months 3 weeks ago Sabah International now third company added to ExecFactor Platform SSN Staff Wednesday, July 26, 2017

DETROIT—Huron Capital, an operationally focused private equity firm based here, on July 20 announced its fire detection and security services ExecFactor platform, Sciens Building Solutions, has acquired Pleasanton, Calif.-based Sabah International Inc. 

Ascent Capital Group names new CFO

3 months 4 days ago Fred Graffam will become CFO of Ascent and its wholly-owned subsidiary MONI Spencer Ives Wednesday, July 19, 2017

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—Ascent Capital Group, MONI’s parent company based here, announced yesterday that Fred Graffam will succeed Michael Meyers as Ascent’s CFO as well as MONI’s CFO.

Sciens Building Solutions names new CFO

3 months 4 days ago Company hires financial veteran Michael Dawid to take business to next level Paul Ragusa Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Gallaher expands services and monitoring division

3 months 4 days ago Company expects around 50 percent growth in 2017 Spencer Ives Wednesday, July 19, 2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—Gallaher, a regional provider of commercial life safety and asset protection solutions based here, recently announced an increased focus on service and an expansion to its service and monitoring division.

SecureXperts partners with PSA Security Network

3 months 4 days ago Firm to offer cyber solutions to PSA’s more than 300 systems integrators Paul Ragusa Wednesday, July 19, 2017

MAC purchases Western Security Systems

3 months 1 week ago Company gains $43,000 in RMR, deal fits into existing footprint Spencer Ives Wednesday, July 12, 2017

ASPEN, Colo.—Mountain Acquisition Company, a holding company based here, recently announced the purchase of Western Security Systems, which is based in Steamboat Springs, Colo.

Red Hawk acquires Tele-Tector of Maryland

3 months 1 week ago Deal expands the company’s presence in the mid-Atlantic Paul Ragusa Wednesday, July 12, 2017

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Red Hawk Fire & Security LLC, a leader in fire, life safety and security services based here, announced on July 11th the acquisition of security systems integrator Tele-Tector of Maryland (TTM).

Securitas Electronic Security unveils new Canada headquarters

3 months 2 weeks ago SSN Staff Wednesday, July 5, 2017

UNIONTOWN, Ohio—Securitas Electronic Security Inc. unveiled on June 27 its new Canada headquarters during a ribbon cutting ceremony and VIP facility tour for more than 70 guests, including customers, business partners and associates.

Titan Alarm acquires two

3 months 2 weeks ago Company now has first brick-and-mortar office outside of Phoenix Paul Ragusa Wednesday, July 5, 2017

PHOENIX—Titan Alarm Inc., a commercial and residential security company based here, announced two acquisitions this week, which includes the purchase of accounts and customer bases of Post Security and CCS Systems.

U.S. Security Associates to showcase robots

3 months 3 weeks ago Company now an authorized reseller of Sharp’s A-UGVs; summer demo tour announced Paul Ragusa Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Owen Security Solutions receives $5 million line of credit

3 months 3 weeks ago Company’s first revolving line of credit to help expand commercial division organically Spencer Ives Wednesday, June 28, 2017

CALHOUN, Ga.—Owen Security Solutions, a residentially focused company based here, received a $5 million senior revolving line of credit from Capital One, the financial institution announced today.

Security 101 partners with manufacturers to host seminars

4 months 3 days ago SSN Staff Wednesday, June 21, 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.—Security 101, a franchise-model commercial security company based here, will host “Unification Under the Digital Umbrella,” a seminar including presentations and live demonstrations on the latest security technology.

Mountain Alarm opens new HQ

4 months 3 days ago DIY business seeing strong growth, now company’s largest branch Paul Ragusa Wednesday, June 21, 2017

OGDEN, Utah—Mountain Alarm, a national fire protection, security and home automation company, recently opened a new headquarters here that will serve the company’s 14 branches in six western states as well as its rapidly growing national DIY business.

Select Security to acquire AlarmForce’s US subscribers

4 months 1 week ago Select to nearly double, gaining 28,000 accounts in $11.6 million deal Spencer Ives Thursday, June 15, 2017

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, a super-regional alarm company based here, on June 14 entered into an agreement to buy the U.S. subscriber base of AlarmForce, a Toronto-based company, which will maintain its Canadian business.

Select Security announces acquisition

4 months 1 week ago SSN Staff Monday, June 12, 2017

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, a super-regional security company based here, on June 12 announced its acquisition of Intelligent Technology Inc. and Carolina Security Group, based in Charlotte, N.C. 

Per Mar acquires Southlake Security

4 months 2 weeks ago Company gains 1,800 accounts in its latest purchase Spencer Ives Tuesday, June 6, 2017

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a full-service security company based here, on June 1 announced its acquisition of Southlake Security, based in Griffith, Ind.

Vector Security acquires Guardian Force Security Services

4 months 3 weeks ago Acquisition expands company’s presence in the Gulf Region SSN Staff Friday, June 2, 2017

PITTSBURGH—Vector Security Inc., an integrator of intelligent physical security and home automation solutions, has acquired Guardian Force Security Services LLC, a provider of professional security services in Southeast and East Texas, with locations in Nederland and Lufkin.

G4S looks to reestablish itself

4 months 3 weeks ago Company much more than just a manned guarding company, CEO says Paul Ragusa Wednesday, May 31, 2017

JUPITER, Fla.—G4S, a global, full-service security company with North America headquarters based here, continues to reestablish itself as more than just one of the largest security guard providers in the world, according to G4S North America CEO John Kenning.

Launch Security looks for cybersecurity to take off

4 months 3 weeks ago SSN ‘20 under 40’ winner Rob Simopoulos starts new company in Maine Paul Ragusa Wednesday, May 31, 2017

American Alarm purchases Security Design Consultants

5 months 13 hours ago Following the acquisition, SDC employees joined American Alarm Spencer Ives Wednesday, May 24, 2017

ARLINGTON, Mass.—American Alarm & Communications, a full-service security company based here, this week announced the acquisition of Security Design Consultants, based in Westwood, Mass.

PSA Security Network moving dates, location for TEC 2018

5 months 13 hours ago Conference relocating to downtown Denver during ski season Paul Ragusa Wednesday, May 24, 2017

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA Security Network, a global electronic security cooperative, announced that its PSA TEC conference is moving to the Downtown Denver Sheraton in 2018, from March 11-15. 

Fortress Security secures $2m in funding

5 months 13 hours ago Capital will help drive continued growth of business and RMR, CEO says Paul Ragusa Wednesday, May 24, 2017

DALLAS, Texas—Fortress Security, a full-service residential and commercial security system company based here, announced that it has secured funding worth up to $2 million, which will be used to expand the company, according to CEO Jerrod Smith.

Huronia acquires in Ontario

5 months 5 days ago Company expands its account base, gains a redundant central station Spencer Ives Friday, May 19, 2017

Security 101 adds new location

5 months 2 weeks ago Franchise model a success; national company going global Paul Ragusa Monday, May 8, 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.—Security 101, a franchise-model commercial security company based here, recently added a franchise location in Philadelphia, giving the company 37 in total.

Fortress looks to bring cybersecurity to the residential market

5 months 3 weeks ago Company will be entering trials this year and eventually seeking channel partners Spencer Ives Wednesday, May 3, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla.—Fortress Cyber Security seeks to bring cybersecurity into the residential market through its new device, the Fortress UTM—or Unified Threat Management.

PSA Security acquires USAV and CI Edge

5 months 3 weeks ago Deal helps to accelerate PSA’s growth in the ProAV sector Paul Ragusa Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Securitas Electronic Security unveils new HQ facility

5 months 3 weeks ago Parent company, Securitas, extends footprint in Mexico with acquisition Paul Ragusa Wednesday, May 3, 2017

MONI sees success with signing bonus

5 months 4 weeks ago The bonus program benefits more than small or start-up dealers, company says Spencer Ives Wednesday, April 26, 2017

DALLAS—At this year’s ISC West 2017, MONI began offering dealers a signing bonus, and the company had “tremendous success” at the show, according to Travis Miller, company director of sales.

Vector Security integrates two of its business divisions

6 months 6 days ago New brand, Vector Security Networks, unveils first product Paul Ragusa Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Priority One Security acquires Blue Ridge Security Solutions

6 months 1 week ago SSN Staff Wednesday, April 12, 2017

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Priority One Security, a full-service security company based here, has acquired Blue Ridge Security Solutions, a security company based in Anderson, S.C., according to an email to GSA Business Report from William R. Francis, president of Priority One Security, who said more details of the transaction will be released at a later date.

Northland Controls opens new HQ office

6 months 3 weeks ago Silicon Valley-inspired space gives company room to grow Paul Ragusa Wednesday, March 29, 2017

MILPITAS, Calif.—Northland Controls, a rapidly growing global security systems integrator and managed services provider, opened a new headquarters space here on March 24.

Paladin Security and Criterion Security announce mega-merger

6 months 3 weeks ago Resulting company, PalAmerican Security, to focus on US healthcare business Paul Ragusa Tuesday, March 28, 2017

MONI prepares for ISC West

7 months 3 days ago Mungiguerra talks on how the company’s new branding will be incorporated into its show presence Spencer Ives Wednesday, March 22, 2017

LAS VEGAS—MONI Smart Security, exhibiting at ISC West under its new name, expects discussions on new programs and partnerships at the show this year.

Huron Capital’s Sciens Building Solutions completes second acquisition

7 months 1 week ago Sciens’ strategy includes providing capital, resources and access to a national platform Paul Ragusa Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Doyle Security acquires Lock-Tight

7 months 2 weeks ago Deal helps company grow its Rochester presence Paul Ragusa Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Invision Technologies acquires Safe Security

7 months 2 weeks ago Company poised for continued growth this year Paul Ragusa Wednesday, March 8, 2017

ALBANY, Ga.—Invision Technologies, a regional integrator providing telephone, IT networking and security services, has acquired Safe Security Inc., a mostly residential company that has been in business since 2000. Both companies are based here.

Protect America gains investment

7 months 3 weeks ago DIY company looks to offer more products, better customer experience Spencer Ives Friday, March 3, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas—Protect America, a DIY security company supported by a UL-listed wholesale monitoring center, has announced a new investment.

East Coast Integrated Systems: new name, new focus

8 months 1 day ago Company CEO talks rebranding, renewed enterprise focus for 2017 Paul Ragusa Wednesday, February 22, 2017

SALEM, N.H.—East Coast Integrated Systems, formerly known as East Coast Fire and Security, is in the midst of a rebranding as the company renews its focus on commercial and enterprise customers.

Entech acquires Logical Building Solutions

8 months 1 week ago Deal gives company key presence in Oklahoma market Paul Ragusa Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Red Hawk makes two acquisitions

8 months 1 week ago Deals expand company’s footprint and capabilities in key areas Spencer Ives Monday, February 13, 2017

General Security acquires New York Merchants Protective

8 months 1 week ago Purchase expands General’s presence in New York Spencer Ives Monday, February 13, 2017

PLAINVIEW, N.Y.—General Security, a full-service security company based here, recently acquired New York Merchants Protective Co., based out of New York City, adding 3,500 accounts.

Paladin Security merges with top Canadian integrators

8 months 2 weeks ago Deal brings increased capabilities to fast-growing company Paul Ragusa Wednesday, February 8, 2017

IHS weighs in on CES 2017 trends

8 months 3 weeks ago Smart home evolves, presents more use cases Spencer Ives Wednesday, February 1, 2017

LAS VEGAS—At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, the smart home became more refined, according to IHS, presenting more use cases to dealers and consumers.

Essence notes trends from 2016, makes predictions for 2017

9 months 1 day ago Dealers will find additional revenue streams by harnessing analytics, company says Spencer Ives Tuesday, January 24, 2017

TEL AVIV, Israel—Smart home device provider Essence made some predictions about 2017’s landscape for the Internet of Things.

Enterprise Fire & Security relocates due to rapid growth

9 months 5 days ago Company completes branding transformation Paul Ragusa Friday, January 20, 2017

WAUKESHA, Wis.—After 12 years in a small office in Delafield, Wis., commercial integrator Enterprise Fire & Security has relocated to 3,500 square feet of office space at the Westbrook Business Center, based here, to accommodate the company’s rapid growth.

Interface Security remodeling command center in Texas

9 months 6 days ago Facility expanding to meet growth in business and company Paul Ragusa Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Pref-Tech opens second facility

9 months 1 week ago Company will use new facility as ‘template’ for future expansion Spencer Ives Wednesday, January 18, 2017

HOUSTON—Preferred Technologies, an integrator based here that does network infrastructure as well as security, recently opened its second facility in Austin, Texas.

American Alarm acquires Atlas Alarm

9 months 1 week ago Company expects to break $40 million and 30,000 account milestones this year Spencer Ives Friday, January 13, 2017

Titan Alarm finishes year strong with third acquisition

9 months 1 week ago Company hopes to surpass $200K in RMR by Q2 Paul Ragusa Wednesday, January 11, 2017

ADS kicks off 2017 with an acquisition

9 months 2 weeks ago Company had record year for acquisitions and organic growth last year Spencer Ives Thursday, January 5, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—On Jan. 3 ADS announced its first acquisition of 2017: Falcon Fire Systems, based out of Summerville, S.C.

Sentry Security Solutions secures funding

10 months 5 days ago Credit will help commercial-heavy company expand resi business, continue growth Paul Ragusa Wednesday, December 21, 2016

BURLESON, Texas—Sentry Security Solutions, a business and residential security provider based here, recently secured a multi-million dollar loan commitment with RMR Capital Group.

Edge360 to lead integration of PSIM solution for State Dept.

10 months 6 days ago Company to support worldwide rollout of system as part of $73m contract Paul Ragusa Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Cunningham Security acquires two

10 months 1 week ago Company adds 3,200 accounts, $150,000 in RMR and a central station Paul Ragusa Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Vector receives $300 million in credit

10 months 2 weeks ago Company to repay existing credit and finance acquisitions Spencer Ives Wednesday, December 7, 2016

PITTSBURGH—Vector Security, a large residential and commercial security provider based here, recently entered into an agreement for a $300 million revolving credit facility.

CONNECT Panel: Company branding in the digital age

10 months 2 weeks ago Tammy Beil presents on considerable factors in marketing a company Spencer Ives Wednesday, December 7, 2016

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.—Tammy Beil, chief growth officer for marketing firm TABeil, kicked off her Honeywell CONNECT session by listing some of the most globally recognized brands, including Google, Coca-Cola, Mercedes-Benz and Nike.

Women in Security: The Protection Bureau, 40 years and going strong

10 months 3 weeks ago SVP Karen Baker helps sustain family-run business Paul Ragusa Tuesday, November 29, 2016

EXTON, Pa.—The Protection Bureau, a national security integration company based here, is a family-run business with more than 40 years of success serving both the residential and commercial security markets.

Women in Security: Custom Alarm looks at connected home tech

10 months 3 weeks ago Company CEO discusses key technologies, educating staff Spencer Ives Tuesday, November 29, 2016

ROCHESTER, Minn.—Custom Alarm’s owner and CEO Melissa Brinkman talked with Security Systems News about the company’s increased approach to smart home technologies.

AFA Protective Systems acquires Pro-Tech Security

11 months 1 week ago Deal adds nearly 400 accounts and more than $10,000 in RMR Paul Ragusa Monday, November 14, 2016

SYOSSET, N.Y.—AFA Protective Systems Inc., a super regional alarm company based here, has acquired the alarm business assets of Pro-Tech Security Ltd., effective Nov. 1.

AISG acquires Raving Fan Technologies

11 months 2 weeks ago Systems integrator expands its presence in Texas Paul Ragusa Wednesday, November 9, 2016

COLLEGE POINT, N.Y.—American Integrated Security Group, a full service security systems integrator headquartered here, has acquired Raving Fan Technologies of Tyler, Texas, expanding its presence in the state.

SAFE Security secures new sub-debt facility

11 months 2 weeks ago President and CEO says company seeing ‘significant growth’ this year Paul Ragusa Wednesday, November 9, 2016

ADS acquires Branham Security

11 months 3 weeks ago Company continues to grow in Carolinas market Spencer Ives Tuesday, November 1, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Continuing a record-setting year for acquisitions, ADS Security recently acquired 1,100 accounts from Branham Security, based in Elgin, S.C., about 20 miles outside of Columbia.

My Alarm Center secures $10m in additional funding

12 months 1 day ago Company makes multiple acquisitions, complementing its strong organic growth Paul Ragusa Wednesday, October 26, 2016

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—My Alarm Center, a residential security and home automation provider, recently secured $10 million in additional funding, giving the company increased capabilities on the acquisition front and in its growth organically.

Select Security acquires three companies

1 year 2 days ago Expansion includes new hires to help support growth Paul Ragusa Wednesday, October 19, 2016

American Alarm and Communications receives $25m

1 year 2 weeks ago SSN Staff Friday, October 7, 2016

BOSTON—Citizens Bank on Oct. 4 announced today that Citizens Commercial Banking’s Security Finance Group is providing a $25 million credit facility to American Alarm and Communications.

Allied Universal acquires again

1 year 2 weeks ago Second deal within a month further strengthens company’s Northeast footprint Paul Ragusa Wednesday, October 5, 2016

CGL Electronic Security to grow national business

1 year 2 weeks ago Integrator moves to larger HQ, hires industry veteran to lead initiative Paul Ragusa Wednesday, October 5, 2016

ADS Security acquires fifth company this year

1 year 3 weeks ago Cerasuolo says deal marks ‘our biggest year in acquisitions’ Paul Ragusa Wednesday, September 28, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security, a super-regional electronic security and automation company based here, has acquired 1,600 customer accounts from Sanders Security of Dothan, Ala., marking its fifth acquisition of the year.

Bates Security opens Florida branch

1 year 3 weeks ago Kentucky company enters new geography Spencer Ives Wednesday, September 28, 2016

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Bates Security, an alarm company based here and focused on central and northern Kentucky, opened a new branch in Jacksonville, Fla.

Global smart home market to see strong growth

1 year 4 weeks ago Americas region to grow at a CAGR of 32.43 percent Paul Ragusa Wednesday, September 14, 2016

LONDON—The global smart home M2M market, which was at $19.5 billion in 2015, is set to grow to $96.5 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of nearly 35 percent, according to a recent study from global research firm Technavio.

Strategic Security Solutions on track for big year

1 year 1 month ago New business driving growth, increasing RMR potential Paul Ragusa Wednesday, September 21, 2016

RALEIGH, N.C.—Jay Slaughterbeck, managing partner of Strategic Security Solutions, a security systems integrator based here, told Security Systems News that for 2016 the company “is on track to have our biggest year ever, and to exceed $6 million,” he said.

Allied Universal acquires Apollo International

1 year 1 month ago Deal increases company’s footprint in the Northeast Paul Ragusa Wednesday, September 21, 2016

ONVIF helps industry leverage standards

1 year 1 month ago Recently released Profile Q addresses interoperability issues, functionality Paul Ragusa Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Global smart home market to see strong growth

1 year 1 month ago Americas region to grow at a CAGR of 32.43 percent Paul Ragusa Wednesday, September 14, 2016

LONDON—The global smart home M2M market, which was at $19.5 billion in 2015, is set to grow to $96.5 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of nearly 35 percent, according to a recent study from global research firm Technavio.

Owen Security acquires

1 year 1 month ago Company now has about 4,500 accounts Spencer Ives Wednesday, September 14, 2016

CALHOUN, Ga.—Owen Security Solutions, an alarm company based here, acquired the account base of Davis Security Services, totaling more than 1,100 accounts.

Electric Guard Dog acquires

1 year 1 month ago Jack DeMao: Acquisition is one of several initiatives for the company’s growth Spencer Ives Wednesday, September 7, 2016

COLUMBIA, S.C.—Electric Guard Dog, a nationwide provider of electric fencing and perimeter security based here, on Sept. 6 announced its acquisition of Perimeter Security Systems.

NorthStar Alarm sees benefits after moving

1 year 1 month ago LED screen on the new building helps with local visibility Spencer Ives Wednesday, August 31, 2016

OREM, Utah—After NorthStar Alarm Services moved into a new 30,000 square foot facility here, the company was able to improve internal communications, bring the company together more and increase local recognition.

SSI launches new cybersecurity division

1 year 1 month ago Company experiencing record growth, landing several multi-million dollar projects Paul Ragusa Wednesday, August 31, 2016

TycoIS partnering with EyeLock to enhance biometric offerings

1 year 1 month ago Iris technology expands company’s access control portfolio Paul Ragusa Wednesday, August 31, 2016

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Tyco Integrated Security, a national security systems integrator based here, will partner with EyeLock LLC, a market leader of iris-based identity authentication solutions, to offer iris identity authentication technology to its customers.

My Alarm Center's new business model driving success

1 year 2 months ago Organic growth strategy, new DIY division paying dividends Paul Ragusa Wednesday, August 17, 2016

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—My Alarm Center, a super-regional security company with a rapidly evolving national presence, is coming off an impressive year of organic growth, complemented by the success of its new DIY division, LivSecure.

Guidepost Solutions announces leadership changes

1 year 2 months ago Moves signal company’s plan for growth within security SSN Staff Wednesday, August 10, 2016

B Safe makes fourth acquisition of the year

1 year 2 months ago Company ‘approaching’ $500,000 in RMR Paul Ragusa Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Titan Alarm acquires again

1 year 2 months ago CEO Proudfit says two more deals expected by month’s end Paul Ragusa Wednesday, August 3, 2016

PHOENIX—Titan Alarm, a security, access, fire and surveillance company based here, made its second acquisition of the year with the purchase of 440 accounts from Giant Security Systems, Inc., also based here.

Doyle buys in Syracuse

1 year 2 months ago Accounts fold in 'very nicely' to company's existing Syracuse office Spencer Ives Wednesday, August 3, 2016

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Doyle Security Systems, based here, today announced it acquired all of Murphy’s Alarm and Lock’s monitored accounts, based in Syracuse, N.Y.

Allied Universal wants to offer security technology in every market

1 year 2 months ago The $4.5b merger creates largest manguarding company in North America Martha Entwistle Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Select Security expands into Virginia

1 year 2 months ago Egan says Select is ‘just getting started’ with purchase of 5 Star Security Paul Ragusa Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The art of the security deal

1 year 2 months ago Loud, Bitton, Duffy and Cerasuolo talk navigating the acquisition landscape Paul Ragusa Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Stanley looks to expand SMB business across Canada

1 year 2 months ago Piero Romani: ‘We’ve already put the pins in place’ Martha Entwistle Wednesday, July 27, 2016

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario—Stanley Security Canada is solidifying its foothold in the SMB market in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario this year and plans to expand to other parts of Canada in 2017.

CSG Security, aspiring super-regional, doubles size

1 year 2 months ago Carolina Security Group purchases Intelligent Technology Inc., will move to new HQ Martha Entwistle Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Smart home adoption to benefit security

1 year 3 months ago Parks Associates: Home security systems will finally surpass the 20 percent penetration rate Paul Ragusa Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Shiver Security revving up resi plans

1 year 3 months ago Dealer packaging Honeywell products to capture smart home market Paul Ragusa Wednesday, July 13, 2016

MASON, Ohio—Shiver Security, a commercially focused security company based here, is revving up its resi plans for 2016 following a successful first year of marketing and growing the business.  

Alliance Security looks to sustain record growth

1 year 3 months ago Dealer strengthening foundation after nearly doubling revenue and staff in 2015 Paul Ragusa Wednesday, July 13, 2016

ADS Security acquires fourth company in six months

1 year 3 months ago Purchase of Alarm Specialists expands reach in Florida Paul Ragusa Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Interface gets $6.9 million

1 year 3 months ago Interface’s RMR up 28 percent year over year Martha Entwistle Wednesday, July 13, 2016

ST. LOUIS—Interface Security Systems has secured $6.9 million in growth capital to be used to “fund growth initiatives and general corporate purposes.”

Reliant Safety offers security and property management

1 year 3 months ago Multi-pronged approach improves value of property for owners and tenants Martha Entwistle Wednesday, July 13, 2016

NEW YORK—When Omni New York, an affordable housing development company, couldn’t find the right security company to work with, it created an in-house firm called Reliant Safety.

Per Mar acquires guard and patrol company

1 year 3 months ago 120 Neighborhood Patrol employees join Per Mar Security Services Spencer Ives Wednesday, July 6, 2016

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Des Moines, Iowa, is now Per Mar Security Services’ largest market for guards and patrol services following its July 1 acquisition of Neighborhood Patrol, Per Mar division president Brad Duffy told Security Systems News.

SAFE Security promotes Gary Franklyn to SVP, dealer sales

1 year 3 months ago Franklyn: ‘We can grow the business significantly in the coming years’ Paul Ragusa Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Select Security closes on $55m credit facility with Goldman Sachs

1 year 4 months ago Egan: Funds to be used for acquisitions, launch of DIY product with Mace Paul Ragusa Wednesday, June 22, 2016

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, a super regional security company based here, received a $55 million senior credit facility with the Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group.

Sonitrol Great Lakes looks to double business

1 year 4 months ago Company expands into new Midwestern territories Martha Entwistle Wednesday, June 22, 2016

GRAND BLANC, Mich.—The newly named Sonitrol Great Lakes, a $10 million business with $500,000 in RMR, wants to double its RMR in the next five years.

Select Security restructures management

1 year 4 months ago Company positions itself for continued growth this year SSN Staff Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Select Security partners with Mace to launch national DIY product

1 year 4 months ago Company finalizing manufacturer choice, executive director to oversee program Paul Ragusa Thursday, June 16, 2016

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, a super-regional based here, is partnering with Mace, best known for its pepper spray, to launch a DIY product nationally in 2016.

LOUD Security acquires company, will launch DIY division

1 year 4 months ago Business booming with both commercial and resi Paul Ragusa Wednesday, June 1, 2016

KENNESAW, Ga.—LOUD Security, based here, recently purchased 400 accounts from Saturn Security Systems of Newnan, Ga.

How Security-Net keeps techs on track

1 year 4 months ago Proprietary software can geo-locate security devices anytime, anywhere Martha Entwistle Wednesday, May 25, 2016

EXTON, Pa.—Security-Net’s president Skip Sampson says keeping techs, customers and partners informed and coordinated is a snap thanks to a new proprietary software the national systems integrator is using.

Security ONE acquires Homematix Systems

1 year 4 months ago Deal strengthens foothold in Ontario, particularly with homebuilders Paul Ragusa Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Supreme Security makes two acquisitions

1 year 5 months ago Company poised for growth with new accounts Paul Ragusa Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Custom Alarm recognized as a women-owned business

1 year 5 months ago New designation boosting sales in new construction market Paul Ragusa Wednesday, May 18, 2016

ROCHESTER, Minn.—Custom Alarm, a super-regional security company based here, has been certified as a women-owned business on the state level and on the federal level through the Small Business Association.  

Dealers find new way to connect with customers

1 year 5 months ago Alarm.com’s Customer Connections is designed to create loyalty and upsell opportunities Paul Ragusa Wednesday, May 18, 2016

YARMOUTH, Maine—SMS Security Systems’ Scott Stellfox and Kevin Buckland of True Steel Security say Alarm.com’s Customer Connections is a great way to keep in touch with customers, upsell and lower attrition.

ADS acquires third company in five months

1 year 5 months ago Latest acquisition expands footprint in Florida Paul Ragusa Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Guardian Alarm successfully targets millennials

1 year 5 months ago Super-regional sees results from an overhauled website, new marketing and sales strategy Paul Ragusa Monday, May 9, 2016

Supreme Security acquires Homeguard Alarm Systems

1 year 5 months ago Company set to announce second acquisition later this month Paul Ragusa Wednesday, May 4, 2016

UNION, N.J.—Supreme Security Systems, a regional security company based here, has acquired the 500 accounts of Homeguard Alarm Systems, based in Fair Haven, N.J. The financials of the deal were not provided.

TycoIS introduces its first cloud video offering

1 year 5 months ago Leitz: Cloud Video ‘viable for every segment from small business to enterprise accounts’ Martha Entwistle Wednesday, April 27, 2016

BOCA RATON, Fla.—After several months of beta testing and several weeks of training, national systems integrator TycoIS’ 800-person sales force is now selling TycoIS’ first cloud video offering, Cloud Video.

Protection 1 enhances eSuite data analytics platform

1 year 6 months ago Demoed at ASIS, has new mobile capabilities, available now Martha Entwistle Tuesday, April 19, 2016

CHICAGO—Protection 1’s eSuite 2.0, the latest version of its data analytics/reporting platform for commercial customers, has a number of new features including mobile device capability.  

SSD to build disaster recovery center

1 year 6 months ago Integrator experiencing growth in hosted and monitored services Martha Entwistle Wednesday, April 13, 2016

ANAHEIM, Calif.—SSD Alarm Systems, a full service security company, is building a disaster recovery center, to support its growing hosted and monitored services offerings.

Per Mar expands new construction capabilities with latest deal

1 year 6 months ago Acquisition of Northern Wisconsin Security & Sound brings 800 accounts and new office Paul Ragusa Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Select Security reaches $1m in RMR

1 year 6 months ago Growing company prepares for ‘big announcement’ in DIY Space Paul Ragusa Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Nortek Security & Control brings 2GIG video solutions to resi market

1 year 6 months ago Cameras make life easier for dealers, homeowners Paul Ragusa Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Alarm.com opens new global HQ facility

1 year 6 months ago Added space and technology expands dealer-training capability Paul Ragusa Wednesday, March 30, 2016

WASHINGTON—Alarm.com officially opened its new global headquarters here in March, bringing the entire company under one roof and expanding its dealer-training capability.

ADS Security expands North Carolina market with latest acquisition

1 year 7 months ago Purchase of Central Carolina Security marks 20th branch for ADS Paul Ragusa Wednesday, March 23, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security, a super-regional headquartered here, has acquired customer accounts from Central Carolina Security of Sanford, N.C., and will retain the Sanford location, marking the 20th branch for ADS.

Titan Alarm secures $5m credit line, makes first acquisition of 2016

1 year 7 months ago Family-owned company looks to double size in next two years Paul Ragusa Wednesday, March 23, 2016

PHOENIX—After closing on a $5 million line of credit with The PrivateBank, Titan Alarm bought one company and plans to buy another before the end of the month.

GSOC as a managed service takes off

1 year 7 months ago Northland Controls to build a second GSOC, add business intelligence services Martha Entwistle Monday, March 21, 2016

FREEMONT, Calif.—It was a brand new business model when Northland Controls opened its global security operations center (GSOC) here at its headquarters two years ago.

Settlement reached in Joel Matlin’s $11.3 million lawsuit against AlarmForce

1 year 7 months ago Former AlarmForce CEO and founder Matlin ‘happy it has been resolved’ Paul Ragusa Friday, March 11, 2016

TORONTO—A settlement was reached on March 10 in Joel Matlin’s $11.3 million lawsuit against AlarmForce. 

LaForce finds niche in education market

1 year 7 months ago Wisconsin-based integrator grew out of door manufacturing business Martha Entwistle Wednesday, March 16, 2016

GREEN BAY, Wisc.—LaForce security integration is a small, but growing division of family-owned LaForce, a $150 million manufacturer of doors and door frames and distributor of door hardware.

Resi security industry preps for ISC West

1 year 7 months ago New technology, meeting vendors tops ‘to-do’ lists Paul Ragusa Wednesday, March 16, 2016

YARMOUTH, Maine—With ISC West right around the corner, Security Systems News asked some leading players on the residential security side to share their game plans for this year’s show at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, April 5-8.

Analyst Study Confirms Benefits of Honeywell’s Energy Management Software Solution

1 year 7 months ago

An independent analyst firm, Verdantix, has highlighted Honeywell’s Enacto™ energy management solution in a case study for its ability to gather, track and analyze energy data from a facility and use that data to help optimize building operations and maintenance systems. The Enacto software platform was acquired by Honeywell as part of its acquisition of Elster last December.

Tech Systems expands in Canada

1 year 7 months ago Integrator hires GM to oversee growth north of the border Martha Entwistle Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Honeywell Renewable Jet Fuel Technology Powers United Airlines’ Regular Commercial Flights

1 year 7 months ago

United Airlines is now using Honeywell Green Jet Fuel™ to power 12,500 flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco as part of its efforts to reduce carbon emissions and support energy diversification.

ADS Security launches initiatives to retain resi customers, grow commercial side

1 year 7 months ago Super-regional nears $3 million in RMR Paul Ragusa Monday, March 14, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security has hit the ground running in 2016 with aggressive campaigns to maintain residential customers while growing its commercial business, and a continued strong pace of acquisitions.

Settlement reached in Joel Matlin’s $11.3 million lawsuit against AlarmForce.

1 year 7 months ago Former AlarmForce CEO and founder Matlin ‘happy it has been resolved’ Paul Ragusa Friday, March 11, 2016

TORONTO—A settlement was reached on March 10 in Joel Matlin’s $11.3 million lawsuit against AlarmForce. 

Honeywell and NASA Put STEM Education in ‘Motion’ with FMA Live!

1 year 7 months ago

Students across the West Coast are in for a treat this spring as Honeywell and NASA launch their award-winning, hip-hop physics education program, FMA Live!

Initial research: Telecoms, cablecos responsible for half of new subscribers

1 year 7 months ago Parks Associates' Kerber talks about interactive services, DIY, and new entrants in security Paul Ragusa Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Honeywell Technologies from Annual Investor Conference Featured on Mad Money

1 year 7 months ago

Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote and Mad Money host Jim Cramer toured the technology display at Honeywell’s Annual Investor Conference in New York City last week. 

Jim Cramer acknowledged the innovative software and products in Honeywell’s pipeline and the value of the company’s technology alignment across businesses.  

Students are Encouraged to Follow their Passion in Mexicali

1 year 7 months ago

It isn’t every day students meet a Nobel laureate and receive great career advice from Honeywell’s top engineers and technologists.

At CETYS University in Mexicali, Mexico, 3,000 students attended lectures and informal meetings with Nobel Laureate Wolfgang Ketterle at the Honeywell Initiative for Science & Engineering (HISE) last week, including several schools that participated via live web streaming.

Dave Cote Featured on “Mad Money” From Honeywell’s 2016 Annual Investor Conference

1 year 7 months ago

Honeywell Chairman and CEO, Dave Cote, sat down with CNBC's Jim Cramer prior to Honeywell’s Annual Investor Conference in New York City on March 2, 2016. During the 19-minute, two segment interview, Cote reaffirmed the Company’s 2016 guidance and discussed the latest action and future growth of the Company.

Honeywell Acquires RSI Video Technologies, A Leading Provider of Intrusion Detection With Video Verification

1 year 7 months ago

Honeywell has acquired privately held RSI Video Technologies (RSI), a leading global provider of intrusion detection systems for commercial and residential security applications under the brand Videofied®, for approximately $123 million (€113 million).

Honeywell Acquires Movilizer, Leader In Simplifying Operations For Remote Connected Workers

1 year 7 months ago

Honeywell has completed its acquisition of privately held Movilizer, which created one of the world’s first cloud platforms for field service applications. Movilizer is used by remote workers performing service or maintenance, sales and distribution, and warehousing activities away from the office. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

World Wide is latest ‘search fund' acquisition deal

1 year 7 months ago Novidam’s Schuil says ramping up access, video, interactive services on the to-do list Martha Entwistle Wednesday, February 3, 2016

NEW YORK—The purchase of World Wide Security by Novidam Capital Partners is the latest example of a “search fund” acquisition deal, a specialized finance model that brings entrepreneurs into the security industry.

Pro-Tec has new owners, goes ESOP

1 year 8 months ago Eva Mach named Pro-Tec president and CEO Martha Entwistle Wednesday, February 24, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS—Tom Hagen, long-time president and owner of independent integration firm Pro-Tec Design, is the latest security executive to choose ESOP (employee stock ownership plan) as an exit strategy.

Honeywell And Palo Alto Networks Team To Protect Industrial Control Systems From Cyber Attacks

1 year 8 months ago

Honeywell and Palo Alto Networks® are collaborating to boost the cyber security capabilities of control systems used by industrial facilities and critical infrastructure. Honeywell's Industrial Cyber Security business is now offering the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform to industrial customers.

American Alarm: Building infrastructure to support and sustain growth

1 year 8 months ago Increased warehouse capabilities, marketing software helps employees in the field and in the central station Paul Ragusa Friday, February 19, 2016

Honeywell Provides A Better 3-D View for U.S. Military Helicopters

1 year 8 months ago

Honeywell has been awarded a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to continue improving three-dimensional visibility and safety for U.S. military helicopter pilots experiencing inclement weather and harsh environments. Among the visual challenges faced by pilots are issues with rain, snow, dust, fog and other elements that reduce the ability to fly and land.

Red Hawk makes first acquisition

1 year 8 months ago Martha Entwistle Wednesday, February 17, 2016

BOCA RATON, Fla.—In its first acquisition since it became an independent company in 2012, Red Hawk Fire & Security today announced the acquisition of Systems Sales Corporation.

Terms of the deal were not released.

MAC buys Eagle Security Systems

1 year 8 months ago Eagle Security System adds $2 milliion in revenue SSN Staff Wednesday, February 17, 2016

DENVER—Mountain Acquisition Company, a Denver- based holding company, in February acquired Eagle Security Systems, a $2 million, 20-employee residential and commercial security provider based in Chico, Calif.

White Rabbit opens authorized dealer program

1 year 8 months ago Company hopes to add 75 to 100 dealers before ISC West Spencer Ives Wednesday, February 17, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—White Rabbit Electronics is now actively recruiting for its new authorized dealer program.

Honeywell Names Briand Greer President, Southeast Asia

1 year 8 months ago

Honeywell announced the appointment of Briand Greer as President, Southeast Asia.

B Safe buys two in New Jersey

1 year 8 months ago SSN Staff Friday, February 12, 2016

WILMINGTON, Del.—B Safe, a regional provider of security and fire alarms, has acquired two companies in New Jersey: Cary Security of Fair Haven and Power Systems Security & Communications of Bay Head.

Honeywell Develops Virtual Reality Technology for Military Ground Vehicles

1 year 8 months ago

Honeywell has signed an agreement with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to provide the Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) program with a virtual reality instrument panel that replaces glass windows with display technology from Honeywell.

Honeywell to Provide Cutting-Edge Smart Metering Technology for Memphis Light, Gas and Water

1 year 8 months ago

Honeywell announced today it has been selected by Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW) for a $200 million project to deploy Honeywell’s Elster EnergyAxis® AMI advanced metering technology throughout MLGW’s service territory over the next five years. MLGW is the largest three-service public utility in the United States and services more than 1 million utility meters.

VIDEO: Honeywell Helps Drive Global Turbo Penetration That Nears 50% by 2020

1 year 8 months ago

Honeywell Transportation Systems provides its turbocharging technology to nearly every major auto maker in the world, and there were plenty on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January 2016. With the introduction of several new applications from a variety of manufacturers, there will be about 80 different models with Honeywell turbos available for sale in the United States in 2016.

BeON Home gets $2.9 million

1 year 8 months ago Erchak predicts BeON will be a ‘no brainer’ add-on for security dealers Martha Entwistle Wednesday, February 10, 2016

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—BeON Home, a startup provider of Bluetooth smart-home lighting protection system, has closed a $2.9 million funding round.

Honeywell Fellows Recognized by The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD)

1 year 8 months ago

The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) recently acknowledged the success of two of its Honeywell Fellows for rising to the top levels of leadership in the legal progression. The LCLD Fellows Program is a developmental program for high potential lawyers. To date, 13 Honeywell attorneys have been named LCLD Fellows. In addition, Honeywell has hosted learning events for the LCLD Fellows. 

Honeywell Addresses Industrial Internet Of Things Information Distribution Challenge

1 year 8 months ago

Honeywell today launched a new app providing plant managers immediate notifications as well as real-time plant performance data and analytics direct to their smartphones.

ADS buys SAFECO’s accounts

1 year 8 months ago Company increases presence in Alabama SSN Staff Monday, February 8, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security completed its first acquisition of 2016, bringing in 1,300 accounts from Security and Fire Equipment Co. (SAFECO) of Northport, Ala.

Honeywell Acquires Xtralis, A Leader Of Early Fire And Intrusion Detection Technologies

1 year 8 months ago

Honeywell has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Xtralis, a leading global provider of aspirating smoke detection along with advanced perimeter security technologies and video analytics software, for $480 million from funds advised by Pacific Equity Partners and Blum Capital Partners.

Honeywell Completes Acquisition of COM DEV International’s Satellite Equipment Business

1 year 8 months ago

Honeywell announced that it has completed the acquisition of Ontario, Canada-based COM DEV International’s space hardware and systems business. COM DEV designs, tests and manufactures space-qualified passive microwave equipment, specialized electronics and optical subsystems and also provides microsatellite mission solutions ranging from mission concept studies to launch and operations. The acquisition was announced on November 5, 2015.

Worldwide is latest ‘search fund' acquisition deal

1 year 8 months ago Novidam’s Schuil says ramping up access, video, interactive services on the to-do list Martha Entwistle Wednesday, February 3, 2016

NEW YORK—The purchase of Worldwide Security by Novidam Capital Partners is the latest example of a “search fund” acquisition deal, a specialized finance model that brings entrepreneurs into the security industry.

Honeywell Technology Powers New Clean Fuels Refinery in Pakistan

1 year 8 months ago

Honeywell technology and equipment is helping Pakistan Refinery Limited (PRL) increase its production of high-quality gasoline, helping meet growing domestic demand for clean transportation fuels.

Tyco closes ShopperTrak acquisition

1 year 8 months ago Martha Entwistle Wednesday, January 27, 2016

CORK, Ireland—Tyco on Jan. 26 announced that it has completed the $175 million cash acquisition of ShopperTrak, a Chicago-based global provider of analytics for the retail industry.

Tyco announced its intention to acquire ShopperTrak, which currently generates $75 million in annual revenues, in December.

Honeywell Receives “Best Innovator China 2015 – Building Future Talents”

1 year 9 months ago

Award PhotoGlobal strategy and management consulting firm A.T. Kearney along with Bloomberg Businessweek/China have jointly recognized Honeywell as the “Best Innovator China 2015 – Building Future Talents.

Federal Aviation Administration Approves Honeywell’s Hardware for Boeing 757

1 year 9 months ago

Honeywell’s JetWave™ wireless in-flight connectivity system has received U.S. Federal Aviation Administration approval for the Boeing 757. Honeywell Aerospace’s JetWave is the exclusive hardware for aircraft to connect to Inmarsat’s Global Xpress, the only high-speed broadband satellite network spanning the globe that will provide fast, seamless and reliable connectivity over both land and water.

Tech Systems boot camps lead to professional certifications

1 year 9 months ago Shaw: Professional certifications benefit integrator, clients, industry Martha Entwistle Wednesday, January 20, 2016

ATLANTA—Tech Systems Inc. has organized study groups and boot camps to help its employees get professional education certifications such as the ASIS CPP and PSP. It will even pay for books and test registration fees.

Hyundai Chemical Expands South Korean Petrochemical Complex Using Honeywell Technology

1 year 9 months ago

Honeywell announced that Hyundai Chemical Co. will use Honeywell UOP technology to expand its petrochemicals complex in Daesan Republic, South Korea, allowing it to make its own feedstock material to boost profitability.

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Honeywell Technology To Help HollyFrontier Meet Stricter Wastewater Regulations

1 year 9 months ago

Honeywell announced that industrial wastewater technology from Honeywell UOP will help a Wyoming refinery remove contaminants from its wastewater to meet new environmental requirements.

Vietnam’s PV Gas Selects Honeywell Technology To Produce Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)

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Honeywell announced that it will supply a 250 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscfd) modular gas processing plant and advanced automation systems to PetroVietnam subsidiary, PV Gas.

Redwire creates a resi division

1 year 9 months ago Doug Smith said resi account acquisition possible in 2016 Spencer Ives Wednesday, January 13, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Redwire, a commercially focused security company based here, is getting into residential security.

It took the first step this month, launching a residential sub-division in its sales department

Honeywell CO Detectors Help Save Chicago School Children

1 year 9 months ago

When carbon monoxide from a faulty boiler caused dozens of students to fall ill recently at Prussing Elementary School in Chicago, the chief paramedic on the scene ordered immediate evacuation of the school based on the high carbon monoxide readings on her ToxiRAE 3 gas detector from RAE Systems by Honeywell.

Honeywell Acquires Remaining 30 Percent Interest in UOP Russell LLC

1 year 9 months ago

Honeywell announced that it has acquired the remaining 30 percent stake in UOP Russell LLC, which develops technology and manufactures modular equipment to process natural gas, for approximately $240 million.

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F.E. Moran has new equity partner, surpasses $1m RMR

1 year 9 months ago Ten-year strategic growth plan calls for move to Wisconsin, Ohio, Kentucky, Missouri Martha Entwistle Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Clean Water Leads to Brighter Future for Thousands of Citizens in India 

1 year 9 months ago

Honeywell India has partnered with Safe Water Network (SWN) to enable access to clean and safe water for thousands of India’s villagers.

Over the next two years, Honeywell and SWN will provide convenient access to affordable, reliable, and safe drinking water for communities in Adilabad and Karimnagar districts, in Telangana state, where unsafe water and sanitation account for more than 75 percent of illnesses.

LOUD finalizes last acquisition of 2015

1 year 9 months ago Deal brought the company 800 accounts on New Year’s Eve Spencer Ives Tuesday, January 5, 2016

KENNESAW, Ga.—LOUD Security acquired Nash Security on Dec. 31, John Loud, company president, told Security Systems News, and more are on the way in 2016.

“It’s a wonderful add-on and geographically, they’re right in our exact footprint,” Loud said.

First Alarm readies for acquisitions in 2016

1 year 9 months ago Dave Hood says central station can ‘support a lot more accounts’ Spencer Ives Monday, January 4, 2016

APTOS, Calif.—First Alarm, a full-service company based here, is modernizing its business to prepare for acquisitions, possibly in the new year, company president Dave Hood told Security Systems News.

Dave Cote Discusses Optimistic 2016 Outlook on Bloomberg’s “Go”

1 year 10 months ago

Honeywell Chairman and CEO, Dave Cote, recently appeared on Bloomberg TV’s new show “Go”, sitting down with co-anchors David Westin and Erik Schatzker to discuss Honeywell’s 2016 outlook, which was released on Wednesday, December 16.

Honeywell Smart Building Score™ Debuts in China

1 year 10 months ago

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Dillard Alarm Company links growth to acquisition

1 year 10 months ago Company grew 33 percent this past year Spencer Ives Wednesday, December 16, 2015

FREDERICKSBURG, Va.—Dillard Alarm Company grew 33 percent in 2015, according to president and CEO Troy Dillard, who linked the growth to service and upgrades on accounts from an acquisition.

Honeywell Forecasts 2016 Sales Up 4-6% and EPS Up 6-10%

1 year 10 months ago

Today Honeywell announced its 2016 financial forecast with sales projected to be up 4 to 6% to $39.9-$40.9 billion and core organic sales up 1 to 2% driven by commercial excellence, operational execution and contribution from mergers and acquisitions.  Earnings per share (EPS) guidance is projected at $6.45-$6.70, up 6-10% over 2015.  

Guardian Alarm doubles Florida footprint with buy

1 year 10 months ago Acquired company SVI Systems is mostly commercial Spencer Ives Tuesday, December 15, 2015

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—Guardian Alarm, a super-regional company based here, has acquired SVI Systems, based in Stuart, Fla., nearly doubling its size in that state.

Panel: Biz can learn lessons from smart home tech

1 year 10 months ago It should be easy to enter commercial market, they say Amy Canfield Tuesday, December 15, 2015

FOSTER CITY, Calif.—Smart home technology can and should bleed over into commercial market, especially for small business, according to three platform providers who spoke at the Cloud+ conference, held here.

Honeywell Employees Donate Time, Energy to Make Life Better for Students in Mexico

1 year 10 months ago

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Honeywell and Pearlstone Energy to Provide Smart Grid Program

1 year 10 months ago

Honeywell and demand response aggregator Pearlstone Energy have announced a smart grid program for commercial and industrial facilities in the U.K. The program aims to reduce energy bills while helping improve country-wide power reliability and meet carbon reduction commitments. 

SMS Integration, formerly Smoky Mountain Systems, acquires first branch

1 year 10 months ago Dom D’Ascoli assembles team of industry veterans, has plans to expand Martha Entwistle Monday, December 7, 2015

FRANKLIN, N.C.—After being in business for 32 years, Smoky Mountain Systems has changed its name to SMS Integration, and it acquired its first branch office in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Chinese Refiners Looking For More Product Out Of The “Bottom Of The Barrel” To Boost Returns

1 year 10 months ago

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Chinese refiners are looking to get more product out of every barrel of oil – especially the hard-to-refine “bottom of the barrel” residue – over the next decade, according to a comprehensive survey of both state-owned and independent Chinese refiners conducted on behalf of Honeywell’s UOP.

NASA Identifies Honeywell’s Solstice® Performance Fluid As Replacement For High-Environmental-Impact Solvent

1 year 10 months ago

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Honeywell announced that its new low-global-warming solvent, Solstice® Performance Fluid (PF), has been identified as a replacement for a high-environmental-impact solvent currently used in NASA test facilities.

Doyle builds density with buy

1 year 11 months ago Jack Doyle represents fifth generation to join the business Martha Entwistle Tuesday, November 24, 2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Regional security company Doyle Security Systems is celebrating Thanksgiving with the acquisition of a local competitor, a deal that brings in some technical talent and several hundred mostly commercial accounts.

New president, new office for Tech Systems

1 year 11 months ago Wayne Smith assumes presidency as part of ESOP plan, Martha Entwistle Tuesday, November 24, 2015

ATLANTA—Tech Systems has completed its transition to an employee-owned company and has named Wayne Smith president. Plans are underway for the systems integrator to open a "FOCUS Fusion Center" nearby in Buford, Ga.

Bates Security considers border crossing

1 year 11 months ago Company acquires 1,500 new accounts in acquisition Amy Canfield Tuesday, November 24, 2015

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Full-service provider Bates Security, based here, is looking to organic growth but moving outside of Kentucky also “is a natural option for us,” Jeremy Bates told Security Systems News.

How Technology Helps Keep Cyber Monday Customers Happy

1 year 11 months ago

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Imagine ordering that perfect gift for mom, choosing expedited shipping so you have it before your trip to visit family, and receiving the wrong item or the wrong size.

Applications Are Now Open for the Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy 2016 program

1 year 11 months ago

Described by past participants as “life-changing,” the Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy (HESA) scholarship program is currently accepting applications for its 2016 Class. HESA is a catalyst program designed to enable and inspire middle school science and math teachers to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the U.S. and around the world.

Fast-To-Market Technology From Honeywell Helping Meet Growing Fuel And Petrochemical Demand in China

1 year 11 months ago

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Honeywell announced that Shandong Luqing Petrochemical Co. has started up a new production unit in just 20 months, leveraging Honeywell UOP technology and a pre-engineered, fast-to-market design.

Honeywell To Automate Finland’s First Liquefied Natural Gas Import Terminal

1 year 11 months ago

Honeywell will provide its Experion® Process Knowledge System (PKS) automation controls and tank gauging systems for Finland's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal to efficiently supply natural gas to marine vessels and industrial facilities in Finland, helping to replace other fuels that have higher emissions.

 

Making Dakota Security a finely tuned machine

1 year 11 months ago Bethany Taylor says process improvement and efficiency at the systems integrator means ensuring all the ‘parts and gears’ work smoothly Martha Entwistle Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Honeywell Celebrates New Global Headquarters During Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

1 year 11 months ago

Today, Honeywell hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate its Global Headquarters move to Morris Plains, New Jersey, which was completed at the end of October. Honeywell welcomed Morris Plains Mayor, Frank Druetzler and New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie to the new campus as well as 12 additional state and local officials.Ribbon-Cutting_in-story

ADS buys fourth company this year

1 year 11 months ago Integrated Systems brings density in Alabama Spencer Ives Monday, November 16, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn—ADS Security has acquired 550 customers and two new employees with the acquisition of Integrated Systems of Opelika, Ala., Tom Cooney, ADS senior vice president told Security Systems News

Honeywell Signs Engine Contract With Marenco Swisshelicopter

1 year 11 months ago

MarencoHoneywell Aerospace has signed a contract to supply its next-generation HTS900 engine to Marenco Swisshelicopter.

Doyle Security takes easy step to understand customers

1 year 11 months ago One-question survey helps company Spencer Ives Friday, November 13, 2015

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—Doyle Security, a full-service company based in Rochester, N.Y., started better understanding its customers by asking one question: On a scale of 1 to 10, “How likely is it that you would recommend Doyle Security to a friend or relative?”

Minuteman acquires in N.H., sets sights on N.Y.

1 year 11 months ago New England regional integrator expects to grow revenues from $16m to $23m over next year Martha Entwistle Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Tyco Security Products integrates with Nest

1 year 11 months ago ‘New experiences’ will be the result, Tyco says Amy Canfield Tuesday, November 10, 2015

WESTFORD, Mass.—Tyco Security Products is collaborating with Nest Labs on integrations between connected home security products to create “new experiences,” according to Greg Blackett, Tyco’s strategic project marketing manager.

Honeywell Technology to Drive Iraq’s Most Advanced Refinery

1 year 11 months ago

Honeywell will provide industry-leading process technology and advanced automation controls to Iraq’s Karbala refinery, now under construction in Karbala Province, about 120 kilometers south of Baghdad.

Honeywell To Acquire COM DEV International’s Satellite Equipment Business

1 year 11 months ago

Honeywell has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ontario, Canada-based COM DEV International, a leading satellite and space components provider for an aggregate purchase price of approximately C$455 million Canadian dollars ($345 million USD), net of cash and debt acquired. COM DEV's estimated 2015 revenue is approximately C$210 million ($160 million USD). On an adjusted basis, the purchase price translates to approximately ten times COM DEV'S estimated 2015 earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA).

Honeywell CSR Program to Drive Safety Culture in Pune, India

1 year 11 months ago

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Following the announcement of the re-anchored Honeywell India Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, Honeywell is proud to partner with Safe Kids Foundation India (SKFI) for the transformational Safe Kids at Home program.

Honeywell Aerospace Wins Engineering Innovation of the Year Award

1 year 11 months ago

Aviation_in-storyThe ninth annual Aviation Business Awards were recently held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and celebrated the achievements within the Middle East aerospace industry.

The FORCE is with Lloyd Security

1 year 11 months ago Owner: Company succeeds with culture program Amy Canfield Tuesday, November 3, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS—Having the correct company culture is the key to a company’s success, according to Jill Lloyd, who started Lloyd Security in 2001 after working for Honeywell and Security Link. Her in-company FORCE program is doing very well for her.

Securitas set to acquire Diebold division for $350m

1 year 11 months ago Diebold to focus on self-service industry, it says Amy Canfield Monday, October 26, 2015

Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote Discusses The Role of Emerging Economics with the Council on Foreign Relations

1 year 11 months ago

Honeywell Chairman and CEO, Dave Cote, recently participated in an interview at the Council on Foreign Relations with Rana Foroohar, Assistant Managing Editor, Economics and Business, Time Magazine; Global Economic Analyst, CNN. The discussion focused on the impact of emerging economies on the global economy, the political and economic environments of both China and India, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), monetary policies, and infrastructure.

Honeywell China Receives “Best Innovation Practice Award” from the Shanghai Government

1 year 12 months ago

Group-Photo_Top-12-Winners._in-storyHoneywell China was honored with the Best Innovation Practice Award at the “Innovation and Development: Multinational Companies in Shanghai” Innovation Forum and Awards Cerem

Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote Discusses Sustainable Urbanization During CEO Council in Beijing

1 year 12 months ago

Honeywell Chairman and CEO, Dave Cote, recently attended the Paulson Institute Conference as part of the CEO Council for Sustainable Urbanization. The two-day conference, which met on October 22 and 23, 2015, in Beijing, China, gathered CEOs from various industries to discuss areas in which businesses can best contribute to sustainable urbanization, focusing on buildings and energy.

Honeywell’s Barbara Brockett Honored with Prestigious Award by Society of Women Engineers

1 year 12 months ago

SWE_BB_in-story2Barbara Brockett, Vice President of Engineering Test Services for Honeywell Aerospace, was recently honored by The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) with the

Honeywell Named Best Performer by Airbus

2 years 1 day ago

Honeywell was awarded Airbus’ Best Performer Award for the design and construction of the powerhouse for Airbus’ A320 Final Assembly Line in Mobile, Ala., the aviation company’s inaugural manufacturing operation in the United States. The award honors the aircraft manufacturer’s partner that delivered top level industrial performance for Airbus Group General Procurement.

MSA Systems Integration is Access Systems Integration once more

2 years 1 day ago Newly independent integration company will focus on national accounts Martha Entwistle Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Herve Fages to head new VSaaS company

2 years 1 day ago MultiSight, owned by Schneider Electric, includes hardware, storage and service Martha Entwistle Wednesday, October 21, 2015

CLOVIS, Calif.—Herve Fages, former CEO of Pelco, has a new job heading up MultiSight, a new VSaaS company owned by Schneider Electric.

MSA Systems Integration is now Access Systems Integration again

2 years 2 days ago Newly independent integration company will focus on national accounts Martha Entwistle Wednesday, October 21, 2015

BeON now selling directly to consumers

2 years 2 days ago New lighting system appealing to dealers, too, company says Amy Canfield Wednesday, October 21, 2015

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—BeOn Home is up and running as an online store for consumers.

Honeywell to Acquire Research Chemicals Business from Sigma-Aldrich

2 years 2 days ago

Honeywell announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Seelze, Germany-based laboratory research chemicals business from Sigma-Aldrich for approximately 105 million euro.

Honeywell Boosts Projections for Reductions In Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions by an Additional 36 Percent, Driven by Its New Low-Global-Warming Products

2 years 1 week ago

Honeywell announced today at a White House event that increasing global adoption of its range of low-global-warming-potential (GWP) products will reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by an equivalent of 475 million metric tons of carbon dioxide by 2025, the equivalent to removing 100 million cars from the road for one year.

Honeywell Offers Latest Navigation Technology For A320 And A330 To Enhance Safety And Efficiency

2 years 1 week ago

Honeywell’s latest navigational technology will be available as an option on Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft in early 2018. The new Integrated Multi-Mode Receiver will offer Airbus customers access to the latest precision navigation capabilities — a cost-effective solution that increases airport traffic capacity while decreasing weather-related delays, noise and operating costs through more efficient routing and improved navigation performance.

Environmental Science and Sustainability Come Alive during Honeywell Institute for Ecosystems Education

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Jersey City teachers received a firsthand look at urban sustainability practices during the Honeywell Institute for Ecosystems Education (HIEE), an innovative summer institute that combines classroom instruction with diverse outdoor experiences. The four day program, a partnership between Honeywell and New Jersey Audubon, and in coordination with Jersey City Schools, provides participating teachers with scientific knowledge and interactive lessons and experiences to share with their students.

KidSmartz Gains National Media Exposure Thanks to Lifetime TV

2 years 1 week ago

The KidSmartz™ program developed by Honeywell Hometown Solutions (HHS), the company’s corporate citizenship initiative, and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is being featured on Lifetime TV’s “The Balancing Act” morning news program on October 12, with a rebroadcast airing October 19.

Honeywell Chairman and CEO Talks Commitment to Integrity & Compliance in The October 2015 Issue of Ethisphere

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Ethisphere_logoHoneywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote penned a by-line article, ”Setting the Tone from the Top, Honeywell’s Commitment to Integrity & Compliance: Our Reputation is Simply Non-Negotiable,” in the October issue of Ethisphere Magazine. The article was published in the magazine’s “The CEO Issue” which is filled with insights, col

Stanley president Jim Cannon talks vertical markets, insights, standards

2 years 2 weeks ago Cannon would like ‘one-third of future recruits to come from the military’ Martha Entwistle Wednesday, October 7, 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Now in its “post acquisition chapter,” Stanley Security is making progress on its vertical market strategy and other internal performance and hiring initiatives, according to Stanley Security president Jim Cannon.

Per Mar gains resi clients

2 years 2 weeks ago Acquisition of Minn. firm brings in thousands of accounts Amy Canfield Wednesday, October 7, 2015

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Super-regional Per Mar Security Services has acquired 2,000 accounts with its purchase of Northern Safety and Security of Bemidji, Minn.

Honeywell High-Performance Fiber Helping To Secure Offshore Platforms For Brazil’s Petrobras

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Honeywell announced today that Spectra® fiber will be used in ropes for new offshore oil and gas platforms for Petrobras, the largest oil and gas company in Latin America.

Smart dealers can benefit from smart thermostats

2 years 2 weeks ago IHS: Added value can bring in more customers, cut attrition rate Amy Canfield Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Honeywell’s Navigation, Aircraft Taxiing Technologies Help Tackle Climate Challenges

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Honeywell's SmartPath® Ground-Based Augmentation System and EGTS™ electric taxiing system technologies have been recognized by the Air Transport Action Group as solutions that can help support the aviation industry's goal to reduce CO2 emissions from 2005 in half by 2050.

Honeywell Colleagues Selected as Finalists for 12th Annual Aviation Week Program Excellence Awards

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Finalists for the 12th annual Aviation Week Program Excellence Awards were announced by Penton's Aviation Week Network, the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries. 

Honeywell Aerospace Asia Pacific President Briand Greer Talks About The Impact of China’s Economic Slowdown on The BBC

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On Tuesday, September 29, Honeywell Aerospace Asia Pacific President Briand Greer spoke to Sharanjit Leyl, producer and presenter for BBC World News. Their interview focused on how most industries with a presence in Asia are concerned about the impact of China's economic slowdown and the few exceptions to the rule, like the aerospace industry.

Good news for dealers: Consumers still disappointed with DIY cameras

2 years 3 weeks ago Satisfaction with other smart home devices slowly rising, Argus Insights says Amy Canfield Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Honeywell Transportation Systems India Wins Top Export Award

2 years 3 weeks ago

TS_in-storyHoneywell Transportation Systems India was recently awarded the prestigious Star Performer Award for outstanding export performance in 2013-14 by Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) India.

Honeywell Receives Prestigious 2015 Robert W. Campbell Award

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Honeywell Recognized by Quality Circle Forum of India

2 years 3 weeks ago

Honeywell was awarded the prestigious Gold Award for waste elimination and Quality improvement in an assembly area, by the Quality Circle Forum of India.

TycoIS to launch worldwide network of centers

2 years 4 weeks ago National Center of Excellence in Colorado now open, is first of several planned centers Martha Entwistle Wednesday, September 23, 2015

PennTex Midstream Partners, LP Starts Second Honeywell UOP Russell Modular Gas Processing Plant

2 years 4 weeks ago

Penn-in-storyHoneywell announced today that a new UOP Russell modular gas processing plant in northern Louisiana has begun processing rich natural gas and recovering valuable natural gas liquids (NGLs).

Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote Attends CEO Forum at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

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On Monday, September 21, Honeywell Chairman and CEO, Dave Cote, attended a panel discussion at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC with along with five other CEOs from the U.S. and India. James McNerney, President and CEO of Boeing, moderated the discussion amongst Cote, Charles Kaye of Warburg Pincus, Michael Burke of AECOM, Kiran Mazumdar Shah of Biocon Limited, Cyrus Mistry of Tata Sons, and Sunil Bharti Mittal of Bharti Enterprises.

Honeywell Makes STEM Learning a Reality for Students in China

2 years 1 month ago

Comac-in-storyMore than 500 underprivileged students in a remote Chinese county have a brighter future thanks to Honeywell Hometown Solutions (HHS) and the

Honeywell and Huawei to Cooperate in Smart City, Smart Energy and Industrial Internet

2 years 1 month ago

Honeywell and Huawei signed a cooperation framework agreement at 2015 Huawei Cloud Congress on September 18, 2015 in Shanghai, China. According to the agreement, Honeywell China and Huawei will establish a comprehensive partnership to jointly explore cooperation in the fields of smart city, smart energy and industrial internet.

Honeywell Wins Gold Stevie Award for Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year

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Honeywell won a Gold Stevie® Award, the top honor in a category, at The 13th Annual American Business Awards on September 11, 2015. A judging panel of more than 200 executives worldwide selected Honeywell as the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year with 2,500 or More Employees.

Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote Featured on Yahoo! Finance to Discuss Acquisition Strategy

2 years 1 month ago

YahooFinanceInterview-09172015Yahoo! Finance’s new Editor-in-Chief, Andy Serwer, recently sat down with Honeywell Chairman and CEO, Dave Cote, to discuss Honeywell’s acquisition track record, U.S. and global economy outlooks, thoughts on the 2016 Presidential election, and the controversial 'deflategate.'

Honeywell Acquires Aviation Software Company Aviaso

2 years 1 month ago

Honeywell has acquired privately held Aviaso, an international aviation software company that offers fuel efficiency and emissions savings software to the airline industry. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed.

Honeywell 2015 Turbocharger Forecast Signals Increased Expectations for Turbos With Global Penetration Nearing 50% by 2020

2 years 1 month ago

Global Turbo Forecast Infographic - 5 Year ForecastIn its annual survey released at the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA), Honeywell sees the evolving needs of auto makers driving not only turbo adoption globally to 47 percent by 2020, but an increas

Honeywell Operating System Drives Significant Process, Productivity Improvements for Charleston Site

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1Shirley Bellamy, a production associate in Honeywell’s Charleston plant,  prepares Electriflex™ rubber insulating gloves for curing.

Honeywell China Sichuan Earthquake Rebuilt Schools Celebrate Six Years

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Honeywell, together with the teachers and students from Honeywell’s Sichuan Earthquake Rebuilt Schools, held a celebration today in southwestern China’s Sichuan Province for the schools’ 6th anniversary and Chinese Teacher’s Day.

Honeywell and NASA Hip-Hop Physics Program Makes Stops in 10 Midwest States this Fall

2 years 1 month ago

FMA_in-storyCan you imagine middle school science teachers “fighting” as Sumo wrestlers to demonstrate Newton’s Second Law of Motion? Or apple sauce all over a Principal’s head to see all Laws in action? Honeywell and NASA are kicking off their award-winning, hip-hop physics education program, FMA Live!

David Cote Talks About Recession and Economic Downturns In The New Case Study “Honeywell and the Great Recession”

2 years 1 month ago

This month, Harvard Business School published a new case study “Honeywell and the Great Recession” that explores employer tradeoffs when a downturn hits. The case puts students in the shoes of Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote and his leadership team and asks them to consider the choices they would have made in the face of the extreme uncertainty surrounding future business conditions in the fall of 2008.

Johnson Controls to sell JCSS to Versar for $20m

2 years 1 month ago McManus: JCSS will have a ‘better home’ at Versar Martha Entwistle Friday, September 11, 2015

Sprayable Chocolate And Ketchup? Consumers Want More Spray in Their Future

2 years 1 month ago

If ketchup in a squeezable bottle was the last food packaging revolution, could sprayable ketchup be the next one? It could be, according to a new survey commissioned by Honeywell that looked at consumer attitudes toward aerosols and what applications they would like to see in the future. The survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults found that two-thirds (66 percent) would use some type of food and household product if it were available as an aerosol.

Honeywell To Provide Control And Safety Support For Major North Sea Oil And Gas Producer

2 years 1 month ago

Honeywell recently announced a new multi-year agreement to provide comprehensive services and support for Lundin Norway, Norway’s fastest-growing upstream oil and gas company.

Egypt’s ANRPC to Expand Refinery with Technology and Modular Equipment from Honeywell

2 years 1 month ago

Alexandria_in-storyHoneywell recently announced that Egypt’s Alexandria National Refining & Petrochemicals Company (ANRPC) will use Honeywell UOP technology and equipment as part of a $300 million, multi-year project to expand an existing, state-of-the-art gasoline production facility to meet g

Honeywell Ranks High in JamesDruryPartner’s Report, “The Weight of America’s Boards”

2 years 1 month ago

JamesDruryPartners, one of America’s leading board advisory services firms, recently released its 2014 “The Weight of America’s Boards” report, in which Honeywell came in near the top. The report ranks the governance capacity—a measure of the experience and business acumen of board members—of the country’s largest companies by revenue and market capitalization.

Honeywell Volunteers Refurbish Greendale Home for U.S. Army Veteran and Wife

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From Aug. 21-22, more than 30 volunteers from Honeywell’s Oak Creek and Pleasant Prairie offices provided repairs and other improvements to the Greendale, Wisconsin, home of U.S. Army veteran Marty Esaman and his wife Julia.

Honeywell Wins International Recognition for Humanitarian Relief in the Philippines

2 years 1 month ago

Honeywell Hometown Solutions (HHS), the company’s corporate citizenship initiative, received the International Business Association’s Stevie® Gold Award for “Best Communications Campaign of the Year-Community Relations” for its humanitarian relief efforts in the Philippines. The International Business Association bestows Stevie awards to organizations and individuals that make significant achievements and contributions worldwide. 

Strategic Security likes the simplicity of cloud

2 years 1 month ago When you talk total cost of ownership 'a case can be made for cloud' Martha Entwistle Wednesday, September 2, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C.—As Strategic Security managing partner Jay Slaughterbeck makes plans to grow his business and expand geographically, he’s undertaken an initiative to expand his cloud services.

Eyewitness Surveillance secures $15 million

2 years 1 month ago Funding aimed at strategic growth, market penetration Martha Entwistle Wednesday, September 2, 2015

HANOVER, Md.—Eyewitness Surveillance, a provider and installer of video monitoring solutions for auto dealerships and metal recyclers, has received $15 million in new financing from The PrivateBank.  

Haenggi takes on new role at Protection 1

2 years 1 month ago Jamie Haenggi will oversee sales, marketing and customers operation for $600m full service security firm Martha Entwistle Monday, August 31, 2015

Habitec reaches milestone with acquisition

2 years 1 month ago Acquires Bigelow Security, launches door-to-door initiative Martha Entwistle Wednesday, September 9, 2015

TOLEDO, Ohio—With the Sept. 3 acquisition of Bigelow Security, full service security company Habitec Security reached an important milestone, $500,000 in RMR, John Smythe, Habitec president told Security Systems News.

GHS gets $50m credit facility

2 years 1 month ago Expansion into Texas, Arizona planned Amy Canfield Wednesday, September 9, 2015

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.—GHS Interactive Security, a provider of integrated security services for the residential and light commercial end markets, has secured a $50 million credit facility.

Acquisition nets ADS 2,000 accounts, $50,000 more in RMR

2 years 1 month ago Southeast company now has three offices in Georgia Amy Canfield Wednesday, September 2, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security now has three offices in Georgia and 2,000 more accounts thanks to the acquisition Vidalia, Ga.-based Bridgecom.

Alarm Detection Systems expands outside of Midwest

2 years 1 month ago Safe Systems purchase brings second monitoring center and 10,000 accounts Amy Canfield Wednesday, September 2, 2015

AURORA, Ill.—In its biggest acquisition in 47 years, Alarm Detection Systems has acquired Safe Systems, a residential and commercial security business in Louisville, Colo.

Honeywell Adventures in Environmental Leadership Helps Baltimore Area Students Become Novice Scientists

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Forty students from Turner Station in Dundalk, Maryland, experienced life as a botanist, biologist, lab technician, and chemist during Honeywell Adventures in Environmental Leadership. On a field trip last month to Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center in Baltimore, which was led by Living Classrooms Foundation, they dissected flowers, used a microscope as a lab technician, identified fish anatomy, and performed chemical experiments to show that humans can have negative impacts on the water.

Honeywell Digital Video Manager Helps Improve Operator Efficiency And Mitigate Business Risk

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Honeywell recently announced enhancements to its Digital Video Manager (DVM). The latest release, DVM R600, will include enhanced system access and usability which is designed to improve operator efficiency and reaction time. Security personnel can now access high-definition, full-frame-rate video on a mobile device, enabling continuous monitoring from almost any location. Operators can also control DVM using voice commands to easily manage multiple video feeds and request near-real-time system updates.

Sticky bundle for LOUD

2 years 1 month ago New program adds service revenue and stickiness for regional security company Amy Canfield Wednesday, August 26, 2015

KENNESAW, Ga.—LOUD Security is three months into its new Life Security Manager program, adding service revenue and new “stickiness” to its customer base, company owner and president John Loud told Security Systems News.

Honeywell’s Valeria Chapa Garza Recognized as a Woman Worth Watching by Diversity Journal

2 years 1 month ago

Valeria_in-StoryValeria Chapa Garza, Honeywell’s Latin America General Counsel, was recently chosen as a Top 100 Woman Worth Watching by Diversity Journal.

Honeywell Donates Safety Products for Tianjin Explosion Relief

2 years 2 months ago

IMG_5469On August 12, after two massive warehouse explosions rocked Tianjin, China, Honeywell teams from Automation and Control Solutions (ACS) Greater China, Government Relations, Human Resources, and Communications immediately pulled together an action plan that focused on humanitarian relief, employee well-being and safety, and first responder/firefighter support.

Crime Prevention Security Systems widens Florida territory

2 years 2 months ago Purchase of Scott Alarm brings in 1,100 accounts Amy Canfield Wednesday, August 19, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Crime Prevention Security Systems has acquired Scott Alarm, expanding its territory into Northeast Florida.

Alliance’s new VP targets increasing growth

2 years 2 months ago Miller’s goal is 100,000 installs in 2016 Amy Canfield Wednesday, August 19, 2015

CRANSTON, R.I.—In his new role as VP at booming security and home automation provider Alliance Security, Travis Miller, a former Monitronics director, will focus on the company’s increasing expansion.

Honeywell Employees Help Restore Home for Kansas City Children

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RT_in-story2On August 8, more than 100 Honeywell employees at the Federal Manufacturing & Technology (FM&T) site in Kansas City, Mo., worked with Honeywell Hometown Solutions (HHS) and Rebuilding Together to refurbish and refresh the

Niagara Falls Middle School Students Explore Local Waterways During Honeywell Adventures in Environmental Leadership

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Niagara_in-story3On a beautiful sunny day in Niagara Falls last Thursday, Mayor Paul Dyster joined 30 middle school students during an exploration of the Niagara Falls watershed as part of Honeywell Adventure

Chambroad Commissions First Propylene and Isobutylene Coproduction Plant in China Using Honeywell Technology

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Honeywell announced today that Shandong Chambroad Holding Co., Ltd. has become the first company in China to commission a combined C3/C4 dehydrogenation unit to meet growing demand in Asia for plastics, high-octane gasoline and synthetic rubber.

Honeywell’s Golden Valley Facility Receives Highest Security Award from the US Department of Defense

2 years 2 months ago

The Defense Security Service (DSS) recognized Honeywell’s Golden Valley, Minnesota, facility with a 2015 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award during a recent ceremony in Las Vegas. The award, which recognizes industrial security excellence, is among the most prestigious honors that can be bestowed on cleared defense contractors.

Ten Students Receive Horatio Alger Association’s Honeywell Scholarship

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Horatio-Alger_3by2Proving that perseverance and determination can overcome personal challenges, 10 college students received the second-annual Horatio Alger Association’s Honeywell Scholarship awards in the amount of $10,000 each.

Honeywell’s Orhan Genis Named to B20 Anti-Corruption Task Force

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B20_in-storyOrhan Genis, Honeywell President, Turkey and Central Asia, has been named to the Business 20 (B20) Anti-Corruption Task Force by the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey.

Honeywell Selected by SunExpress Airlines to Maximize Safety and Efficiency of New Boeing 737 Fleet

2 years 2 months ago

Honeywell signed a contract with Turkish airline SunExpress to supply the company’s latest cockpit technologies for its first delivery of newly purchased Boeing 737-800 airplanes.

ASIS: A show for integrators, too

2 years 2 months ago End user networking, discussions on cybersecurity among offerings Spencer Ives Wednesday, August 12, 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Integrators need to attend ASIS to network with security practitioners and understand emerging issues such as cybersecurity, said Howard Belfor, president of Belfor & Associates and council VP of ASIS.

Integrator SSI’s non-profit gives ‘freedom’ to veterans

2 years 2 months ago Fast-growing integrator creates Allegiant Giving to support disabled veterans, ActionTrac chairs are key project Martha Entwistle Wednesday, August 12, 2015

SSI eyes $25m in revenue

2 years 2 months ago Integrator’s goal is to be largest gaming integrator Martha Entwistle Wednesday, August 12, 2015

ROCKLIN, Calif.—Systems integrator Surveillance Systems Inc. is exceeding revenue goals it set three years ago, now SSI president Todd Flowers says his focus is “to become the largest gaming integrator in the country.”

Universal buys Guardsmark to form largest US-owned guard firm

2 years 2 months ago Martha Entwistle Wednesday, July 29, 2015

SANTA ANA, Calif.—With the July 28 announcement of its acquisition of guard firm Guardsmark, Universal Protection Service is now the largest U.S.-owned guard firm.

Growing strong in the Southeast to the tune of $25m in sales

2 years 2 months ago Power Home Technologies takes proactive approach Amy Canfield Tuesday, August 18, 2015

RICHMOND, Va.—Power Home Technologies CEO Ben Brookhart started his career selling alarm systems right out of college. He knew it was the right fit for him, and eventually he decided to start his own company.

Industry veteran, author offers advice on selling

2 years 2 months ago Connect with customers before they buy, he says Amy Canfield Monday, August 10, 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas—Mark Tosoni, industry veteran and author, has some sales advice that he’s offering with a complementary download of his new book, “Alarm Sales Mastery.”

Tosoni offered up some of his advice to Security Systems News.

ADS expands farther into South Carolina

2 years 2 months ago Deal lands over 1,000 accounts Amy Canfield Wednesday, July 29, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security, the regional electronic security and automation company headquartered here, has made its second acquisition since June with the purchase of more than 1,000 customer accounts from ProTec Plus Inc. in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Ohio-based firm expands

2 years 2 months ago Moving into resi helps growth, family member says Amy Canfield Wednesday, July 29, 2015

CINCINNATI—Shiver Security Systems, with a 6,000-customer footprint in southwest Ohio and northern Kentucky, has moved into a new 14,000-square-foot facility from its previous 8,000-square-foot site, thanks in part to its recent move into the residential market.

Honeywell Engineer Inducted into Space Camp Hall of Fame

2 years 2 months ago

Hall-of-fame_in-storyElizabeth Bierman, a Honeywell Aerospace Sr. Project Engineer in Minneapolis, was inducted into the U.S.

Honeywell Wins Platinum Supplier Award from Caterpillar

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Honeywell was awarded the prestigious Supplier Quality Excellence Process Platinum certification by Caterpillar China.

Honeywell and Caterpillar Celebrate 60 years of Turbocharged Collaboration at NYSE The Closing Bell

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In-storyHoneywell and Caterpillar celebrated 60 years of partnership which commenced with the signature inscription “Let’s Get Started” from Honeywell Garrett on the original project request for an engine boosting device.

Hello Pluto: Honeywell Helps Navigate New Horizons in 3-Billion-Mile Mission Across Solar System

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Honeywell assisted NASA in successfully navigating the New Horizons space probe across its 3-billion-mile journey to Pluto.

Honeywell to Improve Operations for Liquefied Natural Gas Pipeline In China

2 years 2 months ago

Guangxi_In-storyHoneywell technology will help improve operations for China’s long-distance Guangxi Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) high-pressure pipeline.

Honeywell Solstice Refrigerants Approved for Use by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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Solstice_In-storyHoneywell’s Solstice® N40 (R-448A) refrigerant has been approved for use by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in applications ranging from stand-alone refrigeration systems to commercial refrigeration.

Former Honeywell president Ron Rothman joins AFA Protective

2 years 2 months ago New York integrator attracts marquee talent, looks to grow topline revenue 20+ percent Martha Entwistle Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Partnership allows smooth segue from resi to commercial

2 years 2 months ago Connected Technolgies, ELK Products tout benefits to resi dealers Amy Canfield Tuesday, July 7, 2015

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.—Partnerships between manufacturers and software development companies can mean bigger profit for residential integrators, according to Mike Simon, managing partner for Connected Technologies.

Focal4 SSA System Adds Responsive Search To Identify Potential Issues Captured In Twitter Feeds

2 years 3 months ago

Focal4_DeviceGroupHoneywell’s Gamewell-FCI Focal4 Shared Situational Awareness (SSA) system delivers real-time topic trending information from Twitter.

Diebold innovation eased by APIs

2 years 3 months ago Eagle Eye integration with SecureStat and monitoring center complete Martha Entwistle Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Honeywell Surveys Show Significant Gaps in Fire Safety Awareness in Morocco and Tunisia

2 years 3 months ago

Honeywell’s fire safety awareness studies that were conducted amongst the urban adult populations of Morocco and Tunisia showed serious gaps in knowledge and behaviour.

Partnership allows smoothe segue from resi to commericial

2 years 3 months ago Connected Technolgies, ELK Products tout benefits to resi dealers Amy Canfield Tuesday, July 7, 2015

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.—Partnerships between manufacturers and software development companies can mean bigger profit for residential integrators, according to Mike Simon, managing partner for Connected Technologies.

Honeywell Supports U.S. EPA’S Action to Drive Adoption of Low-Global-Warming-Materials

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Honeywell supports U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision to restrict the use of high-global-warming hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in a variety of applications including refrigerants, aerosols and foam insulation blowing agents. These actions will drive adoption of materials with radically lower global warming potentials.

LOUD takes on 1,200 Alarm Associates accounts

2 years 3 months ago Georgia-based company continues to expand Amy Canfield Monday, June 29, 2015

KENNESAW, Ga.—LOUD Security has acquired Alarm Associates Inc. of Atlanta, adding 1,200 accounts and bringing its RMR to more than $210,000, according to owner and president John Loud.

Honeywell Green Boot Camp Inspires 50 Middle School Teachers in San Diego

2 years 3 months ago

Team Green IMG_0149 600x400This year, 50 middle school teachers from 11 countries received scholarships in San Diego to attend the Honeywell Green Boot Camp, an annual workshop that provides educators with the information, experience and resources to bring lessons on energy efficiency, sustainability and the environment bac

Honeywell Selected for Automation, Security Systems for Expansion of Major Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal

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FreeportHoneywell’s automation and security systems will help Freeport LNG Development, L.P. (Freeport LNG) expand its southeast Texas liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal into a world-class liquefaction and export operation. This expansion will give Freeport LNG 13.9 million tons a year of export capacity.

Honeywell Scholarship Program Impacts Teachers and Students Beyond the Classroom

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Honeywell Wins Two Gold Stevie Awards at 2015 American Business Awards

2 years 3 months ago

Honeywell won two Gold Stevie Awards, the top honor in each category, at The 13th Annual American Business Awards on June 22, 2015.

How Smart is Your Building? Honeywell Smart Building Score™ Debuts in India

2 years 3 months ago

Do you ever wonder how smart your office building, airport or hotel is? A new survey of 2,000 buildings across India by Honeywell and research-specialist IMRB International shows that government, building owners and service providers need to invest more in smart building technologies to better serve India’s rapidly urbanizing population and help create sustainable cities and infrastructure.  While the country’s airports and hotels are leading the way with smart building technologies, the survey found that in general the smartness of buildings in India is low.

Honeywell Responds to EPA, DOT Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards Proposal for Heavy-Duty Trucks

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Honeywell supports the efforts of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase fuel economy in the commercial trucking industry. Honeywell is confident in its ability to support its customers with both proven and innovative technologies that help save fuel and reduce harmful emissions while also providing attractive and tangible end-user payback.

Consumers ‘ho-hum’ about home automation?

2 years 3 months ago Study says demand is down, products must become easier to use Amy Canfield Monday, June 22, 2015

Alliance Security credits employee smarts for big growth

2 years 3 months ago Resi company’s learning culture leads to high retention rates, CEO says, prepping move to new, bigger HQ Amy Canfield Monday, June 22, 2015

Honeywell Asia Pacific Legal Team Named among 2015 Most Innovative by Financial Times

2 years 4 months ago

Honeywell’s Asia Pacific legal team has been named one of the 2015 Most Innovative In-house Legal Teams in Asia Pacific by the Financial Times (FT). It was listed as one of four “Standout” teams, the FT’s highest category, for having created a globally aligned, regionally empowered law department that is supporting expansion into high-growth and developing economies by providing broad analysis of technological, commercial, and legal risks.

Honeywell Turbos Power the Five Fastest Cars at 24 Hours of Le Mans; Boosts Porsche for Honeywell’s 16th Consecutive Victory

2 years 4 months ago

S15_0565_fineHoneywell turbochargers are back in the winner’s circle for the 16th consecutive year at the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans in France boosting Porsche to a record win with its new

Dave Cote on Building a Balanced Economy at the International Economic Forum of the Americas

2 years 4 months ago

Cote at Conference of MontrealHoneywell Chairman and CEO, Dave Cote, attended the International Economic Forum of the Americas: Conference of Montreal, on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, to discuss major issues concerning economic globalization.  

Honeywell to Power Europe’s Largest Production Unit for Plastics Building Block

2 years 4 months ago

Azoty-bannerHoneywell’s C3 Oleflex™ process technology will be used by Poland’s Grupa Azoty to produce 400,000 metric tons of high-quality propylene annually for resins and plastics that replace metal automobile parts, decreasing vehicle weight and improving

Honeywell’s Olivier Rabiller Recognized as Rising Star in Auto Industry by Automotive News Europe

2 years 4 months ago

Olivier-BannerOlivier Rabiller, Vice President and General Manager for Aftermarket, Business Development and High Growth Regions (HGRs) has been recognized as an automotive industry Rising Star by Automotive News Europe.

Hackett Security expands to East Coast

2 years 4 months ago Super-regional opens office in McLean, Va. Martha Entwistle Wednesday, June 17, 2015

ST. LOUIS—Hackett Security, a super-regional based here, opened its fifth branch office in McLean, Va., Michael J. Hackett, CEO of Hackett Security, told Security Systems News.

ADS adds $70,000 in RMR in latest buy in Tennessee

2 years 4 months ago Company still on acquisition roll; three more ‘in pipeline’ Amy Canfield Wednesday, June 17, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security, continuing to expand its footprint in the Southeast, has acquired 3,200 customer accounts from Professional Alarms of Clarkesville, Tenn.

Honeywell Technology Modernizes Mill for Europe’s Largest Forest Industry Company

2 years 4 months ago

Stora-Enso-BannerHoneywell’s process automation, safety system and manufacturing optimization technologies will be used by Stora Enso Oyj, Europe’s largest pulp, board and paper manufacturer. Honeywell technology will be used to modernize one of its key mills and help it meet rising demand for renewable packaging board.

Honeywell Breaks Ground On New Resin Manufacturing Line in Virginia

2 years 4 months ago

Resins-bannerHoneywell Resins and Chemicals has broken ground on a new nylon resins production line that can produce multiple grades of Honeywell Aegis® nylon 6 resins, as well as copolymer nylon 6/6.6 resins, both of which are used in food packaging films and other applications at its Chesterfield, Va., manufacturing facility.

Honeywell Brings Cloud-Based Facility Services and Insights to Toronto’s Premier Smart Building

2 years 4 months ago

Honeywell is working with Menkes Developments Ltd., a Toronto-based real estate firm, to help trim energy and operational costs at the firm’s 25 York Street property, also known as Telus Tower.

Honeywell Receives United States Postal Service Supplier Performance Award for Deployment of Mobile Delivery Devices

2 years 4 months ago

15024_122_04_28_2015Honeywell was honored as a winner in the “Supplier Excellence Award” (SEA) category at the 2014 United States Postal Service (USPS) Supplier Performance Awards program in Washington, D.C.

Taking Over the Controls of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Lightning II at Honeywell

2 years 4 months ago

F35_3by2What’s it like to fly the world’s most advanced military aircraft? Honeywell put members of the media, invited guests and employees behind the controls of the most technologically sophisticated fighter aircraft ever built during a special event May 28 at Honeywell Aerospace in Phoenix.

Honeywell Provides New Dassault Falcon 5X with Cockpit Technologies that Enhance Safety, Reduce Fuel Costs

2 years 4 months ago

Building on its long-standing relationship with Dassault, Honeywell Aerospace is supplying its advanced Primus Epic cockpit technologies to Dassault’s newly unveiled Falcon 5X. Primus Epic’s latest enhanced features have been customized for Dassault’s EASy III cockpit.

Dave Cote on U.S. Government Support for Business & the American Dream on Fox Business’ The Intelligence Report

2 years 4 months ago

Cote on The Intelligence ReportHoneywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote appeared on Fox Business Network’s The Intelligence Report with Trish Regan to discuss what American businesses need from government to succeed and t

Students Dance Their Way to a $10,000 Prize from Honeywell Hometown Solutions

2 years 4 months ago

KidSmartz - Winner Award Ceremony - Kansas City Liberty Oaks - Big CheckStudents at four elementary schools were the lucky winners of the first KidSmartz™ “Safety Dance” video contest, where elementary school students from all across the U.S.

Shane Tedjarati’s Interview on CNBC-TV18: Engaging the Dragon

2 years 4 months ago

ShaneTejShane Tedjarati, President, Global High Growth Regions, Honeywell was interviewed by Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor of India’s leading business channel, and a highly awarded journalist and business historian as part of CNBC-TV18’s special programming on China called “Engaging the Dragon”, as India Prime Minister Narendra Modi toured and engaged

Honeywell’s Grant Program Promoting STEM Education Helps 1800 Students Receive Multi-Media Learning Tools in Vietnam

2 years 4 months ago

Briand Greer delivers a speech on donation ceremony.Eighteen hundred students in Ho Chi Minh City and Dak Lak , Vietnam, recently received multimedia learning tools, including computers with engaging, educational software, books, video screens and other educational supplies along with new desks, chairs and bookshelves, as part of a

Bradley builds ECD Systems

2 years 4 months ago MDU, health care and high-end commercial are building blocks for integrator Martha Entwistle Tuesday, June 9, 2015

TEMPE, Ariz.—Systems integration firm ECD Systems is up and running in its new headquarters here, with a goal of moderate growth for its first couple of years.

Peace of Mind Technologies’ bold vision

2 years 4 months ago Growing at 30 percent annually, integrator’s goal is to be No. 1 NYC integrator by 2020 Martha Entwistle Friday, June 5, 2015

NEW YORK—Peace of Mind Technologies’ CEO Jon Ecker has what he calls a “bold vision” for his systems integration firm: “We want to be the No. 1 security integrator in New York City in the next five years,” he said.

Condortech seeks hackers' perspective

2 years 4 months ago Systems integrator creates testing lab, hires hackers to test cybersecurity of systems Martha Entwistle Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Protection 1 buys Cam Connections

2 years 4 months ago Cam Connections has loss prevention expertise, many ‘leading business customers’ Martha Entwistle Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Doyle expands into mass marketing

2 years 4 months ago Strategy could expand company footprint Spencer Ives Wednesday, June 3, 2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—To reach new audiences and expand the company, Doyle Security Systems, based here, is introducing a new mass-market strategy.

Honeywell and Tata Power Deploy First-Of-Its-Kind Smart Grid Project to Improve Energy Reliability in India

2 years 4 months ago

Honeywell and Tata Power Delhi Distribution (TPDDL) have successfully implemented the first ever Automated Demand Response (ADR) project for commercial and industrial facilities in India to address severe brownouts and blackouts that occurs as the gap between power required for homes and businesses outpaces what utilities can produce.

Honeywell Turbo Development Helps Scuderia Ferrari to Generate More Power in Formula 1

2 years 4 months ago

Scuderia Ferrari Honeywell image 2015Honeywell has worked with Scuderia Ferrari to develop one of the most efficient turbocharger applications in Honeywell's history, leading to greater power for the 2015 Formula One season.

Honeywell UOP Technology Boosts Production & Flexibility for Taiyo Oil

2 years 4 months ago

Honeywell and Japan’s Taiyo Oil Co. Ltd.have begun producing petrochemicals with UOP’s Tatoray™ process technology, which provides greater flexibility to produce either gasoline or valuable petrochemicals as demand changes.

Honeywell’s Software Design Suite OnRAMP Helping Auto Industry with Powertrain Development

2 years 4 months ago

TruckHoneywell’s OnRAMP Design Suite can help auto makers improve fuel economy, reduce material costs, and minimize warranty costs by optimizing powertrain controls.

The Lyric Thermostat – Life in Tune on the Apple Watch

2 years 4 months ago

The highly-anticipated Apple Watch is now available to consumers and early adopters are reaping the benefits of a variety of apps available on the watch.

Honeywell’s Lyric app for the Apple Watch lets users quickly and easily interact with their Lyric thermostat from wherever they are. Specifically, Apple Watch users can:

AlarmForce ordered to pay Matlin court fees

2 years 4 months ago Company drops suit over employee injunction Amy Canfield Wednesday, May 27, 2015

TORONTO—AlarmForce Industries must pay $45,000 in court costs to company founder Joel Matlin and others after AlarmForce dropped a lawsuit that sought to bar two employees from working for Matlin’s new company, ThinkProtection. 

B Safe buys backyard competitor

2 years 4 months ago ‘Hometown feel’ matters, general manager says Amy Canfield Friday, May 22, 2015

MANTUA, N.J.—B Safe, a regional provider of security and fire alarms in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, has acquired Security Connection of Gibbstown, N.J.

Honeywell’s Kate Adams Receives NYSE Governance Services Distinguished General Counsel Award

2 years 5 months ago

150512_NYSE249Kate Adams, Honeywell Senior Vice President and General Counsel, was recently honored by the NYSE Governance Services as a Distinguished General Counsel. The honor recognizes General Counsel who have made significant strides in helping their boards and companies succeed.

Benjamin Driggs, Recipient of the University of Arizona Honors College Spirit of Inquiry Alumni Award, Gives Commencement Address

2 years 5 months ago

On May 14, 2015, Benjamin Driggs, President of Honeywell Latin America, returned to his alma mater, the University of Arizona, and was awarded the dual honor of being the recipient of the Honor’s College Spirit of Inquiry Alumni Award and giving the keynote speech at the Honors College’s commencement ceremony. The award is given to an “Honors College graduate whose intellectual curiosity, commitment to life-long learning, and success in professional endeavors embody the spirit of inquiry and discovery fostered by The Honors College.”
 

Honeywell’s New Smart Building Technology Uses Visualization and Intuitive Interfaces to Improve Operations and Business Outcomes

2 years 5 months ago

Honeywell’s next generation of smart building technology, Command and Control Suite, turns complex facility data into recommendations and easy-to-implement changes that help boost business outcomes — lowering costs, minimizing risk and reducing downtime.

Command and Control Suite video

Honeywell Technology to Run Largest Refinery in Africa

2 years 5 months ago

Honeywell’s process technology, catalysts and proprietary equipment will form the basis for the largest refinery in Africa, reducing Nigeria’s dependence on imported fuels and petrochemicals. Dangote Oil Refining Company selected UOP technology for a world-scale integrated refinery and petrochemical plant to be built in Lekki, near the capital of Lagos in southwestern Nigeria.

UOP technologies at this facility will include:

Dave Cote Discusses Economy & Honeywell Strategy on Bloomberg TV’s Market Makers

2 years 5 months ago

Cote Bloomber Market MakersHoneywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote appeared on this morning’s Bloomberg TV's Market Makers with Stephanie Ruhle and Erik Schatzker to discuss the current economy, including oil prices and the strong dollar, as well as Honeywe

Honeywell Growth & Performance Highlighted By Barron’s Magazine

2 years 5 months ago

Barron's Cover 3x2The May 11 issue of leading business magazine Barron’s features Honeywell and its Chairman and CEO Dave Cote.

Honeywell Commits to Greater Female Leadership in the Middle East

2 years 5 months ago

Honeywell hosted its first-ever Women in Leadership Forum in the Middle East as part of its ongoing efforts to bring more women into senior management roles and increase female participation in its regional workforce. The event, held in partnership with New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), was attended by Honeywell employees and students at the NYUAD Saadiyat Island campus.  

Vista Security goes to Florida

2 years 5 months ago Toronto-based integration and investigation firm to open new business on the Gulf Coast Martha Entwistle Wednesday, May 13, 2015

INDIAN SHORES, Fla.—Vista Security & Investigations, a Toronto-based firm, is opening a new office here on the Gulf Coast this month.

Honeywell Encourages Science For Chicago-Area Middle School Students Through “You Be the Chemist Challenge® ”

2 years 5 months ago

BOB50615smHoneywell recently helped more than 3,000 students from Chicago-area middle schools learn more about science through the Chemical Educational Foundation’s You Be the Chemist Challenge®.

SURVEY: 97% of UAE Passengers See Technology as the Answer to Stress-Free Travel

2 years 5 months ago

Honeywell recently conducted a survey in the United Arab Emirates revealing air travel passengers rely on new airport and in-flight technologies for a smarter, stress-free travel experience.

FMA Live! Treats New Hampshire Senators, Students To Unforgettable Experience

2 years 5 months ago

FMAweb-Porstmouth,NH-042415Singers, dancers and other performers rocked the stage at Portsmouth Middle School in Portsmouth, N.H., on April 24, as part of the FMA Live! Forces in Motion 10-state spring tour.

Dave Cote Interviews with CNBC-TV18 – Honeywell Bullish on India, China

2 years 5 months ago

CNBC-TV18 aired its top business feature “The Appointment” where Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote was interviewed by Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor of India’s leading business channel, and a highly awarded journalist and business historian. The Appointment, anchored by Shereen Bhan, interviews global and Indian CXOs and industry leaders, as well as key government and political leaders.

Honeywell Helps Rock Island Arsenal Boost Sustainability and Reduce Emissions

2 years 5 months ago

RIA Sign 05-15Honeywell and the U.S. Army announced a $22.4-million modernization project at the Rock Island Arsenal (RIA) Garrison in Rock Island, Ill.

Honeywell And IndiGo Sign Cockpit Technologies Deal For New Airbus A320neo Aircraft

2 years 5 months ago

Indigo Rendering 3x2Honeywell signed a contract with Indian airline IndiGo to supply its on-order Airbus A320neo fleet with a suite of avionics technologies that enable pilots to better monitor the surroun

Honeywell Vice Chairman Andreas Kramvis Named Recipient of the Distinguished Merit Award by the Cyprus- U.S. Chamber of Commerce

2 years 5 months ago

Kramvis Award 3x2Andreas Kramvis, Vice Chairman of Honeywell, was recently honored with the Cyprus-U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Distinguished Merit Award.

Honeywell Opens New China Manufacturing Site For Materials Used in Petrochemical Production

2 years 5 months ago

Honeywell Opens New China Manufacturing Site For Materials Used in Petrochemical ProductionHoneywell has opened a new manufacturing facility in China to produce state-of-the-art catalysts used to make components for plastics production.

Honeywell’s Cockpit Technologies Selected For Boeing 737 Max Aircraft by Southwest Airlines

2 years 5 months ago

Honeywell’s Cockpit Technologies Selected For Boeing 737 Max Aircraft by Southwest AirlinesHoneywell’s cockpit technologies were selected by Southwest Airlines for its future fleet of Boeing 737 MAX and existing fleet of Boeing 737NG aircraft.

Honeywell Pilots the Use of Voice Control for Engine Maintenance with Vocollect Voice Maintenance & Inspection Solution

2 years 5 months ago

Honeywell Pilots the Use of Voice Control for Engine Maintenance with Vocollect Voice Maintenance & Inspection SolutionFrom nose to tail, and air to ground, the aviation industry is constantly developing new technologies to advance all aspects of flight.

Lanning illuminates simple cybersecurity step for integrators

2 years 5 months ago Protocol 802.1x is easy way to protect customers, business Martha Entwistle Wednesday, May 6, 2015

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—Part of every integrator’s cybersecurity strategy right now should be a very basic step, configuring 802.1x on exterior cameras, according to Andrew Lanning, co-founder of systems integration firm IST, which is based in Hawaii.

MSA Systems Integration is independent—again

2 years 5 months ago MidCap Equity Partners supports management buyout Martha Entwistle Wednesday, April 29, 2015

EATONTOWN, N.J.—Jim Hennessy, who sold his systems integration firm to MSA Security in 2008, has repurchased the company with the help of other members of the management team and MidCap Equity Partners.

AlarmForce names third CEO in less than two years

2 years 5 months ago Toronto-based company has yet to resolve suit brought by Joel Matlin Amy Canfield Wednesday, May 6, 2015

TORONTO—Graham Badun is the new president and CEO of AlarmForce Industries, its third leader in less than two years.

First Response acquires competitor

2 years 5 months ago Oregon company boosts RMR by $5,000 Amy Canfield Wednesday, May 6, 2015

BEAVERTON, Ore.—First Response Systems, an installation, monitoring and alarm response company based here, has acquired one of its competitors, ESDS Corporation, also based here.

B Safe acquires two more

2 years 5 months ago Company has increased RMR 15 percent in past year Amy Canfield Wednesday, April 29, 2015

WILMINGTON, Del.—Regional security company B Safe, in acquisition mode, has increased its RMR some 15 percent to about $335,000 over the past year, and it’s looking for 35 percent more growth in 2015, according to customer service manager Mary Cakir.

Honeywell Makes Maintenance and Service Easier for Airlines with First-of-its-Kind Interactive Online Tool

2 years 5 months ago

PA2Honeywell has introduced a new online tool to help airlines better manage maintenance to reduce aircraft downtime and increase operational efficiency. The Performance Accelerator is an interactive and customizable catalogue of Honeywell service bulletins and upgrade options.

BeON seeks to secure those who don’t want traditional tech

2 years 5 months ago ‘Preventative’ LED light system designed to win over resistant homeowners Amy Canfield Monday, April 27, 2015

LAS VEGAS—A startup has set its sights—or rather, its lights—on a market that has been elusive for decades. BeON is targeting homeowners who have no intention of investing in home security systems.

Honeywell Declares Quarterly Dividend

2 years 5 months ago

The Board of Directors of Honeywell has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.5175 per share on the company's outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable on June 10, 2015 to shareowners of record at the close of business on May 21, 2015.

Dave Cote Discusses the Global Economy & Honeywell Growth on Fox Business News’ Opening Bell

2 years 5 months ago

The FOX clip_April 4, 2015Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote appeared on Fox Business News’ Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo to discuss Honeywell’s Q1 performance, the impact of the strong dollar and Honeywell’s position for growth.

Honeywell Provides Pilots Real-Time View of Weather via App and Tablet

2 years 6 months ago

Honeywell has released a new online weather service that provides pilots with continuously updated, in-flight weather information delivered directly through a mobile app or tablet.  The Weather Information Service, provides a comprehensive, up-to-date view of weather along the planned route of flight, alerting pilots to potentially hazardous weather and making it easier to plan for weather-related diversions. 

Honeywell Technology First to Proactively Manage Cyber Security Risk For Industrial Sites

2 years 6 months ago

Light Dashboard and industryHoneywell has launched the first digital dashboard designed to proactively monitor, measure and manage cyber security risk for control systems for refineries, power plants and other automated production sites throughout the world that are at increasing risk of cyber attacks. 

Honeywell, Inmarsat and Kymeta Collaborate on Faster Global Broadband Services for Aircraft

2 years 6 months ago

Honeywell, Inmarsat and Kymeta, a company that develops innovative flat-panel antennas for satellite communications, are working together to create a new, higher-speed Ka-Band wireless antenna with unique and advanced capabilities that will bring faster connectivity and a quality broadband service to business and commercial aircraft customers around the globe.

N.C. provider ready to get growing

2 years 6 months ago Family-run company looks to home automation, acquisitions, new construction Amy Canfield Wednesday, April 22, 2015

GREENSBORO, N.C.—Superior Quality Security, a provider of residential and small business systems, is looking to grow through home automation offerings, acquisitions and new partnerships with homebuilders.

Rebuilding For Stronger Communities

2 years 6 months ago

Group photo - MobileMore than 24 million low-income homeowners live in the U.S. This includes the elderly, the handicapped, and veterans.

Securadyne seeks to differentiate itself with consulting services

2 years 6 months ago Target customers are regulated industries, mid-sized companies that can’t afford professional consulting Martha Entwistle Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Dealers: Grow through differentiating, new technology

2 years 6 months ago Turn challenges into opportunity in today’s marketplace, they say Amy Canfield Wednesday, April 15, 2015

LAS VEGAS—Brand awareness and embracing technological advances like video verification, home automation and the cloud are among the main challenges facing mid-size security dealers today, according to three dealers attending the DMP Owners Forum here.

Honeywell to Support UAE’s ‘Green Economy’ Ambitions

2 years 6 months ago

Honeywell has been officially accredited by the Government of Dubai as an Energy Service Company (ESCO) with the necessary expertise and technology required to support the UAE’s ambitions of becoming a green economy world leader through advanced energy efficiency solutions.  

Honeywell Chairman And CEO Dave Cote Comments In Support Of The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015

2 years 6 months ago

"I applaud Senator Hatch, Senator Wyden, and Congressman Paul Ryan on the introduction of The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015. Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is long overdue, and Honeywell is ready for Congress to act on the ambitious yet valuable U.S. trade agenda that this administration has set forth. Our employees are working every day, all around the world, to produce the best technology available, and our ability to sell these goods and services into high growth regions hinges on open and fair trade."

 

Honeywell Named One of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes Magazine

2 years 6 months ago

Honeywell has been selected as one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine for 2015.   

The 500 employers on the list were chosen based on an independent survey by Statista.com of 20,000 American employees working for U.S. companies with more than 2,500 employees.  Each was asked anonymously if they would recommend their employer, or any other employers in their industry, to a potential employee.

Honeywell’s XTRATUF Introduces New Styles for Spring 2015 Collection

2 years 6 months ago

XTRATUF press release imageHoneywell’s XTRATUF, a beloved fishing boot brand popular in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, expands its selection of premium outdoor footwear this spring with a Boot and the Bluefin Performance Deck Shoe. 

Honeywell Technology Enables Next Generation Search and Rescue Operations for European Space Agency

2 years 6 months ago

ESA_SvalbardWith drastically reduced emergency response times, Honeywell technology has passed the final acceptance test for use on the Galileo search and rescue program, a pan-European geo-positioning satellite system operated

Honeywell Named One of the “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes Magazine

2 years 6 months ago

Honeywell has been selected as one of the “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine for 2015.   

The 500 employers on the list were chosen based on an independent survey by Statista.com of 20,000 American employees working for U.S. companies with more than 2,500 employees.  Each was asked anonymously if they would recommend their employer, or any other employers in their industry, to a potential employee.

Honeywell Aerospace Recognized As a Top Employer by Minority Engineer Magazine

2 years 6 months ago

Minority EngineerHoneywell Aerospace was ranked #12 on the list of Top 50 Employers published by Minority Engineer magazine.
 

Leading Chinese Appliance Manufacturer Adopts Honeywell Low-Global-Warming-Potential Insulation Material

2 years 6 months ago

Hisense, a leading Chinese appliance manufacturer selling globally under the Hisense and Hisense-Kelon brands, will begin using Honeywell’s low-global-warming-potential (GWP) insulation materials in its refrigerators and freezers to reduce global warming impact while increasing energy efficiency. 

Dallmann wins lottery job

2 years 6 months ago Kentucky State Lottery offices have fully integrated access, video and intrusion Martha Entwistle Wednesday, April 8, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Dallmann Systems is revamping the Kentucky State Lottery in a project that CEO Tom Dallmann said is “at some levels, like working on a bank.”

Z-Wave Alliance aims for big debut at big show

2 years 6 months ago Member pavilion at ISC West to feature demo from atop Mount Everest Amy Canfield Wednesday, April 8, 2015

CARLSBAD, Calif.—The Z-Wave Alliance will make its presence known at ISC West in a big way this year—including broadcasting a live home automation demonstration from the top of the world.

Survey: Dealers cite cost as barrier to adding home automation

2 years 6 months ago That’s a misperception, says Icontrol’s Greg Roberts Amy Canfield Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Honeywell Expands Cyber Security Development Capabilities with New Research Lab

2 years 6 months ago

Honeywell has opened the Honeywell Industrial Cyber Security Lab in Duluth, GA to advance development and testing of new technologies and software to defend industrial facilities and operations such as refineries and manufacturing plants from cyber attacks. 

Dave Cote Editorials in Florida and Arizona Call for Passage of Trade Promotion Authority Legislation

2 years 6 months ago

OpEd LogosIn recent opinion editorials in the Tampa Bay Times and Arizona Republic, Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote wrote about the importance of passing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation. Cote explains how TPA will help the U.S.

DTT gets new president and CFO

2 years 6 months ago Pulskamp, Simson join video surveillance provider; Naficy remains CEO Martha Entwistle Wednesday, April 1, 2015

LOS ANGELES—Video surveillance manufacturer DTT, which specializes in retail and is one of the fastest growing companies in the security industry, this week named Dan Pulskamp president and Mark Simson CFO.

Iverify acquires Checkview

2 years 6 months ago Martha Entwistle Wednesday, April 1, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Video monitoring company Iverify doubled the size of its business with the March 26 acquisition of Checkview, a provider of loss prevention and security services for national accounts.

Elite, Evolve move in together

2 years 6 months ago Security, solar partners share new facility, resources Amy Canfield Wednesday, April 1, 2015

LEHI, Utah—Elite Home Security and Evolve Solar have moved into a new, 20,000-square-foot facility here to optimize their year-old partnership.

Private equity firm buys Ackerman Security

2 years 6 months ago In its first security industry investment, Toronto PE goes for super-regional Amy Canfield Wednesday, April 1, 2015

TORONTO—Imperial Capital Group of Toronto has acquired super-regional Ackerman Security.

Dave Cote Listed on Barron’s List of Top 30 CEOs for Third Consecutive Year

2 years 6 months ago

Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote once again appears on Barron’s annual list of the world’s best CEOs, his third consecutive year on the list.  

Honeywell’s John McAuliffe Named 2015 Outstanding Civil Engineer by the American Society of Civil Engineers Syracuse Section

2 years 6 months ago

McAuliffeJohn McAuliffe, Honeywell Syracuse Program Director, has been recognized as the 2015 Outstanding Civil Engineer by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Syracuse Section.

Honeywell Integrated Room Automation and Energy Management Wows at the Opening of Park Hyatt New York

2 years 6 months ago

NYCPH_P135Honeywell’s advanced Integrated Room Automation and Energy Management System from INNCOM wowed guests at the grand opening of luxury Park Hyatt New York. The system automates guest comfort with intuitive temperature and drapery controls and communicates with door locks to enhance guest security.  

Inspiring Engineering in Mexicali

2 years 6 months ago

Meeting a Nobel laureate is usually a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for students.  Ricardo Gonzalez-Lanz, a senior at CETYS University, Mexicali, has now met two laureates two years in a row.

LOUD Security to acquire three

2 years 6 months ago Credit revolver fuels company’s growth Amy Canfield Wednesday, March 25, 2015

KENNESAW, Ga.—LOUD Security Systems plans to acquire three companies by June, according to owner and president John Loud.

DTT scores Dunkin' Brands, Zaxby's Chicken

2 years 7 months ago Secured more than $100,000 in contracted RMR Martha Entwistle Wednesday, March 18, 2015

LOS ANGELES—DTT, a manufacturer and integrator of video surveillance solutions, had its best month ever, securing contracts with retail giant Dunkin' Brands and with Zaxby's Chicken.

PSA-TEC tackles cybersecurity with education, spotlight sessions, new certification at annual event

2 years 7 months ago Special educational sessions include ‘Adapt or Die’ integrator panel discussion Martha Entwistle Friday, March 13, 2015

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—“Think, explore, connect” is the theme of PSA-TEC, PSA Security Network’s annual education and training event that will take place here May 3-8.

Interface lands 8,200-location deal with Family Dollar

2 years 7 months ago Managed services bundle includes all physical and network security, video verification, PCI compliance, will include mobile applications, big data analytics in future Martha Entwistle Wednesday, March 4, 2015

ASG’s buys Fleenor Protective Systems, adds 50 employees and UL-listed central

2 years 7 months ago Managed services, SaaS ‘a huge part’ of strategy Martha Entwistle Wednesday, February 18, 2015

BELTSVILLE, Md.—Super-regional ASG Security started 2015 with the acquisition, announced today, of Fleenor Protective Systems, a Knoxville, Tenn.-based full-service security company.

SecurityRI.com does security installation, guards and IT

2 years 7 months ago Firm changes name to reflect complete line of integrated service Martha Entwistle Wednesday, February 18, 2015

NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I.—To reflect the complete line of integrated service that it now offers, Industrial Security & Investigators has changed its name to SecurityRI.com.   

Getting into college

2 years 7 months ago Security technologies on the rise in higher ed include wireless locks, emergency notification speakers and cameras or a combination: It all depends on the budget Martha Entwistle Friday, February 13, 2015

ASI to expand into Missouri

2 years 7 months ago Integrator actively seeking acquisitions in Missouri, expects to expand into new market in 2016 Martha Entwistle Wednesday, February 11, 2015

QUINCY, Ill.—Full service security company ASI (Alarm Systems Inc.) expects to be up and running in a new market, Columbia, Mo., by the middle of April.

DTT’s growth levels off—to 18 percent

2 years 7 months ago With concerns about ObamaCare and minimum wage largely resolved, specialty integrator looks to grow 20 percent in 2015 Martha Entwistle Wednesday, February 11, 2015

LOS ANGELES—Sam Naficy, DTT CEO, called 2014 a “tough year,” but the manufacturer and integrator of video surveillance solutions still grew 18 percent.

Ten top integrators on tech trends

2 years 7 months ago Cybersecurity, smartphone access control, cloud, a common thread Martha Entwistle Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Firstline expands into Silicon Valley

2 years 7 months ago Integrator opens third office Martha Entwistle Wednesday, January 21, 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Spurred by customer demand and the opportunity to expand its local business, systems integration firm Firstline has opened a third location in San Jose, Calif.

Google’s new patent factors in resi security

2 years 7 months ago SSN Staff Monday, March 16, 2015

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Home security is on Google’s agenda, according to its recently acquired patent for “Security Scoring in a Smart-Sensored Home.”

The patent, filed last fall and published this March, includes the offering of “security scores” to alert customers if they are correctly using their security systems, according to Venture Beat.

NorthStar doubles credit facility to $80m

2 years 7 months ago Organic growth primary goal, CEO says Amy Canfield Wednesday, March 4, 2015

OREM, Utah—NorthStar Alarm Services has increased its credit facility to $80 million, doubling it in 20 months, according to CEO Jason Christensen.

“The new credit facility is to support our growth goals over the next few years,” Christensen told Security Systems News.

Complete Home is key to Guardian’s California growth strategy

2 years 7 months ago Two new offices are part of blueprint for Complete Home Amy Canfield Tuesday, March 3, 2015

FRESNO, Calif.—Complete Home Security and Services, a newly authorized dealer for Guardian Protection Services, plans to expand Guardian’s coverage on the West Coast in the next few months.

'Gone Girl' for the win

2 years 7 months ago Film receives annual award for using security tech in plot SSN Staff Thursday, February 26, 2015

REDONDO BEACH, Calif.—The winner of the 2015 Morepheus Award is David Fincher, film director of the thriller, “Gone Girl.”

Joel Matlin launches new alarm company: Think Protection

2 years 7 months ago Ousted founder of AlarmForce is back Amy Canfield Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Updated March 2 with Joel Matlin interview

TORONTO—Joel Matlin, founder of AlarmForce, is launching a new alarm company called Think Protection.

Matlin will serve as CEO; his son, Adam Matlin, will serve as COO.

AT&T’s Petersen explains Digital Life ‘seamless hub’ strategy

2 years 7 months ago Adding Samsung, Lutron, Qualcomm and LG Electronics to the equation eases customization Amy Canfield Wednesday, February 18, 2015

ATLANTA—AT&T’s plan to become a central, seamless hub that integrates a variety of systems into its Digital Life platform is becoming a reality, according to Kevin Petersen, SVP, AT&T Digital Life.

Four Take Home Gold in Honeywell’s Global Annual Student Auto Design Challenge

2 years 7 months ago

Full of drive and passion for automotive engineering, four middle school students from School No. 174 Constantin Brancusi in Bucharest, Romania were named champions of Honeywell's seventh annual Student Automotive Design Challenge (SADC), having distinguished themselves from their global peers.

Four take home Gold in Honeywell’s Global Annual Student Auto Design Challenge

Honeywell Announces New Greenhouse Gas Emissions Goal In Support of New U.S. Federal Government Efforts

2 years 7 months ago

Today, U.S. President Barack Obama signed an executive order to cut the federal government’s greenhouse gas emissions 40% over the next decade from 2008 levels, a commitment to lead by example to curb the emissions that are driving climate change.

Honeywell Named One of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune Magazine

2 years 7 months ago

Honeywell has been selected as one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune magazine for 2015, its ninth consecutive year on the prestigious list.  Honeywell is ranked third overall within the electronics industry with first place rankings in quality of management, use of corporate assets and long-term investment value.  

Previously, Honeywell ranked 5th on the magazine’s Aerospace & Defense list, but was moved to the Electronics category this year based on 2014 revenue in the Automation & Control Solutions business.  

Honeywell Releases 2015 Annual Proxy Statement & 2014 Annual Report

2 years 7 months ago

Honeywell’s 2015 Proxy Statement and the 2014 Annual Report are now available on Honeywell.com.  

Honeywell Process Solutions Selected for Critical Off-Shore Project Management in Vietnam

2 years 7 months ago

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) was recently selected by Hoang Long Joint Operating Co. (HLJOC) to handle critical project management and engineering for a third oil and natural gas platform that will tap energy reserves in Te Giac Trang (TGT) Field, just off the coast of Vietnam.

Honeywell Joins Innovative New Mentoring Initiative for Women Lawyers in Mexico

2 years 7 months ago

IMG_6759-1_Cropped_300x200Honeywell is one of several leading companies partnering with the Cyrus R.

Dave Cote Appears on Mad Money From Honeywell’s 2015 Annual Investor Conference

2 years 7 months ago

Cote Mad Money IR DayHoneywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote appeared on CNBC’s Mad Money with host Jim Cramer from

Honeywell Expands Lead in $1.5B Global Barcode Printing Space with Acquisition of Datamax-O’Neil

2 years 7 months ago

Honeywell recently completed its acquisition of Datamax-O’Neil, a global manufacturer of fixed and mobile printers used in a variety of retail, warehouse and distribution, and health care applications, in a $185 million deal announced this past December.

In Game-Changing New Partnership, Honeywell and OneWeb Bring High Speed In-Flight WiFi to Billions Worldwide

2 years 7 months ago

In a new agreement with OneWeb Ltd., Honeywell Aerospace will provide aircraft equipment and airtime services to bring the benefits of OneWeb’s planned satellite constellation, enabling the expansion of in-flight connectivity on business, commercial and military flights.