I had the pleasure of conducting a roundtable interview with a small group of presidents and executive managers at the recent First Alert Professional Conference in San Diego.
Rodney Bosch · February 04, 2010
As 20-year anniversaries go, Honeywell’s First Alert Professional convention in sunny San Diego was one impressive get-together. Held Nov. 19-22, more than 700 attendees from among First Alert’s 340 or so independent dealer companies convened at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel for the “Come Soar With Us”-themed proceedings.
Rodney Bosch · December 07, 2009
Our industry seems to continually experience a kind of ebb and flow when it comes to dealer programs. We have seen periods during which independent installing contractors are presented with many programs stemming from manufacturers central stations, finance companies, acquisition companies and a variety of full-service alarm companies
By Peter Giacalone · October 31, 2009
Supercircuits' new line of security solutions, SC Black, has enlisted 1 Volt Associates Inc. as their manufacturer's representative organization. The company will represent SC Black in eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware.
September 01, 2009
Supercircuits, a supplier and distributor of video and audio surveillance equipment, is collaborating with MonitorClosely.com Inc. to sell its ...
August 12, 2009
The gun-making goliath teams with NationWide Digital Monitoring to launch a new authorized dealer program. The principals reveal their plan to arm participants with all the ammunition they need to blow away the competition.
By Scott Goldfine · February 28, 2009
Finding a first-rate match in a dealer partner is no small notion. Prepare to consider a host of topics such as how programs vary, identifying benefits that best fit your needs, membership terms and financing.
February 28, 2009
The annual First Alert Professional Convention, replete with educational and business building ...
December 31, 2008
The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) advocates security contractors embrace its national apprenticeship training program (which is approved by the U.S. Department of Labor) in order to increase the industry’s workforce and keep pace with evolving technologies. NBFAA Apprenticeship Chairman Ron Petrarca discusses concerns shared by ...
August 31, 2008
Smith & Wesson Corp., the 156-year old gun manufacturer, has reached an exclusive licensing agreement with NationWide Digital Monitoring Co. Inc., to design and market Smith & Wesson-branded security ...
May 31, 2008