Company News From Optelecom, Tri-Ed, Magal-Stellar, ISC East

Optelecom Changes Corporate Identity
As a result of a recent acquisition, video surveillance manufacturer Optelecom Inc. is changing its corporate name to Optelecom-NKF Inc. Optelecom says the move has been made to align its two strongest brands: Optelecom and NKF Electronics.
Optelecom acquired the European network video supplier NKF in late March.

Tri-Ed Opens New Distribution Offices
Tri-Ed Distribution — a security, fire and low-voltage product provider — has opened two new locations in Buffalo, N.Y., and New Orleans. The locations to serve dealers and integrators opened up in early April.
Tri-Ed is enjoying a newly independent status after the distributor was sold by Tyco in January to a group of investors and is being led by former ADI President and SSI Hall-of-Famer Steve Roth.

Senstar-Stellar, Perimeter Products Inc. Merging Into One Company Another name in security products looks to be no more, as a consolidation appears to end the Senstar-Stellar name. Magal Security Systems Ltd. of Yahud, Israel, is merging its two U.S. subsidiaries — Senstar-Stellar Inc. and Perimeter Products Inc. — into one company to be called Magal-Senstar Inc.
Both Senstar-Stellar and Perimeter Products manufacture perimeter access control products, though Perimeter also produces a video intrusion system.

Date Set for Tri-Association Dinner at ISC East A collection of industry associations will be coming together for the 2nd Annual Tri-Association Awards Dinner in August. The Security Industry Association (SIA), National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) and the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) will honor their award winners and name the second Triton Award winner at the Three West Club in New York during the International Security Conference (ISC) East on Aug. 24.
Members of all three associations can network with others in the industry during the 7 p.m. event, which will be themed as “The Thomas Crown Affair.”
Individual tickets are $250, with a portion of the fee going to charity. There is also special group pricing.
For more information, go to, E-mail or call (703) 683-0334.


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