Security Systems News

MAR 2017

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people news calendar Vingtor-Stentofon by Zenitel Group recently promoted Peter Sandin to the role of vice president of sales for its North American division. Sandin has been in the security indus- try since 1988, serving in leadership roles within technology vendors, an integrator and a manufacturer's representative. Since joining Zenitel in 2010, he worked with regional sales in the Northeast by develop- ing relationships with clients, consultants, integrators and manufacturer's reps. ---------------------------- Will Electronics, a full-service security installer based out of St. Louis, announced two promotions recently: Bill Braun and Matt Bartlett, have both been elevated to the position of account manager. Braun joined the Will Electronics team in January 2016, and served in the com- pany's New Business Development depart- ment prior to his promotion. He resides in St. Louis. Bartlett has worked at Will Electronics since September 2010. A resident of Troy, Missouri, he was a field technician before being promoted. ---------------------------- Ascent Capital Group, parent company of MONI Smart Security announced that Michael Meyers, chief financial officer of Ascent and MONI has announced his intention to retire from the company by the end of 2017. Meyers has served as CFO of MONI since 1996 and has served as chief financial officer of Ascent since it acquired MONI in 2010. The company will conduct a search to identify a successor and Meyers will remain in his current role as CFO until a replace- ment has been named. "I am honored to have had the opportu- nity to serve as MONI's CFO for the past 20 years and I am extremely proud of all that our team has accomplished together," Meyers said in a prepared statement. Feb. 27-28 TechSec Solutions. At the Del- ray Beach Marriott in Delray Beach, Fla., the industry's premiere conference on new and emerging technology brings together end users and security systems integrators to exchange ideas on the latest trends and technology in the security industry. Secu- rity Systems News will recognize all Class of 2016 "20 under 40" integrator and end user winners at a special reception. The conference features educational ses- sions and a technology showcase. www. techsecsolutions.com. ----------------------- March 6-7 The Great Conversation in Security 2016. Held at Bell Harbor Con- ference Center, Seattle, it is designed to advance the value of stakeholders in the risk, resilience and security industry. Secu- rity Systems News is the premier media sponsor for this event. ----------------------- April 4-7 ISC West. Held at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas, ISC West will feature 1,000 exhibitors and host more than 28,000 security progessionals. Prod- ucts will include access control, biometrics, networked security products, public secu- rity and safety, remote monitoring, systems integration, video surveillance, and wire- less applications. The SIA educational ses- sions run from April 4-6 and the exhibition hall will be open from April 5-7. ----------------------- May 7-11 PSA-TEC 2017. Held at the Westin in Westminster, Colo., with edu- cational tracks for sales and marketing, operations, business owners and technical professionals. The event will also include networking events for attendees. ----------------------- June 13-16 ESX 2017. Held at the Music City Center, in Nashville, Tenn. The show brings together many electronic security professionals, including dealers, integra- tors and monitoring professionals. databank Periodicals Postage Rates paid at Yarmouth, ME and additional mailing office. Security Systems News (ISSN 15280519) is published monthly by United Publications Inc., 106 Lafayette St., P.O. Box 998, Yarmouth, ME 04096; 207-846-0600. Publisher assumes no responsibility for unsolicited material or prices quoted in the magazine. Contributors are responsible for proprietary classified information. © 2016 by United Publications. All rights reserved. Reproduction, in whole or in part, without written permission of the publisher is expressly prohibited. Reprints may be obtained from The YGS Group at 717-505-9701, Ext. 100. Back issues, when available, cost $7 each within the past 12 months, $12 each prior to the past 12 months. Back orders must be paid in advance either by check or charged to American Express, Visa or Master Card. Security Systems News is distributed without charge in North America to qualified professionals in the security industry. Paid print subscriptions to those not qualified cost $65 annually to the United States and Canada and $150 to all other countries. All payments must be made in U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. bank. For subscriber services, including subscription information, please call 800-869-6882. Postmaster: Send address changes to Security Systems News, PO Box 47860, Plymouth, MN 55447-0860. s tock w atch Prices quoted are from the open of business on Feb. 15, 2017 Caine Mathy, who is now the security technology leader for Enterprise Fire and Security based in Milwaukee, has been with the company for nearly six years. Security Systems News asked Mathy five questions. Where are you from originally? I was born in the Milwaukee area, and grew up in the upper peninsula of Michigan, very small towns, very sparse. After high school, I moved to Boston and spent five years there, and then spent five years in Vermont, which is where I first started doing electrical work, as a commercial, residential and light industrial electrician. Is that where you first got involved in security? Yes. I worked with a company that did HVAC controls in Vermont and they had a small division that did access control and cameras and that is when work really began to get exciting for me. What are some of your hobbies or interests? I just bought a house so all of my hobbies and interests revolve around home renovation, and I have begun to set up a shop and do some woodworking, which I am very interested in continuing to get better at. Have you read any good books lately? With the new baby and the new house, and the fair amount of travel I do for work, I don't have much time to read, but I do a lot of podcasts and audio books. I like Dan Carlin's Hardcore History podcast, and he just came out with a great five-hour episode on the ramp-up toward the cold war, and how the nuclear bomb changed everything in the face of world politics. I also enjoyed Nick Offerman's book Good Clean Fun, which is about his woodworking shop in California. Most people know him from the TV show Parks and Recreation but he is an accomplished woodworker. What do you like most about the security industry today? It is constantly evolving, and the race to keep up and to stay innovative requires you to always be on your toes. More so than fire or anything else that is heavily mandated, camera and access control [systems] do tend to change quite often and there are always new innovations coming along. See- ing the industry changing so quickly and seeing where it is going is really interesting. —Paul Ragusa Five Questions COMPANY (ticker) Price Previous 52-WK HIGH 52-WK LOW EPS AlarmForce Industries (AF.TO) 10.73 10.01 11.59 9.40 -0.04 Alarm.com (ALRM) 28.48 28.28 34.43 15.12 0.22 Allegion (ALLE) 71.35 66.54 73.49 56.88 2.37 Ascent Capital Group (ASCMA) 16.81 15.95 26.16 8.90 -8.37 Avigilon (AVO.TO) 15.16 13.10 17.00 7.76 0.21 Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) 31.90 30.12 32.00 25.19 2.09 Flir (FLIR) 36.04 35.18 37.22 28.26 1.26 G4S (GFS.L) 259.50 246.80 262.40 145.00 0.03 Gentex (GNTX) 20.57 20.90 21.89 13.99 1.20 Hikvision (002415.SZ) 27.10 24.98 27.67 20.28 1.15 Honeywell (HON) 123.50 118.44 123.96 100.71 6.21 ImageWare Systems (IWSY) 1.16 1.36 1.52 0.87 -0.11 Johnson Controls (JCI) 41.61 43.10 48.97 34.57 -1.34 Kratos Defense (KTOS) 8.81 7.80 9.19 3.06 -1.05 Mace Security (MACE) 0.38 0.38 0.47 0.30 0.00 Moog Inc. (MOG-A) 67.23 64.07 73.05 39.47 3.61 NAPCO (NSSC) 8.85 9.15 9.75 5.38 0.31 Richardson Electronics (RELL) 6.25 6.20 7.24 4.80 -0.66 ScanSource Inc. (SCSC) 43.30 40.00 44.95 29.05 2.53 Securitas AB (SECU-B.ST) 133.90 137.40 152.90 115.10 7.24 Shenzhen Infinova (002528.SZ) 7.04 6.44 10.58 6.37 0.04 Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) 126.09 120.38 128.77 91.57 6.52 United Technologies Corp. (UTX) 111.99 110.95 112.83 85.56 6.13 Verint Systems Inc. (VRNT) 37.95 37.15 39.68 29.80 -0.32 Vicon Industries (VII) 0.42 0.65 1.80 0.36 -1.37 Viscount Systems (VSYS) 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00 -0.06 Caine Mathy Databank 39 SECURITY SYSTEMS NEWS Ma RC h 2017 www.securitysystemsnews.com

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