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FLIR Systems Inc. has announced Andrew Teich, its president, Chief Executive Officer and a member of its board of directors, plans to retire after 33 years of service. Teich will continue to serve in his current roles until a successor is appointed.
The Canadian Security Association (CANASA) Monday announced the appointment of its new executive director, David Ritter.
Code Blue Corporation, a manufacturer of emergency communication solutions, has hired Katie Petre as the director of experience.
Vingtor-Stentofon by Zenitel Group has a new vice-president of sales for its North American division: Peter Sandin.
Feenics, a provider of cloud-hosted access control and security management solutions based in Ottawa, Ont., has appointed Paul Cohn as western regional business development manager.  
AMAG Technology, a G4S company, has announced Kurt Takahashi, senior vice-president of sales, has been promoted to president.
The 2nd Annual Security Industry Hockey Classic for Mission 500 brought the heat on Feb. 16 in Toronto with over 60 security professionals hitting the ice to raise money for children in need.
The annual Security Industry Hockey Classic for Mission 500 is back! Mark Feb. 16 down in your calendars now!
The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of global companies deploying the Z-Wave smart home standard, is adding a security requirement to its interoperability certification, requiring manufacturers to adopt “the strongest levels of IoT security in the industry”, Z-Wave Alliance says.
Teresa Gonzalez, president of United Central Control, was awarded the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA)’s highest honor, the Stanley C. Lott Memorial Award for Exemplary Service, at the 2016 Annual Meeting in Marco Island, Florida on October 26.
Mission 500 raised more than US$55,000 at its second annual Security Softball Game on August 20 in East Meadow, New York. Additionally, 300 school bags were filled with school supplies by game attendees for donation to children attending Title One schools in the South Bronx – the poorest congressional district in the United States.
ISC West has unveiled plans for a new event, Unmanned Security Expo @ ISC West, focusing on aerial drones and ground robotics for security applications. The Unmanned Security Expo will take place April 5-7, 2017, at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas within the larger ISC West physical security event, sponsored by the Security Industry Association.
Hikvision Canada Inc. has launched a French language website “to better serve its growing customer base in French-speaking Canada”, complementing the Hikvision Canada website, which was revealed in August 2016.
FST Biometrics, a visual identification solutions provider, says AMAG Technology has certified version 3.6 of FST’s IMID as fully integrated with AMAG’s Symmetry access control solution.
OnSSI has announced a technology partnership with Safety Vision, a vendor of mobile video surveillance solutions, which will enable integration of Safety Vision’s RoadRecorder 8000 mobile server with OnSSI’s Ocularis 5 VMS for viewing and management of cameras on a single mobile server in transportation applications.
Convergint Technologies has acquired Post Browning, a full-service systems integrator providing consultation, installation and maintenance for the retail banking industry founded in 1987.
ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire LOB S.A., a producer of locks, cylinders and padlocks in Poland.
North Star Security Systems Inc. has been acquired by Liberty, a Canadian independent security provider.
TOA Canada Corporation, manufacturer of commercial audio and intercom products, says it broke its sales record for the second year in a row during 2016.
AlarmForce Industries has issued its 2016 financial report and restated results for previous periods following a review of its prior handling of service cancellations for some of its customers.
Legrand North America’s Red Cross disaster relief fundraiser has collected $112,540, which will provide assistance to the people and regions affected by natural disasters throughout the country, according to the company.
3M says it has entered into agreements to sell the identity management business within its Traffic Safety and Security Division to Gemalto for $850 million, subject to closing and other adjustments.
Resolver has finalized the acquisition of Wynyard’s Risk Management suite of products and says it has “re-engaged a significant portion of the original WRM team,” including Bob Adderley, Scott James, Clint Walker and Adam Belfield.  
Avigilon Corp. has engaged CBRE Ltd. to market the company's nine-storey office tower located in downtown Vancouver for a sale and leaseback.
Hammond Manufacturing recently opened the doors to its new factory in Guelph, Ont. — a 119,000 sq. ft. facility staffed by 103 employees on two shifts.
Canon Canada recently hosted a media event to mark the opening of its new 180,000-square-foot facility and Canadian headquarters in Brampton, Ont.
SP&T News toured the 29th PM Expo, part of The Buildings Show 2016, last week at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
Johnson Controls Canada recently held an open house to showcase its newest facility, located in Richmond Hill, Ont. Staff moved into the facility earlier this year and offered a behind-the-scenes tour to industry partners and colleagues in November.
Houle Electric is the recipient of this year's Integrator of the Year award, sponsored by Anixter Canada.
Axis Communications held its third annual Axis Canada Golf Classic this week at Piper's Heath Golf Club in Milton, Ont.

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