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Digital Watchdog (DW), a provider of digital recorders, surveillance cameras and related management software, has appointed John Voyatzis to the position of national sales manager for Canada.  
There have been changes for 2017 at Boon Edam, including an appointment and changing its sales structure for 2017, allowing sales teams to focus on either security or architectural product lines.
According to an official statement, Honeywell has appointed Michael Flink president of its global security and fire business in Honeywell Home and Building Technologies.
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.
The Monitoring Association (TMA) is the new name of the 67-year-old Central Station Alarm Association. The name change “reflects an adjustment in mission and focus necessitated by growth and changes in the alarm monitoring industry”, the company stated.
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.
Genetec and SimonsVoss GmbH, a European manufacturer of electronic locks, have a new technology partnership, allowing for the integration of the SimonsVoss SmartIntego digital locking cylinder, smart handle and padlock wireless locks with Genetec Synergis—the IP-based access control core system in Genetec Security Center.
Hikvision USA Inc. and Eagle Eye Networks have announced a technology partnership to deliver a cybersecure cloud video surveillance solution.
March Networks is partnering with Oncam to add Evolution 12 and 05 Mini cameras to its video portfolio.
Digi Security Systems, a provider of electronic security systems, is partnering with Gallagher, a global technology company that develops and delivers intelligent protection solutions.
Ocularis 5, the latest Video Management Software (VMS) solution from OnSSI, now includes a dewarping plug-in for Axis Communications’ Axis M30 series cameras with panoramic views. The Axis dewarping plug-in provides distortion-corrected images on both live and recorded video, OnSSI says, to deliver “increased situational awareness and an improved overall viewing experience”.
FST Biometrics and Genetec Inc. say they will work together to integrate the FST biometric fusion of identification technology, which combine face recognition and body behavior analytics, with the Genetec Synergis access control system in Security Center.
Johnson Controls has signed a “definitive agreement” to sell its Scott Safety business to 3M in a cash transaction valued at about $2.0 billion, the company announced on Thursday.
Total revenues for AlarmForce’s first three months of 2017 were $13.9 million vs. $14.2 million over the same period in 2016, the company has reported, which is also a decrease of 3 per cent (2 per cent in constant currency).
Avigilon Corporation has reported financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2016.
Huronia Alarm & Fire Security Inc. will be providing the installation of a security system, multiple security cameras and lock products all free of charge to Home Horizon Transitional Housing Services, as part of the new Barbara Weider House being constructed in Collingwood, Ont.  
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.
SP&T News visited with exhibitors and attendees at ADI Expo's annual Toronto visit, which was held on March 14. Each year, the distributor hosts a series of trade show and educational events across North America. Additional Canadian stops for ADI will include Edmonton, Calgary, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Montreal.   View the embedded image gallery online at: https://www.sptnews.ca/index.php?option=com_k2&Itemid=181&lang=en&layout=latest&view=latest#sigProGalleria0364e88e64
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.

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