“We have an exciting year ahead of us in 2012 and see many growth opportunities, as the industry shifts from traditional analog camera surveillance to install new control centers and IP-based, high definition cameras for state-of-the-art security surveillance, many by upgrading their existing systems,” said Todd Flowers, President of SSI. “With over 15 years in the Security Industry, Al will drive new business with his expertise in market development and management. In addition, Travis and the new Tulsa branch will look after our customers’ needs as SSI will be in a prime location and position to offer our unsurpassed customer service and support in the region.”
Croteau will develop business opportunities with current and new customers, and provide knowledge and guidance to SSI for continued growth. One of Mr. Croteau’s previous projects included designing a unique camera system built into the security bars surrounding the cash cage at a major Las Vegas strip resort casino, which received accolades from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Previously, Mr. Croteau served as Vice President of North American Video.
For more information, contact Surveillance Systems Integration at (800) 508-6981 or visit the company website at www.ssicctv.com.
ASSA ABLOY acquires Traka
ASSA ABLOY has acquired Traka PLC, a leader in the fast growing segment of intelligent key cabinets and asset management solutions in the United Kingdom. The sales are evenly split between the UK and export markets.
"I am very pleased to welcome Traka into the ASSA ABLOY Group," says Johan Molin, President and CEO of ASSA ABLOY. "With the addition of Traka we will add advanced locking technologies and solutions to our strategic global product portfolio."
"Traka's leading technologies and solutions will provide us with access to new markets in the UK where we are not active today and will enhance our offering in other regions. Traka brings to ASSA ABLOY an attractive product range and an excellent team" says Tzachi Wiesenfeld, Executive VP ASSA ABLOY and head of the EMEA Division.
Traka was established in 1995 and is based in Olney near Milton Keynes, UK. The company employs 92 people. The deal was closed April 6, 2012.