Security and Alarm Industry News

Acquisition & Funding Services (AFS) is one of the oldest independently operated funding providers in the security alarm industry. AFS specializes in mergers, acquisitions and financing in the dynamic security alarm, fire and integration industry.

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Benefits of Fire Suppression Systems for Fire Alarm Companies & Their Customers

Fire suppression systems are a key element of fire protection services. Using different kinds of sensors customized to the space they protect, they release extinguishing agents through discharge nozzles to put out fires before they grow out of control. From server rooms to restaurant kitchens, there are types of fire suppression systems for every space that…
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Why 2023 Is a Good Year To Sell Your Alarm Business

The past few years have been challenging for businesses for many reasons – but they’ve also brought about unique and unexpected opportunities for those in the security, fire, alarm, and integration industries. These new opportunities have carried over into 2022 and beyond. One opportunity that recent years brought about for many alarm business owners is…
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The Integrated Security Systems Market is Thriving. Here’s Why.

As code requirements tighten and safety initiatives advance, fire protection and security services remain in demand. It’s no surprise, then, that companies that integrate these systems are also on the rise. One major factor driving this growth is the increasing popularity of smart technology. By combining fire alarm and security systems with connected devices, businesses…
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