Security Industry Association publishes 2018 Megatrends List

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released its 2018 edition of its Megatrends list. The list is an annual top 10 of the major trends shaping the security industry and pushing integrators to make customers sites safer and to provide more value. This year the top 10 trends were all about connection, integration and evolving [...]

October 19th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Students helping protect lives and property!

In heartening news from out of Spokane, some students recently decided to help out by volunteering to install smoke alarms in area homes. The story notes that the students wanted to raise awareness about fire safety on campus and in the community. Students partnered with the local fire department, the Red Cross, Whitworth University, [...]

October 12th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Norris Chief Operations Officer Honored With Patriot Award

Norris Chief Operations Officer Craig Elkanich got a surprise recently. Unbeknownst to him, he had been nominated for a prestigious Patriot Award from the Department of Defense’s Employer Support of Guard and Reserve program. The ESGR program grants these awards to employers/managers who make life easier on National Guardsmen, Reserve members and their families. Elkanich was [...]

October 11th, 2018|Blog, News|0 Comments

National Emergency Alert Test Scheduled for Today

Norris has learned that a national test of a new Presidential Alerting System that was previously scheduled and postponed will occur today at 2:18 Eastern Time. The news of the test, published on the Government Technology website, comes at a time when emergency preparedness and emergency management are paramount on everyone’s minds. We’ve discussed before [...]

October 3rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Surveillance Video of the Month

Norris likes to bring you educational and thought-provoking videos once a month. These are pieces of footage caught on camera that enlighten, entertain and educate. For this month’s installment, we wanted to bring you a collection of stories for a feel-good-Friday! Please enjoy these scenes of truly heroic children saving their siblings and parents. Many [...]

September 28th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Norris Makes Valuable Connections At Annual Hire-A-Vet Event 

Norris Inc. recently participated in the Maine Hire-A-Vet Campaign 2018, which took place for the 100 days leading up to August 30th, 2018. The campaign culminated with the annual Maine Hire-A-Vet Job fair held at the Augusta Civic Center. Pre-job fair announcements advertised the event as having north of 220 registered employers, making it, at that [...]

September 28th, 2018|Blog, News|1 Comment

Norris brings you the life-safety and security headlines

Norris brings you the life-safety and security headlines   Norris Inc. wants to be sure you’re up to date on what’s going on around the country in terms of life-safety and security news. As Northern New England’s premier life-safety and security company, Norris can help you protect your business or organization with fire alarms, intrusion [...]

September 18th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

False Alarm Fallout!

In news from around the country, it looks like authorities are getting sick of responding to false alarms. A well-maintained fire alarm system and proper training on a security system can help prevent faulty equipment and user error from leading to false alarms. What’s more, it could save you money. In news from the East Bay Times [...]

September 11th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Please Get and Test Those Smoke Detectors!

In early-notification news from WPSD News (NBC affiliate) in Paducah, KY, smoke alarms are in the news and not in a good way. The story reports that four recent deaths over the Labor Day holiday weekend could possibly have been prevented if functioning smoke detectors had been in use. Norris has previously reported on the [...]

September 10th, 2018|Blog|1 Comment

Norris Inc. Employee Profile: Parker Russell

Norris Inc. prides itself on hiring the best people around. Norris has a nearly 40-year tradition of building a strong team that cares about country, community and giving of self to help others. In a new segment, Norris will take a look at the team members who make the Norris Difference! Today's Profile interview is [...]

September 6th, 2018|Blog, News|2 Comments