Employee Profile: Bob Swartz

Norris has some long-time employees in the fold. These are folks that started at Norris and quickly became part of the family. Hard-working people dedicated to doing a good job and making sure that our customers are getting the best in life-safety and security.  Some people do a little extra, too. Take, for example, Norris [...]

June 24th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

New Carbon Monoxide Scare!

In news from local NBC affiliate NBC10, a 2017 carbon monoxide scare at a Cranston, RI school led to the discovery that many schools in the state did not have CO detectors to help protect students, faculty, and staff. One of the parents of the impacted students fought to get a law passed requiring the [...]

June 21st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Norris and Vigilance helping schools combat vaping, bullying epidemics

It's no doubt that the vaping and bullying epidemics are on the rise. In statistics from, 28% of grade 6-12 students admit they have been bullied and only 20%-30% of those confide in an adult. In separate statistics from, 7 out of 10 teens are exposed to vaping and e-cig advertising. Of those [...]

May 30th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Online deals on life-safety equipment a losing bet

In recent news from The Metro UK, a UK-based consumer watchdog group, Watchdog Which? has tested s few different smoke and CO detectors available for sale through eBay and Wish and found them lacking.The report says that they tested 4 different models which accounted for top sales at both eBay and wish and none of them would have performed [...]

May 28th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Norris Inc Employee Profile: Brooks Thompson

Norris prides itself, not only on being life-safety and security experts but on attracting and holding onto some of the brightest, most talented and dedicated people around. Interested in joining the Norris Team? Check out some of the positions we have available. In an ongoing series of Employee Profiles, we've been highlighting our greatest assets--our [...]

May 23rd, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Outdated Access Control Systems Present Vulnerabilities

A recent white paper from access control credential provider HID (NOTE: requires registration with HID to download) discusses problems presented by outdated access control systems including weakened physical security at your enterprise. The white paper makes clear how important it is to begin to think of both physical access control and logical access control and how [...]

May 17th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Hundreds of antique cars, motorcycles destroyed in Pittsburgh fire

Norris is your one-stop-shop for all things life safety, security, emergency notification, and communications. We have technology and life-safety code experts on-staff waiting to help you design the most robust detection and notification systems out there. Our expertly designed and installed systems can become the mitigating factor between you and a loss. One warehouse facility [...]

May 14th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Norris Welcomes Spring With First Employee Cookout of the Season

Norris Inc. has been around for nearly 4 decades and during that time has learned a thing or two about attracting and holding on the best, most dedicated people around. Our people genuinely care about life safety and security and bring their all to their jobs to do their part to help keep people safe. [...]

May 10th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Norris Inc Employee Profile: Barney Boyle

Norris feels that it's people are the best around--dedicated to life safety and security and devoted to providing their customers with the absolute best experience. No one likes to think about having to make use of life-safety and security systems, but it's nice to know that the need arises, your systems were designed and installed [...]

May 3rd, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Japanese Holographic Security Guards

In high-tech security news, a collection of Japanese companies is bringing a holographic, "anime-style" security guard to market. The story from SobraNews24 says the Virtual Security Guard will be protecting home and offices in Japan with a focus on monitoring and surveillance: "The Virtual Security Guard is a multi-company project headed by Secom, Japan’s leading home and office security company, [...]

May 1st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments