Security Industry leader Norris solves corrections headache for Maine jail

ROCKLAND, Maine—Top brass at Knox County Jail, located here, recently contracted with security industry leader Norris, Inc. Norris cured what has become an all-too familiar corrections headache for jail administrators—aged and failing proprietary systems that are expensive, if not impossible, to service. “The existing door control system simply wasn’t working anymore,” said KCJ Facility Administrator [...]

March 15th, 2018|Blog, News|5 Comments

Norris Inc. practices good stewardship of security industry

Giving back and helping shape tomorrow's security industry SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine—Norris Inc. found a way to give back to the security industry and attract new top-notch talent. Norris COO Craig Elkanich recently jumped at the chance to help the community, foster quality education and practice good stewardship. Southern Maine Community College offers degree and certificate [...]

February 19th, 2018|Blog, News|4 Comments

Security industry attracts tomorrow’s innovators & doers

Norris joins one-of-a-kind, inaugural security industry conference & roundtable WATERVILLE, Maine—I had the privilege recently of joining a group of my security industry peers—all American Society for Industrial Security Maine Chapter members—to speak at the first ASIS International Security Conference and Roundtable held here at Thomas College. Security industry pros talk opportunity Conceived [...]

February 7th, 2018|Blog, News|2 Comments

`Owl be back!’

Area owl gets second chance thanks to local security industry CEO Lucky owl saved by security company CEO PORTLAND, Maine—A rather harrowing ride to the grocery store on January 24 saw Norris, Inc. CEO Jason Roberts protecting property and lives outside his usual scope of work in Maine’s, New Hampshire’s and Vermont’s businesses, [...]

February 1st, 2018|Blog, News|1 Comment

Detection, early warning saves lives

Early detection and notification prevents tragedy Lack of alarms leads to property loss, death I've been in the life-safety and security industry for around 10 years, having started as a journalist covering the central station beat at leading industry news outlet Security Systems News. During my tenure there, I wrote all kinds of [...]

January 25th, 2018|Blog, News|2 Comments

The 75th Anniversary of the Cocoanut Grove Fire

On November 28, 1942, 492 people perished in the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. However, something good did come out of it. It was the event that would change the world forever as it spurred the formation of the National Fire Protection Association and the codes they have written, making America’s buildings some of [...]

November 30th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Would you like a “GREEN” burger?

We know it doesn’t sound very tempting but believe us, they are delicious! Our installers and technicians are constantly pulling the old cable out of buildings or cutting off the excess cable that was pulled through the walls. Norris Inc. has always encouraged its employees to recycle and some were very good about it while [...]

October 30th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Life Safety Conference Explores New Technology and Fire Code Changes

Norris, Inc. just completed its 2017 Life Safety Conference at the Clarion Hotel in Portland on Wednesday, September 27th. There were 50 plus people in attendance for this all day event. It included architects and engineers, safety conscious owners of large buildings or campuses and several from the fire-fighting community including a large contingent from [...]

October 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Life Safety Conference – September 27, 2017

We are excited to be hosting a Life Safety Conference September 27th at the Clarion Hotel in Portland, Maine. This full day conference offers professional development and will will get you and your staff up to speed on major changes and advances in our industry. Some of the topics covered at this full day event [...]

September 13th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Do you have time to give back to YOUR community?

Norris Inc. encourages our employees to do just that! This past week one of our employees, Doug Driesen, took the time to volunteer at the Preble Street Resource Center serving breakfast and lunch to those in need. Now it's your turn! For more information about the Preble Street Resource Center, go to their website at [...]

December 22nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments