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Norris Team Strengthens Safety Program During Pandemic

The pros at Norris have always been devoted to safety (we even have our own safety mascot, Safe-T-Rex), and these unprecedented times of global pandemic and increased social distancing have allowed the company to focus on developing new safety programs and protocols and bust out an impressive safety record so far. As of mid-May, the company's [...]

May 26th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Mass Shooting Prompts Mass Notification Discussion In Canada

A recent mass shooting north of the border has Canadian authorities discussing the correct way to safely and effectively implement guidelines for mass notification systems. The discussions are covered in a May 3 story from the Calgary Sun, which notes that the mass shooting has left some criticizing the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and [...]

May 11th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Norris, Inc. Helping To Keep Vermont Schools Safer

Though schools are currently practicing remote learning to follow government guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Norris is hard at work with two school systems in the Green Mountain State. They are providing valuable upgrades to life-safety and security systems to prepare for the eventual return of students, faculty, and staff. Norris is [...]

April 29th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Residents Alive Due to Fire Alarm’s Warning

In a news story out of the Green Bay, Wisconsin area, a properly functioning fire alarm is once again being thanked for saving lives during a recent blaze. At Norris, we have discussed the importance of having regular tests and inspections conducted and also to conduct regular home smoke detector tests. The April 26 story from local NBC affiliate [...]

April 29th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Covid-19 Forces Suspension of Annual Spring Smoke Detector Check

Covid-19 has affected virtually everyone's life in one way or another. To add to the list, the York Nebraska Fire Department has announced they will not carry out their regular spring smoke detector check for senior citizens. You can read the original article here: York News-Times. The suspension of the smoke detector checks is due to [...]

April 24th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Up To $50 Million To Schools For Security Upgrades

Norris Inc. is helping schools throughout New England access the $50 million in federal grant money set aside for the school violence prevention program. Public and private schools are currently eligible for security upgrades. The grant funding is through the federal COPS School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP). Norris Inc. is Northern New England's premier commercial life-safety [...]

April 24th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Would-Be Thieves Foiled By Burglar Alarm

In the news from the Butler Eagle, located in Butler County Pennsylvania, two would-be thieves were foiled in their burglary of a local convenience store. When the would-be thieves tripped a burglar alarm breaking in to steal a safe that contained $6,000. "A burglar alarm just before 6:30 a.m. alerted officers, who spotted the suspected crooks [...]

April 24th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Norris Completes BDA Deployment at Historic New England University

Northern New England's premiere life-safety and security company Norris Inc., a Minuteman Company, recently completed a retrofit deployment of a Bi-Directional Amplifier (BDA) system, a new life-saving technology, at UNH's historic Hamilton Smith Hall. The BDA system was put in place to ensure that first responders in the building always have a life-saving line of [...]

April 2nd, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Norris Inc Offers New HALO IoT Multi-Sensor with Vigilance Notification Platform

Vaping has become a real epidemic according to many sources. In this face of this growing problem for our schools, Norris is helping out. Norris Inc diversified it's detection and notification muscle this past year with the addition of a new offering, the HALO IoT Multi-Sensor, which is manufactured by the IPVideo Corporation. The device [...]

March 16th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Minuteman Security Technologies Acquires Norris

Andover, Mass. — March 2, 2020: Minuteman Security Technologies, Inc. (“Minuteman”), a leading provider of enterprise security technology solutions, today announced that it has acquired systems integrator Norris Inc., of South Portland, Maine. With the acquisition of Norris, a well-established integrator with four locations in New England, Minuteman becomes the region’s largest independent full-service provider [...]

March 5th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments