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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

Norris Employee Profile: Scott Lee

Norris has a real drive to hire the best and brightest. It's not only a goal but a passion. In order to most fully install, service and maintain cutting edge life-safety and security systems in Vermont, Norris has put in place a Green-Mountain-State-based team of experts that includes leaders in their fields, including Glenn Gurney, [...]

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

Norris Inc. Employee Profile: Allen Corey

Norris likes to hire the best folks around--People who are unparalleled in their fields and who like to give back.  Our departments are peopled with highly trained and technical employees who help keep our clients' systems and networks running smoothly. Today's employee spotlight is with one such person who excels at his job but also gives back in a [...]

February 17th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Greek Company Employs Video, Other Measures To Crack Down On Employee Theft

In recent news out of the Medetaranian, a Greek company that suspected one of its employees of embezzling money employed data retrieval and also employed video monitoring in the workplace to try and curtail the suspected illegal activity. As it turns out they were right, as seen in the excerpt from the story below: "The [...]

February 7th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Norris Expands AES Mesh Network In 2019 To Save Customers Money

AES is privately held and more than 40 years old. It originally developed security products specifically for the Government market and then created a solution to send alarm signals in areas around the world that did not have phone lines or internet service.Today AES still provides security solutions to government facilities and embassies around the [...]

January 28th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments