Norris Protecting Lives and Property in Vermont, Maine and NH

Norris has been around for a while. We're based in Maine, but we also have personnel in Vermont and New Hampshire. We've been doing fire alarm system installations, tests and inspections, monitoring and maintenance for nearly 40 years. Everyone knows that. What many may not know is that our expertise goes well beyond life-safety, extending [...]

June 14th, 2018|Blog, News|0 Comments

Profile: Vigilance Software

Vigilance and Norris CEO Jason Roberts with wife Becky who is Customer Relations Manager for Norris Inc. The following story originally ran in Gorham Times. It's fascinating to take a look at the arch of development behind successful software startup Vigilance Software. Nice work, Jason Roberts! School safety has been at the forefront [...]

June 4th, 2018|Blog, News|1 Comment

Life-safety and security company Norris helps at local community college

BANGOR, Maine—Norris Inc., Maine's, New Hampshire's and Vermont's premiere life-safety and security provider, had a chance to help out at a local college recently. A Fire Science Department instructor thought it would be beneficial to have an actual integrator, a subject matter expert in the life-safety and security industry, come in and teach a segment [...]

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

Norris Inc. helping two community high schools via inaugural Norris Scholarships

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine—One of the things that we here at Norris really love doing is contributing to and enriching our communities, helping out and giving back to our customers. As academic year 2017-2018 approaches a close, Norris prepares to award its inaugural Norris Scholarships to two of its awesome school system clients, helping two students [...]

April 3rd, 2018|Blog, News|3 Comments

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