Alarm industry survey shows positive growth trends

The results of a new survey conducted by the Central Station Alarm Association of ESX registrants show that things may be picking up for the security industry.

According to the ESX Business Conditions Survey, 67 percent of respondents reported that revenues are headed up in the second quarter of 2010, while 61 percent characterized current market conditions as more positive than last year.

Respondents also say that they are seeing growth in their various product/service categories this year over 2009. Among the categories respondents said that are on upward trend include video surveillance, electronic access control, intrusion detection systems, monitoring services, and fire detection systems.

Many vertical markets were also reported by respondents as seeing an uptick in requests for security products and services including hospitals, government, schools, utilities, residential, banks, office buildings, industrial and manufacturing sites, and restaurants/clubs.