Advantech joins Security-Net as 20th member

Advantech exapnds Security-Net integration services into Mid-Atlantic region


EXTON, Pa. - June 10, 2013 - Security-Net, a global provider of security integration services, announced today that Advantech Inc., a regional security systems integrator headquartered in Dover, Delaware, has joined Security-Net as its 20th member.

Advantech, Inc., provides Security-Net with valuable geographical coverage in the Mid-Atlantic region, serving Delaware, Virginia and Maryland. In business for 23 years, Advantech, Inc., designs and installs surveillance, access control, fire, life safety and intrusion security systems primarily focusing on the government, education, transportation and Homeland Security markets.

In recent years, the company has completed several high profile installations, including a $3 million access control and TWIC project with the Port of Wilmington, Delaware. The project encompassed numerous disciplines, including installing the fiber and wireless backbone, power distribution, video, access, mobile handheld TWIC readers, thermal imaging cameras, video analytics, and perimeter detection. Another project with the University of the District of Columbia involved integrating video, access, intrusion, asset protection, ID badging, and off-line virtual locksets systems at four campuses, plus the development of a command center.

For three consecutive years, Advantech, Inc., has been recognized by Honeywell Integrated Security with its prestigious “National Dealer of the Year Award,” most recently taking home the honor in 2011. From 2004 – 2008, the company was named Mid-Atlantic Integrator of the Year by Honeywell Integrated Security.

“Advantech, Inc., is an important addition to the organization, providing Security-Net with additional strength in the Mid-Atlantic region and a company that is recognized by one of the largest security systems manufacturers as one of the best in the business,” said Joe Liguori, President of Security-Net. “We are excited to have Advantech, Inc., as the newest member of our organization and we look forward to working with them on future projects.”

Security-Net focuses on the integration of end-to-end security solutions including technologies such as access control, video surveillance, emergency mass notification and perimeter detection systems in aerospace, commercial offices, university campuses, airports, government, utilities, hospitals and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.

“By joining Security-Net Advantech instantly expands its footprint and the opportunity to provide customers with systems integration services no matter their location in North America,” said Eric Schaeffer, President of Advantech, Inc. “In addition, we look forward to collaborating with members of Security-Net about best installation practices, technologies and business opportunities.”