STR International’s Perimeter Protection Systems Now Available at Tri-Ed

May 16, 2006
Microwave-based detectors and sensor now distributed via Tri-Ed Distribution
TORONTO – STR International Inc., a manufacturer of electronic security equipment, has reached a distribution agreement with Tri-Ed Distribution, North America's largest independent wholesale distributor of security and low voltage products.

STR International’s full line of perimeter protection products, including its Agat and Radiy series of microwave-based detectors and sensors, are now available to security dealers at all of Tri-Ed’s 33 branch locations in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

“Our partnership with Tri-Ed creates a tremendous opportunity for us,” said Eugene Gerstein, STR International’s managing director. “It allows us to expand our horizons and to tap into the U.S. market. In the past few years, we have gone from virtual unknowns to a company that has exceptional global presence and brand recognition. Our partnership with Tri-Ed now makes it easier for security dealers throughout North America to buy and install our sophisticated and proven technology.”

Tri-Ed president and CEO Steve Roth pointed out, "Tri-Ed is pleased to have entered into this distribution agreement with STR International. Tri-Ed provides well established distribution channels to ensure that STR’s electronic security products will reach a broad dealer base."

Utilizing Russian military technology and the advanced DigilonTM microprocessor architecture, STR International’s perimeter protection products are designed to continuously learn and adjust to changing weather and terrain conditions, including varying rain and wind speed conditions. Each of STR International’s systems are built in aesthetically pleasing, extra small footprint, shatter and weather proof plastic, rated to temperatures of up to -76° Fahrenheit (-60° Celsius).

Founded in 1993 with headquarters in Moscow, STR International also has manufacturing and Research & Development facilities in Western Russia and Israel. Its North American headquarters are in Toronto, Canada. Current customers include Microsoft’s Moscow headquarters, the Russian Ministry of Defense, Ford Motor Company’s Canadian manufacturing facility and the Brazilian Department of Corrections, to name a few. STR International’s microwave perimeter protection systems are currently used in virtually every prison in Siberia.

STR International’s R&D engineers have extensive design and development experience in Russian space technology, military defense systems and commercial/industrial security equipment. Through its manufacturing facilities and the experience of its team, STR International produces high-quality perimeter protection systems at competitive prices.

“Perimeter protection is a rapidly growing sector in this industry and is starting to garner a great deal of attention from both security dealers and end users alike,” noted Gerstein. “Our products are extremely unique because of their price, their size, their warranty, their rugged design, their ability to operate in extreme weather conditions.”

STR International Inc. manufactures high-quality commercial/industrial security equipment products, specializing in perimeter protection systems. Founded in 1993, the company has 400 employees worldwide with a goal of producing state-of-the-art equipment at competitive prices. For more information, visit

Tri-Ed, North America's largest independent wholesale distributor of security and low voltage products, offers a huge inventory of security products spanning access control, CCTV, fire, burg, connected home commercial/residential, and sound and communications. The company, which is growing at a rapid rate, currently has 33 locations in key regions in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada. Tri-Ed offers customers superior customer service, technical systems support, and training. For more information, visit