Press Releases & Media

June 2015
SIGNET Partners with Shooter Detection Systems [read full story]

October 2014
How to Avoid Disconnect with Your Integrator and Get the AV System You Need
In K-12 schools, a mismatch often occurs between end-user requirements and the installed technology solutions. Learn how to avoid that problem.

August 2014
SIGNET Celebrates 40-Year Anniversary

August 2014
SIGNET Launches New Website for Business Phone Solutions

July 2014
SIGNET Ranks #2 Among TOP 5 K-12 Education Market Integrators 

July 2014
Keep Solutions Running Long after Installation with Support Portals 

July 2014
Canon to Buy VMS Provider Milestone Systems 

July 2014
LTC/Rehab Facility Reduces Noise, Delivers Improved Satisfaction

June 2014
NEC Takes #1 Position as Worldwide Market Leader

June 2014
InfoComm 2014 Was a Show of Audio Visual Evolution, Not Revolution

June 2014
Are K-12 Tech Decision Makers Leaving Money On The Table?
If talking IT isn't already part of your school's security, AV and telecommunications discussions, you may be missing out.

May 2014
New Extension Healthcare White Paper Series Highlights Clinical Alarm Safety

March 2014
SIGNET Hires Industry Expert Doug Curl as Vice President of Connected Media
SIGNET announced today that Doug Curl has joined the company as Vice President of Connected Media. Curl is a recognized industry leader and innovator in A/V integration.

March 2014
Why It Pays to Engage
An interview with Brad Caron, as featured in Commercial Integrator Magazine.

February 2014
SIGNET Promotes Melissa Cochrane to Vice President of Finance
SIGNET announced today that Melissa Cochrane has been promoted to Vice President of Finance.

January 2014
SIGNET Partners with BBK Worldwide Global Headquarters
BBK chooses SIGNET as its Audio Visual integration partner.

January 2014
Zultys Introduces MX Release 9.0 Unified Communications Software and the All-New MXvirtualTM Cloud-Based IP Phone System

January 2014
SIGNET Steers the Multi-Faceted Security Solution Project for RITBA, as Featured in SDM's Technology @ Work
Security Rhode Island's bridges takes a comphrehensive system.

October 2013
SIGNET Hooks up Hospitals, Courts and Prisons, as Featured in The Patriot Ledger

September 2013
SIGNET Electronic Systems Acquires CompuTel
September 17th SIGNET announced the company's acquisition of CompuTel, a Manchester, New Hampshire- based telecommunications firm.

September 2013
SIGNET hires new Senior Project Engineer
Paul Austin joins the SIGNET team effective September 3rd.  Austin has more than 35 years of technical and management experience in the electronic and telecommunications industry.

July 2013
SIGNET moves from 38 to 23 on the Top Systems Integrators list for 2012 
Only six in ten integrators were able to move ahead and counted an increase in systems integration revenue

June 2013
SIGNET Electronic Systems - Wins 2013 Integration Award
SIGNET Electronic Systems, Inc. has been awarded a 2013 Integration Award by Commercial Integrator Magazine and Tech Decisions Media for their efforts in the healthcare industry.

May 2013
SIGNET Electronics Systems launches Health and Wellness Program
SIGNET has announced a new health and wellness initiative for it's employees.

January 2013
SIGNET - Approved FAC64 School Security Vendor
To help facilitate security needs created by the Newtown, CT tragedy, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has released grant money to municipalities for the purpose of enhancing security systems in their schools.

October 2012
SIGNET's Brad Caron Shares His Strategic Plans for Market, Personnel and Technology Development, as Featured in Commercial Integrator Magazine. 

August 2012
SIGNET – A Compliance Depot™ Approved Vendor
SIGNET Electronic Systems has been named an approved vendor for WinnManagement, a branch of WinnCompanies. 

August 2012
SIGNET Announces New Director of Project Management
SIGNET Electronic Systems today announced Gregory Sparrow has been promoted to Director of Project Management. 

August 2012
SIGNET Issued Renewed Certificates of Eligibility From DCAM
SIGNET Electronic Systems issued Certificates of Eligibility from DCAM, certified in the following categories:  Alarm Systems, Electrical, Electronic Security Systems, Telecommunications Systems.

July 2012
Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure!™
Seventeen SIGNET team members consisting of nine walkers and eight crew members participated and completed the event despite the onslaught of rainstorms throughout the Boston area. This is SIGNET’s 4th time participating in the walk, bringing its total fundraising efforts for the foundation to $90,000.   Team SIGNET is registered for 2013 July 26-28.

July 2012
SIGNET Awarded Coveted GSA Contract
SIGNET Electronic Systems has been awarded the highly competitive General Services Administration contract, 03FAC Facilities Maintenance and Management - Smart Buildings Systems Integrator.

May 2012
Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium (MHEC) Premier Group Purchasing Consortium
MHEC membership is open to all public and private institutions of higher education, municipalities including elementary and secondary schools and not for profit technical, vocational, charter schools and educational organizations througout Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

March 2012
Formula for Company Acquisition Success
SIGNET has two checklists for successful acquisitions - one to avoid getting burned by bad purchases, one to protect new employees from culture shock.

March 2012
Acquisitions:  Employees Dish on Life Before & After
When SIGNET Electronic Systems, Inc. took over Executone and IDeACOM Integrated Technologies, some employees didn't know how to react. 

January 2012
SIGNET Awarded 3-Year Contract for Taunton State Hospital
SIGNET Electronic Systems has been awarded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts a 3-year fire alarm testing and maintenance contract for Taunton State Hospital facility. 

December 2011
SIGNET Named "Customer Service Integrator of the Year"
In the December 2011 issue of Commercial Integrator, SIGNET is proud to be named "Customer Sevice Integrator of the Year."

December 2011
How To Grow A Service Division
As featured in the December 2011 issue of Commercial Integrator.

December 2011
Managing a Hand-Picked Team
Since joining the family business in 1987, Brad Caron, President and CEO, has overseen the company's growth from eight to nearly 150 employees, and from $1.8 million in annual revenues to approaching $30 million. 

December 2011
Networking Outlook
As featured in the December 2011 Systems Contractor News. 

November 2011
6 Easy Steps to Sell a Company
Recently, $28 million integrator SIGNET Electronic Systems, Inc. scooped up a smaller integrator, capping a fury of mergers and acquisitions that are consolidating the market. 

October 2011
State of the Healthcare Market
Twenty-eight percent of surveyed integrators say a typical healthcare project exceeds $100,000.00 

October 2011
Digital Media Distribution
Press Play - The Shifting Landscape of Digital Media Distribution.

August 2011
Norwell, MA--SIGNET Electronic Systems has acquired American Business Telephone Company,
a Chestnut Hill, MA-based telecommunications technologies firm.

With an expanded focus on telecommunications technology, the asset purchase makes SIGNET one of the largest telecommunications integrators in the region.

August 2011
$28M Integrator Bolsters Corporate Business with Acquisition, SIGNET purchase of telecommunications integrator brings slew of SMB clients.
For SIGNET Electronic Systems, a $28 million commercial integrator, one of its biggest competitive advantages is its ability to package various applications into one system—streamlining the installation process for its clients and boosting its per-project profit margins.

August 2011
Norwell Tech Firm Makes Another Acquisition
A growing technology company in Norwell is getting even bigger now that it has acquired a much smaller telephone tech firm based in Boston.

August 2011
SIGNET Acquires American Business Telephone Company, Inc.
Becoming One of New England’s Chief Telecommunications System Integrators

Today, SIGNET Electronic Systems, Inc., the largest privately held system integrator in New England, acquired American Business Telephone Company, Inc. (ABT), a Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts-based telecommunications technologies firm. With an expanded focus on telecommunications technology, the asset purchase makes SIGNET one of the largest telecommunications system integrators in the region.

July 2011
SIGNET Earns Coveted Award Onto Commonwealth of MA State Contract
SIGNET has been awarded the coveted Commonwealth of Massachusetts FAC64 Contract, only the most qualified and experienced security integrators may earn this contract award. 

July 2011
SIGNET Issued Certificates of Eligibility from DCAM

May 2011
Children's Hospital of Boston Ranked #1
As you know, the respected and top of class partners that SIGNET chooses to do business with is a core value of SIGNET. I am proud to be affiliated with the number one ranked Children’s Hospital in the Country: Children’s Hospital of Boston. For more information, please click here.

February 2011
Confessions of a Successful Integrator
It takes a lot of good decisions to become a $26.9M integrator, but SIGNET Electronic Systems strategizes for 2011 by drawing on its bad ones.