Lenel expands partnership with Henry Bros. Electronics
Rochester, N.Y. – May 18, 2011 – Lenel Systems International, a leading provider of enterprise software and integrated systems for corporate and government security customers, announces an expansion of its business relationship with Henry Bros. Electronics (HBE), part of the Kratos Public Safety and Security Solutions group. Henry Bros. Electronics is now a Lenel national business partner providing best-in-breed security solutions and support to customers through a nation-wide network of U.S. security professionals. Lenel is a business of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX).
“Lenel has shared solid partnerships with both Henry Bros. Electronics and Kratos for over a decade. Now that HBE is part of Kratos, their new relationship expands their presence and footprint with our business across the country, helping us serve new customers, particularly in the federal government, transportation sector and the chemical industry," said Paul DiPeso, Vice President of Sales for U.S. and Canada at Lenel.
“I am very pleased to announce the expansion of Lenel's relationship with HBE/Kratos PSS from a multi-regional to a national scope. The action by Lenel recognizes the increased scale and capability of the HBE/Kratos PSS organization, created by the merger of HBE and Kratos PSS in December 2010. We remain committed to delivering the same high quality services our customers expect from us anywhere in the U.S.,” stated Jim Henry, Executive Vice President, Henry Bros. Electronics.
Lenel provides enterprise software, integrated systems and access control systems to manage multiple security systems, real-time intelligent video content analysis, biometric access, smart card applications, and visitor management systems for corporate and government security customers. For more information visit www.lenel.com.
About UTC Fire & Security
UTC Fire & Security provides fire safety and security solutions to more than 1 million customers worldwide on an annual basis. Headquartered in Connecticut, U.S., UTC Fire & Security is a business of United Technologies Corp., which provides high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide. More information can be found on www.utcfireandsecurity.com.
About Henry Bros. Electronics & Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Henry Bros. Electronics provides technology-based integrated electronic security systems, services and emergency preparedness consultation to commercial enterprises and government agencies. Henry Bros. has offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Texas and Virginia. For more information, visit www.hbe-inc.com. Henry Bros. Electronics is a division of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: KTOS) in its Public Safety & Security Solutions (PSS) business unit.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. provides mission critical products, services and solutions for United States national security. Principal products, services and solution offerings relate to and support C5ISR, weapon systems sustainment, military weapon range operations and technical services, network engineering services, information assurance and cybersecurity solutions, security and surveillance systems, and critical infrastructure security system design and integration. Kratos is headquartered in San Diego, California, with resources located throughout the U.S. and at key strategic military locations. News and information are available at www.KratosDefense.com.
For more information, contact:
Lenel, a UTC Fire & Security Company
Lenel is a registered trademark of UTC Fire & Security.
Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements in this press release may constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements relate to a variety of matters, including but not limited to: the benefits and synergies expected to result from the business relationship; the anticipated customer base for Kratos and UTC; and other statements that are not purely statements of historical fact. These forward-looking statements are made on the basis of the current beliefs, expectations and assumptions of the management of Kratos and UTC and are subject to significant risks and uncertainty. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. All such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and neither Kratos nor UTC undertakes any obligation to update or revise these statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.