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A Look at the Security Industry’s Growth From 1969 to Now

As the Security Industry Association (SIA) continues its 50th-anniversary celebration, let’s take a look at how the security industry has changed over 50 years overall. When SIA was founded in 1969 (as the Security Equipment Dealers Association (SEDA) and the Security Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA)), commercial and industrial security products were a $320-million industry, according…

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Quiz: What Was SIA’s Original Name?

The Security Industry Association (SIA) turns 50 in 2019. Which of the following was SIA’s original name when it was established? Security Equipment Distributors Association Security Equipment Manufacturers Association Security Equipment Industry Association The correct answer is…all of the above! SIA originated as two separate associations, the Security Equipment Distributors Association (SEDA) and the Security…

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Celebrating 50 Years of Security Industry Leadership

  The Security Industry Association was built by combining two security associations that were formed in 1969 – 50 years ago! They were the Security Equipment Distributors Association (SEDA) and the Security Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA). These new associations were created to give voice and connect the manufacturing and distributing businesses and to solve pressing…

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