In today’s news round-up, Cassidan has announced that Dirk Erat is the new Head of Communications at the company. Appointed since September 1st, he is responsible for the department’s media relations, internal and online communications, brand communications and fairs & exhibitions. In corporate news, HESIS Fire and Security is celebrating record growth in the first two quarters of 2012, with continued robust growth forecast for the remainder of the year. Over in Texas, PureTech Systems has recently announced that it has completed two installations of its PureActiv system for a major Texas water utility.

In events news, HID Global will showcase its products and solutions for migrating to higher security physical access control at next week’s Skydd 2012, which takes place in Stockholm, Sweden. The company is also organising a high profile end user event about convergence: All-in-One Access Control: Are You Ready? Also at Skydd 2012, Idesco will be displaying a wide variety of new products and innovations, including their new AESCO security solution. Read more security news…

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