GE Interlogix Is Exclusive Security Equipment Provider & Preferred Structured Wiring Provider For Toll Brothers, Inc.
North St. Paul, Minnesota - October 14, 2003 - GE Interlogix is pleased to announce an agreement with Toll Brothers, Inc, the nation's leading builder of luxury homes. This agreement designates GE Interlogix as the exclusive provider of security equipment and a preferred provider of structured wiring equipment for Toll Communities.
Toll Brothers has standardized on the GE Interlogix Concord™ Express security control system and has authorized use of the Smart ConnectionCenter™ as one of the preferred structured wiring products in its homes. In turn, GE Interlogix provides Toll Brothers with sales collateral as well as demo systems for model homes. The ConnectionCenter is a line of structured wiring products, which includes a central distribution panel and the essential wiring infrastructure for Internet sharing over a home Ethernet. Telephone, data networking, home control, audio/video, and security are also included in the single integrated system. Over 40 percent of new homes constructed today are built with structured wiring systems.
"We are pleased to designate GE Interlogix as the exclusive security provider and a preferred structured wiring provider for our luxury homes," said Felicia Ratka, Director of Operations for Westminster Security. "We are confident that this agreement will allow us to continue building the nation's top homes and quality GE Interlogix products will help us continue to make our homes a source of pride and satisfaction for our customers."
Westminster Security is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toll Brothers, Inc, providing central station alarm monitoring services exclusively to Toll Brothers homebuyers.
About Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers builds luxury single -family and attached home communities and master -planned luxury multi -product residential golf course communities principally on land it develops and improves. In addition to home security, the company operates its own architectural, engineering, mortgage, title, land development and land sale, golf course development and management, landscape, cable TV and broadband Internet delivery subsidiaries. The company also operates its own lumber distribution, and house component assembly and manufacturing operations.
About GE Interlogix, Inc.
GE Interlogix, part of GE Industrial Systems, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) focused on communication and information technologies for security, safety and lifestyle enhancements. GE Interlogix has operations in more than 25 countries and is represented by some of the best -known brand names for intrusion and fire detection, access and building control, video surveillance, explosive and drug detection, key management and structured wiring. For more information about GE Interlogix and our product offerings, please visit www.GE -Interlogix.com.
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