Integrator Acquisitions 'A Good Market' During COVID-19, Says Greybeards

By Joey Walter, Published on Jul 28, 2020

Industry broker Ron Davis of the "Greybeards" says that the integrator and alarms market is doing well despite the Coronavirus market.

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