Life Safety

Smart Buildings

Mapping the Strategic Direction of Honeywell in the Smart Buildings Space – Part 2

November 14th, 2022
Smart Buildings

Mapping the Strategic Direction of Honeywell in the Smart Buildings Space – Part 1

November 8th, 2022
Smart Buildings

Mapping the Strategic Direction of Siemens in Smart Buildings – Part 2

This Research Note examines the emerging strategic priorities of Siemens in the smart commercial buildings space. We have mapped acquisitions, mergers, strategic partnerships and investment activity to ascertain the growth ambitions of the Siemens Smart Infrastructure division; categorizing the various business relationships by technology and investment type over a 3-year period. This article, part 2 of a 2-part analysis, is […]

Smart Cities

European IoT-Enabled Elevator Maintenance Startups Examined

In this Research Note, we examine several of the European startup firms addressing elevator maintenance solutions and services. This analysis covers the business models, stakeholders, funding and acquisitions of WeMaintain, Digital Spine and Uptime, accompanied by Memoori’s own assessment of these startups. The lift and escalator industry has been shaped by a small number of […]

Security

Laying the Infrastructure for Global Physical Security Market Growth

The pandemic recovery strategies of major economies around the world present huge opportunities for the physical security industry. Recent stimulus packages and investment programs provide a huge boom in infrastructure spending under a common approach of “Build Back Better”. A variety of major infrastructure projects launched by prominent governments, in the wake of the COVID-19 […]

Smart Buildings

Honeywell Building Technologies Business 2021 Examined

In this Research Note, we examine the Building Technologies business of Honeywell, based on their 2021 10K Report, investor presentations and building technology-related activities throughout 2021. Honeywell Building Technologies (HBT) is the smallest of 4 reportable segments with $5.5 billion revenues in 2021, which represents just 16% of Honeywell’s diversified business areas across Aerospace, Performance Materials and […]

Security

The Buy and Build Strategy of Private Equity-Backed ACRE Examined

In this Research Note, we examine the acquisition strategy of ACRE, a Dallas, USA-based platform company backed by private equity capital. Founded to acquire, partner or invest in specialized players in the physical security industry, ACRE has become one of the largest independent providers of access control, intrusion detection, video surveillance, and communication networks in North […]

Security

Securitas Expands Electronic Security Footprint with Acquisition of Stanley Security

Securitas, the global security services business comprising guarding, electronic security, fire and life safety solutions, has announced a “transformative acquisition” of Stanley Security, the electronic security solutions business of Stanley Black & Decker, making this their largest acquisition to date. Stanley Security is a provider of electronic security solutions with operations in 12 markets globally and with approximately […]

Smart Cities

Can Digital Twins Offer Long-Term Solutions to a Building Safety Crisis?

On June 14th 2017, a fire broke out at Grenfell Tower, a high-rise residential block in northwest London, and claimed the lives of 72 people. The subsequent inquiry found fundamental failings at every stage of the building safety process, from construction, to regulation, inspection, and emergency response. In reaction, the UK government launched a review […]

Security

Uptick and PlanRadar: Two Scale-Ups Transforming Building Compliance for Life Safety

Dame Judith Hackitt has spoken extensively about the construction industry’s need for a more joined-up approach. Her report, ‘Building a Safer Future: Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety’, produced in the wake of the UK Grenfell Tower tragedy in 2017, made a number of recommendations on preventing similar incidents from taking place in the future. Her […]

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