#01 (Feb 1982) Eastern Time Recorder Company is established

In 1982, after a successful career in the life safety systems industry, Chuck left his previous place of employment to establish Eastern Time Recorder Company. There, he helped develop the life safety systems, primarily specializing in fire and security technologies. The Edwards Company was selected as the primary fire alarm systems platform with several high technology companies filling out the security product line. Within the first year, he was joined by Tom Conklin, a well-known technical specialist, as the service division developer.