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Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires California-based Matson Alarm

Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires California-based Matson Alarm Announcement comes on the heels of recent acquisitions of Mountain Alarm Fire & Security and Yarnell Security Systems

Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires California-based Matson Alarm

ATLANTA—Pye-Barker Fire & Safety has announced the acquisition of Fresno, Calif.-based Matson Alarm. The transaction strengthens Pye-Barker's presence in the State of California while bolstering its service offerings in the Central California market.

The announcement comes on the heels of Pye-Barker’s recent acquisitions of Mountain Alarm Fire & Security, headquartered in Ogden, Utah, and Yarnell Security Systems, based in Lancaster, Pa., in December 2021. 

Matson Alarm offers industry-leading customized security services for residential and commercial customers that include internet-enabled control devices, real-time video surveillance, fire alarm systems, GPS fleet tracking and automated building access systems.

"We are very excited to partner with Pye-Barker and help expand their national presence as a premier fire, safety and security provider," said Rebecca Purtz, President of Matson Alarm. "As we benefit from their 75-year history, this partnership will bring company growth and advancement opportunities for our employees, while allowing us to continue providing best-in-class service and real security solutions for our customers throughout California."

Founded by brothers Larry and Mike Matson in 1974, Matson Alarm remains a family-run company. Today it has over 20,000 monitored accounts and employs more than 90 people. Matson Alarm is known for providing excellent customer service and quality, and state-of-the-art security equipment and technology.

Matson Alarm was named DMP's Mid-Market Dealer of the Year in 2020 and 2019, has received eight Honeywell Circle of Excellence Awards, and has won The Business Journal's Best Security Company award three years running.

"Matson Alarm is a leading security provider in California's Central Valley," noted Bart Proctor, CEO of Pye-Barker. “The Matson name and reputation are synonymous with excellence, and we are humbled by the opportunity to carry that legacy forward.”

Matson Alarm's leadership team and well-trained security professionals will continue to service new and existing customers.


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