Skip to Content

Tag: AFA Protective Systems


AFA Protective Systems acquires Pro-Tech Security

November 14, 2016Paul Ragusa

SYOSSET, N.Y.—AFA Protective Systems Inc., a super regional alarm company based here, has acquired the alarm business assets of Pro-Tech Security Ltd., effective Nov. 1.Among the assets purchased are approximately 400 contracts representing more than $10,000 in RMR, primarily consisting of commercial and residential alarm monitoring services in the greater Boston marketplace, according to AFA Protective Systems CEO Robert Kleinman.“We had worked with the owner of the company in the past,...

AFA Protective Systems, Pro-Tech Security, Robert Kleinman

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


Former Honeywell president Ron Rothman joins AFA Protective

July 22, 2015Martha Entwistle

SYOSSET, N.Y.—Ron Rothman, who recently retired as president of Honeywell Security Group after a 32-year career, will join New York integration firm AFA Protective, based here, as SVP in August. Rothman told Security Systems News he's excited to join AFA, which he called “a terrific business with outstanding leadership and a long history of quality and integrity over the decades.” “Helping my customers to succeed was my goal at Honeywell and now I'll get to help...

AFA Protective Systems, Alarm Device Manufacturing Company (ADEMCO), Honeywell, Pittway, Robert Kleinman, Ron Rothman

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


R&D head gives thumbs up to new keypad series

December 17, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Ben Abrams, head of research and development for AFA Protective Systems, took one of Honeywell's new 6100 Series Custom Alpha and Fixed-Language Keypads home before they were released in November.“It really is a nice-looking keypad and functionality wise, they certainly added a couple of things that its predecessor lacked,” Abrams told Security Systems News. “Honeywell is certainly looking to go to a new place where they haven't gone before and this keypad is...

AFA Protective Systems, Ben Abrams, Honeywell

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Fire Systems Installation

AFA acquires, puts former NYC fire commissioner on its board

January 9, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

SYOSSET, N.Y.—AFA Protective Systems, a super-regional based here, recently added about $45,000 to its RMR with the acquisition of Ready Alarm, a company providing commercial fire alarm monitoring, maintenance and inspection services in the New York City market.AFA also appointed Thomas Von Essen—a fire and life safety consultant renowned for leading the City of New York Fire Department as fire commissioner at the time of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center—to...

AFA Protective Systems, Ready Alarm, Robert Kleinman, Thomas Von Essen

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Fire Systems Installation

FDNY approves network and cell communications for primary fire signaling

August 22, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

NEW YORK—For the first time, the City of New York Fire Department has approved the use of cellular and network communicators for primary fire alarm signaling to central stations—and Digital Monitoring Products is said to be the first manufacturer to win the approval for its network and cellular products. “As far as we know, we're the first to gain the approval,” Terry Shelton, director of product quality assurance for the Springfield, Mo.-based independent manufacturer,...

AFA Protective Systems, Digital Monitoring Products (DMP), FDNY, Mark Hillenburg, Richard Kleinman, Security Systems News (SSN), Terry Shelton

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Fire Systems Installation

Fenway Park turns 100, with help from AFA

June 27, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

BOSTON—Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox and one of the oldest and best-known ballparks in the nation, turned 100 years old in April. Timed with the anniversary was the completion of a 10-year renovation plan for the ballpark—a job that included the design and installation of an emergency voice/alarm communications network throughout Fenway Park and its associated buildings by AFA Protective Systems.“I think it's pretty cool,” Joe Golini, AFA sales supervisor, told Security...

AFA Protective Systems, Fenway Park, Joe Golini

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Fire Systems Installation

AFA Protective buys in Philly

June 6, 2012Martha Entwistle

SYOSSET, N.Y.—In a deal that bumps the company's RMR to more than $2.5 million, AFA Protective Systems on June 1 acquired the alarm business assets of Sera Security of Southampton, Pa., in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.“This is our entry into Philly,” Robert Kleinman, AFA Protective CEO, told Security Systems News.The deal includes $50,000 in RMR. The majority of the accounts are commercial fire alarm accounts in the Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey area. The deal also includes...

AFA Protective Systems, Philadelphia, Robert Kleinman, Security Systems News (SSN), Sera Security

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon