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Pye-Barker acquires ComTronix, expands footprint in Wyoming

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Pye-Barker acquires ComTronix, expands footprint in Wyoming

November 9, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

ATLANTA – It has been a busy year of growth for the Pye-Barker alarm division and its latest acquisition gives no hint of slowing down. On Nov. 9, Pye-Barker announced the acquisition of Wyoming-based ComTronix, a residential security and fire alarm monitoring company. In a release, Pye-Barker stated that this acquisition expands its footprint within Wyoming and further strengthens its growing alarm division. In particular they hope this acquisition will enhance its communication...

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Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires Integrated Security Group

September 9, 2022SSN Staff

ATLANTA – Security company Pye-Barker Fire and Safety has announced another acquisition this week with the addition of Integrated Security Group (ISG). Terms were not disclosed.  It’s the second acquisition this week for Pye-Barker, which also added Briscoe Protective only a day prior and not accounting for Complete Security Systems, which Pye-Barker acquired in early August. ISG, based in Middletown, Ct., specializes in the design, installation, and servicing of alarm systems...

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Pye-Barker acquires B Safe Security, strengthens presence in Mid-Atlantic region

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Pye-Barker acquires B Safe Security, strengthens presence in Mid-Atlantic region

April 13, 2022Paul Ragusa

ATLANTA—Pye-Barker Fire & Safety announced the acquisition of B Safe Security, headquartered in Wilmington, Del. Through this acquisition, Pye-Barker begins servicing clients in Delaware and New Jersey and strengthens its presence in Pennsylvania and Maryland. B Safe has an altruistic history, starting in 1978, the year the company's founder Philip Gardner built a security system for his parents after their home was burglarized. He then went on to help friends and family feel safe in...

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Pye-Barker acquires Mountain Alarm and Yarnell Security Systems

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Pye-Barker acquires Mountain Alarm and Yarnell Security Systems

December 10, 2021Paul Ragusa

ATLANTA, Ga.—Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, based here, has acquired super regional systems integrator Mountain Alarm Fire & Security, headquartered in Ogden, Utah, and comes on the heels of the purchase of Yarnell Security Systems, based in Lancaster, Pa. Both Mountain Alarm and Yarnell will retain their name and teams, and Mountain Alarm will continue to be led by CEO Eric Garner, the existing management team, and their highly skilled team members. Financial details were not provided for either...

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Mountain Alarm acquires NICO Electronic Systems

September 13, 2021Cory Harris, Editor

OGDEN, Utah—Mountain Alarm Fire & Security, a provider of security and fire protection services and equipment, announced it has acquired NICO Electronic Systems, a Helena, Mont.-based provider of security systems design and fire alarm installation, as well as other services. Eric Garner, President and CEO of Mountain Alarm and a former Security Systems News “20 under 40” award winner (Class of 2016), told SSN that the acquisition came about following the retirement of Bill Niehoff,...

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Industry mourns the loss of Mountain Alarm's Rod Garner

February 21, 2018Paul Ragusa

RodGarner.jpg Security Systems News, along with the entire security industry, was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Mountain Alarm's Rod Garner on Feb. 18, 2018, as a result of complications from surgery. Rod's sons, Eric and Josh, reached out to SSN by email, noting that their father, Rodney Grant Garner, of Pleasant View, Utah, “returned home to our Father in Heaven.” Born on June 11, 1948, Rod Garner began working with his father in law at Mountain Alarm in 1973....

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Integrators '20 under 40' 2016—Eric Garner

October 12, 2016Spencer Ives

Eric Garner, 30Chief operating officer, Mountain AlarmOgden, UtahEric Garner described his start in the security industry by saying he was born into it.“My grandpa started Mountain Alarm in 1952, and my dad took it over as the CEO [in 1970]. My first job … was when I was 16; I replaced dated yard signs and stickers on houses and businesses,” Garner said.Garner rose through roles at the company, including installation tech, payroll clerk, sales, and branch GM. He became the company's COO...

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How I Use My System: Eric Garner

July 30, 2015Spencer Ives

Eric Garner is the COO of family-operated Mountain Alarm, an installer based in Ogden, Utah. He has worked full time with the company for eight years, and manages the relationship between the company's offices in Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Arizona and Montana. Security Systems News caught up with Eric and talked about his home system…What kind of system do you have at home?In my home that I built, we hardwired … a DMP XT50. We [also] have a family cabin [where] we actually have a 2GIG with Alarm.com....

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