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Pye-Barker acquires Southern Burglar and Fire Alarm Company

Commercial

Pye-Barker acquires Southern Burglar and Fire Alarm Company

May 17, 2024SSN Staff

ATLANTA — Pye-Barker Fire & Safety is expanding in South Carolina with the acquisition of 99-year-old security solutions provider Southern Burglar and Fire Alarm, Co. The companies noted that they are excited to provide expanded services to existing customers through the partnership. Southern Burglar and Fire Alarm, Co., headquartered in Belton, South Carolina, provides burglar alarm, fire alarm, CCTV, video surveillance and alarm monitoring services throughout Upstate South Carolina....

Bart Proctor, CCTV, fire alarm, Hack Clinkscales, Mergers & Acquisitions, monitoring, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, Southern Burglar and Fire Alarm, Video Surveillance


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RapidFire acquires Albuquerque Low Voltage

Commercial

RapidFire acquires Albuquerque Low Voltage

April 24, 2024SSN Staff

ST. LOUIS – RapidFire Safety & Security (RapidFire) has announced the acquisition of Albuquerque Low Voltage, a full-service fire alarm and fire protection service provider in Albuquerque, N.M. This addition represents the second acquisition in the New Mexico market for RapidFire and further establishes its presence in the American Southwest. Established in 2001, RapidFire said that Albuquerque Low Voltage has had a consistent emphasis on customer service and taking care of...

Albuquerque Low Voltage, Brian Modglin, fire alarm, Mergers & Acquisitions, RapidFire Safety & Security (RapidFire)


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Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires Absolute Fire Protection

Commercial

Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires Absolute Fire Protection

March 19, 2024SSN Staff

ATLANTA – Pye-Barker Fire & Safety announced the expansion of its full fire code-compliance capabilities in the Mid-Atlantic with the acquisition of Absolute Fire Protection.  A fire sprinkler and fire alarm company headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, Absolute Fire Protection serves the Washington-Baltimore metro area, all of Maryland and areas of Delaware. It was founded in 1989 by Larry Cate and Dan Mathias who met as Maryland high school freshmen and dreamed of starting their...

Absolute Fire Protection, Bart Proctor, fire alarm, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety


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Per Mar honored as 2023 business of the year

August 22, 2023SSN Staff

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Per Mar Security Services was honored as Business of the Year at the 2023 Quad Cities Chamber Annual Meeting on August 10, 2023. Headquartered in Davenport, Iowa for nearly 70 years, Per Mar started in the living room of John and Eleanor Duffy in 1953 and grew to 25 branch locations throughout the Midwest. The company has been particularly active in their hometown area, supporting a number of non-profit organizations with employees volunteering regularly in the community. “Over...

2023, Brian Duffy, fire alarm, Per Mar Security Services, Security Officers


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Johnson Controls launches Simplex Foundation Series

August 17, 2023SSN Staff

MILWAUKEE – Johnson Controls has announced the launch of their Simplex Foundation Series fire detection systems which offers protection to small and mid-sized buildings. Johnson Controls, a global leader in smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, describes the Foundation Series as an off-the-shelf fire detection solution that features both addressable and non-addressable models, as well as a range of reliable and proven Simplex devices. “Today’s installers are busier than...

Anna Khanova, fire alarm, fire detection, Johnson Controls (JCI), Simplex Foundation


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Pye-Barker enters Louisiana with acquisition of Acadiana Security Plus

Commercial

Pye-Barker enters Louisiana with acquisition of Acadiana Security Plus

June 16, 2023SSN Staff

ATLANTA – Pye-Barker Fire & Safety’s most recent acquisition sees it enter Louisiana for the first time and marks the company's presence in its 37th state. The company has acquired Acadiana Security Plus (ASP), a leading security and fire alarm provider in Louisiana. ASP offers security systems access control, video verification, fire and burglar alarms, 24/7 monitoring and rapid emergency dispatch for commercial and government customers. This is just the most recent...

Bart Proctor, fire alarm, Paul Courts, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, security systems


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Convergint acquires Ballou Fire Systems

Commercial

Convergint acquires Ballou Fire Systems

June 5, 2023SSN Staff

HOUSTON, Texas – Systems integrator Convergint announced today that it would be acquiring Ballou Fire Systems, expanding its fire alarm and life safety business. The Houston-based Ballou Fire Systems is known for its designs, installs, and servicing electronic life safety, security, and communications systems. Convergint said that the acquisition provides the company with Ballou’s team of experts in bolstering its offerings in the Houston and South Central region...

Ballou Fire Systems, Convergint, fire alarm, integrator, life safety, Sean Flint, Security, Thomas Ballou


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Silmar Electronics celebrating 60th anniversary

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Silmar Electronics celebrating 60th anniversary

May 11, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

MIAMI – Silmar Electronics, Inc., a Florida-based wholesale distributor of low voltage security products with nine locations, is celebrating its 60th anniversary. The origins of the company date back to 1960, when founder Jorge Smith Sr. and his family emigrated from Cuba, arriving in Miami. Smith was an electrical engineer by trade and in 1963 started Silmar Electronics. His primary focus upon establishing the company was the manufacturer of eavesdropping devices, with the...

CCTV, fire alarm, home automation, Jorge Smith Jr., Jorge Smith Sr., manufacturing, Security, security products, Silmar Electronics, Inc., wholesale distributor


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Pye-Barker acquires AC Daughtry Security Systems

Commercial

Pye-Barker acquires AC Daughtry Security Systems

March 1, 2023SSN Staff

ATLANTA – Pye-Barker Fire & Safety just announced its most recent acquisition with the pickup of AC Daughtry Security Systems, further solidifying their position in the Northeast region. Another in a line of monthly acquisitions for the growing provider, AC Daughtry offers fire alarm systems and inspections, intrusion alarms, access control, video surveillance, intercoms and environmental detection solutions for their commercial customers all over New Jersey, and southern New York (including...

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NAPCO announcing 2023 Q2 fiscal results

Commercial

NAPCO announcing 2023 Q2 fiscal results

February 2, 2023SSN Staff

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. – NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc. is set to announce their financial results for the second fiscal quarter, 2023. The company’s second fiscal quarter ended on December 31, 2022, and as such NAPCO will hold a conference call detailing the results on Monday, February 6, at 11:00 a.m. ET. Parties interested in participating in the call my do so by dialing 1-877-407-4018 or for international callers, 1-201-689-8471. In addition to the call, viewers can also...

2023, Access Control, communication services, Financial Results, fire alarm, Richard Soloway, school safety solutions, Second Quarter (Q2), security devices


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