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Pye-Barker expands into Western New York, acquires Amherst Alarm


Pye-Barker expands into Western New York, acquires Amherst Alarm

March 8, 2023SSN Staff

ATLANTA –Roughly a week after announcing their last acquisition, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety makes a pickup of Amherst Alarm in Buffalo, N.Y. Amherst Alarm is a fire alarm, security and monitoring provider whose addition continues to expand Pye-Barkers footprint outside of New York City and New Jersey to the western half of New York. Described as the largest fully integrated fire protection, life safety and security services provider in the United States, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety has gained...

AC Daughtry Security Systems, acquisition, Amherst Alarm, Bart Proctor, fire protection, life safety, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, Security Services, Tim Creenan

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Clements named president and CEO by VSC Fire & Security

January 31, 2023SSN Staff

ASHLAND, Va. – VSC Fire & Security announced the retirement of Mike Meehan as chief executive officer for the company, effective December 31, 2022. VSC President Tommy Clements has taken on both roles effective immediately the company said. Meehan will continue to serve on VSC’s board of directors as non-executive chairman and will be advising senior leadership to ensure a smooth transition according to the official release. “The past 43 years have been a blur full of emotion,...

fire protection, life safety, Mike Meehan, Tommy Clements, VSC Fire & Security

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Tyco acquires Westfire

November 14, 2013Martha Entwistle, Tess Nacelewicz

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland—Tyco's acquisition of fire protection company Westfire, announced this morning, “aligns well with the company's internal strengths,” Jeff Kessler, managing director of institutional research at Imperial Capital, told Security Systems News.SimplexGrinnell, a Tyco business, hailed the acquisition, saying it will “strengthen SimplexGrinnell's ability to meet the special hazards fire protection needs of customers in the mining, telecommunications, energy...

Bob Chauvin, fire protection, Jeff Kessler, SimplexGrinnell, Tyco, Westfire

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