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Convergint acquires Life Safety Solutions Integrators

September 6, 2019SSN Staff

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies announced today the acquisition of Virginia-based Life Safety Solutions Integrators (LSSI), an innovative provider of fire alarm, life safety and security solutions, with over four decades of experience in the market.“LSSI has built strong relationships with its customers by focusing on a service-driven business model that complements our own,” Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint Technologies, said in the announcement. “We share in the...

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Convergint expands in Ireland

January 29, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies, a global service-based systems integrator, recently acquired MTS Security, one of the largest independently owned security systems companies in Dublin, Ireland, supplying a single-source solution to clients in the U.K. and Europe.Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint Technologies, said that MTS Security enables Convergint to deepen its service offerings and capabilities in Europe while adding high-level talent in Ireland.“We've known the entire MTS...

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Convergint opens Omaha office

January 9, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

OMAHA, Neb.—Convergint Technologies, a global systems integrator based in Schaumburg, Ill., expanded its capabilities by opening an office here recently. This location has expertise in several different kinds of integrated solutions and has a special focus on installation, service and support.“We are excited to expand Convergint's presence with the opening of the CTC in Omaha,” Bob Peplinski, Convergint Technologies general manager, Omaha, said in the announcement. “This new...

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Convergint acquires on West coast

December 12, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

SCHAUMBURG, Ill—Convergint Technologies, a global service-based systems integration company, recently acquired Firstline Security Integration (FSI), an Anaheim, Calif.-based integrator founded in 1992.FSI has built strong relationships with many key customers throughout the west, including those in the energy, utilities, municipalities, healthcare, and higher education markets.“Firstline Security Integration brings a great wealth of systems integration expertise to Convergint,”...

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Convergint acquires SI Technologies

November 14, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies recently acquired SI Technologies Inc., a full-service provider of integrated security solutions headquartered in Albany, N.Y., with additional locations in Syracuse and Buffalo, N.Y. The company specializes in strategic commercial customers, with a large presence in the government sector.“Joe Masciocco and Jerry Mirochnik have built a strong business that is a natural fit with our customers and culture,” Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint...

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Convergint acquires Integrated Security Solutions

October 3, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies, a global systems integrator based here, announced the acquisition of Integrated Security Solutions, a single-source provider of electronic and physical security solutions based in Cottage Grove, Wis.“Convergint has become a market leader within the financial industry, and Integrated Security Solutions has over 25 years of their own experience in this space,” Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint Technologies, said in the announcement. “This...

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Year of the acquisition continues

September 12, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

This week Security Systems News reported on the sixth acquisition this year for both Convergint Technologies and ADS Security, two companies that have been very active this year on the M&A front, representing a continuing trend in this “year of the acquisition.” It turns out that the M&A landscape overall is very strong and will continue to offer opportunities for companies looking to acquire and for companies looking to be acquired, according to Imperial Capital. During his keynote presentation,...

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Convergint makes fire purchase

September 12, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies, a global service-based systems integration company based here, acquired Commercial Systems Group, an Orlando, Fla.-based integrator with a dedicated focus on fire and life safety.“Dino DeRose and Chris Inman have built a strong fire and life safety business, and we are thrilled to have them and their team join us,” Ken Lochiatto, Convergint Technologies CEO, said in the announcement, noting that all 77 CSG colleagues will be joining the...

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Convergint acquires Altel in Canada

August 29, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies, a global systems integration company based here, this week announced the acquisition of Altel, a commercial integrator with 28 years experience developing electronic security solutions for customers across many vertical markets.Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint Technologies told Security Systems News that he is excited to bring all 54 employees from Altel into the Convergint family, and to expand the company's presence in Canada.“Altel is a company...

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Convergint acquires ACT

August 8, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies recently announced the acquisition of New Jersey-based Access Control Technologies (ACT), adding approximately 1,000 customers and bringing greater expertise and depth to the Eastern region of the U.S.“They have a tremendous reputation in the New York market and are one of the top Lenel integrators in that part of the country,” Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint Technologies, told Security Systems News. “ACT's leadership and service-oriented...

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