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Invixium Acquires Triax Technologies

Monitoring

Invixium acquires Triax Technologies

July 18, 2024SSN Staff

TORONTO — Invixium, a provider of biometric access control, workforce, and visitor management solutions, announced its acquisition of U.S.-based Triax Technologies (Triax). Calling it a “strategic acquisition,” Invixium said it expands its portfolio with Triax’s AI-based RTLS (Real-Time Location Systems) and connected worker solutions, designed to improve worker productivity and equipment utilization. This move broadens its scope beyond entry-point access control to address...

Access Control, Biometric, Invixium, Mergers & Acquisitions, Scott MacDonald, Shiraz Kapadia, Triax Technologies


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Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires Allstar Fire Protection

Commercial

Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires Allstar Fire Protection

July 17, 2024SSN Staff

ATLANTA — Pye-Barker Fire & Safety has acquired Allstar Fire Protection, a complete fire protection company, servicing a wide swath of the Southeast, including Tennessee, Kentucky, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama. The addition of Allstar's local teams will complement Pye-Barker's established presence in the region and provide opportunities for the company’s continued growth. "Allstar Fire Protection has become a stalwart in our communities...

Allstar Fire Protection, Bart Proctor, Casey Milhorn, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety


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ASSA ABLOY touts acquisitions

Residential

ASSA ABLOY touts acquisitions

July 17, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

STOCKHOLM — ASSA ABLOY posted strong numbers for the second quarter, thanks to savvy acquisitions, but interest rates and below expectation housing starts resulted in another weak showing for the company’s residential business.   Big picture  By the numbers, the company posted a net sales increase of 10% to SEK 37,968 M (34,474), with organic growth of -1% and acquired net growth of 11%.   “Good sales growth in EMEA and Americas from an organic...

Assa Abloy, commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Nico Delvaux, Residential, Second Quarter (Q2)


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Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires Garden City Fire & Safety

Commercial

Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires Garden City Fire & Safety

July 16, 2024SSN Staff

ATLANTA — Pye-Barker Fire & Safety has acquired Garden City Fire & Safety, expanding its reach to communities and businesses in southwest Kansas. Through the partnership, Pye-Barker said it has grown its Kansas customer base for long-term fire protection service, inspections, testing and maintenance. "As entrepreneurs, business owners and members of the Garden City community, our goal with Garden City Fire & Safety has always been to do what's right by our customers and for the...

Garden City Fire & Safety, Hank Morgan, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety


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In latest acquisitions Pye-Barker grabs Cox Fire Protection, AlarmTech

Commercial

In latest acquisitions Pye-Barker grabs Cox Fire Protection, AlarmTech

July 2, 2024SSN Staff

ATLANTA — Pye-Barker Fire & Safety made a pair of acquisitions recently on opposite ends of the country, expanding its reach in Washington and Florida. Pye-Barker acquired Cox Fire Protection, a southeastern fire protection company with three locations in Florida. Pye-Barker said that Cox Fire Protection has synergies with its nearby branches, enhancing the company's ability to provide long-term service and maintenance to commercial customers. Founded in 1984 by Ron and Linda Cox...

Access Control, AlarmTech, Bart Proctor, CCTV, Cox Fire Protection, fire alarm, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety


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ASSA ABLOY acquires Wesko Locks

Suppliers

ASSA ABLOY acquires Wesko Locks

June 26, 2024SSN Staff

STOCKHOLM — ASSA ABLOY announced that it has acquired Wesko Locks Ltd, a Canadian manufacturer and supplier of electronic and specialty locks. This acquisition marks the latest for ASSA ABLOY who also acquired access control developer and manufacturer Messerschmitt Systems in April, as well as wi-fi access and engagement platform solutions providers Nomadix and Global Reach in March this year. ASSA ABLOY’s aggressive acquisition strategy recently put it at odds with the U.S. Department...

Access Control, Assa Abloy, Lucas Boselli, Mergers & Acquisitions, Nico Delvaux, supplier, Wesko Locks


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Honeywell to acquire CAES

Commercial

Honeywell to acquire CAES

June 20, 2024SSN Staff

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Honeywell has announced that it’s agreed to acquire CAES Systems Holdings LLC (CAES) from private equity firm Advent International for approximately $1.9 billion in an all-cash transaction. Honeywell said that this acquisition will enhance its defense technology solutions across land, sea, air and space, including new electromagnetic defense solutions for end-to-end radio frequency (RF) signal management. Combined, CAES' scalable offerings and Honeywell's...

Advent International, CAES Systems, Honeywell, Jim Currier, Mergers & Acquisitions, Mike Kahn, private equity, radio frequency (RF)


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Pye-Barker Acquires Brightspeed Security Systems

Commercial

Pye-Barker acquires Brightspeed Security Systems

June 18, 2024SSN Staff

ATLANTA — Pye-Barker Fire & Safety will now be able to service customers in Arkansas and northern Louisiana thanks to its acquisition of Brightspeed Security Systems. Brightspeed, based in Monroe, La., inspects, services and installs fire alarm, fire detection, security and video surveillance systems in Louisiana, Arkansas and Texas. It also provides central monitoring services. Pye-Barker acquired Brightspeed Security Systems, which operated as CenturyLink Security prior to October 2022,...

Bart Proctor, Brightspeed Security Systems, Cassandra Ivy, Mergers & Acquisitions, monitoring, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety


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Allegion acquires Unicel Architectural

Suppliers

Allegion acquires Unicel Architectural

June 11, 2024SSN Staff

DUBLIN — Allegion plc, a global security products and solutions provider, through one of its subsidiaries, has acquired Unicel Architectural Corp. (Unicel Architectural). Based in Quebec, Canada, Unicel Architectural is a manufacturer of advanced glass, timber and aluminum building solutions that support privacy, safety, energy efficiency and sustainability for North America. The Unicel Architectural portfolio is primarily sold across Canada and the U.S. and installed in healthcare, education,...

Allegion plc, Dave Ilardi, Manufacturer, Mergers & Acquisitions, Samuel Doyon-Bissonnette, Unicel Architectural, Vincent Couturier


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Pye-Barker Fire & Safety gains five new locations with acquisition of Bates Security

Commercial

Pye-Barker Fire & Safety gains five new locations with acquisition of Bates Security

June 11, 2024SSN Staff

ATLANTA — Pye-Barker Fire & Safety – a full-service fire protection, life safety and security services provider in the United States – has acquired Bates Security, a security and alarms systems provider in the Southeast. Bates Security is headquartered in Lexington, Ky., and operates additional offices in Prestonsburg, Ky.; Jacksonville, Fla.; Vero Beach, Fla.; and Lake Placid, Fla. With these additions, Pye-Barker said it will gain customers throughout Kentucky, Florida and...

Bart Proctor, Bates Security, Bryan Bates, Jeremy Bates, life safety, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, Security Services


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