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Acquiring during the pandemic

July 8, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

CALHOUN, Ga.—With the recent acquisition of Priority One Security Inc., Owen Security Solutions continues to grow and expand its reach, adding three new employees, 750 accounts and $34,000 in RMR.Owen Security President and Security Systems News’ 20 under 40 Class of 2017 Alumni Justin Owen recently spoke with SSN about making an acquisition — and steering the company — during unprecedented times.“We worked alongside some wonderful people during this recent acquisition and we...

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Owen Security Solutions makes three purchases

September 26, 2018Spencer Ives

CALHOUN, Ga.—Owen Security Solutions, a security company based here, recently announced three purchases in Georgia: Ellis Construction, Williams Alarm and accounts from Robinson Door & Security.“The companies by themselves are not huge acquisitions, but the group impact is something that has been very helpful for us,” company president Justin Owen told Security Systems News.Collectively, these acquisitions add about 500 accounts to Owen Security, bringing the company's total account...

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Integrators '20 under 40' 2017—Justin Owen

October 4, 2017Spencer Ives

Justin Owen, 39President and owner, Owen Security SolutionsCalhoun, Ga.Justin Owen is the president and second-generation owner of Owen Security Solutions. His father, Gary Owen, started the company in 1973.Owen joined the company full-time as a sales representative in 2001, at a time where the business was growing incrementally with its focus on residential and small business, Owen said. “Once I came onboard and started learning the business, we started getting more diversified and pursuing...

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Owen Security makes fifth purchase in 12 months

July 26, 2017Spencer Ives

CALHOUN, Ga.—Owen Security Solutions, a regional alarm company based here, recently completed the largest acquisition in the company's history, adding on more than 1,700 accounts when it purchased ACS Security-Rome.“This is the most exciting acquisition we've done so far,” Justin Owen, company president, told Security Systems News. “[ACS] is somebody we've actually competed against for the last 15, 20 years. It's always been a respected competitor.” The deal was finalized...

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Owen Security Solutions receives $5 million line of credit

June 28, 2017Spencer Ives

CALHOUN, Ga.—Owen Security Solutions, a residentially focused company based here, received a $5 million senior revolving line of credit from Capital One, the financial institution announced today.Justin Owen, company president, told Security Systems News that this funding will help the company expand organically and through acquisition. “This is going to allow us to have the ability to act quickly on an opportunity,” he said. “We're excited about the potential out there.”Owen...

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Owen Security makes third acquisition of 2016

October 5, 2016Spencer Ives

CALHOUN, Ga.—Owen Security Solutions, based here, announced today that it has acquired Tight Security Systems. Justin Owen, company president, told Security Systems News that the company will continue to grow by acquisitions in the future. “Financially speaking, it just makes too much sense to not go down that road.” The company isn't looking to complete any before December, he added. The 600 account addition brings Owen Security's total customer base over the 5000 account mark....

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Owen Security acquires

September 14, 2016Spencer Ives

CALHOUN, Ga.—Owen Security Solutions, an alarm company based here, acquired the account base of Davis Security Services, totaling more than 1,100 accounts.Davis Security Services was based in Woodstock, Ga., approximately 30 miles north of Atlanta. “Our growth strategy is to stay in Northwest/Northeast Georgia, with Atlanta being a heavy commercial base for us,” Justin Owen, Owen Security president, told Security Systems News.The company's revenue is about 50 percent residential...

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Longtime Georgia dealer joins Honeywell FAP program

February 13, 2014SSN Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell has added one of Georgia's largest privately held and longest-running security companies to its First Alert Professional Dealer Program, the company announced Feb. 13. Owen Security Solutions, based in Calhoun, Ga., was founded 40 years ago. The family-owned company provides customized, fully integrated security and life safety systems for homes and businesses throughout Georgia and neighboring Chattanooga, Tenn., according to a Honeywell news release. With more than...

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