Vanessa Showalter, Allied Universal/PR Manager
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SANTA ANA, Calif./CAROL STREAM, IL. -- July 20, 2020 -- Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company in North America, today announced the acquisition of Phoenix Systems & Service, Inc. (PSSI) – a full service security systems integrator providing security solutions to customers in Chicago and across the nation. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“The acquisition of Phoenix Systems & Service will help us expand our technology services business in Illinois and nationally,” said Steve Jones, CEO of Allied Universal. “Phoenix Systems has a strong history of more than 28 years delivering top-notch service within multiple vertical markets, especially commercial real estate.”
PSSI, with revenues exceeding $16 million and 35 employees, is known as one of the premiere integrators for Access Control, Digital Video, Optical Turnstiles, and Intercom systems in the nation. The company provides a complete turnkey installation including system design, project management, conduit, wiring, training, IT support, and system service and maintenance.
“We are truly excited about this opportunity for our employees to become an integral part of Allied Universal as our business culture and expertise are a perfect match,” said Daniel Gardner, President of Phoenix Systems & Service, Inc., who will become a consultant to Allied Universal. “I wanted to personally thank all of our employees for their hard work, dedication and commitment to offering superior service to our customers each and every day.”
PSSI’s diversified customer base includes several global entities and Fortune 500 companies. The company has a long history of excellent labor relations including unionized field installers, which presents a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
PSSI was represented by financial advisor Sandra Jones and Company in the transaction.
About Allied Universal
Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company with 235,000 employees and revenues over $8.5 billion, provides unparalleled security services and technology solutions. With offices located throughout the nation as well as internationally (Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom), Allied Universal is responsible for protecting more than 50,000 client sites covering multiple specialty sectors such as higher education, healthcare, retail, commercial real estate, government and corporate campuses, etc. Supported by vast experience gained from being in business for over 60 years, Allied Universal provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver evolving, tailored solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. Through world-class customer service, highly advanced systems and cohesive technology solutions…Allied Universal is There for you™. For more information, please visit www.aus.com.
About Phoenix Systems & Service, Inc.
Headquartered in Carol Stream, Illinois, Phoenix Systems & Service, Inc. is a full service security systems integrator providing security solutions to customers in Chicago and across the nation. Founded in 1991, the company provides complete turnkey installation while taking a solutions-oriented approach. Additional information is available at www.phx-sys.com.