Allied Universal Acquires Pennsylvania-Based Security Guards, Inc.

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SANTA ANA, Calif./ WYOMISSING, Pa. – (September 23, 2021) -- Allied Universal®, a global security and facility services company, recently acquired Security Guards, Inc. (S.G.I.) -- a Wyomissing, Pa-based security company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Security Guards, Inc. has been providing manned guarding services to major corporations since 1961. In addition, the company specializes in security consulting, security and law enforcement executive searches, and conducting investigations through its division W.S.K. & Associates. Security Guards, Inc. employs more than 270 security officers and staff with revenues exceeding $12.5 million.

“Security Guards, Inc.’s management team has built a reputable and successful business offering quality security services,” said Steve Jones, Global Chairman & CEO of Allied Universal. “This acquisition will increase our security resources in Pennsylvania and beyond.” 


About Allied Universal
Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company, provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver tailored, integrated security solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. Through our vast network of more than 800,000 employees, we leverage global best practices in communities all over the world. With revenues of $18 billion, we are supported by efficient processes and systems that can only come with scale to help deliver our promise locally: keeping people safe so our communities can thrive. We believe there is no greater purpose than serving and safeguarding customers, communities, and people in today’s world. Allied Universal is There for you®. For more information, please visit

About Security Guards, Inc.
Headquartered in Wyomissing, Pa, Security Guards, Inc. has been providing security services for more than 60 years.  Additional information is available at