Allied Universal® Acquires Top Security and Technology Integrator in Tri-State Area: New Jersey-Based Service Works Inc.

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SANTA ANA, Calif./FARMINGDALE, NJ. – (August 31, 2020) -- Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company in North America, today announced the acquisition of New Jersey-based Service Works Inc. (SWI) – a security and IT infrastructure integrator in the tri-state area offering turnkey and custom solutions to clients nationwide. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“The acquisition of SWI will help us expand our advanced technology services in the greater New York city market and nationally,” said Steve Jones, Chairman and CEO of Allied Universal. “Since 1994, SWI has achieved success through its strong customer relationships, expertise and reliable service. We are excited to bring SWI’s employees into the Allied Universal family.”

Headquartered in New Jersey with additional offices in Manhattan and Long Island, SWI provides end-to-end service, from design to maintenance, to clients in the commercial, education, industrial, healthcare, pharmaceutical, government and financial industries across the United States. With revenues exceeding $14.8 million and 35 employees, SWI specializes in video surveillance, access control, intercom and gate systems, turnstiles, intrusion alarm systems, IT infrastructure and audiovisual.

“Allied Universal’s vast resources will help to fuel continued growth in the security technology solutions market,” said Stephen Govel, Founder and President of SWI. “We could never have been successful without all our talented employees at SWI and I thank each one of them for their constant dedication to offering our clients top-notch service.”

SWI’s tech experts have experience in design, engineering, project management, installation and service. The company takes pride in its unique ability to design and fabricate integrated systems and devices to accommodate any specific need or situation.

SWI 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


About Service Works Inc.

Headquartered in Farmingdale, New Jersey, Service Works Inc. is a leading security and IT infrastructure integrator offering turnkey and custom solutions to clients nationwide. Additional information is available at