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ADT Acquires Acme Security Systems to Strengthen Commercial Security Footprint

Acme is one of the largest privately held security systems integrators in the Bay Area and focuses on electronic security systems, access control, video networks and more.

BOCA RATON, Fla. — ADT (NYSE: ADT)  has completed the acquisition of San Francisco-based Acme Security Systems.

Founded in 1974, Acme is said to be among the largest privately held security systems integrators in the Bay Area, focusing on electronic security systems, access control, video networks and more.

“ADT and Acme have a shared vision for exceptional service, and this alliance not only enhances our leadership in the market, but substantially extends our service capabilities for our valued customers,” says ADT President, Jim DeVries. “We’re thrilled to welcome the talented Acme team members as contributors in a significant chapter of ADT’s history.”

The acquisition marks the second by ADT in the last two weeks after acquiring Aronson Security Group (ASG) on March 5. ADT says Acme will join forces with ASG to further drive commercial growth and expansion.

“For our employees to unite with one of the most successful and recognizable security brands in history is a true honor,” added Steve Harris, founder of Acme Security Systems. “ADT believes in their ability to provide unparalleled service to the commercial and national account market, and their enthusiasm is infectious. Together, we’ll be able to provide significant value for current and future customers.”

SSI continues to report this story.

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