ADT Expands Commercial Capabilities With Security Corp. Buy

The Detroit-based acquired company provides integrated systems and services to businesses, institutions and high-end homes throughout the Midwest region.

BOCA RATON, Fla. — ADT (NYSE: ADT) has expanded the capabilities and geographic reach of its Red Hawk Fire & Security, ADT Commercial division with the acquisition of Security Corporation, a security integrator based in Detroit.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

For more than 40 years, Security Corp. has provided integrated security systems and services to businesses, institutions and high-end homes throughout the Midwest region. The family owned business was founded by Robert Holloway in 1974, and children Robert II, Jana and Randy have operated it with since 1998.

“This strategic acquisition is the latest in a series of efforts to continue driving our commercial business to the next level giving us an opportunity to reach our customers with unmatched service in every fire, life safety and security discipline across the United States,” says ADT Commercial Executive Vice President Dan Bresingham.

Along with its headquarters, Security Corp. staffs a second location in Columbus, Ohio, and operates its own UL-listed central station.

“Security Corporation has built long-lasting client relationships because of their focus on putting the customer first. Bringing the team of well-trained professionals on board helps Red Hawk and ADT Commercial further strengthen our rapidly growing presence and technical capabilities in the Midwest region while also adding to our customer-centric culture,” says Senior Vice President Red Hawk Fire & Security, ADT Commercial Michael McWilliams.

Security Corp. technicians are NICET-certified. The company maintains authorized dealer relationships with Honeywell, Bosch, Lenel, exacqVision, RS2 Technolgies, Hamilton Safe and GE, according to its website.

“Joining these industry leaders is a fitting next step in the evolution of a company that has taken pride in providing the very best of the best for our customers. Teaming up with Red Hawk and ADT Commercial will provide deeper technical and financial resources to further serve our clients here in the Midwest,” says Security Corp. President Robert Holloway II.

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