Paladin Technologies Acquires VTI Security

VTI will add geographic expansion to Paladin within the central U.S., along with expertise on innovative technology solutions for end-users.

AUSTIN, Texas — VideoTronix (DBA VTI Security) and Paladin Technologies announce they have agreed to terms to join forces.

Headquartered in Burnsville, Minn., VTI and its team of over 230 colleagues nationwide will add geographic expansion to Paladin within the central U.S., along with passionate expertise on innovative technology solutions for end-users, according to the company.

The announcement states VTI Security was formed in 1980 in response to client needs for a quality integration partner in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market. Focused on providing outstanding customer service and developing trustworthy relationships, VTI developed trusted business partnerships, invested in its colleagues, and remained at the forefront of technology education and training.

Over the years, VTI Security expanded its presence, opening offices in Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

“Our growth is a direct result of our ability to deliver and support on customer performance expectations. It also reflects our focus to serve our colleagues by creating an environment where a culture of trust, mutual respect and accountability can flourish. I’m very proud of who we’ve become and what we represent and I look forward to this next chapter with Paladin,” says VTI Security President & CEO Thomas Asp.

VTI’s key vertical markets include Energy, Oil & Gas, Healthcare, Government, Financial Services, Data Center, Transportation, Manufacturing, Commercial, Industrial and Telecommunications. Leveraging collaborative, entrepreneurial cultures, it is said VTI and Paladin will align business practices to enhance service models to clients nationwide.

“We truly believe that our merged entities and operations will take fundamental strides in advancing our industry and its standards. Through our collaborative engineering and design capabilities, we are excited to support our clients even better than we did before,” says Ted Reid, president of Paladin Technologies.

Paladin Technologies, a 100% employee-owned organization, has 30 branch offices across North America, operating in every major market across Canada and in 20 states across the U.S. With over 1,500 team members from coast to coast, Paladin Technologies has grown its professional headcount by 250% since 2017.

All existing contact information and operational practices will be retained as VTI becomes part of the Paladin Technologies group of companies. All VTI colleagues will be a significant part of Paladin’s continued growth strategy.

SSI profiled Paladin Technologies in the May 2021 issue. Check it out here, or listen to the podcast version here.

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