Pye-Barker Fire & Safety Acquires AMSconnect to Add Alarm Service

This deal marks Pye-Barker’s first location in the Coachella Valley region of southern California, enhancing its capabilities in the state.

ATLANTA — Fire protection, life safety and security services provider Pye-Barker Fire & Safety has acquired AMSconnect, a commercial security and alarm systems company in Palm Desert, Calif., according to a joint announcement.

This deal marks Pye-Barker’s first location in the Coachella Valley region of southern California, “enhancing the company’s full-service capabilities in the state, an important addition in Pye-Barker’s mission to become the nation’s preferred fire protection, life safety and security provider,” the announcement says.

Why Pye-Barker Wanted AMSconnect

AMSconnect provides a full suite of security services for businesses, homeowners and community managers to protect lives and livelihoods. These include 24/7 alarm monitoring, fire and security alarms, video surveillance, emergency alert systems, access control and fully integrated AV, network and smart device solutions.

AMSconnect is “built on continual innovation and harnessing the power of technology to create a safer world and improve quality of life,” according to the joint announcement.

“We chose Pye-Barker to continue the legacy of AMSconnect because of their high standards for customer service, their company values and the great management team,” says Craig Snair, co-owner of AMS, in the announcement. “The entire process of working with Pye-Barker has exceeded our expectations.”

“Pye-Barker continues to extend our full-service operations to every corner of California and the broader U.S. by partnering with values-oriented and innovative organizations like AMSconnect,” says Bart Proctor, CEO of Pye-Barker, in the announcement. “We’re proud to have AMSconnect – which recognizes our commitment to customer and team – as part of the Pye-Barker family.”

AMSconnect’s team, along with Snair and president and co-owner Stephanie Loog, will continue to serve customers in the Palm Desert area.

AMSconnect was represented by Rory Russell with Acquisition and Funding Services.

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