ADT makes another commercial buy

San Francisco-based Acme Security Systems will join forces with ASG
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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT yesterday announced the completed acquisition of Acme Security Systems. Acme will join forces with recently acquired Aronson Security Group (ASG) to further drive commercial growth and expansion, ADT said in its announcement.

Headquartered in San Francisco and founded in 1974, Acme is among the largest privately held security systems integrators in the Bay Area, ADT said. Acme focuses 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,” ADT president Jim DeVries said in the announcement. “We’re thrilled to welcome the talented Acme team members as contributors in a significant chapter of ADT’s history.”

“For our employees to unite with one of the most successful and recognizable security brands in history is a true honor,” Steve Harris, founder of Acme Security Systems, said in a prepared statement. “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.”