ATLANTA – July 2016 – U.S. Security Associates (USA) announces the acquisition of 50 State Security Service (50 State), a leading provider of security services in South Florida. The acquisition brings state-of-the-industry capability to 50 State’s valued clients and strengthens USA’s portfolio of clients in the Florida marketplace.
Richard L. Wyckoff, President and CEO of U.S. Security Associates commented, “50 State is a firm believer in continuous process and service improvement and has grown and adapted to meet the changing security needs and expectations of their clients. We believe our two organizations are well-aligned in that we both have a strong belief in the power of technology, a commitment to recruiting highly qualified personnel, robust training programs and active local involvement in the communities we serve.”
“With a strong reputation for outstanding performance, 50 State serves clients in important industry vertical markets that include educational institutions, commercial buildings, government and public sector properties and residential communities. We look forward to continuing to expand on their strengths in these market segments,” stated Hank Hiday, President, Southern Region, U.S. Security Associates.
Ted L. Kretzschmar, Chairman and Founder of 50 State Security Service stated, “U.S. Security Associates is a well-run organization that is focused on client needs. I am very excited about the tremendous value that this deal brings to 50 State’s clients and the incredible opportunity it presents for our employees.”
U.S. Security Associates (USA) is the market-leading, wholly-owned American, full-service safety and security solutions provider. With over 160 locally-responsive offices, international locations and over 50,000 dedicated professionals, they offer the most complete array of physical security, remote surveillance, and global consulting and investigations to ensure better outcomes for thousands of clients and a range of industries. Innovative applications of leading-edge, proprietary technology enable USA to rank annually among the world's best training companies, sustain the highest standards of quality, and underscore world-class customer service with unparalleled accountability. USA's rise as one of the largest innovative security solutions leaders is a natural byproduct of these differentiators and enables the company to provide the most Safe. Secure. Friendly.® environments for people, assets, and brands. For more information, visit www.ussecurityassociates.com.
Natalie Fischer, Marketing Manager