Vector Security Acquires American Alert Corporation in Ohio

June 14, 2012

Vector Security® announced today that it has acquired the assets, employees and customers of American Alert Corporation based in Geneva, Ohio.

Latest acquisition adds 5,000 customers; strengthens company's position in Ohio market.

PITTSBURGH, June 14, 2012  – Vector Security® announced today that it has acquired the assets, employees and customers of American Alert Corporation based in Geneva, Ohio. American Alert is the leading security provider in Ashtabula County with more than 20 years of operations and service in this region. This transaction adds more than 5,000 additional customers to Vector Security. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.  

“We welcome the team from Geneva and are happy to have them as part of Vector Security” says Pam Petrow, President and CEO of Vector Security. “Together with the American Alert team, we look forward to sharing additional products, services and support that many American Alert customers have been seeking.”

Christine Longley, a nine-year veteran of Vector Security, will now manage the American Alert branch, effective immediately.

“This latest acquisition furthers our commitment to Ohio and positions us firmly for growth as we look to expand our security solutions into Cleveland and the surrounding areas.” says Mike Brindley, VP of the West District for Vector Security. “We have very high customer satisfaction ratings across Ohio and will continue our dedication to provide exceptional customer experiences in all of the markets we serve.”

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About Vector Security

For nearly 50 years, Vector Security, Inc. (www.vectorsecurity.com) has been a premier provider of intelligent security solutions tailored to the needs of the customer. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, the company offers a full suite of electronic security services for residential, business and national account customers across North America and the Caribbean through a network of branches, authorized dealers and their ADS Security division. The Vector Security Networks division offers customized physical security and managed network services to multi-site commercial customers. Vector Security is a sister company of the Philadelphia Contributionship, a mutual insurance company founded in 1752, and currently provides cost-effective, technology-based security and automation solutions to nearly 386,000 homes and businesses across 58 branch locations.