Pye-Barker’s strategic expansion marks continued growth in fire and safety sector

November 16, 2023

Acquisitions Strengthen Pye-Barker’s National Presence

Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, a leading name in the fire protection, life safety, and security services industry in the United States, has been on a strategic expansion spree, marking its growth with multiple acquisitions across the country.

In 2023, Pye-Barker made significant strides by acquiring several companies, each marking a strategic enhancement of its service capabilities and geographic reach.

Enhancing services and expanding reach

On July 20, 2023, Pye-Barker added to its portfolio by acquiring Advanced Engineered Systems, extending its security and alarm services in Tampa.

This move was closely followed by another significant acquisition on July 19, when Pye-Barker expanded into Missouri and Illinois through the acquisition of Pyrotech.

Further, on June 16, Pye-Barker made a notable entry into its 37th state by acquiring Acadiana Security Plus in Louisiana.

This series of acquisitions underlines Pye-Barker’s commitment to expanding its footprint and service diversity​​.

Pye-Barker’s latest acquisition

Pye-Barker’s growth trajectory has been steady and impressive. In 2022, the company acquired 23 companies, demonstrating its commitment to becoming the leader in its sector in the U.S.​

On November 15, 2023, Pye-Barker Fire & Safety announced the acquisition of three companies from the Sonitrol Security Systems network, marking a significant expansion in its services and reach.

These acquisitions included Sonitrol Security Services, Inc., Sonitrol of Charleston, Inc., and Sonitrol of the Midlands, Inc.

This strategic move allowed Pye-Barker to gain four new locations, thereby strengthening its position as a leading single-source provider for integrated life safety protection in both North and South Carolina​​.

Further Expansion and Diversification

Pye-Barker’s expansion continued with its entry into its 40th state, marked by adding five new locations, showcasing its ambition to have a nationwide presence​​.

Additionally, on April 12, 2023, the acquisition of The Hartline Company, a family-owned and operated security, alarm, and fire prevention company in central Florida, was a strategic move to strengthen its market position in Florida​​.

FSJA Comment

Pye-Barker Fire & Safety’s ongoing expansion strategy reflects a focused approach to growth in the fire and safety sector.

By acquiring diverse companies across different states, Pye-Barker is not only broadening its geographical footprint but also enriching its service offerings.

This expansion is significant as it demonstrates the company’s commitment to being a comprehensive solution provider in fire safety, life safety, and security services.

Each acquisition brings unique strengths and regional expertise, allowing Pye-Barker to cater to a broader range of customer needs and industry demands.

This strategic growth underscores the company’s vision to become a leader in the sector, ensuring safety and security across an increasing number of communities and businesses in the United States.

About Pye-Barker Fire & Safety

Pye-Barker Fire & Safety is renowned as a fully integrated and full-service provider in the fire protection, life safety, and security services arena.

With a history of strategic acquisitions and service diversification, Pye-Barker has established itself as a significant player in the industry.

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