NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Security (MSA), the largest, private provider of single purpose, single handler explosive detection canine (EDC) services in the United States, entered into an agreement with T&M Protection Resources, LLC (T&M), a global security and investigations firm with headquarters in New York City, to acquire its EDC contracts.
MSA currently deploys over 200 EDC teams globally. The acquisition of T&M's canine assets will not only expand MSA's footprint in New York City, but add resources and capabilities that will complement MSA's industry-best EDC services.
Going forward, MSA and T&M will explore further opportunities to strengthen and expand the security services they each provide around the world to the growing list of leading corporations, organizations and private clients they serve.
"MSA is excited about this acquisition, and will continue to provide world-class EDC services as a trusted security partner to both our existing and newly acquired clients," said Michael O'Neil, MSA President. "T&M has an excellent reputation in the security field, and this arrangement will enable our companies to offer our respective clients a broader spectrum of high quality security services."
"I have tremendous respect for MSA Security and look forward to providing our many clients with some of the capabilities that the company has perfected," said Robert S. Tucker, Chairman and CEO of T&M.
"I'm fortunate to have seen this company grow into what it is today," stated MSA Chief Executive Officer, George Harvey. "With this newest acquisition, we will continue to maintain our longstanding reputation as the leading EDC provider in the field."
About MSA Security
MSA is the largest, private provider of single purpose, single handler explosive detection canine (EDC) services in the United States with EDC assets deployed worldwide. Since 1987, MSA Security has served as an industry leader in high consequence threat protection and specialized training for corporate and government clients. The MSA team is comprised of security professionals with diverse backgrounds in law enforcement, elite military units, and the private sector working together to provide unparalleled explosive detection, consulting, training and perimeter security services. MSA combines hands-on expertise with information and technology to minimize our client's vulnerabilities to threats and lessen risks in order to protect their personnel and property.
About T&M Protection Resources, LLC
T&M Protection Resources offers premium security and investigative services to leading corporations, organizations and private clients. Capabilities include Security Consulting, Executive Protection, Security Officer Services, Data Forensics & Information Security, Technical Security Solutions, Private Investigations, Corporate Investigations & Risk Management and Sexual Misconduct Consulting & Investigations. T&M is also one of the largest security firms in Israel.
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