PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SOS Security LLC ("SOS"), one of the largest security companies in the U.S., is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Eastern Security Inc. ("Eastern"). Founded in 1977 and headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, Eastern specializes in providing professional guarding services to businesses in the greater Boston area.
"We are very excited to join the SOS team. SOS's dedication to servicing its clients aligns well with the core values that have made Eastern successful for the past 39 years," said Joe Frawley, CEO of Eastern. Mr. Frawley further stated, "We look forward to continuing to provide our clients with outstanding service, which has been integral to both Eastern and SOS's success." Mr. Frawley will continue with SOS after the transition and assist in further development of the greater Boston market.
Edward B. Silverman, SOS's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "Eastern is a great strategic fit for our company as we expand our reach in the Boston market. Eastern has displayed consistent growth and stability with its customer base, and we are pleased that its exceptional management team will continue with SOS. Due to the management continuity and both companies strong focus on their customers, Eastern's clients will receive the same outstanding service that they have come to expect."
About SOS Security LLC Established in 1969, SOS has steadily grown to become one of the largest security companies in the U.S., employing more than 7,000 security professionals domestically and internationally through foreign regional joint ventures. SOS offers its clients an integrated approach to security, providing a wide range of services and a proven level of reliability that meets each client's diverse and specific needs.
SOS has built a reputation as an innovative leader in the security and protective services industry and a trusted business partner with an unwavering commitment to employee safety, asset protection and risk management. Unlike many security firms, the owners and senior management of SOS are directly involved in the day-to-day support of their clients. This senior level attention, combined with SOS's commitment to providing highly-effective, quality services, allows SOS to consistently exceed its client expectations. As a result, SOS's average client retention rate is approximately 18 years.
SOS's primary business is to furnish various types of well-trained, highly qualified Security Officers that are specifically prepared to perform security services required by a variety of business sectors, including: Technology/ Communications, Government, Embassies & Consulates, Public Utilities, Education Facilities/Campus Security, Hospitality/Leisure/Hotels, Retail/Shopping Centers, Media/Entertainment, Commercial/Residential Real Estate, Pharmaceutical/Healthcare/Hospitals, Manufacturing/Warehouse/Distribution and Financial/Banking. SOS also provides Close Protection Operations for Fortune 1000 corporate executives and high-profile individuals around the world, as well as Investigative, Management and Consulting Services.