Universal Protection Service Acquires Summit Security

Jun 04, 2013, 18:05 ET from Universal Protection Service

SANTA ANA, Calif., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Protection Service, a division of Universal Services of America and one of the largest providers of security services in the U.S., is excited to announce that they have acquired Summit Security.

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Since 1994, Summit Security has been providing highly trained security professionals and top technology services for their clients within the state of California.

"Summit Security has an outstanding reputation for providing quality security services in California, which fits nicely into our branch operations throughout the state," said Steve Jones, Co-CEO and COO of Universal Services of America. "We are excited to incorporate the clientele and employees of Summit into our organization."

"I couldn't be happier to become a part of the Universal family. The quality of service and the vision of Universal fit perfectly with the Summit culture," said Kevin Wexler, President and CEO of Summit Security. "I am proud to know that my clients and employees will continue to receive the outstanding service that they have grown to expect from Summit. With the strength of a company the size of Universal, the future possibilities are endless."

The acquisition of Summit Security will expand Universal's security force within the state of California and will allow Universal to provide additional technology security solutions and support for their clients.

"We are proud to welcome Summit Security into our company. This acquisition will add further depth and density to our existing California marketplace, and we look forward to providing our new clients with a variety of innovative services," said Brian Cescolini, Chairman and Co-CEO of Universal Services of America. "With Universal's locally managed accounts, the exceptional support structure we provide for our new clients will greatly enhance these additional relationships."

Universal Protection Service is the 5th largest security company and the largest private security firm in the U.S. Universal Protection Service is a division of Universal Services of America, which includes Universal Building Maintenance, Universal Protection Security Systems and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services. As they move ahead with their recent expansion, Universal looks forward to continuing to provide their clients with the best security solutions, personalized customer service and unmatched value available.

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About Universal Services of America
Founded in 1965, Universal Services of America combines an innovative mix of tradition with cutting edge systems and technology to keep pace with the ever-evolving needs of today's business environments. Headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., with offices located nationwide, including the U.S. Virgin Island and Puerto Rico, Universal employs hands-on, highly experienced management teams and continuous training to deliver consistent, high quality security and janitorial solutions. Universal is made up of four unique divisions: Universal Protection Service, which offers a wide range of security professionals for commercial properties of every type; Universal Building Maintenance, which specializes in green cleaning services for every kind of facility; Universal Security Systems, which provides full-service security systems; and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services, which offers all aspects of emergency preparation. (State licenses: 1003458, 14417, 1025514, 0600, 58361, 11-1376, A2000170). Visit us at: http://www.universalpro.com. Keep up with the latest news at: http://www.universal1965.com.

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