Pye-Barker Fire & Safety today announced its acquisition of ComTronix, a commercial and residential security and fire alarm monitoring company based in Wyoming.
With the company addition, Pye-Barker expands its footprint in the state of Wyoming, strengthens its burgeoning alarm division, and enhances its communication and mass notification service offerings.
Founded in 1946, Pye-Barker is a specialist in fire protection and life safety, operating with over 140 locations and 4,100 team members. The full-service company offers all necessary specialties for its segment, including fire alarms, intrusion detection, security and monitoring systems, portable extinguishers, restaurant fire suppression, special hazard systems and fire sprinklers.
Pye-Barker said the new acquisition continues its aggressive acquisition strategy, and that the company has become a dominant provider in the fire, safety and security services industry in the U.S.
Bart Proctor, CEO of Pye-Barker, commented:
"ComTronix is a great fit for the Pye-Barker family as we continue to expand our security offerings. We're honored to work with the ComTronix team and learn from their 30+ years of industry experience."
ComTronix company profile
ComTronix provides integrated security and life safety systems including fire and intrusion alarms, 24/7 fire and security alarm monitoring, access control, intrusion detection, CCTV, business telephone systems, overhead paging and structured cabling installation.
Founded in 1989 by Richard Fisher, Bruce Kopperud and Rob Dobler, ComTronix now operates two locations in Casper and Sheridan, Wyoming.
Kopperud, who took the helm as company president in 2011, is a proud U.S. military veteran and is honored to work with active and veteran military families. Kopperud commented:
"We are proud every day to serve the communities we live in and provide life-saving security solutions for our neighbors and friends. We know that Pye-Barker holds the same values as the ComTronix team – commitment to customer care, hard work and community. This partnership will enable us to do more for our customers and our employees."
Scott Taylor, ComTronix' GM, will oversee the business post-acquisition and the company's experienced alarm professionals will continue to service customers.