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Universal Protection Service Acquires Security Division of The Budd Group
Aug 30, 2013 (11:08 AM EDT)
SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 30, 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 the security division of The Budd Group. For over three decades, The Budd Group has been a significant security presence throughout the Southeast.
"We are proud to acquire a company with the quality and reputation that Budd Security has earned, and are excited to work with all of our new clients and employees," said Steve Jones, CEO of Universal Services of America. "The acquisition of the guard service business from The Budd Group fills an important strategic objective for Universal Protection Service to continue to grow our business in key markets throughout the Southeast."
"After careful consideration, we chose to sell this business to Universal based on its commitment to innovation, quality customer service and its employees," said Joseph R. Budd, CEO of The Budd Group. "Moving forward, The Budd Group is excited to focus our energies on expanding and further developing our core service lines."
Universal Protection Service is the 5th largest security company in the U.S. and the 3rd largest U.S. owned security provider. 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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