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Red Hawk Fire & Security Announces First Steps in Rebranding Effort

Aug 21, 2012 (04:08 PM EDT)
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Former UTC Company launches new website along with updated name and logo

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Hawk Fire & Security U.S., a leader in fire, life safety and security services, today announced the first steps in rebranding efforts and the launch of a new company website http://www.redhawkus.com as the transition from Chubb continues moving forward. Comvest Investment Partners announced the purchase of the U.S. fire and security operations of UTC in April and the hiring of industry veterans to lead the company.

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Building on a strong heritage and existing brand equity, the new Red Hawk Fire & Security logo distinguishes fire and security as the central focus of the company's services and represents the team with a vision to see new technologies for securing businesses. Its new website demonstrates an expertise and breadth of capabilities in the commercial fire and security industry.

"Red Hawk has earned a solid reputation as a group of local and regional companies, so we wanted to hold on to the existing brand and provide the same great execution with leading technologies and applications across our platform," said Mike Snyder, Red Hawk Chief Executive Officer. 

Snyder, who is the former president of ADT Security Services, is leading the new company alongside another well-known industry veteran, Dean Seavers. Seavers is the former president of GE Security and SimplexGrinnell and will serve as president of Red Hawk Fire & Security.

"By having the resources and the reach of a large company and the agility of a small one, we can be exceptionally responsive to commercial customers in the upper and middle market who count on us for complex, customized solutions and advanced systems integration. And our teams are seasoned professionals trained and certified in specialized areas including system design and engineering, testing and inspecting, installation and integration, service, and monitoring," said Snyder.

Part of the rebranding process includes a blending of the individual organizations that make up the new Red Hawk Fire & Security Company, fusing together different strengths and specialties to make up one unified service organization.

"In addition to the core businesses that have been such long-standing, reliable resources for customers in fire & security services, other companies in the Red Hawk family bring incredible value to the portfolio of services we offer customers," Snyder said.  

Noteworthy among the companies now a part of Red Hawk Fire & Security include: National Network Services (NNSI), a single source provider of networking solutions supporting voice, data, video and special systems integration for businesses, Korden Manufacturing with a 50-year reputation for manufacturing steel case access control lockers and bank equipment, and MPA Systems offering quick set-up modular buildings for financial institutions and others that require replacement facilities during emergency or disaster situations.                                                       

An industry leader with more than 1,400 employees and a national footprint, Red Hawk Fire & Security currently serves more than 50,000 companies and institutions in commercial high-rise, banking, financial services, retail, education, health care, industrial/warehouse and manufacturing and plans to continue growing the company within the U.S. by leveraging their collective expertise in fire detection, suppression, certified systems inspection and testing, evacuation and mass notification systems, remote interactive video, ATM placement and maintenance, enterprise access control and cloud based video storage and retrieval among others.

About Red Hawk Fire & Security

Red Hawk Fire & Security designs, installs, tests, inspects and maintains a broad portfolio of life safety and security solutions using the latest technologies and advanced systems integration for enterprise level access control, video surveillance systems and physical security equipment such as safes, vaults and ATMs. An industry leader with more than 1,400 employees and a national footprint, the company serves more than 50,000 businesses in banking and financial services, retail, education, health care and manufacturing. Red Hawk Fire & Security is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida and their website is http://www.redhawkus.com.

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