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1 Feb 2019

Welcome to the Alarm New England family! We are proud new Englanders with offices in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. Our teams of technicians, service, and support personnel will work hard to be sure you are satisfied. Don't worry - nothing is changing for you! Your rates, monitoring station and ESS team members you know so well are all the same. We have just added 110 employees by joining forces with Alarm New England. We look forward to getting to know you. In the meantime, if you need anything at all, please contact us at: 857-445-4010.

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Rocky Hill, CT – December 18, 2018 – Alarm New England, a leading provider in New England of home and business security systems today announced the purchase of Engineered Security Systems. This acquisition further strengthens the company’s presence in the state of Rhode Island.  

Engineered Security Systems provides integrated security and fire alarm systems. Based in Narragansett, RI, the company designs, installs, monitors and services security systems for industrial, commercial and residential customers throughout Rhode Island.

“I believe that people want to do business with local people; that’s our niche. Our customer's security is handled by people familiar with their local area; I firmly believe that local service makes all the difference. That is why we are investing in Rhode Island. It is an area where we have a 40 year history and we remain committed to local businesses and the community. We welcome the Engineered Security family into our Alarm New England family”, states Doug Curtiss, Owner and CEO.

Alarm New England is a local, family owned organization best known for its personalized service, community involvement and local police relations. Engineered Security joins their impressive portfolio of companies which includes Intercity Alarms, which serves residential and commercial customers in southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands. Also included are Sonitrol franchises in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island via the brand Sonitrol New England and Voice New England, a telecommunications company started by Doug Curtiss in 1981.

“Alarm New England and the Curtiss family have a strong 40-year tradition in the Northeast. Our customers will now have access to more staff and resources to allow us to continue to provide the same level of high touch service that has been the hallmark of Engineered Security. With Alarm New England, you get the best of both worlds; the strength and stability of a regional company and the personalized service and support of a local company”, said Ken Soscia, who founded Engineered Security Systems in 1982.

SPP Advisors, LLC represented Engineered Security in this transaction.  Mark H. Sandler, Managing Director, commented, “We believe that this is a clear “win-win” for both Alarm New England and Engineered Security.  The combination of these two long-term Northeast alarm companies will continue to provide excellent security services in this region of New England.”

Ken Soscia and the current employees will remain with the combined company and the local office will continue to reside at 2C Celestial Drive, Narragansett, RI.

About Alarm New England, Inc.

Founded in 1972 by Douglas Curtiss, Alarm New England, headquartered in Rocky Hill, CT, is one of the largest privately owned security companies in the Northeast. The company provides intrusion detection, fire alarm, video surveillance and access control products and services. With offices throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Alarm New England offers a network of resources, utilizes leading technology and provides a strong commitment to customer service.

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