The purchase strengthens the company’s existing fire and security services operations in New Jersey, Philadelphia and Delaware Red Hawk Fire & Security LLC, a leader in fire, life safety and electronic security services recently announced its first acquisition since becoming an independent company with the purchase of Systems Sales Corporation. The purchase strengthens the company’s existing fire and security services operations in New Jersey, Philadelphia and Delaware. Red Hawk fire and security services to get a boost Red Hawk was formed as an independent, unified fire and electronic security services brand with a national footprint to serve commercial customers after the acquisition by a Comvest Partners sponsored private investment fund of the U.S. fire and security operations of United Technologies Corporation (UTC) in April of 2012. Since then, Red Hawk has focused efforts on successfully growing its commercial client base in the government, healthcare and education markets. Serving customers in the New Jersey and Philadelphia metropolitan area since 1981, Systems Sales Corporation has built a solid reputation providing and servicing critical life safety systems including fire alarm, security, nurse call and communications systems. “This is a great fit for Red Hawk as we bring on a company that expands and complements the strong teams we already have in place in the region. The combined expertise, local insights and excellent customer relationships Systems Sales brings to the table will reinforce our capabilities in this important area of the country,” said Red Hawk CEO and President Michael McWilliams. Systems Sales Corporation President, John Ventrella, views the acquisition as a win–win for all parties involved especially current employees and customers of both Red Hawk and System Sales. “This will open the way for us to increase in scale by leveraging Red Hawk’s resources and reach as the highly trained and experienced Systems Sales employees work in tandem with Red Hawk teams to continue developing innovative solutions to best serve our combined portfolio of clients,” said Ventrella. Systems Sales Corporation offers a wide range of products and services and has been recognised numerous times with the Edwards System Technology Distributor of the Year Award. “We look forward to blending the strengths of both organisations as we complete this very positive step to build upon our growth and further strengthen our position as the preferred service provider in the fire, life safety, security and banking industry,” McWilliams added. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.