Pye-Barker Fire & Safety announced it has acquired Matson Alarm. 

“Matson Alarm is a leading security provider in California's Central Valley,” said Bart Proctor, CEO of Pye-Barker. “The Matson name and reputation are synonymous with excellence, and we are humbled by the opportunity to carry that legacy forward.” 

Matson Alarm, headquartered in Fresno, Calif., offers security services for residential and commercial customers that include internet-enabled control devices, real-time video surveillance, fire alarm systems, GPS fleet tracking and automated building access systems. Matson Alarm was founded by brothers Larry and Mike Matson in 1974 and remains a family-run company. Today it has more than 20,000 monitored accounts and employs more than 90 people. 

Matson Alarm is ranked number 40 on the 2021 SDM 100. Matson Alarm was also named DMP's Mid-Market Dealer of the Year in 2020 and 2019, has received eight Honeywell Circle of Excellence Awards.

“We are very excited to partner with Pye-Barker and help expand their national presence as a premier fire, safety and security provider,” said Rebecca Purtz, president of Matson Alarm. “As we benefit from their 75-year history, this partnership will bring company growth and advancement opportunities for our employees, while allowing us to continue providing best-in-class service and real security solutions for our customers throughout California.”