Pye-Barker Fire & Safety announced the acquisition of Automatic Fire Sprinklers Inc., a multi-family automatic fire sprinkler contractors, with operating locations in California and Washington state.

Automatic Fire Sprinklers (AFS) — headquartered in Huntington Beach, Calif., with branches in Vancouver, Washington and Milpitas, Calif. — is known for maintaining and installing fire sprinkler systems. Working with large multi-family builders, architects and property managers, AFS offers end-to-end services including inspection, testing, design, engineering and consultation to protect life and property from fire threats. The skilled team at AFS will continue to serve customers in California and Washington.

“After more than 30 years in the business, we took great care in selecting a partner for the next step in Automatic Fire Sprinklers' growth,” said Gary Peterson, president and CEO at Automatic Fire Sprinklers. “I’m confident Pye-Barker will maintain our high standards for customer care while creating additional opportunities for our team members and our company to thrive.”

Bart Proctor, CEO of Pye-Barker, said, “With over three decades of satisfied customers and industry knowledge and expertise, coupled with a reputation for forward-thinking and cutting-edge design, we knew Automatic Fire Sprinklers would be a great fit to join the Pye-Barker family. We’re grateful to work with Gary Peterson’s team and have the opportunity to serve additional customers along the West Coast.”

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