Optimum Security & Data Distribution, a wholesale security products distributor based in Metairie, La., announced the acquisition of American Alarm Screens.

Alarm screen technology is a method of security detection that replaces standard window screens. According to Steve Aswad, co-founder of Optimum Distribution, “Alarm screen technology is designed to work with the homeowner’s alarm system to detect possible intruders before entry is made.”

Kenner, La.-based American Alarm Screens has been a manufacturer of security screens since 1977.