Tri-Ed / Northern Video Distribution, Woodbury, N.Y., acquired Security General International (SGI), a wholesale distributor of security and low voltage productsin the Southwest United States.

Staying true to its “buy and build” growth strategy, Tri-Ed / Northern Video continues to expand its footprint in North America. The acquisition of SGI and its 13 branch locations establishes a presence for Tri-Ed / Northern Video in six new cities: Fort Worth and McAllen, Texas, Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Okla., Albuquerque, N.M. and Orange, Calif.

 “We are very excited about our expansion in the Southwest market, and serving our growing customer base there," noted Pat Comunale, Tri-Ed / Northern Video president and chief executive officer. “We welcome the entire SGI staff to the Tri-Ed / Northern Video team and look forward to meeting and exceeding the expectations of security professionals in our new locations.”