Universal Protection logoUniversal Protection Security Systems, a division of Universal Services of America and one of the largest providers of security systems in the U.S., is proud  to announce the acquisition of City-Wide Electronic Systems Inc., a family-owned business that provides a broad range of security monitoring, alarm services and automation to more than 2,000  commercial customers in California.

 “Adding City-Wide into the Universal team is a great complement to our company,” said Steve Jones, CEO of Universal Services of America. “Our growth in the area of security systems integration has increasing importance to our clients as part of their total security solutions. The acquisition strengthens our offering as a key player in this market.”

Based in the San Diego area, with a presence in Santa Clara, City-Wide Electronic Systems has a strong track record for product quality, installation and services spanning over 40 years.

“Denny Stover and his entire City-Wide team has tremendous technical savviness and expertise that  enhance the Universal Protection Security Systems’ capabilities and geographic footprint in the San Diego and Northern California areas,” said Ty Richmond, President of Security Systems & Technology and National Accounts at Universal Services of America. “They are a welcome addition to the Universal family.”

Denny Stover, CEO of City-Wide Electronic Systems, said, “I was very impressed by Steve Jones and the entire team at UPSS from the very first meeting we had with them. Joining the UPSS team is an exciting opportunity for the entire team at City-Wide and we look forward to learning from a company of this size, while enhancing the fire alarm and systems integration side of their business. This was truly a win, win situation for both companies.”

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