Convergint Technologies Expands Fire & Life Safety Business With the Acquisition of Commercial Systems Group
Convergint Technologies, Schaumburg, Ill., a global leader in service-based systems integration, announced the acquisition of Commercial Systems Group (CSG). Headquartered in Orlando, Fla., Commercial Systems Group is a leading provider of commercial life safety and security systems that protect people and facilities.
With a dedicated focus on fire and life safety, CSG has built strong relationships with many key customers throughout the Florida region, including those in the entertainment, transportation, multi-tenant facilities, and educational markets. All 77 CSG colleagues will be joining the Convergint organization.
“Dino DeRose and Chris Inman have built a strong fire and life safety business, and we are thrilled to have them and their team join us,” said Ken Lochiatto, CEO Convergint Technologies. “This acquisition affirms our dedication to expanding our capabilities in the fire and life safety market. We welcome our new CSG colleagues into the Convergint family.”
“CSG has been experiencing record growth in recent years, and teaming with Convergint will provide us with deeper technical and financial resources to further capitalize on the myriad of opportunities in the Florida region,” said Dino DeRose, president of Commercial Systems Group. “Our similar service-centric cultures will make this an easy transition for our colleagues and customers.”
According to Lochiatto, Convergint’s commitment to being its customers’ best service provider has driven its steady growth, both by acquisition and organically, since its founding in 2001. Each acquisition that Convergint undertakes is an opportunity to further add to its culture of service to customers, colleagues, and local communities. Commercial Systems Group shares in Convergint’s values, especially in this dedication to service.
On August 27, Convergint announced it would acquire Quebec-based Altel. See related story https://www.sdmmag.com/articles/95566-convergint-acquires-quebec-based-altel