Sioux Falls, South Dakota – March 16th, 2020 — Midwest Alarm Company, Inc. has acquired one of Florida’s largest systems integrators, BCI Integrated Building Solutions (Becker Communications, Inc.). BCI is the Southeast market leader in integrated technology solutions for security, network cabling & fiber optics, life & fire safety, audio-visual and healthcare communications. BCI serves and supports projects from their headquarters in Tampa Florida. This acquisition will not only bolster Midwest Alarm’s robust design capacity, it will dramatically expand their reach geographically to service customers and meet rising demand in the burgeoning Southeast region of the U.S. BCI has four Florida offices. The sale was completed on March 16th.
“The BCI acquisition benefits both parties. The organization has been well-maintained with high quality employees ready and excited to continue providing industry leading solutions to businesses and property owners,” explained Marva McMillen, CEO. “Their footprint provides an even larger platform for growth in some of the fastest growing markets in the United States while positioning us to better serve our customers. Midwest Alarm intends to have the industry-leading technical capabilities and best practices to become the leader in providing quality and innovative security, safety, communications, and electronic building solutions.”
Midwest Alarm is one of the largest building electronic security and life safety companies in the country with strong manufacturer partnerships with Honeywell, Motorola, and United Technologies, and operates the only 24 hour U.L. listed alarm monitoring center in the Dakotas. “We’re excited to have an additional 100 plus employees of the BCI Integrated Solutions team join our family. They have the skills and abilities we need to help grow our business. We’re focused on our shared commitment of quality, service, and safety and look forward to continuing to fulfill Midwest Alarm’s half century long purpose of protecting and serving our customers’ people and property. BCI’s recent work with The University of Florida, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, Toronto Bluejays, Six Flags, jetBlue, Disney Four Seasons, St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport, Macdill Airforce Base, and Bayfront Health highlight the team’s world class design and project management abilities and we look forward to bringing the additional capabilities to our existing customer base,” said McMillen.
About Midwest Alarm
Founded in 1967, Midwest Alarm Company, Inc. is a family-owned electronic building solutions and systems provider.
Midwest Alarm has completed projects in nearly all the lower 48 states as well as internationally. Midwest Alarm partners with industry leading manufacturers to design and deploy best in class electronic solutions to protect property and people.
The company is headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD with branch offices providing nationwide system design, installation, and service from Minneapolis, MN, Omaha, NE, Sioux City, IA, Tampa, FL, Orlando, FL, Ft. Myers, FL, and Gainesville, FL.