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Allied Universal Acquires Top Security and Technology Integrator, Service Works Inc.

Allied Universal announced the acquisition of New Jersey-based Service Works Inc. (SWI) – security and IT infrastructure integrator in the tri-state area offering turnkey and custom solutions to clients nationwide. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Headquartered in New Jersey with additional offices in Manhattan and Long Island, SWI provides end-to-end service, from design to maintenance, to clients in the commercial, education, industrial, healthcare, pharmaceutical, and government institutions across the United States.

Allied Universal’s Robert J. Wheeler Appointed as Maritime Sector Chief at InfraGard San Diego

Allied Universal announces the appointment of Robert J. Wheeler, Vice President – Aviation/Maritime Operations for Allied Universal’s National Government Services as Maritime Sector Chief at InfraGard San Diego. InfraGard is an FBI-affiliated nonprofit organization whose mission is to mitigate criminal and terrorist threats, risks and losses for the purpose of protecting the region’s crucial infrastructure and people. Robert J. Wheeler has worked in the security industry for over 20 years.

Allied Universal Expands Technology Services Division; Acquires Chicago-Based Phoenix Systems & Service

Allied Universal announced the acquisition of Phoenix Systems & Service, Inc. – a full service security systems integrator providing security solutions to customers in Chicago and across the nation. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. PSSI, with revenues exceeding $16 million and 35 employees, is known as one of the premiere integrators for Access Control, Digital Video, Optical Turnstiles, and Intercom systems in the nation.

Security Guard Catches Child from Burning Apartment Building

An off-duty Allied Universal security guard, Phillip Blanks, caught a three-year-old child who was dropped from a burning apartment in Phoenix last week. As smoke and flames engulfed the apartment, Blanks saw what was happening and ran towards the building. Cellphone video shows Blanks running toward the building, where the third story apartment was engulfed. A woman believed to be the child’s mother desperately dropped him off the third-floor balcony.

Allied Universal Rolls Out Distance Screening Solutions for Businesses to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

Allied Universal Technology Services experts are working with customers to design and implement a comprehensive suite of distance screening solutions that best fit their company’s environment, requirements and existing security operations. The screening solutions include state-of-the-art technology that connects artificial intelligence and human response to better protect people with accurate, real-time data and safer social interaction.

Allied Universal Helps Schools and Universities Prepare for the Upcoming Academic Year; Offering Highly Advanced Safety Protocols

As educational leaders continue the challenging conversation about what the new normal will look like for students across the nation, Allied Universal is helping school administrators and campus safety departments plan and prepare for students returning to school. Over last several months, Allied Universal’s K-12 and higher education experts have been sharing best practices, guidance and tools to help schools provide a safe and secure environment for all students and faculty.

Allied Universal’s Health Screening Application Helps Keep Facilities Secure During Pandemic

Allied Universal is offering screening solutions that leverage state-of-the-art technology that bridges the gap between artificial intelligence (AI) and human response to protect people.The company is applying their advanced artificial intelligence platform, HELIAUS, to keep facilities secure during the COVID-19 pandemic. HELIAUS is an advanced artificial intelligence platform designed to improve safety and reduce risk by enhancing on-site guarding services.

Allied Universal Helps Clients Prepare for the ‘New Normal’ with COVID-19

As communities nationwide plan to begin lifting ‘shelter in place’ orders, Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company in North America, is helping clients plan and prepare for return to the workplace. Recently, President Donald Trump gave State governors guidance on reopening state economies in the coming months. These guidelines for “Opening up America Again” outline specific phases for states to gradually ease their lockdowns.

Allied Universal Increases Workforce; Seeks to Hire 30,000 Security Professionals Nationwide Over the Next Two Months

Allied Universal is seeking to hire more than 30,000 security professionals and administrative staff to fill positions located throughout the nation over the next two months. In spite of the uncertainty that COVID-19 has caused, there are still many industries, such as security services, that are currently hiring to fill essential roles. Allied Universal is offering regular and temporary, full-time and part-time opportunities.

Robotic Assistance Devices And Allied Universal Partner To Deliver Robotic Technology

Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD) has executed a strategic agreement to supply its intelligent robotic solutions through Allied Universal Security Services. Allied Universal provides security service, systems, and solutions with over 150,000 security professionals to serve, secure, and care for people and businesses nationwide. RAD’s S5 Security Robots add significant benefits to the Allied Universal product and services portfolio by delivering a cost-effective solution to augment traditional guarding services. The robots will be leveraged to help Allied Universal customers supplement existing security professionals and improve safety, increase situational awareness and drive efficiency across the enterprise.