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10/10/2021

Convergint acquires ATS in Alaska

Chicago, Il (USA)

In addition to our piece earlier this week on Convergint expanding its footprint further into Western Europe, the company has also made further expansion moves in the US this month, with the acquisition of two business units from ATS Companies—ATS Alaska and ATS Facility Systems. This acquisition will expand Convergint’s Northwest presence and bring Convergint its first technology centre in Alaska.

ATS Alaska and ATS Facility Systems provide tailored service and solutions for integrated systems, including security, audio-visual, HVAC controls, fire and life safety, access control, healthcare, and more. Both companies specialise in design, installation, service, and performance management to best meet its customers’ safety and security needs. Currently operating as independent business units, ATS Alaska and ATS Facility Systems each foster a positive, inclusive culture, enabling them to provide customers with the highest level of service and top technology solutions.

“We are thrilled to welcome our new colleagues from ATS, a tremendous company that we have worked with for many years and share similar cultural values with,” said Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint. “This past year has been an incredible year of growth for our organisation, welcoming over 1,000 new colleagues to Convergint. We continue to expand our footprint and capabilities globally and very much look forward to entering the Alaskan market and deepening our service capabilities across the Northwest.”

“Convergint, ATS Alaska, and ATS Facility Systems share a mutual purpose and commitment to our industry,” said David Rand, CEO of ATS Alaska and ATS Facility Systems. “We are excited to join Convergint, a company poised for tremendous growth globally, positioning us to continue providing superior customer service to our current and future clients. Our cultural fit enhances our ability to succeed, and we look forward to what’s to come.”

More than 75 colleagues will join Convergint’s growing team, strengthening the company’s capabilities and foothold across Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming, and Alaska.

“Nearly 20 years ago, I sat down with the founders of Convergint to discuss their vision for the company. Since that time, I have continuously applauded their leadership, culture, and commitment to clients,” said Brian Allen, CEO of ATS Companies. “ATS Alaska and ATS Facility Systems are joining a phenomenal organisation with outstanding leadership and strong principles. I have no doubt that the ATS colleagues and customers joining Convergint will excel in future endeavours.”


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