Fremont, CA: Pye-Barker Fire & Safety has completed the acquisition of Yarnell Security Systems, a leading commercial and residential security service in central Pennsylvania. This acquisition further bolsters Pye-Barker's position in CCTV and access control monitoring.
Headquartered in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Yarnell Security Systems is ranked among the top 100 alarm companies in the country. Yarnell offers 24/7 monitoring of commercial and residential fire, security, CCTV, and access control systems staffed by certified security personnel local to central Pennsylvania. Yarnell Security serves more than 10,000 customers annually. The company was established by the late Harold Yarnell, Jr. in 1967 and later owned and managed by his children Teri and Ron Yarnell. Yarnell Security recruits 47 team members.
Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, established in 1946, is a leader in fire protection and life safety, with more than 110 locations and 3,000 team members. It is a full-service life protection company providing all the necessary specialties, including portable extinguishers, special hazard systems, restaurant fire suppression, fire alarms, fire sprinklers, and security. Pye-Barker is quickly expanding its national footprint.
"For over 50 years, the Yarnell family has protected their community and cared for their employees as if they were their own family," mentioned Pye-Barker Fire CEO Bart Proctor. "That's a core value shared by Pye-Barker. We're excited to grow our alarm servicing business with the Yarnell Security Systems team."