SANTA ANA, Calif., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Protection Service, a division of Universal Services of America and one of the largest providers of security services in the U.S., is excited to announce that they have acquired Protection Plus Security Corporation (PPSC). Since 1994, PPSC has been providing security personnel, solutions and systems throughout New York and New Jersey.
"We are excited to add PPSC into our New York/Northeast platform and increase our presence throughout the area," said Steve Jones, Co-CEO and COO of Universal Services of America. "As we grow our resources our service capabilities are also greatly enhanced."
The acquisition of PPSC will expand Universal's security force in the Northeast, and will allow Universal to provide additional security solutions and systems for their clients."With this acquisition we are progressing in our commitment to New York and the Northeast," said Brian Cescolini, Chairman and Co-CEO of Universal Services of America. "This acquisition will add great opportunities for our employees and improved service to our clientele." Universal Protection Service is the 5 th largest security company and the largest private security firm in the U.S. Universal Protection Service is a division of Universal Services of America, which includes Universal Building Maintenance, Universal Protection Security Systems and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services. As they move ahead with their recent expansion, Universal looks forward to continuing to provide their clients with the best security solutions, personalized customer service and unmatched value available. For additional security news, visit http://www.universal1965.com About Universal Services of America Founded in 1965, Universal Services of America combines an innovative mix of tradition with cutting edge systems and technology to keep pace with the ever-evolving needs of today's business environments. Headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., with offices located nationwide, including the U.S. Virgin Island and Puerto Rico, Universal employs hands-on, highly experienced management teams and continuous training to deliver consistent, high quality security and janitorial solutions. Universal is made up of four unique divisions: Universal Protection Service, which offers a wide range of security professionals for commercial properties of every type; Universal Building Maintenance, which specializes in green cleaning services for every kind of facility; Universal Security Systems, which provides full-service security systems; and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services, which offers all aspects of emergency preparation. (State licenses: 1003458, 14417, 1025514, 0600, 58361, 11-1376, A2000170). Visit us at : http://www.universalpro.com. Keep up with the latest news at: http://www.universal1965.com. SOURCE Universal Protection Service