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Universal Protection Service Acquires Hannon Security Services, Inc.

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SANTA ANA, Calif., March 10, 2014 /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 Hannon Security Services, Inc. Since 1901, Hannon Security Services, Inc. has been providing large business security solutions to clients throughout the state of Minnesota. Hannon Security Services, Inc. is considered by many to be a leader in security training and communications, with numerous clients spanning across a wide range of vertical markets.

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"What attracted us to Hannon is their rich history, dating back to 1901, of delivering the highest level of security services within the state of Minnesota. With our entry into the market, we were looking for a company that could help bolster our resources and depth within the state and Hannon had all of the key ingredients we look for when making an acquisition," said Steve Jones, CEO of Universal Services of America. "With this acquisition Universal Protection Service quickly goes from a small player in the market to a very strong player, one with unmatched depth and resources."

The acquisition of Hannon Security Services, Inc. will enable Universal's security force to service its clients throughout the entire U.S. and makes Universal Protection Service a major player in the state of Minnesota.

Universal Protection Service is the 5(th) largest security company in the U.S. and the 3(rd) largest U.S. owned security organization. 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 exceptional value available.

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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, Universal employs hands-on, highly experienced management teams and continuous training to deliver consistent, high quality security 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.

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