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History

AlliedBarton Security Services, headquartered in Conshohocken, PA is the largest American-owned contract security company in the United States. We have been providing quality security services and highly trained personnel since 1957 to clients in a number of industry sectors, including commercial real estate, higher education, healthcare, residential communities, manufacturing and industrial, financial institutions, shopping centers and other commercial facilities.

Over the years, AlliedBarton has added not only to our vertical market expertise, but also to our geographic reach. A combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions has made AlliedBarton the quality company it is today. With each expansion, AlliedBarton diligently sought out companies that matched our values and philosophy of customer service. Through our combined base of talent and personnel, AlliedBarton brings unmatched resources, expertise and knowledge to our customers' security programs.

Today, with over 50 years of experience in the contract security industry, AlliedBarton's more than 55,000 employees and 120 offices nationwide service a client base that includes more than 200 Fortune 500 companies across the country. Selected as one of Training magazine's "Top 125" seven years in a row for training excellence, AlliedBarton's award-winning training programs focus on preparing employees to be professional and accountable in a variety of situations and primed for future career development.

Milestones

1957

Allied Security, Inc. founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1977

Barton Protective Services founded in Atlanta, Georgia

1980

SpectaGuard founded in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

1999

SpectaGuard acquires New York-based Effective Security

2000

SpectaGuard acquires Allied and combines to form Allied Security - the third largest security company in the United States

2003

Allied acquires Professional Security Bureau (PSB)

2004

Allied acquires SSI

2004

Allied further adds to its depth of resources with the acquisition of Barton Protective Services to form AlliedBarton Security Services - creating the largest American-owned contract security services company in the United States

2006

AlliedBarton further enhances the quality of our security offerings to clients with the acquisition of Initial Security

AlliedBarton viewed every acquisition as an opportunity to combine the best practices of each organization. The result is the quality security service and depth of resources we offer our clients today.
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