ACT Acquired by SWC

By Chuck Robinson

We are excited to announce that ACT has been acquired by SWC, a national provider of critical communications technology systems for the healthcare, education, commercial, and corrections sectors.

Indiana-based SWC has had a presence in the Nashville market for more than 30 years and currently employs more than 300 team members. The purchase of ACT will extend SWC’s services in the Middle Tennessee market.

“SWC continues to prioritize the acquisition of companies that provide adjacent technologies and market differentiation to the business,” shared SWC President Todd Lucy. “These priorities led us to conversations with ACT, a recognized leader providing security, fire, and life safety solutions in the growing Middle Tennessee market. The combined company will offer our respective customers a consistent experience with a broader range of products and services.”

Acquisition Expands Commercial Security & Life Safety Services in Nashville

Both companies have a significant install base and a long history of performance to leverage following the acquisition. The combined company will offer best of breed critical communications, life safety, fire, and security products and services in healthcare, education, commercial, and detention markets.

“When it came time to consider the transition and future of these relationships, SWC was one of our earliest considerations,” shared ACT Partner Randy Mann. “I couldn’t be more optimistic about the future for SWC and am confident our employees and clients are going to be very well cared for.”

“We wanted to find the best regional company that would value our employees’ dedication and professionalism and treat our customers with the care and commitment that we have provided them for many years,” commented ACT Partner Joel Hill. “In my years as a partner at ACT, many of these people have become my friends and family. We’re excited to make this transition to SWC, as we are certain they will continue to be treated as such.”

More About SWC

SWC has been an innovative leader in the electronics and communication technology industry since 1976. With more than 300 employees, SWC offers progressive systems technology by integrating flexible communications solutions for healthcare, educational, commercial and detention applications.

SWC is proud to be a Koch Enterprises Company. Koch Enterprises, Inc. is a global, diversified, privately owned corporation listed in the Indiana Business Journal Top 10 Private Companies.

SWC previously expanded in 2009, acquiring Richardson Technology Systems, Inc., and again in 2021, announcing the acquisition of All Systems.

We are excited to be part of the SWC family and look forward to expanding our ability to serve our clients with top-notch security technology services.

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