Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) on Feb. 28 announced its acquisition of Envision Intelligent Solutions, a security platforms business specializing in technology-enabled remote monitoring and perimeter protection services.
Headquartered in Armagh, Northern Ireland, Envision’s expert team of security engineers, installers and managers design and deploy award-winning security technologies across the UK. The firm's in-house, accredited alarm and remote video response center will continue to provide around-the-clock customer support.
“Envision is an award-winning innovator in the security space, with strong customer relationships, that complement our UK security business,” commented Richard Jones, GM – Fire & Security, Johnson Controls UK&I. “Envision’s expert team and its innovative security solutions will enhance the connected security solutions we can offer our customers and provide fantastic opportunities to realise increased security alongside the benefits that holistic digital transformation strategies provide.”
Experts in the rapid deployment of CCTV, facial recognition security turnstiles and monitoring and alarm operations, Envision provides custom deployments for infrastructure and construction projects, as well as in vertical sectors such as automotive.
The partners say that Envision’s security solutions, combined with Johnson Controls’ technology strength and OpenBlue suite of connected building solutions, will provide an optimal combination for future growth and opportunities to enhance many existing customer relationships, while further modernizing and streamlining technology-led estate strategies.
“After ten extremely successful years Envision, is excited to join the Johnsons Controls family to embark on developing new products and services and entering the next chapter of growth for the business," concluded Philip Murdock, founder of Envision Intelligent Solutions. “Johnson Controls is a perfect fit for Envision, with its global reach and innovative spirit, it will provide the opportunity for our work to reach new vertical segments and produce more dynamic and innovative security products and services in a modern age.”
Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.