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Convergint Acquires Beckwith to Expand South Central U.S. Presence

The acquisition of Beckwith adds 140 colleagues to Convergint, bolstering the company’s life-safety capabilities in the region.

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Convergint, a global leader in service-based systems integration, announces it has acquired Beckwith, a Texas-based integrator comprised of Beckwith Electronic Engineering, Co. and Beckwith Electronic Systems.

Beckwith specializes in communication, security and life-safety systems, and the acquisition adds 140 colleagues to Convergint, greatly expanding the company’s vertical reach and presence across the South Central region of the U.S.

Since its founding in 1962, Convergint says Beckwith has built a reputable brand and culture, providing a range of life-safety and communications systems across vertical markets including: healthcare, education, commercial, restaurant, retail, government and hotels.

“We are impressed by Beckwith’s longstanding reputation in the industry, which aligns perfectly with Convergint’s mission and ongoing commitment to being our customers’ best service provider,” says Sean Flint, President of U.S. and Canada, Convergint. “We’re excited for Beckwith to join us—the company’s innovation, proven success, and vertical expertise complements our service capabilities nicely and will greatly catalyze our presence in the local market.”

With a well-established client roster, Beckwith brings experienced and highly trained life-safety personnel that bolster Convergint’s existing service capabilities in the region. Through the acquisition, Convergint will continue to expand and develop Beckwith’s extensive and established network of customers and partner relationships, according to the company.

“For 60 years, we’ve provided our colleagues with a great place to work and our customers with quality products, competitive pricing and excellent service. Partnering with Convergint is the natural next step to enhance our capabilities,” says Thomas Schluter, CEO of Beckwith. “Our guiding philosophy is well-aligned with Convergint’s core values and beliefs, and we look forward to working together to bring new opportunities and possibilities to our valued colleagues and customers.”