Mace Security International Inc. Acquires The Command Center Inc. in Corona, Calif.
Mace announces the first expansion of its 2009 acquisition Central Station (Mace CS) located in Anaheim, Calif. Mace acquired the entire stock of The Command Center Inc. (TCCI), based in Corona, Calif. The purchase price was not disclosed.
TCCI operates a wholesale central station based in Corona, Calif., and handles approximately 20,000 accounts from more than 70 dealers. For the immediate future, operations will continue in the Corona central station facility. TCCI has been in business for more than 20 years, servicing quality security dealers in the inland empire region and beyond.
Morgan Hertel, General Manager of the Mace Central Station stated, “We are pleased to add such a quality central station into the Mace family. I have known and worked with TCCI for many years, and value the excellent service reputation and team they have built. We look forward to integrating them into Mace’s state of the art central station, and offering additional services, such as remote video monitoring, two-way audio, GPS and a whole host of advanced services to their client base.”
Dennis Raefield, CEO of Mace Security International, Inc. (MSI) added, “The acquisition of TCCI represents the second step in our Mace strategy to focus solely on security, whether in products, personal defense, or services such as Mace CS. Mace CS has already become a pivotal contributor to MSI’s growth and profits, and we will continue, after our planned rights offering, to make additional acquisitions in the space. TCCI represents the type and quality of acquisitions Mace will be making.”
Al Gapik, who has been the president of TCCI since its inception stated, "For over twenty years, TCCI has been focused on providing quality service to its dealers. This transaction with Mace Central Station will solidify the high-quality of service and allow our dealers to grow and profit much faster with the services Mace Central Station can provide."