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Published: January 14, 2020


OFFICIALS WITH COLUMBIA-BASED FIRE TEK, INC ANNOUNCED ON MONDAY THAT THEY HAVE BEEN ACQUIRED BY MEMPHIS BASED TOTAL PROTECTION COMPANY STATE SYSTEMS INC. THE DAILY HERALD REPORTS, THE ACQUISITION MARKS THE COMPANY’S SEVENTH ACQUISITION SINCE 2015 AND THE THIRD IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE. IN 2017 THE COMPANY ACQUIRED COMMUNITY FIRE SAFETY SYSTEMS AND IN 2016 COLUMBIA FIRE EQUIPMENT. SINCE 2015, STATE SYSTEMS HAS EXPANDED ITS OPERATION AND HAS BROUGHT ON AN ADDITIONAL 87 EMPLOYEES AND INCREASED ITS CLIENT ROSTER BY 25%. SIX FIRE-TEK EMPLOYEES WILL MOVE INTO STATE SYSTEMS’ EXISTING SATELLITE OFFICE IN COLUMBIA AND CLIENTS WILL NOT EXPERIENCE ANY INTERRUPTIONS IN SERVICE.