Latest acquisition welcomes 140 colleagues, deepening local expertise across key verticals including healthcare, education, commercial, retail, and government
Convergint, a global leader in service-based systems integration, today announced it has acquired Beckwith, a Texas-based integrator comprised of Beckwith Electronic Engineering, Co. and Beckwith Electronic Systems, LLC. 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 United States.
Since its founding in 1962, 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. 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.
“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,” said 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.”
“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,” said 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.”
Convergint is a $2.0 billion global, industry-leading systems integrator that designs, installs, and services electronic security, cybersecurity, fire and life safety, building automation, and audio-visual systems. Listed as the #1 systems integrator in SDM Magazine’s Top Systems Integrators Report for the past 5 years, Convergint leads with over 9,000 colleagues and more than 185 locations worldwide. To learn more about Convergint, visit www.convergint.com.