INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – CertaSite®, a commercial fire protection and life safety company, announced today that it has acquired Lafayette-based Ace Fire Protection (“Ace”), a full-service fire protection business servicing the greater Lafayette region. The acquisition is CertaSite’s second in Indiana, which is also home to the company’s headquarters, and 20th overall add-on acquisition.
CertaSite provides the highest levels of customer service, responsiveness, building safety and code compliance to customers across the Midwest. The company goes beyond compliance, focusing on partnerships and professionalism while providing customers a simplified and dependable solution to managing all of the fire protection and life safety systems in commercial buildings.
“We are grateful to Bob, Bryan and the entire Ace Fire Protection family for their continued partnership throughout this process,” said Jeff Wyatt, CEO of CertaSite. “We are committed to preserving the legacy these dedicated professionals built and recognize and respect their strong local presence. We look forward to building on that foundation by offering employees development and career advancement, and expanded services and support to customers.”
Ace Fire Protection was founded in 1964. Its reputation will allow it to grow under CertaSite within its current customer base and expand into new markets. Owners Bob and Bryan Thomas will remain with the company through the transition, and Ace’s employees retained their jobs in the acquisition to join the CertaSite family.
“CertaSite is the perfect partner to build on the foundation laid by our employees and customers” said Ace Fire Protection former owners Bob and Bryan Thomas. “With CertaSite, we have a unique opportunity to blend our knowledge base with a technology-based platform that offers new product lines, is professional and rooted in best practices, and provides significant value for customers.”
CertaSite is a commercial fire protection and life safety company founded in 2018. We take a new approach to fire and life safety, going beyond compliance to give our clients an unmatched level of customer service and tech-based control over their fire and life safety systems. Our team of experts serves 19 locations. CertaSite is headquartered in Indianapolis. Visit www.certasitepro.com for more information.