AlarMax Distributors has acquired the wholesale distribution branches of Cassidy Technologies in St. Paul, Minn., and Des Moines, Iowa, for undisclosed terms.  

With the acquisition, AlarMax builds out its footprint to include 25 branches located across the United States.   

“We are very happy to welcome Chris Johnson and the Cassidy team into the AlarMax family and are excited about our future together,” said Roger Graf, president at AlarMax. “Cassidy Technologies customers will now enjoy an expanded product assortment, greater branch inventory levels and AlarMax’s considerable buying power, providing better dealer pricing.” 

Founded more than 20 years ago, Cassidy has long been known for supplying wire and cable to security dealers and other installation contractors. The company eventually expanded its product offering to include intrusion products, access control, video surveillance, total home integration, audio/sound products, datacom and installation tools. 

The St. Paul branch is located at 2135 Energy Park Drive and can be reached at (612) 333-0646. Chris Johnson is the branch manager. The Des Moines branch is located at 1335 NE 50th Ave., and can be reached at (515) 280-4804. Wade Cox serves as branch manager.  

AlarMax distributes solutions from the industry’s leading manufacturers of intrusion, fire, video surveillance, access control, residential and commercial A/V, sound, communications, structured cabling and home automation products.