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Johnson Controls Accelerates M&A Activity with Bolt-On Acquisitions 

Johnson Controls has announced several bolt-on acquisitions in the last seven months to augment the group’s technology offerings in building management, fire detection and suppression, and physical security solutions.  With six acquisitions to date since the start of their new financial year in October 2021, Johnson Controls is accelerating its M&A activity. Transactions in edge AI software, water mist technologies, mobile-based access control products, and technology-enabled remote monitoring and perimeter protection services have been completed. While their strategy to expand their regional presence in the UK and Ireland has also been advanced. In April 2022, Johnson Controls acquired Security Enhancement Systems LLC (SES), a Northbrook, Illinois-based provider of mobile-based, keyless access control solutions used in critical infrastructure, including telecommunication towers for major providers. SES integration of mobile, cloud and on-premise technology provides a solution for multi-site security. SES, founded in 2011, has pioneered highly optimized and versatile locking solutions for remote sites that include diverse security needs for perimeter control, equipment, shelters […]

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