January 11, 2024

Strong Systems Acquisition | Fire & Intrusion Detection

Automated Systems Design, Inc (dba ASD®) of Alpharetta, GA, announces the strategic addition of Strong Systems International, based in Peachtree Corners, GA.

ASD, a leader in the workplace technology space, is thrilled to announce its recent acquisition of Strong Systems, a leading integrator of security, life-safety, and network communication systems. The strategic move represents a significant advancement in the company's commitment to delivering exceptional customer support and enhancing its service offerings.

The addition of Strong Systems comes as a part of ASD’s ongoing efforts to provide comprehensive solutions to its diverse clientele, and solidify its position as an industry leader. With this investment, ASD will leverage the expertise and experience of the talented Strong Systems team to elevate its customer solution and support capabilities further. New service offerings include Fire and Life Safety, Inventory Protection, and Monitoring solutions.

Through this strategic addition, ASD seeks to increase product and service offerings, streamline customer interactions, and improve customer satisfaction across the board. The newly integrated services will bolster ASD’s ability to promptly address client inquiries, support workplace technology requirements, and enhance efficiencies across their enterprise.

Chris Verch, CEO of Strong Systems, shared, “I am very excited for our team to join forces with ASD. Our cultural fit, complimentary solution portfolio, and like-minded commitment to employees and customers will provide meaningful new opportunities for both. I look forward to working with Kevin and the ASD team to deliver continued growth and exceptional customer solutions, service, and support.”

ASD’s CEO, Kevin Kiziah, states, “Strong Systems business perfectly aligns ASD’s long-term vision of growth and innovation. By incorporating the additional service capabilities within ASD, we will create a seamless and efficient customer experience that showcases our dedication to excellence.”

As the transition gets underway, ASD and Strong Systems are committed to ensuring a smooth integration process for our collective customers and team members. Existing clients can expect continued high-quality support along with additional service offerings. ASD is excited about the opportunities this addition presents and is confident that it will play a pivotal role in shaping the company’s future endeavors.

About Strong Systems – Since 1993, Strong Systems has served as a leading North American integrator of low-voltage security and network technologies. Strong’s unwavering commitment to delivering consistent, scalable, high-quality solutions has earned the loyalty of enterprise customers for over 30 years.  

About ASD - ASD provides workplace technology solutions to enterprise-level clients. ASD®’s mission is to help clients create, manage, and support technology-enabled spaces. We believe these spaces should encourage collaboration, improve workflow, and keep people and assets safe and secure.

ASD’s national experience covers various industries – including Construction, Distribution, Education, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Multi-family, Quick Serve Restaurants, Real Estate, Retail, and Senior Care.

ASD partners with over 500 commercial customers in all 50 states and numerous countries worldwide, completing tens of thousands of projects annually. To learn more, visit asd®-usa.com.

About the author 

Joseph Pivirotto

Joseph serves as Chief Financial Officer of ASD®. He joined the company in October 2016 and is responsible for the finance, accounting and human resource functions for ASD®. He has over 25 years of extensive finance, accounting, and mergers and acquisition experience.

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