Per Mar & Midwest Alarm Services Expand in Nebraska

April 3, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa – Per Mar Security Service, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients and the parent company to Midwest Alarm Services, is pleased to announce it has acquired GT Fire & Security based in Grand Island, NE. GT Fire & Security was founded by Gary and Tracy Hesman in 2008.

Brian Duffy, COO of Per Mar, said, “GT Fire & Security is a great company founded by wonderful people. We are happy to have found such a perfect mutual fit.”

Gary and Tracy Hesman and the technicians from GT Fire & Security will be joining the Midwest Alarm Services team and will continue to provide service from the Grand Island, Nebraska office.

“This is a merger of two companies who prize their employees and customers above all else,” said Doug Richard, President of Midwest Alarm Services. “By combining operations, both Midwest Alarm Services and GT will be able to improve their delivery of products and services.”


About Per Mar Security Services

Established in 1953, Per Mar Security Services is the largest, family-owned, full-service security company in the Midwest with more than 2,300 team members, operating in 23 branch locations. The company provides full-service security solutions for homes and businesses including security officer services, smart home automation, burglar and fire alarms, access control, security cameras, alarm monitoring, investigative services and background checks


About Midwest Alarm Services

Established in 1950, Midwest Alarm Services is a family-owned company specializing in life safety systems across four states. The company is a leading NOTIFER dealer, and provides life safety systems and services including card access systems, fire alarm systems, fire extinguishers/hoods, fire inspections, master clock systems, monitoring, nurse call systems, fire alarm system design/layout and video surveillance. For more information about Midwest Alarm Services, please visit