Securus Technologies, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Primonics, Inc.
Dallas, TX, March 19, 2012 Securus Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of inmate communications services and investigative technologies, today announced the acquisition of Primonics, Inc., a leading provider of video visitation services to the corrections industry. Primonics is located in Montreal, Canada and Securus intends to maintain its operations and manufacturing facilities in Canada.
We are excited to be working with the Primonics Team to develop the corrections industrys most advanced and secure audio and video visitation platform, said Richard A. (Rick) Smith, CEO and President of Securus Technologies. With the addition of Primonics, we have the most sophisticated and secure local (intra-facility) and remote centralized video visitation platform in the corrections industry.
Securus Technologies has the largest corrections distribution team in the industry and over the last year, we successfully partnered with them on multiple video opportunities, said John (Jack) McAllister, the CEO of Primonics, Inc. With Securus superior Secure Call Platform (SCP) married to our leading video platform, we can provide a combined product that can make inmate outbound calling more efficient and secure for our customers while providing substantial revenue growth. Our Team here in Canada has developed over many years what is the best video platform for the industry and we will continue to develop that. I am proud of our people and accomplishments.
Securus Technologies, Inc. is one of the largest providers of detainee communications and information management solutions, serving approximately 2,200 correctional facilities and more than 850,000 inmates nationwide. A recognized leader in providing comprehensive, innovative technical solutions and responsive customer service, Securus sole focus is the specialized needs of the corrections and law enforcement communities. Securus is headquartered in Dallas, TX, with regional offices in Carrollton and Allen, TX, and Atlanta, GA. For more information please visit the Securus website at www.securustech.net. Securus controlling shareholder is Castle Harlan.