TEMECULA, Calif. & INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PlantCML, North America’s leader in mission-critical communications systems for emergency contact centers, announced today the acquisition of Sigma Communications, LLC, creator of REVERSE 911®, the country’s most recognized brand in emergency notification technology for management agencies, law enforcement, and other public safety agencies.
The acquisition adds another high-demand element to PlantCML’s portfolio of communications products, further solidifying its position as the nation’s top provider of response management solutions and emergency notification technology.
Tim Fuller, President and Chief Executive Officer of PlantCML, states, “Recent events in our country serve as powerful reminders of the need for fast and accurate communication in a crisis. Notification and response technologies are now an imperative for communities and organizations everywhere. With the acquisition of REVERSE 911®, no company is better positioned to deliver a complete critical communications solution.”
PlantCML continues to be backed by Golden Gate Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm with $3.3 billion of capital under management. “We are excited to support PlantCML as it continues its consolidation of the emergency response space,” said David Dominik, Managing Director at Golden Gate Capital. “The acquisition of REVERSE 911® adds yet another mission-critical public safety element to PlantCML’s core suite of solutions and services.”
“The REVERSE 911® trademark is synonymous with public safety notification across North America,” said Kevin McCarthy, President of REVERSE 911®. “Joining forces with PlantCML and its extensive customer base will allow for even greater corporate expansion and accelerated development in meeting the demands of today’s market.”
Existing agreements between each company, its customers, partners, and service providers will be honored. “It’s very much business as usual for customers, partners and others who have dealings with PlantCML and REVERSE 911®,” said Tim Fuller.
PlantCML is North America’s leading provider of crisis communications and emergency response solutions and services. The company offers leading edge telecommunications functionality for mission-critical applications through flexible, scaleable E911 solutions covering wireless communications, Computer Telephony Integrated (CTI) workstations, Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), Voice over IP (VoIP) and NG911 solutions, emergency notification and more.
Headquartered in Temecula, California, with operations in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada; Franklin, TN; and Huntsville, AL; PlantCML develops, manufactures, integrates and supports solutions for the critical call center environment. The company serves both the public safety and private security sectors, including federal agencies, transportation and utilities. For more information, please visit: www.plantcml.com.
About Sigma Communications, LLC & REVERSE 911®
REVERSE 911® offers patented interactive technology that enables users to send recorded messages rapidly and simultaneously to thousands of people. Users can pinpoint precisely who receives the communication based on 9-1-1 calling data, geographic areas, or lists built on specific criteria. REVERSE 911® has proven useful for reporting missing persons, announcing water contaminations, or for distributing crime alerts. Today, REVERSE 911® is a leading technology for emergency management personnel, police departments, fire departments and other groups that recognize the critical importance of a fast, reliable communications tool during times of crisis. For more information, please visit: www.reverse911.com.
About Golden Gate Capital:
Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm with approximately 3.3 billion of capital under management. The firm is dedicated to partnering with world-class management teams to invest in change-intensive, growth businesses. Golden Gate targets investments in situations where there is a demonstrable opportunity to significantly enhance a company's value. The principals of Golden Gate Capital have a long and successful history of investing with management partners across a wide rage of industries and transaction types. For more information, please visit www.goldengatecap.com.