VITAPROTECH continues its external growth strategy and boosts its access control portfolio by acquiring TDSi.
After acquiring ARD last April, VITAPROTECH Group, one of the European leaders in access control and security systems and technologies for critical sites, is continuing its dynamic and steady growth strategy with the implementation of its internationalisation strategy and happy to announce its purchase of TDSi, one of the main manufacturers of integrated access-control systems in the UK.
The acquisition of TDSi aligns perfectly with VITAPROTECH Group’s growth strategy to develop export sales of technological security solutions for sites all around the world.
For over 35 years, TDSi has been offering a vast range of readers, controllers and software systems through its customer network primarily in the United Kingdom, France, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
This acquisition will enable VITAPROTECH to expand its access control portfolio, to strengthen the Group’s export presence and to access international distribution networks in the sector.
For TDSi, this merger will allow it to speed up the finalisation of its new range of GARDiS products including the launch of Access Control as a Service through the GARDiS ONVIF Compatible Open Source software platform and to benefit from the additional resources that the VITAPROTECH Group brings to strengthen its market penetration in markets it currently doesn’t service through the user of VITAPROTECH Group business development and sales teams. across the world.
For the Group’s perimeter intrusion detection business, TDSi will become the logistics and technical support base in the United Kingdom, delivering better service for the UK market.
About VITAPROTECH Group
Backed by Eurazeo PME since July 2018, VITAPROTECH Group’s goal is to become a European market leader in security for buildings and to strengthen its presence in physical access security for critical sites. VITAPROTECH brings together manufacturers specialising in intrusion detection, access control, building management and video analysis. The Group has 260 employees at 8 sites around the world.
Founded in 1982 and based in Poole in the United Kingdom, TDSi specialises in designing, manufacturing and support solutions for access control and video surveillance and their integration with other electronic security and building management products. TDSi products are critical components of security systems all around the world. For over 35 years it has been developing high-quality access control solutions to meet project requirements in a wide range of markets in both the private and public sectors. From autonomous door controllers to fully integrated suites of access control software systems. TDSi has 30 employees in the United Kingdom, France, and Poland producing £3 million in sales. Fields of application include the education, healthcare, recreation, transport, industry, services, government, utilities, banking and financial sectors.
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