Viria Security acquires Proteco-Turvatekniikka Oy’s business operations

Viria Security Ltd has acquired the business operations of Proteco-Turvatekniikka Oy that mainly consist of the provision and maintenance of security technology systems.
The acquisition strengthens Viria Security’s operations in Central Finland and helps in addressing the increased demand for the design and delivery of advanced security systems caused by economic growth in the Jyväskylä region.
Founded in 2003, Proteco-Turvatekniikka Oy is a Jyväskylä-based company specialised in security solutions for companies and consumers. Examples of Proteco’s clients include the City of Jyväskylä, Jyväs-Parkki and Sappi Finland Oy. The company’s current employees will transfer to Viria Security as senior employees.
Viria Security Ltd is one of Finland’s largest suppliers of corporate security services. Viria provides comprehensive security including both physical and digital security services, ranging from locking and access control systems to cyber security. Consequently, the concept underlying Viria’s security business is ‘One Security’ because with the advent of digitalisation, both physical and digital means of protection are needed for securing people, information and property.
Further information:
Viria Security Ltd: Jan Hietanen, Area Manager, tel. +358 40 7629736
Proteco-Turvatekniikka Oy: Ville Pennanen, CEO, tel. +358 50 368 9167
Viria Security Ltd is one of Finland’s largest comprehensive business security providers. Our network in 20 localities ensures a strong national service ability. The underlying concept of Viria’s security business is ‘One Security’. Both physical and digital means of protection are needed for securing people, information and property. Viria Security Ltd is part of the Viria Group.
Viria is a strong expert in digital and physical security, digital services, information management and TV services. The Viria Group consists of the parent company Viria Plc and its subsidiaries Viria Security Ltd, Bitfactor Oy, Ymon Ltd, Tansec Oy, Hibox Systems Oy ja AB Sappa. All companies experience good growth and many of them are among the biggest operators in their respective markets.  Viria’s turnover in 2017 was EUR 88 million and it employs about 530 people.