DES MOINES, Iowa (August 1, 2016) – Midwest Alarm Services, a leading provider of life safety systems based in Des Moines, Iowa, announced that it has acquired Electric Specialties Company of Omaha, Nebraska.

Electric Specialties Company was founded in 1983 by Herk Campbell and specializes in life safety systems. Electric Specialties Company provides service, inspection and monitoring services to over 350 customers.  Herk Campbell and his employees have joined the Midwest Alarm Services team. The terms of the deal between the two companies were not disclosed.

“Finding the right company to tend to our ‘family’ was paramount. We found that perfect fit in Midwest Alarm Services,” said Herk Campbell, founder of Electric Specialties Company. Doug Richard, President of Midwest Alarm Services, added, “Electric Specialties is a great business with wonderful people fitting perfectly with our customer-first mindset. We are very excited to expand our footprint into Nebraska and look forward to growing with the great team that is already in place.”

Established in 1950, Midwest Alarm Services is a family-owned company specializing in life safety systems across four states.  The company is a leading Notifier 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, system design/layout and video surveillance. For more information about Midwest Alarm Services, please visit